The Governor’s Challenge Basketball Tournament held in Salisbury, Maryland has grown to be the largest holiday basketball tournament in the country. In its 38th year, the Governor’s Challenge will bring 120 teams to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center and surrounding high schools on Dec. 26-29, 2018.


Check back once the tournament begins for live score updates.


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Team applications open for 2018 tournament

Posted: April-13-2017

The Governor's Challenge returns to Salisbury, MD Dec. 26-29, 2018. Want to get your basketball team involved?

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Governor's Challenge listed on Sports Planning Guide's 20 Events Worth Watching

Posted: June-15-2017

SPG scoured thousands of events across major disciplines of athletic competitions to compile 20 major events worth watching.

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Governor's Challenge listed on MaxPreps' high school basketball tournaments to watch in 2016-17

Posted: June-15-2017

MaxPreps highlights over 70 big time high school hoops happenings with national appeal.

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