AthElite Memorial Day Challenge

May 28, 2022 – May 29, 2022 all-day
Admission is $12 per day or $20 for a weekend pass. Tickets will be available at the door.


AthElite Sports Management, LLC will be hosting the first youth basketball tournament at Western Kentucky’s award-winning venue – the Owensboro Convention Center. The AthElite Memorial Day Challenge will take place from May 28th – May 29th and will utilize the four modular sports courts installed in three expo halls at the Owensboro Convention Center. Fifty or more teams consisting of both boys and girls grades 3rd – 11th are expected to attend. AthElite has hosted teams from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, Michigan, Wisconsin, Texas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Kansas, Ohio and Florida along with international teams from Spain and Canada in their 5 year existence. Teams from 5 or more states are expected to attend the inaugural event in Owensboro.

The media is encouraged to attend the event on May 28th-May 29th. “Pool play” games will be played on Saturday with Championship Sunday to follow.Interested teams can contact Sam Swinford at 618-922-2263 or at Sports Management is a leading youth sports event operator based out of Marion, Illinois. For more information about AthElite, visit