It's the 20th consecutive time that Skovbakken Basketball are hosting Aarhus Basketball Festival.

Aarhus Basketball Forening was established in 1953 and became a part of Idrætsklubben Skovbakken in 1962 under the name Skovbakken Basket. Idrætsklubben Skovbakken has 14 different sports.

Skovbakken Basketballs 1st team has since 1999 been playing under the name; Bakken Bears.

Bakken Bears is a main player in Danish basketball. The team has won 20 championships, 10 silver and 4 bronze plus no less than 13 Cup Championships.