The tournament committee released the following information on the value of the tournaments.
“Kingdom of the Sun is born off Illinois tourneys & becomes the 1st 16 team tourney in the Southeast in 1974
Fairdale, Ky. goes to the Kingdom of the Sun & starts the King of the Bluegrass tourney
Bristol, Tn. goes to the 1st Bluegrass & goes back & starts the Arby’s tourney
Decatur, Ga. Columbia HS goes to the Kingdom & starts the Nike Classic
All events are 16 team formats”
Morgan County (Madison, GA) competed in the 2012 tournament which is hosted by Vanguard (Ocala, FL), who also competed in the tournament.
Potential participants for the 2013 tournament are still unknown at this time.