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Northwestern Mutual

Presenting Sponsor

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You dream it.  We'll help you live it.

There are 330 million American dreams - yours is closer than you think. Our advisors can design a plan that gets you there.

Our advisors connect your finances to what you want out of life and create a plan designed to make it happen, revealing possibilities while protecting you from the unexpected—today and every day after.

  • A personalized plan that brings all aspects of your financial life together

  • A strategic mix of insurance and investments working together for your goals

  • Your go-to financial expert who helps keep your big picture, and dreams, in focus

When people feel better about their money, good things happen – they become more confident and feel more secure. Taking away the everyday financial stress that most people experience (1 out of every 3, in fact), helps them breathe easier, sleep better, and feel happier. That's why Northwestern Mutual exists. It's why we do what we've been doing for the last 160 years.

Being a mutual company means we've been there for our clients since day one — and will continue to be — because we report to them, not Wall Street. Instead of having to worry about short-term gains, we take a long-term approach – both in the way we help people plan, and in the way we do business. This has served our clients well through all kinds of economic ups and downs – even the 2008–2009 financial crisis. Mutuality also means that our policyowners get to be a part of our company and may benefit from annual dividends. So when we do well, you do well, too.

The Hampton Inn & Suites Salem

Official Hotel & Sponsor of the Hot Shot Contest

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Welcome! Hampton Inn & Suites is located just minutes from all the action at the Capitol City Classic and is a favorite lodging spot for fans attending the CCC.  The Hampton Inn & Suites is packed full of amenities that are going to make your visit extra awesome.  Start each day with Hampton's free hot breakfast or simply grab a Hampton On the Run breakfast bag.  Swim laps in the hotel's saltwater swimming pool, soak in the hot tub, or maintain your workout routine in the fitness center featuring a number of cardiovascular machines and free weights, get work done in the hotel's business center or meeting rooms.  Each room has a microwave, fridge and complimentary Wi-Fi internet.  Take the family to discover the state's natural beauty at Silver Creek Falls State Park and explore Willamette Valley's wineries and restaurants during your stay.  Be sure to call (503) 362-1300 and mention the "Capitol City Classic" for a special rate!

Capitol Toyota

Sponsor of Girls' Bracket, Official Car & Sponsor of 3-Point Contest

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Capitol Toyota is a Cornerstone Sponsor of the 2021 Capitol City Classic.  As such, Capitol Toyota is also the Official Car of the event, the sponsor of our highly-popular 3-point contest, our Championship Wednesday (12/22) day sponsor, and more!  Also, CCC fans will want to learn more about the Win-A-Toyota contest at this year's CCC, a fun event underwritten by our generous friends at Capitol Toyota. 


When you visit Capitol Toyota in Salem you will experience the world class service of a knowledgeable and experienced staff. At Capitol Auto Group, they are committed to your satisfaction and strive to exceed their customers' expectations. Capitol Toyota is one of the greater Salem Toyota dealers with the inventory and price to get you into your dream car today. Set up a test drive by contacting Capitol's friendly sales staff or submitting a short form at today!

Oregon Army National Guard

Sponsor of Boys' Bracket

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The Oregon National Guard is a Ready, Professional Militia dedicated to the highest quality service to our State, Nation, and Community. We are Soldiers, Airmen, Employees and Families adding value to America. Patriots leading the way into the Future. 

When you join the Oregon Army National Guard, you’re joining a team with purpose and setting yourself up for a successful future. You’ll gain job skills and leadership experience, and get a head start on a civilian career. Explore the many ways Guard service can accelerate your path.

Travel Salem

CCC Sponsor

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Welcome to Salem!

As Oregon's capital city Salem is known as "The Most Oregon Part of Oregon," due to the diversity and variety of the destination. The region is spectacularly beautiful surrounded by vineyards, farmland, and lush forests. Must see sites include wineries, heritage sites, waterfalls, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, cycling, and more.

Visit to discover the best of the region!

The Oregonian / Here is Oregon

Official Media Partner

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We're proud to be here sharing Oregon with you.

Here is Oregon is produced by Oregonian Media Group in collaboration with our newsroom and marketing departments.

Teamwork drives us. Here we bring you stories that lift and celebrate Oregon. We share stories from our news teams, our community, our partners, and our supporters. In some cases, we include the work of freelance writers, photographers and designers hired to help illustrate the people, places and experiences that are distinctly Oregon.

Follow. Share. Oregon.

Tag with #HereisOregon

Nike Basketball & BSN Sports

Official Apparel Partner

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Just Do It.

Gear up or a winning season with Nike basketball gear.

BSN SPORTS is the largest distributor of team sports apparel and equipment in the United States. We remove the hassles related to purchasing uniforms, equipment and spirit wear and anything else your athletic program needs, giving you more time to impact lives on the field. With over 1200 Sales Professionals who live, work and serve in your community, we are always just a short drive or phone call away.

BSN Sports website link

Rip City Sports Radio 620

Official Media Partner

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KPOJ (620 AM) is a radio station serving the Portland metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Oregon and neighboring Washington. It airs a sports talk format, and is affiliated with Fox Sports Radio. Prior to November 9, 2012, the station aired an influential progressive talk format.[3][4] Its transmitter is located in Sunnyside, Oregon, and its studios are in Tigard, Oregon. The station is owned by iHeartMedia.

On January 14, 2018, Rip City Radio announced a partnership with NBC Sports Northwest, formerly Comcast SportsNet Northwest. The lineup included a television simulcast of Rip City Mornings with Dan Sheldon and Nigel Burton from 6-9 AM Pacific time, and the Rip City Drive with Travis Demers and Chad Doing 3-6 PM Pacific. A new mid-day show with Dwight Jaynes and Aaron Fentress was added from 12-3 PM. In July 2018, the Brian Noe Show replaced Dwight and Aaron. The partnership also included adding a radio simulcast to shows originated by NBC Sports Northwest including 'Talkin Beavers', 'Talkin Ducks', 'The Bridge', and 'Outdoor GPS.'

SBLive Sports

Official Media Sponsor

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SBLive Sports is the digital destination for high school sports fans and a technology partner of state associations, coaches and administrators. Our platform celebrates high school sports, making it possible for the next generation of fans to follow their favorite teams and players just like they follow the pros.

Lamar Advertising

Official Media Partner

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We are proud to serve the advertising needs of the Salem, Oregon area. With our extensive inventory of Billboards, Digital Displays and the best team in the business, we will help you craft a campaign and successfully reach your target audience.

Salem, the state capital, is Oregon’s second largest city located just 45 minutes south of Portland in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The city offers a variety of attractions and recreational activities, drawing in thousands of tourists and locals throughout the Portland DMA. Out-of-Home advertising is the strongest solution to reach local Salem buyers. With billboard coverage on major roadways throughout Salem, Lamar will help you reach more customers, more often.

Les Schwab Tires

Slam Dunk Contest Sponsor

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Doing the right thing since 1952.

Ever since Les Schwab opened his first tire store, our business has been about earning your trust. We strive to bring you the best selection, quality and service every time you walk through the doors. 


When you purchase a set of tires from Les Schwab, it only marks the beginning of your relationship with us. We stand behind you for the life of your tires, with services like:

  • Free Flat Tire Repairs

  • Free Tire Rotations

  • Free Tire Rebalancing

  • Free Air Checks

  • Free Pre-Trip Safety Checks

  • Free Road Hazard Protection

  • Free Brake & Visual Alignment Checks

KYKN 1430 AM Radio

CCC Media Partner

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1430 KYKN is the Local News, Talk and Information station of the Mid-Willamette Valley. Our Local call in Talk Show NEWSMAKER’S stays abreast of all that is important in the area with co Hosts Dennis and Dave. Warren Franklin leads our morning team that starts the day for thousands of locals along with National Talk Show Host Glenn Beck, Todd Starnes, Sebastian Gorka, and Charlie Kirk. Weekend hosts include Kim Komando. For the last 27 years, KYKN has been The University of Oregon affiliate for football and basketball in this part of Oregon. KYKN also features high school football broadcasts in the Fall.

Santiam Hospital

Contest Extravaganza Sponsor

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Santiam Hospital & Clinics’ vision is to serve as the healthcare provider at the center of their communities. As part of our mission, we provide quality health care to persons suffering from illness, injuries, or disabilities and promote the general health and welfare of the community through education, support, and medical services.

Santiam Hospital and Clinics is one of only three independent, acute-care hospitals in Oregon. We specialize in a wide spectrum of treatments, serving more than 40,000 patients annually in Stayton, Oregon, and at multiple clinics in four nearby communities.

Santiam Hospital and Clinics is comprised of 12 clinics, which include three satellite clinics.  Santiam Hospital & Clinics employs over 500 people, including 60 medical staff committed to excellence in community-based care and positive patient relationships.

Capital Community Media


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Local content. Multimedia education. A platform to heard. Welcome to Capital Community Media.


Local people. Local music. Local news. Local government. Local high school sports and arts. Soon to come, local radio - plus hyper-local TV shows that are 100% ad-free. If you want to hear the best from your community, you'll find it on CC:TV.


Want to build your own video production career? Try on a new kind of creativity? Make your voice heard? Whether your goals are fun or fealess, we have free studio space and equipment for you, plus low-cost production classes and workshops.


From local coverage of community events and info, to education for youth, to free professional resources, CC:Media is making a difference in the greater Salem area. We don't just broadcats to the community. We strengthen it - and you can help.

Riddle Press

Official Printer

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Sure, a fair price—on the lower side of the range—is the main thing you’re looking for. At Riddle Press, we get that. That’s why we’ve survived and grown for 40 years. But printing is also an art form, and we’re very proud of the work we do. 

So here’s the thing: once you find that good price, and if the job is worth spending money and paper on in the first place, why not do it top quality, with first-class service and true environmental responsibility?

As long as you're going to print, print like you mean it.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Salem

Official Hotel of Girls' Bracket

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Just off I-5 in Salem, our hotel is 10 minutes from the Oregon State Capitol, State Fairgrounds, and Exposition Center. Willamette Valley Vineyards is just 15 minutes away. Silver Falls State Park is about 30 minutes away and features stunning waterfalls, hiking, and more. Cozy up next to our firepit or relax with a swim in our indoor heated pool. We are proud to call Home2 Suites by Hilton Salem the Official Host Hotel of the Capitol Toyota Girls Bracke at the Capitol City Classic! 

Salem Health

Free Kids Clinic Sponsor

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We all deserve care with respect.

At Salem Health, we meet every patient wherever they are in their health journey. Whether you're having a baby, training for a marathon, healing from an illness or injury, or coping with trauma, we will treat you with respect and help empower you to meet your health care goals.

Salem Basketball Officials Association

CCC Partner

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The Salem Basketball Officials Association (SBOA) was founded in 1946 by 15 officials who refereed nearly 300 games that year.  Today, the SBOA has grown to 10 times that number while officiating over 4,000 games in the Salem, OR area.  Thanks to a love of the game and the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie, the members of the SBOA apply the principles and guidelines of the National Federation's Mission Statement with each game we work, at all levels we serve.

Elite Custom Printing

Partner of Capitol City Showcase

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Robert Bowlin of Elite Custom Printing is one of the most respected officials in the Mid-Willamette Valley, and through his business he also assigns officials for special events. We are proud to work with Robert on the Capitol City Showcase, and he appreciates his many efforts to contribute to the CCC, the CCS and the community in general!

City of Salem

CCC Sponsor

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The 2022 Capitol City Classic is supported by a generous grant from the Transient Occupancy Tax from the City of Salem.  The CCC is grateful for the City of Salem's support!

JR's Taqueria Mexican Food

Official Concessionaire

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JR's Taqueria Mexican Food is one of Salem's finest Mexican restaurants. Located at 1705 Winter Street NE, JR's Taqueria has a neat, comfortable, family feeling with fresh Mexican food known for its tasty quality.

F & W Fence Company

CCC Team Sponsor

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F & W Fence Co., located in Salem, Oregon, provides materials and installation services for all types of fences—chain link, wrought iron, PVC, privacy link, wood, and vinyl coated chain link. We have been locally owned and operated since 1970. We take pride in providing quality materials and workmanship for your residential, commercial, and industrial fencing needs. F & W Fence Co., is a licensed, bonded, and insured company. We also provide free estimates and senior discounts. Call us today at 503-585-9655!

Salem Convention Center

CCC Team Sponsor

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The Salem Convention Center is conveniently located in the heart of Salem's downtown. It offers more than 30,000 square feet of versatile meeting space as the perfect venue for weddings, social events, multiple-day conventions and workshops and meetings.

As part of our full-service approach, our experienced conference service staff is here to guide you through every detail of your event. We'll help you create the event you envision.

The Salem Convention Center is LEED-EB Silver Certified. The interior is built with local recycled materials (all from within a 500 mile radius of Salem) and features large expansive windows for natural light.

Exploring historic downtown Salem is a classic Oregon experience. In addition to a variety of nearby shops and restaurants, Salem offers a number of attractions including Salem's Riverfront Park, covering nearly 26 miles of running/biking trails, easy access to world renowned wineries, outdoor activities, live entertainment, breweries and much more!  Downtown specialty stores featuring fine art, apparel and antiques are all within walking distance of the Salem Convention Center.

Please search through our website links to learn more about our facility and what we have to offer.  Our staff is looking forward to welcoming you and is ready to answer any questions you might have!

Fischer, Hayes, Joye, & Allen, LLC

Super Sponsor of Multiple Teams

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Based in Salem, Oregon in the heart of the beautiful Mid Willamette Valley Fischer, Hayes, Joye & Allen, LLC offers a range of financial services for individuals, local, and regional businesses including agricultural, hospitality, retail, medical, and manufacturing.

Founded in 1981, Fischer, Hayes, Joye & Allen, LLC has developed into one of the Willamette Valley’s leading Certified Public Accounting firms with a reputation for excellence based on integrity, expertise, and concern for the well-being of our clients. Our firm provides services delivered by our team of knowledgeable professionals who are committed to their clients and our community.


Our firm currently employs eight Certified Public Accountants (CPA’s), and additional experienced accounting staff to provide a full range of accounting and business services to support our clients in proactive planning and creative strategy to successfully achieve their financial goals. These services include tax services, financial statement assurance, business valuation, litigation support, and management consulting.

We also provide information, guidance, training, and support for all types of financial needs throughout the cycle of life, family, or business. Employees of the firm range from grandparents to new parents, and we understand how to provide the financial knowledge and planning required over the span of time.

We take great pride in our client relationships and the varied industries that we serve and are second to none in the support and concern that we demonstrate to all our valued clients and our community.


CCC Sponsor

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Located at 2445 25th St SE, not far from Willamette University, iWingz is one of the region's best spots for wings and more!



First Interstate Bank

CCC Team Sponsor

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We’re here for you.

For decades, First Interstate has been part of the fabric of many hard-working towns and cities. Our belief—that community banking means so much more than simply transactions and accounts—is rooted in an approach to service centered around you.

First Interstate Bank—Built for you.

Max Hoops

CCC Sponsor

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Brant Minor looks to use basketball as a development tool for young men.

Playing college basketball is a dream for many young men across the country, and only a select group get to live out that dream. Adam Masten (Oregon State University) and Brant Minor (University of Portland) were fortunate enough to see that dream become a reality. However, they will be the first to admit that talent alone does not guarantee a dream becomes reality.

Max Hoops is dedicated to the well-being and advancement of every player who wants to get better. The programs Max Hoops offers are designed to give players a platform to showcase their abilities to colleges while receiving an education in return. The growth that takes place for a person during the high school years is crucial for long term success. Max Hoops and specifically the Max Hoops program looks to provide an environment where that growth can take place. If one of the programs offered peaks your interest, please visit the Max Hoops page at

Park, Stay & Go... with the Hampton Inn & Suites Portland/Vancouver

CCC Sponsor

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Leave your worries - and your wheels - behind.


Let us take you to the airport in our shuttle and also receive complimentary parking for 7 days. 

The Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver is a brand new hotel that is close to downtown, has easy access to I-205 and I-5, and with free PDX Airport shuttle service and free Wi-Fi, too.

Book now at 360-891-3000 for all your Park, Stay & Go needs!

Padington's Pizza South

CCC Sponsor

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This northwest style of pizza was founded in 1978. Our location has been serving South Salem since the late 1990's. We pride ourselves on handcrafted pizzas & phenomenal customer service.

Call us today at (503) 370-7556 so we can reserve tables for your next event.


CCC Sponsor

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Your beverage choices change by the day and sometimes by the hour. PepsiCo is there for you every sip of the way. We offer the variety of beverages you want, ingredients you trust, and package sizes that fit your lifestyle.

It's all about choice and finding the match that's right for you.

Roth's Fresh Markets

CCC Sponsor

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Always fresh, fast, and friendly.

Roth's was founded by Herman C. Jochimsen and Orville N. Roth on August 5th, 1962 when they opened their first store in Silverton, Oregon. Roth's brand of customer service, cleanliness, product quality and community involvement made possible the opening of the first of five Salem-area stores only three years later. Another serving McMinnville was opened in that first decade.

Roth's expansion continued in the 1980's with stores in Independence, and four more in Salem. A relocation and expansion of the McMinnville operation started in 1994, a new location in Stayton in 1996, and the purchase of an existing supermarket in the Hayesville area of Salem in 1998.

Today, Roth's has 9 supermarkets in the Mid-Willamette Valley with a continued focus on customer service.

Pietro's Pizza

CCC Sponsor

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At Pietro’s, we serve the best pizza in Salem along with all-ages entertainment that you won’t find anywhere else. We make our famous thin-crust pizza using only the freshest ingredients, just like we did when we started way back in 1957. And with our speedy pizza delivery options, you can enjoy Salem’s best pizza anytime, right in your home!

A trip to Pietro’s is about more than eating great pizza―it’s about making great family memories. Our Salem location offers kids’ birthday parties, Pirate Adventure Mini Golf and Laser Tag, as well as our famous Gallery of Games. With so many options, there’s always something fun for everyone.





Did we mention that we deliver? Get our famous pizza, chicken wings, sandwiches, salads, and gluten-free pizza delivered right to your door by calling 503-659-7770 or by ordering online!

The Original Pancake House

CCC Sponsor

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The Original Pancake House was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1953 by Les Highet and Erma Hueneke. Drawing upon their many years of experience in the culinary field, and their extensive working knowledge of authentic national and ethnic pancake recipes they were able to offer without compromise this unique and original menu which has gained national acclaim. The Original Pancake House is a second and third generation family business, which takes great pride in maintaining the high standards that make our food so outstanding. We now have over one hundred franchises from coast to coast, which have won local and national acclaim. Our recipes demand only the very finest of ingredients, such as 93 score butter, pure 36% whipping cream, fresh grade AA eggs, hard wheat unbleached flour, and our own recipe sourdough starter. Our batters and sauces are made fresh in each restaurant’s kitchen.

Drs. Howerton, Hopkin, Kennedy and Clark LLC

CCC Sponsor

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Welcome to the well-established practice of Dr. Howerton, Dr. Hopkin, Dr. Kennedy & Dr. Clark where we have been serving the communities of Salem, Albany and Corvallis, Oregon for more than 30 years. Specializing in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, our board-certified doctors are experts in extracting wisdom teeth, placing dental implants, and administering IV sedation/general aneshesia. It is our mission to provide optimal patient care with the utmost integrity, treating each and every patient with compassion, respect and gentle kindness.

McNary High Boys Basketball

CCS Sponsor

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The McNary High boys basketball team is a host site for the Capitol City Classic.  We appreciate the Celtics' parnership!

North Salem Vikings Boys Basketball

CCS Host Site

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The North Salem Vikings boys basketball team is a host site for the Capitol City Classic.  We appreciate the Olys' parnership!

South Salem Saxons Girls & Boys Basketball

CCS Host Site

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The South Salem High Saxons girls and boys basketball teams are a host site for the Capitol City Classic.  We appreciate the Saxons' parnership!

Sprague Olympian Boys Basketball

CCS Host Site

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The Sprague High Olympians boys basketball team is a host site for the Capitol City Classic.  We appreciate the Olys' parnership!

West Salem Titans Boys & Girls Basketball

CCS Host Site

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The McNary High girls and boys basketball teams are a host site for the Capitol City Classic.  We appreciate the Celtics' parnership!

Willamette University

Host Site for Oregon Army National Guard Boys Bracket

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Ever since the inception of the Capitol City Classic, the event has been played at Willamette University, the oldest university in the West founded in 1842.  Willamette is an excellent location for the CCC, offering excellent and newly-renovated athletic facilities, three basketball courts, a central and easy-to-reach location in Salem and convenient parking during their holiday break.  Big thanks to all of our Bearcat friends for sharing their facility with us and making us feel so welcome every year!

Corban University

Host Site of Capitol Toyota Girls Bracket

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We are delighted to be expanding our Capitol Toyota Girls Bracket this year, and could not be more excited to be holding our first 8-team, 3-day bracket at Corban University.  Big thanks to Corban for all of their support!

Hoopla XXIV

CCC Sponsor

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Hoopla is the grand-daddy of all 3-v-3 street basketball events in Oregon, and with team numbers expected to push 1,100 and participants nearing 4,500 in 2022, Hoopla XXIII is expected to be the 2nd largest event of its kind in the United States next summer.  With more than 50 divisions from which to choose, players of all sizes, both genders and every ability can find a place to play and enjoy Hoopla.  A centerpiece of summertime in Salem, Hoopla is a tradition for many families, a fun-filled event around which they build their calendar.

Quality Trophy

Sponsor of Johnny Leonard Trophy

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Quality Trophy of Salem, located on Commercial Street, is the Capitol City Classic's Johnny Leonard trophy sponsor.  For trophies, plaques, promotional items and more, visit Quality Trophy!

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