Although it’s more well-known as a football juggernaut, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) boasts one of the most dynamic basketball tournaments in the country with a history of excellence that few Division II leagues can match. Begun back in 1934, the event was initially played between the two institutions that have held continuous membership in the conference: Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University) and Tuskegee University. Over the years, the tourney has been held at the Birmingham Crossplex and many other venues that housed the pulse-pounding action on the hardwood.
Birmingham United Soccer Association (BUSA) is pleased to partner with Red Diamond Coffee and Tea to host the 2018 Red Diamond Classic. The 2018 edition of The Red Diamond Classic, will take place over two weekends at soccer fields all across the Greater Birmingham Metropolitan Area. This annual event will provide an estimated $7.4 million economic impact to our city.
Birmingham United Soccer Association (BUSA) is pleased to partner with Red Diamond Coffee and Tea to host the 2018 Red Diamond Classic. The 2018 edition of The Red Diamond Classic, will take place over two weekends at soccer fields all across the Greater Birmingham Metropolitan Area. This annual event will provide an estimated $7.4 million economic impact to our city. The tournament will bring over 180 girls soccer teams, March 10th/11th weekend. These teams travel from as afar away as Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Texas, and sometimes as far away as Canada.
The Alabama High School Athletic Association will host its annual State Basketball Finals at Legacy Arena at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, Monday February 26th– Saturday March 3rd. This will be the 25th Anniversary of the current format, with 56 teams from seven classifications under one roof competing for 14 state championships. State Finals is a great event for all ages and showcases all the top teams and players from all over our great state.
The 2018 Conference USA Indoor Track Championships will take place at the Birmingham CrossPlex, February 17-18, 2018. This weekend events feature teams from
The U.S. Women’s Open is the ultimate test of golf for the top female players in the world. The USGA brings the world’s best golfers to the country’s best sports fans, to compete at historically proven venues. May 28 – June 3, 2018, the U.S. Women’s Open – the most important competition in women’s golf – arrives at Shoal Creek and in Alabama for the first time to crown the 73rd U.S. Women’s Open champion.
Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome to participate in any of the five 2018 Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend events. The weekend kicks off on Saturday with the Regions Superhero 5K, the Bell Center EIP Children’s Run and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Kids Mercedes-Benz Marathon take place. Enjoy the Mercedes-Benz Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday! If you’re not a runner, spectators of all abilities are welcome to cheer on our participants and enjoy the sights and sounds of the event.
21st Annual BVC Valentine’s Day Bash Junior Olympic Girls Volleyball Tournament that hosts over 100 teams in 13 different divisions from 12’s-18’s and offers multiple levels at each age group. Our headquarters at 167 Business Center Drive, Hoover, is central to our satellite playing locations. Our long sleeve red tournament t-shirts are a unique aspect of this tournament and a definite must have! Click here to learn more We also host a one day tournament in honor of Erin “Heff” Heffner–a long time coach for BVC, UM, Berry Middle, and an Alabama All-American.