The Rotary Club of Westerville’s Phil Brown Holiday Basketball Classic is back for 2021!  Canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions, the tournament featuring Westerville’s three high schools will return for 2021 on Dec. 27 to Otterbein University’s Rike Center, 180 Center St.

As usual, the boys and girls teams from Westerville Central, North and South will compete. Rounding out the four-team showcases in 2021 will be Gahanna High School in the girls tournament and Hilliard Davidson High School on the boys’ side. The schedule Dec. 27 will be as follows:

  • Noon: South Girls vs Gahanna Girls
  • 1:45 p.m.: South Boys vs Hilliard Davidson Boys
  • 3:30 p.m.: North Girls vs Central Girls
  • 5:15 p.m.: North Boys vs Central Boys

All proceeds from the Phil Brown Holiday Classic go to Westerville high school athletic programs.

Presented by OhioHealth Sports Medicine, additional business and individual sponsors are sought for the 2021 Phil Brown Holiday Basketball Classic. Click on the buttons below for more information.

We hope to see you at Otterbein’s Rike Center for the 2021 Phil Brown Holiday Classic Monday, Dec. 27!

The Rotary Club of Westerville

Founded in 1959, the Rotary Club of Westerville is a service club of business professionals and leaders working to improve our community and larger world. We are part of Rotary International. Find out more at Contact the Club and learn how to join at Read more about the Rotary International organization at

Interested in joining?

The Rotary Club of Westerville is accepting applications for new membership.

The best way to pursue membership is to contact an existing Club member, and attend one of our lunches or events as her or his guest. Members of the public also are welcome to attend our events on their own, to see what our service club is all about. If possible, please give notice of your intent to attend a luncheon or social by emailing

We hope to see you soon!