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Holiday Tournament

Dates: Now - Dec. 30, 2018
Times: 8:30 AM - 10PM
Category: Sports/Recreation
Location: Pontiac Tourism, 115 W. Howard St., Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-844-5847
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The Pontiac Holiday basketball tournament, founded in 1926 by Don "Cash" Seaton, physical education teacher and head basketball coach, has the distinction of being the original and oldest high school Christmas tournament in the nation. Seaton envisioned an event that would bring teams from different parts of the state to Central Illinois for three days during the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. Fans have a great experience watching some of the best teams, players, and coaches in Illinois participate in the tournament.

What's Nearby:
Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame & Museum
PK UnKorked Wine Shop and Tasting Room
The Eagle Performing Arts & Conference Center
Home Again Gifts and Antiques
Quality Inn Pontiac

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