Aarhus Basketball Festival is the traditional tournament that takes place during the holidays of Easter every year at the home of Skovbakken Bears, Vejlby-Risskov Hallen and the surrounding schools and gyms. 2023 saw a record 135 teams and around 1.400 participants. We hope to see all of you again in 2024. 

The 2024 edition is scheduled for March 27-30 2024. The festival starts on Wednesday at 17.00 and ends on Saturday at 16.00.

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It's the 21st time that Skovbakken Bears Basketball is hosting the Aarhus Basketball Festival, with only 2020 and 2021 being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Skovbakken Bears Basketball

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 Basketball's 1st men's team has since 1999 been playing under the name; Bakken Bears, and is the winningest men's team in Danish basketball history. 

Bears Academy is the talent development organisation that currently participates in Mens Basketligaen, Mens U19-Liga and Mens U17-Liga.