Begins June 19th, 2017


2017 game schedule

DateGranite State Games Basketball

June 19-25, 2017


Southern New Hampshire University
Derryfield School 


To compete, athletes must meet the following criteria:

  1. Athlete must be entering or in HS that fall (no graduating seniors)
  2. Athlete must be under the age of 19 as of July 1
  3. Athlete must also meet at least one of the following criteria:
    a. Athlete is a full-time resident of New Hampshire
    b. Athlete is a full-time student at a recognized academic institution in the region

Regional Teams

Tryouts will be held for basketball and the athletes chosen during the tryouts will have the honor of representing their region in a highly competitive round-robin tournament.

There are four regions represented in the Granite State Games:

  • Region 1: Lakes
  • Region 2: Southern
  • Region 3: Coastal
  • Region 4: Monadnock

Don’t know what region you are in? Click here to determine your region.


All athletes receive top-notch coaching throughout the tournament.

  • Lakes Region:
    (B) Jim Cilley, Belmont HS,; Tom DeRigo (Tilton)
    (G) Mark Dawalga, Belmont HS,
  • Southern Region:
    (B) Austin Denton, NSA Basketball Director, and Nebby Exatus
    (G) Katie Edwards, Former College Standout,
  • Coastal Region:
    (B) Jeffrey Horne, Former Webster and St. Joseph Coach,
    (G) Joseph Arsenault, Holderness Girls’ Varsity Basketball, 
  • Monadnock Region:
    (B) Eric Matte, Former Keene HS Varsity Coach,
    (G) Doug Bartlett, Former Keene HS Varsity Coach,


Monadnock Boys
March 12
Wheeler Gymnasium
Towle Elementary School (85 N. Main Street, Newport NH)

Monadnock Girls
March 12
Towle Elementary School (85 N. Main Street, Newport NH)

Coastal AND South Girls
The Rim (Hampton)
March 25

Lakes Girls
Sunday March 12 from 1-3p
Belmont High School

Coastal Boys
April 11, 12 and 13
Green Acres School, Manchester

South Boys
Sunday March 26
Nashua Sports Academy


Tryout Fee:

  • FREE

Finalist Fee:

For athletes who qualify

  • $130 Payment
  • Includes Dri-fit numbered jersey!

Tournament Format

8 minute quarters, stop clock, 2 time outs per team, and 5 min overtime

Entry Gate Fee: $10 per adult for a weekend pass; $5 with student ID; 14 and under free
Commemorative Games T-Shirt: $15
Commemorative Games Sweatshirt: $30