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Information on this year’s Far East tournaments, which begin Monday, Feb. 20:

Class A boysClass A girlsClass AA girlsClass AA boysClass A boysDates: Feb. 20-24.

Host school: Matthew C. Perry High School, Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station, Japan.

Site: Ironworks Fitness and Sports Center, Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station, Japan.

Participating teams: Osan American Cougars, Osan Air Base, South Korea; St. Paul Christian Warriors, Tamuning, Guam; E.J. King Cobras, Sasebo Naval Base, Japan; Pusan American Panthers, Camp Hialeah, South Korea; Taegu American Warriors, Camp George, South Korea; Matthew C. Perry Samurai, Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station, Japan; International Christian-Seoul Guardians; Faith Academy Vanguards, Rizal, Philippines (defending champion; International Christian-Uijongbu Eagles, Uijongbu, South Korea; Robert D. Edgren Eagles, Misawa Air Base, Japan.

Returning All-Far East players: James Edwards (three-time selection), Kirk Long, Faith Academy.

Format: Single round-robin, 10 teams in two pools of five teams each, first two days. Modified double-elimination playoffs with consolation, all 10 teams eligible, last three days.

Schedule: Opening ceremony 8 a.m. Monday, Ironworks. First games, 9 a.m Monday. Playoffs begin, 9 a.m. Wednesday. Championship, 9 a.m. Friday, second game if necessary at 11:30 a.m. DODDS vs. international schools All-Star game, All-Stars vs. coaches challenge and awards ceremony after championship. Skills competitions, three-point long-distance shootout and free-throw competition.

Awards: Trophies to top six teams, Most Valuable Player, 20 All-Tournament team selections, two from each team, Team Sportsmanship Award.

Class A girlsDates: Feb. 20-24.

Host: Taegu American School, Camp George, South Korea.

Sites: Taegu American School, Camp George, and Kelly Fitness & Sports Center, Camp Walker, South Korea.

Participants: International School of the Sacred Heart Symbas, Tokyo; Taegu American Warriors, Camp George, South Korea; Faith Academy Vanguards, Rizal, Philippines; Osan American Cougars, Osan Air Base, South Korea (defending champion, titles in 2001, 2002 and 2005); St. Paul Christian Warriors, Tamuning, Guam; Morrison Christian Academy Mustangs, Taichung, Taiwan; E.J. King Cobras, Sasebo Naval Base, South Korea; Pusan American Panthers, Camp Hialeah, South Korea; Matthew C. Perry Samurai, Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station, Japan; International Christian-Seoul Guardians; International Christian-Uijongbu Eagles, Uijongbu, South Korea; Robert D. Edgren Eagles, Misawa Air Base, Japan.

Returning All-Far East players: Lynette Grant (two-time selection), Taegu American; Leyna Arbour, International School of the Sacred Heart; Kristia Suriben, E.J. King; Heather Craker, Morrison Christian Academy; Krystine Horsley (Class AA), Robert D. Edgren.

Format: Single round-robin, 12 teams split into two pools of six each. All teams qualify for modified double-elimination playoff with consolation bracket.

Schedule: Opening ceremony 8 a.m., Kelly Fitness & Sports Center. Round-robin games begin at 9 a.m. Monday, continue until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Playoffs begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday and continue until championship at 2 p.m. Friday, with second game if necessary at 4 p.m. All-Star Game, DODDS-Pacific vs. international school players, at 6 p.m. Closing ceremony to follow. Skills competition, three-point long-distance shootout and foul shooting, 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday.

Awards: Most Valuable Player, 12-player All-Tournament team, top two finishers in skills competitions, Team Sportsmanship Award.

Class AA girlsDates: Feb. 20-25.

Host: Seoul American High School.

Sites: Collier Field House, Youth Activities Gymnasium and Seoul American High School Falcon Gym, South Post, Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

Participants: Nile C. Kinnick Red Devils, Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan; Hong Kong International Dragons, Hong Kong, China; Kadena Panthers, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa; Kubasaki Dragons, Camp Foster, Okinawa; John F. Kennedy Islanders, Upper Tumon, Guam; Seoul American Falcons, Yongsan Garrison, South Korea (defending champion); Yokota Panthers, Yokota Air Base, Japan; Zama American Trojans, Camp Zama, Japan; Seisen International Phoenix, Tokyo; Christian Academy In Japan Knights, Tokyo; American School In Japan Mustangs, Tokyo; Guam High Panthers, Nimitz Hill, Guam; Southern Dolphins, Agat, Guam; Seoul American junior varsity.

Returning All-Tournament players: Lualhati Johnson (two-time selection), Nile C. Kinnick; Elizabeth Cotto, Kadena; Tiffany Wright, Zama American; Lily Baranda, John F. Kennedy; Kelsey Masuda, Christian Academy In Japan.

Format: 3½ days of round-robin play, 14 teams divided into two pools of seven teams each, followed by 2½ days of modified single-elimination playoffs with consolation.

Schedule: Round-robin games begin at 9 a.m. Monday, eight games at Falcon Gym and four at Collier; 9 a.m. Tuesday, eight games at Falcon Gym, two at Youth Center Gym; 9 a.m. Wednesday, eight games each at Falcon Gym and Collier; and 9 a.m. Thursday, three games each at Falcon Gym and Collier. Skills competitions, three-point, free-throw and team relay to be determined. Playoffs begin at 3 p.m. Thursday at Collier and Falcon. Championship at 2 p.m. Saturday at Falcon. Closing ceremony to follow.

Awards: Trophies to top eight teams, Most Valuable Player, 15 All-Tournament players, trophies to top two finishers in free-throw, three-point shootout and team relay competitions, Team Sportsmanship Award.

Class AA boysDates: Feb. 20-25.

Host: Kadena High School, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa.

Sites: Falcon Gym and Kadena High School “Panther Pit,” Kadena Air Base, Okinawa.

Participating teams: Seoul American Falcons; Morrison Christian Academy Mustangs, Taichung, Taiwan; Kadena Panthers, Kadena Air Base, Okinawa (defending champion); Father Duenas Memorial Friars, Mangilao, Guam; Yokota Panthers, Yokota Air Base, Japan; Nile C. Kinnick Red Devils, Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan; Hong Kong International Dragons, Hong Kong, China; Kubasaki Dragons, Camp Foster, Okinawa; Christian Academy In Japan Knights, Tokyo; Zama American Trojans, Camp Zama, Japan; Simon Sanchez Sharks, Yigo, Guam; St. Mary's International Titans, Tokyo; American School In Japan Mustangs, Tokyo; Guam High Panthers, Nimitz Hill, Guam; John F. Kennedy Islanders, Upper Tumon, Guam; Southern Dolphins, Agat, Guam.

Returning All-Far East players: Travis Ekmark (two-time selection), Nile C. Kinnick; Jamaal Mohn, Seoul American; Shawn Seevers, American School In Japan; Cameron Cooper, Caiveon Thomas, Yokota; Steven Thompson, Kubasaki.

Format: Single round-robin, 16 teams split into four pools of four teams each, first two days. Modified single-elimination playoffs with consolation, last four days.

Schedule: Round-robin play start, 10:30 a.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday, six games each at Kadena High and Falcon. Playoffs start, 9 a.m. Wednesday, games at Kadena High and Falcon until Friday. Semifinals at 1 and 3 p.m. Friday and placement games at 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Saturday at the "Panther Pit." Closing ceremony, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Awards: Trophies to top eight teams. Most Valuable Player, 12-player All-Tournament team, skills competition winners, Team Sportsmanship Award.

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