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2018 Dennis Lafata Gateway Boys Bid Classic

Returning to the America Center in St. Louis - Friday thru Sunday, February 23rd thru the 25th, 2018

February 23-25, 2018

  • 2018 Tournament Registration opens October 1, 2017
  • 2018 Housing Registration opens September 1, 2017
  • Open Divisions Offered: U14, U15, U16, U17, U18 (3 bids for each age division)
  • USA Divisions Offered: U16, U17, U18 (New Bid Division for BJNC - 4 bids for each age division)
  • Club Divisions Offered: U12 (2 day), U13/14, U15
  • 7 match guarantee for 13-18s Divisions
  • 2 day (Saturday-Sunday) U11/12 Division
  • First referees provided for all matches; teams to provide remainder of work crew 
  • (certified R2 & scorer, 2 line judges, asst. scorer)
  • For more information e-mail

Late Entry Deadline: Tuesday January 23, 2018
Final Entry Deadline: Friday February 2, 2018

Entry Fee: $650/team (Additional $50 if after late entry deadline)
Entry Process: Advanced Event Systems (AES) Tourney is listed as 18 Dennis Lafata Boys Bid Classic.

This 2018 festival is a Stay & Play Event

Click here for Hotels reservations through AES - reservations open September 1, 2017
Hotels will be continually added.
Contact info for hotels: Scott McQueen, or 1-800-476-0060 ext 18

2018 Playing Site

America Center
701 Convention Plaza
St Louis, MO 63101


TBD. Tickets and passes are sold at the America Center. More information as it becomes available.