Maui Jim Maui Classic

hosted by Oregon State

DEC 14-15, 2018 – Lahaina Civic Center

WOMEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENT EVENT

Our 3rd annual Maui Jim Maui Classic, a Women’s NCAA Division I College Basketball Tournament will be held Dec 14th and 15th, 2018 at the Lahaina Civic Center and will be hosted by nationally ranked #8 Oregon State.  Joining Oregon State will be Texas A&M ranked #11 in the nation, Eastern Washington and University of California Riverside.  
 
Last year, over two thousand were in attendance to watch these world-class basketball games. This year’s two-day tournament will be bigger than ever featuring two games per day, ono local food trucks, multiple chances to win Maui Jim Sunglasses and a luxury staycation package at the Hyatt Regency. 
 
Reaching beyond the game of basketball, the visiting athletes will also visit elementary schools across Maui to emphasize the important role academics play in athletics. The athletes will be paired with elementary students at multiple Maui schools and will spend time reading to them as well as encouraging them to take their life to the next level through education and sports.

DAY 1

Game 1:   UC Riverside   vs.    Texas A&M

Game 2:   Oregon State   vs.   Eastern Washington

DAY 2

5pm:   UC Riverside   vs.   Eastern Washington

7pm:   Oregon State   vs.   Texas A&M

IT’S BIGGER THAN BASKETBALL

 

During their visit, Maui Jim Maui Classic athletes will visit elementary schools across the island to emphasize the important role academics play in athletics. The athletes will be paired with elementary students and will spend one-on-one time reading to them.

 

basketballMAUI’s mission is to provide youth the opportunity to prepare for success both on and off the court. Organization leaders say they are excited to offer aspiring athletes an opportunity to experience high level collegiate games and witness the benefits of hard work and dedication.

 

A portion of the proceeds will benefit local participating Maui elementary schools libraries, basketballMAUI sports programs and other local non-profit organizations.

Maui Classic 2018 Sponsors