Welcome to Courtside Entertainment

Courtside Entertainment is a premier sports entertainment group founded on individualism and creativity. Although sports continues to reserve the main area of focus, Courtside also owns publishing rights in the music, literature and film worlds.

West Coast Christmas Championships

December 14 & 15, 2019

The West Coast Christmas Championship (WCXC), developed and produced by Courtside Entertainment for the benefit of Inner City Players Athletics, has been a Northwest elite youth basket staple for the over a decade. WCXC provides a chance for people from around the region to see some of the best basketball talent on the West Coast right in "OUR OWN BACKYARD" of Portland, Oregon.

The "West Coast Christmas Championships" was created to provide as many of the top elite 3rd thru 8th grade (9U-14U) boys' youth teams in the region a stage to ignite the Christmas season. We have also added a Girl's 9U-14U tournament! 
The WCXC hosts over 100 elite youth teams from Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho and Canada.

Past Courtside Events

Rose City Showcase

June 8-10, 2018

Rose City Showcase XVI is the premiere pre-summer grassroots basketball event in the country! Only 250 teams nationally will be selected to participate in this Portland Rose Festival Signature Event. Not only will you participate against ELITE competition each game, but you will also have an opportunity to witness "THE BEST” high school basketball players in the land. 

There is simply no other chance to catch so many rising stars in just one gymnasium. Dwight Howard, Josh Smith, Marvin Williams, Gerald Green, Brandon Rush, and Jeremiah Dominguez igniting our inaugural 2002 RCS to 2008 NBA draft classmates Michael Beasley, OJ Mayo, Kevin Love, and Billy Walker dueling for past RCS Championships. Our 2009 NBA Draft class included Brandon Jennings, Jrue Holiday, Earl Clark, Terrence Williams, Wayne Ellington and Gerald Henderson. 

This event is guaranteed to bring some of your most treasured basketball memories, EVER!

Inner City Players Athletics

News Releases

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Release Date: 10/20/2013

Rose City Showcase XI Announced
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Release Date: 2/25/2013

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"The Rose City Showcase, an AAU tournament held in the middle of June each summer in Portland is starting to become one of the hot tickets on the AAU summer circuit."

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