The 2016 Arby's Classic bracket was determined today during the draw today at the Arby's restaurant in Bristol, Virginia. View the complete schedule of events here.
BRISTOL, TN (November 8, 2016) – The Arby’s Classic generates nearly $1.59 million annually in direct economic impact for Bristol, TN/VA and the surrounding area. The impact report was produced in partnership with the Bristol Chamber of Commerce.
The highly anticipated holiday basketball tournament sees nearly 30,000 spectators each December at Tennessee High School in Bristol, TN. The report also found that the tournament produces an indirect economic impact of nearly $3.4 million in the Tri-Cities area each year.
“This report was able to quantify the significant value of Arby’s Classic basketball tournament to local economies and communities,” said Richard Ensor, Director of the Arby’s Classic Tournament. “We are proud of what the tournament brings to the community and what it has become over the years.”
Other key findings of the report include:
About the Arby’s Classic
The Arby’s Classic tournament will be December 17-31, 2016 at Viking Hall. The Arby's Classic mission is to (1) promote basketball in the region, and (2) to expose the fans to outstanding players and teams in the country. The Arby’s Classic has accomplished those goals and more. It has not only been a boost to basketball in Bristol and the region, it has been a boost to the area financially. Exciting teams and individual players resulting in packed houses have made the Arby’s Classic one of the top high school basketball tournaments in the country.
The field has been announced! Tournament draw will held Sunday, November 20 @ 3:00 p.m. at the Arby's restaurant on Lee Highway. It will be broadcast live on ESPN Tri-Cities.
Blanche Ely High School, Pompano Beach, FL
Buford High School, Buford, GA
Christ School, Arden, NC
David Crockett High School, Jonesborough, TN
Dobyns-Bennett High School, Kingsport, TN
Gate City High School, Gate City, TN
Greeneville High School, Greeneville, TN
McCallie School, Chattanooga, TN
Oak Ridge High School, Oak Ridge, TN
Sandy Creek High School, Tyrone, GA
Science Hill High School, Johnson City, TN
Sullivan East High School, Bluff City, TN
Tabernacle Baptist Christian Academy, Freeport, Grand Bahamas
Tennessee High School, Bristol, TN
Trinity High School, Louisville, KY
Washington Park High School, Racine, WI
Wayne High School, Huber Heights, OH
Wings Academy, Bronx, NY
Final in #ArbysClassic championship game: Wayne High School Warriors, 72, Tift High School Blue Devils, 47. The Warriors win Ohio's first Arby's title.
2015 CHAMPION: WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL, HUBER HEIGHTS, OH
SECOND: TIFT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL, TIFTON, GEORGIA
THIRD: ST. JAMES SCHOOL, HAGERSTOWN, MD
FOURTH: DAVID CROCKETT HIGH SCHOOL, JONESBOROUGH, TN
FIFTH: OAK RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL, OAK RIDGE, TN
SIXTH: FATHER HENRY CARR CATHOLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL, TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA
Photo courtesy Nate Hubbard, Bristol Herald Courier
You can follow the games in real time on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ArbysClassic/ or on our Team Coverage Page!
The 2015 Arby's Classic bracket was determined today during the draw today at the newly renovated Arby's restaurant in Bristol, Virginia. You can see photos of the event on our Facebook page.
The bracket is as follows:
Saturday, December 26
Game 1: Greeneville vs Urspring, Germany, 1:00 p.m.
Game 2: CAK vs Tabernacle Baptist, 2:30 p.m.
Game 3: Gate City vs Tift County, GA, 4:00 p.m.
Game 4: Tennessee High vs North Mecklenburg, NC, , 5:30 p.m.
Game 5: Dobyns-Bennett vs Oak Ridge, 7:00 p.m.
Game 6: David Crockett vs Mentor, OH, 8:30 p.m.
Monday, December 28
Game 7: Loser Game 1 vs Loser Game 2, 2:30 p.m.
Game 8: Father Henry Carr, Canada vs Winner Game 1, 4:00 p.m.
Game 9: Union, VA vs Wayne, OH, 5:30 p.m.
Game 10: Sullivan East vs St. James, MD, 7:00 p.m.
Game 11: Taylor County, KY vs Winner Game 2, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 29
Game 12: Loser Game 3 vs Loser Game 4, 9:00 a.m.
Game 13: Loser Game 5 vs Loser Game 6, 10:30 a.m.
Game 14: Loser Game 8 vs Loser Game 9, Noon
Game 15: Loser Game 10 vs Loser Game 11, 1:30 p.m.
Game 16: Winner Game 3 vs Winner Game 4, 5:00 p.m.
Game 17: Winner Game 5 vs Winner Game 6; 6:30 p.m.
Game 18: Winner Game 8 vs Winner Game 9; 8:00 p.m.
Game 19: Winner Game 10 vs Winner Game 11; 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 30
Game 20: Winner Game 12 vs Winner Game 13, 9:00 a.m.
Game 21: Winner Game 14 vs Winner Game 15, 10:30 a.m.
Game 22: Loser Game 16 vs Loser Game 17, Noon
Game 23: Loser Game 18 vs Loser Game 19, 1:30 p.m.
Road Runner Markets/FritoLay Slam Dunk Contest, 5:30 p.m.
Game 24: Winner Game 16 vs Winner Game 17, 7:00 p.m.
Game 25: Winner Game 18 vs Winner Game 19, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 31
Game 26: Winner Game 7 vs Loser Game 12, 11:30 a.m.
Game 27: Sixth-Place - Winner Game 20 vs Winner Game 21, 1:00 p.m.
Game 28: Fifth-Place – Winner Game 22 vs Winner Game 23, 2:30 p.m.
Fun Factory 3-Point Contest, 4:00 p.m.
Game 29: Third-Place – Loser Game 24 vs Loser Game 25, 5:00 p.m.
Game 30: Championship – Winner Game 24 vs Winner Game 25, 6:30 p.m.
It is that time again for the 2015 Arby’s Classic Tournament News Conference!
Our 33rd Arby’s Classic lineup will present us with another exciting tournament, again with performing teams from across the country and beyond. Some of the best teams from across America, and world, will come from Ulm, Germany, Anchorage, AK, Huber Heights, OH, and Tifton, GA. We are looking forward to another spectacular tournament this year.
What: 2015 Arby’s Classic Tournament Bracket Drawing
Who: Richard Ensor, Tournament Director and Local Coaches
When: Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
2067 Lee Highway
Bristol, Virginia 24201