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Fast Eddy's BAM Jam is Downtown Boise

hampton in downtown boise
The Hampton Inn is the perfect
downtown Boise place to stay
The Fast Eddy's BAM Jam is more than just a 3 on 3 basketball tournament. It brings together some of the best elements of downtown Boise, Idaho. We've built the tournament to be affordable and convenient, whether you've lived in Boise your entire life or are just visiting downtown Boise for the first time.

Stay in the heart of downtown Boise

Located just a few minutes walk from the tournament, The Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Boise is the best available hotel if you are traveling to downtown Boise from out of the area or just want a great place to stay during the event.

They offer an airport shuttle to and from the hotel and their complimentary breakfast is loaded with fruit, eggs, a variety of breakfast meats, cereal and more. It is conveniently located next to all the most popular downtown Boise restaurants and stores.

Idaho Stampede Tip Off Party is in downtown Boise

downtown boise
The Idaho Stampede Tip Off Party
is located in downtown Boise
Thanks to the Idaho Stampede (a member of the NBA D-league and the Utah Jazz affiliate), teams are all invited to the Idaho Stampede Tip Off Party, located at their home, CenturyLink Arena. At the party, the Stampede will give everyone a chance to shoot on their baskets and even win a suite to one of their games, worth $450 and has room for you and 15 of your friends!

There will also be a chance to take pictures with the Idaho Stampede Dance Team members, win some cool prizes and get your official Fast Eddy's BAM Jam t-shirt and bracket.

The arena is located just a block and half from the Hampton Inn and just a minute from the tournament. Click here to read more about the Idaho Stampede Tip Off Party.

Tournament courts are in the heart of downtown Boise

In 2012, we moved Fast Eddy's BAM Jam's location to the heart of downtown Boise next to Capitol Park. And we haven't looked back since.

Tournament courts are all located right
in downtown Boise
The tournament location takes advantage of streets that are covered by trees and in the shade and Capitol Park, which is the ideal place to relax before and after your games. The park also features food vendors and some fun booths for your enjoyment.

Want to venture outside the tournament area? Downtown Boise has you covered. The tournament is located next to Old Boise, which features great shopping and dining. You can grab a sandwich at Jimmy Johns, a meal at The Reef or the Front Door or stop in to Pita Pit for a quick and healthy pita.

The tournament is also next to a farmer's market, showcasing some of the best local produce and products the area has to offer.

Once you are at the tournament, you really don't need to leave! Here's a Google map of the location.

Northwestern Mutual Center Court

If you are looking for all the top men's and women's Elite Division games, simply head for the Northwestern Mutual Center Court, grab a seat in the bleachers and enjoy. The court will run non-stop Saturday and Sunday with the best teams and athletes including several teams that have won the title both at BAM Jam in downtown Boise and in other 3 on 3 basketball tournaments around the northwest.

Slam Dunks and Long Bombs

Everyone loves a monster slam or timely 3-pointer. But in downtown Boise?


The Slam Dunk and 3-Point Challenge
are held on the steps of the Idaho
Capitol Building in downtown Boise
From 4:00-5:00 PM on Saturday, located on the steps of the Capitol Building, you can come watch the Idaho Trust Bank 3-Point Challenge and the POWERADE Slam Dunk Championships.

If you want to get involved, here's all you have to do.

To qualify for the Idaho Trust Bank 3-Point Challenge, just go to the qualifying court located next to the Northwestern Mutual Center Court at the intersection of Bannock and 6th Streets. Get in to the top 8 and you will be qualified for the finals Saturday afternoon.

If you want to participate in the POWERADE Slam Dunk Championships, be sure to sign up at the Regence Information Booth, located in Capitol Park.

Fatty's After Party takes over downtown Boise Saturday night

Fatty's will once again host the official after party on Saturday night. Fatty's is located upstairs at 800 W. Idaho Street above the famous 8th Street in downtown Boise. They always take care of BAM Jam players and fans with drink specials and no cover. Plus, DJ Zuz will be running the show. Click here to learn more.

Regence Information Booth

Still looking for more information? If you are at the event and have questions, stop by the Regence Information Booth, located in Capitol Park

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