BILLINGS — The All-American Indian Shootout is in Billings Dec. 7-9.
The high school boys and girls basketball tournament, sponsored by the All-American Indian Youth Organization, will be at Rimrock Auto Arena on Thursday and Friday (Dec. 7-8) and shifts to the Fortin Center at Rocky Mountain College on Saturday (Dec. 9).
The Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold USA Tour 2017 is at Rimrock Auto Arena on Dec. 9, thus the shift of the basketball tourney to Rocky.
Basketball fans can visit www.metrapark.com for ticket information.
Teams competing at the tournament include St. Stephens (Wyo.), St. Labre, Brockton, Northern Cheyenne, Plenty Coups, Lodge Grass, Poplar, Hays-Lodgepole, Hardin, Wolf Point, Lame Deer and the Hardin JV.
Games begin Thursday and Friday at 9 a.m. and are continuous with the last game at 8:40 p.m. both days. An introduction and parade of teams is set for 6 p.m. on Friday.
On Saturday, games begin at 9 a.m. with the last game scheduled for 7 p.m.
"We are expecting a big crowd. The Hardin Bulldogs are coming for the first time. Every game will be action packed. The matchups are really good," said Shawn Backbone of the All-American Indian Youth Organization board, adding the profits from the tournament are given back to the participating schools to benefits their sports programs.