Gear up for your next basketball tournament in Atlantic City! This rising star in the sports world boasts a thrilling basketball scene, making it the perfect destination for your game.

From state-of-the-art facilities and convenient amenities to diverse lodging options and an experienced sports commission team, Atlantic City has everything you need to guarantee a slam-dunk success. Dive deeper and explore why this vibrant seaside city is the ideal destination for your next big game.


Prime Basketball Venues & Amenities

Atlantic City boasts diverse venues fit for basketball tournaments or events of any scale. 

The Atlantic City Convention Center can accommodate athletes and spectators with 500,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The center regularly hosts events, including The Main Event basketball tournament. State-of-the-art amenities and a variety of sport courts available to reserve, diverse catering options, and a transportation-friendly location make it a one-stop shop for your sporting needs.

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Situated on the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk, Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall exudes historic charm with modern functionality. This annual host of the MAAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships and other local events boasts over 14,000 seats, excellent amenities like locker rooms and high-tech scoreboards, and a central location perfect for players and fans.

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Enjoy Quality Service & Resources 

Planning your dream Atlantic City basketball tournament just got easier! Our Atlantic City Sports Commission team is your one-stop shop, offering:

  • Expert Help–This dedicated team tackles all your questions and planning needs, ensuring a smooth and successful event.

  • Seamless RFP Process–Submit your proposal conveniently online, saving you time and hassle.

  • Planner Resources–Discover everything you need–from transportation and a comprehensive sports planning guide to destination services.

With the Atlantic City Sports Commission by your side, planning your basketball tournament is a slam dunk. 


Where to Stay & Things to Do

Choose from Atlantic City’s collection of hotels and casino resorts to secure a comfortable stay for your coaches, athletes, and families. Plus, you’ll enjoy easy access to sporting venues so you can minimize travel time and maximize playing time.

A world of attractions awaits, keeping your team entertained off the court. Stroll along the Atlantic City Boardwalk, relax on the sandy beaches, or embrace the excitement of the casino floor. Delight in the culinary offerings at top-notch restaurants or enjoy retail therapy at Tanger Outlets. You won’t want to miss iconic attractions, like the Boardwalk's Steel Pier amusement park and the historic Absecon Lighthouse

Offering abundant post-game activities, Atlantic City promises an exciting basketball event and an unforgettable all-around experience.

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Start Planning Your Event

With world-class venues and a diverse array of accommodations and activities to enjoy, you’ll already be a winner when you choose Atlantic City as your destination. Contact the Atlantic City Sports Commission to start planning your Atlantic City basketball tournament or event today!