Totem 63 is quickly approaching…  January 11th,12th & 13th, 2018!

It’s that time of year again… the 63rd annual Totem Tournament… the longest running high school basketball tournament in the Province! We are looking forward to our students and the community being a part of the amazing atmosphere, energy and tradition that Totem will provide!

Totem began in 1955 as a four team boy’s tournament and this format continued until 1982, when the tournament expanded to eight teams. Totem continued to be a male only tournament until 2011 when female teams were included in the tournament. The format evolved to six-teams for both boys and girls and in 2015, the tournament moved to eight teams for both genders. We will be continuing with eight boy’s teams and eight girl’s teams once again this year. Like last year, games will be played at both ADSS and across the street from the school at the Alberni Athletic Hall. 

Admission Fees:

Tournament Pass:
                               5-11 years $10.00
                              12 & up $15.00

                          Under 5: Free   Everyone:$5.00 
Friday:                   Under 5: Free
                              5-11 years $5.00 per day  
                               12 and up $8.00 per day
Saturday:              Under 5: Free
                                         5-11 years $5.00
                              12 and up $8.00

TOTEM Partners: Shaw, RCMP & Justice Institute Paramedic Academy

Also Sponsored By:
 Boston Pizza Jims Clothes Closet Totem Tree Service
 MacDermotts Catalyst North Island College
 Quality Foods Little Valley Deli The Brick
 Jal Designs Granny's Chicken Royal Canadian 3-1 Pizza
 Justice Institute
Paramedic Academy 
 Beijing Grand RCMP

Boston Pizza is the Official Headquarters of Totem 63 and Sponsors of Friday Night's feature games and performances by the cheer squad and dance team which will be broadcast live on Shaw cable! 

Totem Spirit Candidates 2018

This year will also feature our Totem Spirit Competition which has a select group of ADSS students working hard to promote school spirit. Participants are already fast at work creating hype, pride and awareness for Totem.


This year we have 5 candidates running for Totem Spirit:

Gracie Mitchell: Social Justice

Jordan Higgins: Physics 12

Luchia Bernar: Dance Team

Jenna Tardif: Cheer Team

Lachlan Duncan: Senior Band

We wish them all luck and thank them for their efforts in promoting the tournament and providing great school spirit.


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