2017 Battle at The Villages will deepen the tradition of excellence.

The 2017 Battle at The Villages will continue to deliver the tradition of championship caliber basketball teams for the enjoyment of basketball fans across the country. The BATV tips off on Wednesday December 27th and concludes on Friday, December 30th. The brackets will be released in October and tickets go on sale in November.

Lady Buffalo Challenge

December 2nd

12:00 PM

Carrollwood Day vs Wildwood

1:30 PM

West Orange vs Ocala Vanguard

3:00 PM

The Villages vs Archbishop McCarthy

4:30 PM

Florida Prep vs Winter Haven

Tickets on sale at door

Sumter County Showcase

December 16th

9:30 AM

The Villages Freshman vs Windermere Prep Freshman

11:00 AM

The Villages Girls JV vs Wildwood JV

12:30 PM

The Villages Girls Varsity vs Wildwood Varsity

2:00 PM

The Villages Boys JV vs Bishop Snyder JV

3:30 PM

Wildwood Boys Varsity vs Seven Rivers Boys Varsity

5:00 PM

South Sumter Boys Varsity vs Newberry Boys Varsity

6:30 PM

The Villages Boys Varsity vs Bishop Snyder Varsity

Tickets on sale at door

Battle at The Villages

December 27th

5:30 PM

Pickerington Central vs Kissimmee Osceola

7:00 PM

Tampa Prep vs The Villages

December 28th

5:30 PM

Florida Prep vs Covington Catholic

7:00 PM

Calvary Christian vs Leesburg

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Battle at The Villages tickets will be available at all Box Office locations or day of game at the event venue.

Sumter County Showcase & Lady Buffalo Challenge tickets will be sold at the door only.

Battle @ The Villages
$8.00 Noon Session
$8.00 Evening Session
$4.00 Children (under 6 Free)

Lady Buffalo Challenge
$8.00 Adult
$4.00 Children (under 6 Free)

Sumter County Showcase
$8.00 Adult
$4.00 Children (under 6 Free)

2016 Battle at The Villages Opening Round Top 10 Plays

Hotel Accommodations

The Waterfront Inn

1105 Lake Shore Drive
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Special Group Rates

Hampton Inn

11727 Northeast 63rd Drive
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The Villages High School
251 Buffalo Trail
The Villages, FL 32162

This event has been funded in part by a Tourist Development Tax Grant from the Sumter County Board of County Commissioners in conjunction with the Sumter County Tourist Development Council.