Sanford Pentagon

Our 160,000-square-foot, five-sided facility is the cornerstone of the Sanford Sports Complex.

About The Pentagon

Tip off of Iowa State vs Colorado

The Sanford Pentagon hosts a variety of programs, special events, concerts, and competitions. From national tournaments such as the Crossover Classic to basketball and volleyball academy programs, the Pentagon is the cornerstone of the Sanford Sports Complex.

See our state-of-the-art facility for yourself and experience high-definition video boards, throwback courts and executive suites with period-specific finishes reminiscent of the nostalgic days of basketball.

The Sanford Pentagon is an unmatched venue in the region.

Looking for tournaments?

We have a great facility, with great competition.

Registration for our Fall/Winter Basketball Tournaments and Spring Volleyball Tournaments is OPEN. Click your sport below to see our tournament schedule and register your team today!

Sanford Health certified athletic trainers provide coverage at all tournaments.

The Sanford Pentagon has partnered with Hudl Focus and PrestoSports to provide livestreamed video and audio at select events.

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Need a refreshing change of pace for practice? Multiple courts for a tournament? The Sanford Pentagon’s nine courts are available to rent. We can host practices and competitions for basketball, volleyball, mixed martial arts, wrestling, dance, cheer and more. View our facility maps for a layout of the courts.

Hold your next practice, game or tournament at the Sanford Pentagon. Call (605) 312-7900 or message us to learn about availability and reserve a space.

Enjoy a space that best suits your business or personal needs. Our rooms accommodate groups of 12 to 300 and are equipped with A/V technology.

Available rooms include:

Bar and endzone area
300-person capacity
Includes full bar, seating and tables.

Room 2508
903 square feet; 43’ x 21’
55-person capacity
Includes projector, computer hookup and whiteboard.

Room 2510
750 square feet; 30’ x 25’
50-person capacity
Includes TV, computer hookup and whiteboard.

Conference room
480 square feet; 32’ x 15’
12-person capacity
Includes projector, TV, computer hookup, conference phone and whiteboard. Access to a small kitchen.

Call (605) 312-7900 or message us to learn about availability and reserve a space.

Find high-quality and delicious food and drinks at our three concession areas around the Sanford Pentagon. We offer classic favorites to delight any sports fan and can also cater for your next event.

Our team store is located in the lobby. To place an order with our team store, visit MRG Sports & Promo.

Our athletic trainers work with individual athletes and team to help them train, improve conditioning, prevent injury and perform at their best. Our certified athletic trainers are well-known for their work with athletes at area schools and colleges, as well as professional teams.

Studying the physiological and musculoskeletal aspects of athletic performance is an important part of our mission. In our biomechanics lab, the Sanford Sports Science Institute team provides assessments and customized strategies that will reduce injury risk, optimize performance, and minimize rehabilitation and return-to-play time.

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Past Events

Div II National Championship
We’re proud to have hosted NCAA and NAIA national championships in men's basketball, women's basketball and women's volleyball.
Keegan Murray - Iowa Hawkeyes
More than 70 NCAA Division I basketball teams have competed on our courts including top-ranked men's and women's teams such as Gonzaga, South Carolina and Iowa.
Skyforce Game at the Pentagon
The Pentagon is home to the Sioux Falls Skyforce, which is the NBA G League team of the Miami HEAT, and the Augustana University men’s and women’s basketball teams.
South Dakota's Jeniah Ugofsky drives past South Carolina's Kamilla Cardoso during their game at the Sanford Pentagon

ncaa division i games

At the heart of the Sanford Sports Complex, the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, SD has hosted over 90 NCAA Division I athletic events.

Sports Academy

Basketball

Basketball

Become a better player and level up your basketball game next time you hit the court.

Program highlights:

  • One-on-one coaching on fundamental skills like shooting, passing and ball handling
  • Diverse training for boys and girls through drills, contests and competition
  • Opportunities to grow as an athlete at one of the country’s premier basketball facilities – the Sanford Pentagon

Volleyball

Volleyball

Improve every aspect of your volleyball game – from basic passing and setting skills to advanced techniques.

Program highlights:

  • Train at the Sanford Pentagon, a premier sports venue with 11 volleyball courts
  • Year-round indoor camps and clinics, including beach volleyball training in the summer
  • Club teams available from January through June

Contact Us

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Send us a message or give us a call at (605) 312-7800.

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