CARNEY — The date has been set for the 7th annual Carney-Nadeau Early Bird Men’s Basketball Tournament.

The tournament is scheduled for Dec. 1-2 in the Carney-Nadeau High School gym.

This year’s tournament is a 12-team, double-elimination format with the winning team being awarded a 1st-place trophy and t-shirts. There will be a separate award for the tournament’s most valuable player.

The games will be two-20 minute halves with a running clock except the last two minutes of the first half and last three minutes of the second half. There is a five-minute halftime and 25-point mercy rule will take effect with less than four minutes remaining in the games. 

The entry fee for the tournament is $100 and should be sent, with a roster, to Paul Polfus at Box 55, Carney, MI, 49812. Call-in registrations can be made by calling Polfus at (906) 748-0184 or (906) 639-2171 ext. 116. The entry deadline is Sunday, Nov. 27. 

For more information contact Polfus at the numbers listed above or email him at All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Carney-Nadeau High School basketball programs.