Event Information

Adult Basketball


Saturday, July 15, 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Other Info

Starting times vary per site. More information provided to the left.

Related Events

Scholastic Basketball


See "Sites" tab.

Entry Fees

Team Fee:
(Up to 10 players)
Late Registration:
(After June 17th)
Add Players*:
(11+ players)
Add/Swap Players*:
(Up to 10 Players)
Free Until July 10th
 Online Entry Deadline: June 30 or until division fills
 T-Shirt Deadline: June 30th at 5pm

*Guaranteed 2 Games. Minimum of 5 and up to 10 players per entry. Each additional player after 10 is $20. Roster changes are subject to approval.

Event Photos

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1500 N. 27th St.
Billings, MT 59102

Billings YMCA

402 N. 32nd St.
Billings, MT 59101

Event Sponsored by:


Dick is a graduate of MSU-Bozeman in Agricultural Business and Physical Education. He has been a basketball commissioner for BSSG for many years. He has also officiated high school and college football, and was a MOA Basketball Official for over 20 years. Zier is the owner of Dick Zier Brokerage.

Rodd has been playing basketball for 50 years, and has participated in the Men's Master's basketball division of the Games for over 20 years. He has served as basketball commissioner for BSSG for many years, and has also participated in the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah. Rodd is employed at Calton, Hamman and Wolff PC.

Kyle Schlichenmayer has played basketball his whole life. He was a 3-year starter for Billings West, and played in the State Games every year until college. He has a Business degree from the University of Montana, and recently moved back to Billings from Denver. He works as a Financial Services professional with New York Life Insurance Company and NYLIFE Securities LLC.

Devan is a graduate of Montana State University, with a degree in Business Finance. He is a Montana Licensed Insurance Consultant at PayneWest Insurance, and serves on two local non-profit board of directors for the Billings Family YMCA and The Boys & Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County. Outside of work, he enjoys playing golf and camping with his wife and young daughter.

Kolten is a graduate of Carroll College with a degree in Civil Engineering. This will be his first year serving as a basketball commissioner for the BSSG. Kolten played football at Carroll College, and was a member of the 2007 NAIA National Championship Team. Kolten is a partner at Territorial Landworks, Inc., a Montana Engineering, Surveying, and Consulting Firm.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2015 and 2016 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2017 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2017 State Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling, Disc Golf, Fencing, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Rollerskating, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

Adult Basketball Brackets

Adult Basketball brackets will be available in July.

Men's Adult Basketball
Women's Adult Basketball

Sites and Starting Times

Starting times vary per site. Brackets and information are mailed and emailed to contact person registered on Team Entry Form, prior to event. First round pairings will be listed online and published in the Billings Gazette newspaper insert Friday, July 15 (Copies available at t-shirt pick-up).

Elite Division

Any team with 3 or more players that are currently playing or have played college basketball in the last 5 years must play in the elite division. All teams with professional athletes (played professionally in the last 5 years) must play in the elite division regardless of the number of players per team. BSSG reserves the right to move teams to different divisions. NO REFUNDS.

Adding/Changing Roster

After you've registered your team(s) for an event, you can continue to add or change players using the appropriate form on our website until July 10. Please read our Sport Rules for more information. Each roster change/addition will be evaluated by the sport commissioner and the Big Sky Games office upon submission. Big Sky Games and the Sport Commissioner reserve the right to approve or deny any submission. No refunds will be provided should a submission be denied.

Special Information

Please Note the following:

  • Registration may close early if the division fills.
  • All teams must provide a scorekeeper or timer for every game.
  • You are responsible for brining your own practice balls and game balls.
  • You will follow the sport rules listed.

NCAA rules allow only two (2) NCAA Division I Members per team from one college. Teams must be gender specific. Guaranteed two games. (A bye is considered a game.)

Event Check In

Teams must check in fifteen (15) minutes before game by reporting to scoring table with a typed or printed team roster prior to each game played. Roster must be identical to entry form roster.


Each team member must wear a numbered jersey or T-shirt. Arrive at the site dressed to play. No locker rooms or towels will be provided.


There is a daily admission charge for spectators. All team members receive FREE ADMISSION by checking in at the site where they first play each day.

Sportsmanship and Conduct

Good sportsmanship is required when addressing volunteer officials and scorekeepers. Unsportsmanlike conduct is not accepatable and will be penalized ad deemed appropriate by the officials.