The Gonzaga Father's Club and the
2013 Tournament Committee welcome you to the 26th annual Gonzaga DC Classic Basketball
Tournament. On December 13, 14, and 15 we have another great weekend of high school basketball
planned for you with some of the finest teams in the nation.
Basketball is a great sport, and the Gonzaga Father's Club believes it also
can be a means to promote the
Jesuit ideal of being "Men for Others." The tournament was created by the Gonzaga Father's Club to
support the goals of good basketball, friendship among teams and players, and community service.
Gonzaga students learn to serve others through projects near home as well as projects far from
Washington. Gonzaga students serve our community through local programs such as such as tutoring
inner city children, counseling in city summer day camps, and helping at the McKenna Center for the
homeless on campus. Gonzaga students are also called to serve in the Dominican Republic with poor
Dominicans and Haitian refugees on basic health and sanitation needs. They commit to weekend projects
in Appalachia, and work study projects and cultural exchange at Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge,
It is to programs like these and others of the Gonzaga community that we pledge the proceeds of our