ALL CANADA CLASSIC RUMBLE IN THE TDOT
National All-star Game called the “Rumble in the T-Dot” a main feature of the larger “All Canada Basketball Weekend” where, the talent pool in Toronto would be put up against Ontario and the rest of Canada.first ever group decided to raise awareness in Canada of their powerhouse, by staging the Dawkins knew he had in his program the best talent in the country. In the spring of 2000, Dawkins Youth Developmental Program to the rest of Canada. Wayne Dawkins and Co-Founder Saeed Al Naji’s started as a challenge from All Canada Classic-Rumble in the T-Dot The 12 years later the "All Canada Classic” ended its streak as Canada’s longest running and only national all-star celebration of our finest student-athletes. The final 3 years the event has been held at the Air Canada Center in Toronto ON in front of thousands of fans and televised locally on Rogers T.V., nationally on the Score Sports Network and sponsored by major corporations.
Past events featured the best and biggest name male and female Canadian high school basketball players including Canadian NBA Draft picks Super Sonics, Denham Brown – Boston Celtics and Kris Joseph – San Antonio Spurs, Cory Joseph –Cleveland Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson – Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk – Utah Jazz, Olivier Hanlan– Sacramento Kings. Sim Bhullar – Phoenix Suns, Tyler Ennis – Sacramento Kings, Nik Stauskas – Orlando Magic, Andrew Nicholson-Canada’s First #1 Overall Pick Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett. On the female side Canadian Senior Women’s National team members Alisha Tatham and Kalisha Keane (WNBA – San Antonio San Antonio Silver Stars ushered in the first ever girls “All Canada Classic”. Recent female stars that have participated includes WNBA stars Natalie Achonwa – Indiana Fever, WNBA Rookie of the Year and WNBA All Star, Miranda Ayim – Tulsa Shock, Kayla Alexander - San Antonio Silver Stars