Every November, DAYBA hosts the Spirit of the North Basketball Tournament. The SON is for boys and girls travel teams, grades 5-8 for boys teams and 6-8 for girls teams, and it's one of the biggest and best tournaments in the Northland! The 2020 SON Tournament marks the 28th consecutive year of hosting the event,
The tournament has multiple divisions for boys and girls teams in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8. There is a team award for championship teams and individual awards for players on the championship, 2nd place, and 3rd place (if the bracket is large enough) teams.
The 2020 Spirit of the North BB Tournament scheduled for November 21-22, 2020, has been canceled.