Begins June 18th, 2018


2018 game schedule coming soon!

DateGranite State Games Basketball

June 18-24, 2018


Southern New Hampshire University
Derryfield School 


To compete, athletes must meet the following criteria:

  1. Athlete must be entering 7th grade in the fall up to 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,





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