About the Arby's Classic


The Arby’s Classic is anxiously awaited by locals and visitors alike every year. Just a few facts to let you know just how beloved this post-Christmas tournament is:

  • The tournament generally draws more than 30,000 spectators each year
  • Approximately 15 percent of the spectators are from outside the region
  • More than two dozen media members are in attendance daily
  • Hundreds of Arby’s Classic players have gone on to have tremendous college careers – in both basketball and football.
  • The Arby’s Classic has produced more than two dozen players who went on to have NBA careers
  • At least a dozen former Classic players have played in the NFL
  • Hundreds of college hoops coaches have attended the Arby’s Classic