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Best of the West Basketball and Volleyball Hits the Hardwood

Twenty teams compete in Best of the West Basketball and Volleyball Tournament at Hardwood Palace, Rocklin on Nov. 6-8. Catch girls volleyball while seeing boy basketball in the same venue.

Regency Baptist Academy from Orangevale will be teaming up with Placer Valley Tourism to bring the Best of the West Basketball and Volleyball Tournament back to Hardwood Palace in Rocklin on Nov. 6-8.

This will be the third installment for this exciting three-day tournament featuring high school girls volleyball and boys basketball teams.

All of the schools participating are private Christian high schools from Washington and throughout California.

According to AJ Nichols of Regency Baptist Academy, this tournament continues to grow and bring in great competition for the private schools. 

“This will be the biggest Best of the West yet with 20 teams competing,” elaborated Nichols. “We are excited for the opportunity to showcase these great teams at Hardwood Palace, where the venue allows us to feature both volleyball and basketball hitting the courts at the same time for some top notch competition!”

Games are slated for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both Wednesday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 8.

Spectators are welcome. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for students and 4-years-old and under are free. And the fee covers a three-day pass that will allow you to attend all games.

Mark your calendars and come down to see who claims Best in the West title!

Hardwood Palace is located at 1091 Tinker Rd. in Rocklin.

About Our Partners at Placer Valley Tourism

Placer Valley Tourism (PVT) is made up for the 23 hotels in Roseville, Rocklin and Lincoln, California. PVT recruits and supports hundreds of annual events with grants, marketing, volunteers and other services as needed. To learn more about how PVT can help bring your event here, visit or call 916-773-5400.

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