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Newport Girls Select Basketball's annual Cold Turkey Tournament is on like Donkey Kong!  In partnership with Liberty Select Basketball, we are looking forward to all the fun and competition from around the region! The Cold Turkey Tournament is an official qualifier for the 2021 Washington Middle School Basketball Championship to be held in Spokane mid-March, 2022. This longstanding tournament is also a great primer before league competition begins in December.

November 26, 27, and 28th.

Each grade (4th -8th) will have Silver and Gold divisions as well as an Elite/Open Division. There is a 4-game guarantee. Gym locations are all within the Bellevue area.

Teams who finish 1st or 2nd in each division, grades 4th-8th, will qualify for the State Championship to battle the top teams from across Washington.

This event is licensed by the Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S.,lnc. All participants must have a current AAU membership. AAU membership may not be included as part of the entry fee to the event. AAU Youth Athlete membership must be obtained before the competition begins. BE PREPARED! Adult and Non Athlete memberships are no longer instant and cannot be applied for at event. Please allow at least 10 days for membership to be processed. Participants are encouraged to visit the AAU website to obtain their membership. 



The cost per team is $325 per team. 

$300/team for programs that register more than 3 teams. 

$250 for 4th grade teams.



Please register first at the link above.  Once you've done that, you can either pay here or by check.


For any questions (and some answers) please contact Cold Turkey Tournament Director, Elaine Acacio, at 541-844-9809 or