The 2010 St. Joseph Classic basketball tournament, which begins Monday, will involve six teams each in the boys and girls divisions.

St. Joseph, Mayflower, Vilonia, Brinkley, Lisa Academy and Episcopal Collegiate will compete in the boys division. The girls division has five of those teams with Clinton replacing Lisa Academy as the sixth team.

The tournament format will involve pool play where each team will play the other two teams in its pool. The winner of the pool will advance to the championship game. The second-place finishers in the two pools will play for second place and the third-place finishers will play for third.

St. Joseph, Mayflower and Brinkley will be in Pool A for boys. Vilonia, Lisa Academy and Episcopal will compete in Pool B. St. Joseph, Mayflower and Clinton will be in Pool A for girls. Vilonia, Brinkley and Episcopal will compete in Pool B.

Competition will be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at the St. Joseph Family Activity Center. The championship games will be at 5:20 and 6:40 p.m. on Saturday.

The schedule:

MONDAY

Vilonia girls vs. Episcopal, 4:30 p.m.

Vilonia boys vs. Lisa Academy, 5:45 p.m.

St. Joseph girls vs. Mayflower, 7 p.m.

St. Joseph boys vs. Mayflower, 8:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Brinkley girls vs. Episcopal, 4:30 p.m.

Mayflower boys vs. Brinkley, 5:45 p.m.

St. Joseph girls vs. Clinton, 7 p.m.

Lisa Academy vs. Episcopal, 8:15 p.m.

THURSDAY

Clinton girls vs. Mayflower, 4:30 p.m.

Vilonia boys vs. Episcopal, 5:45 p.m.

Vilonia girls vs. Brinkley, 7 p.m.

St. Joseph boys vs. Brinkley, 8:15 p.m.

SATURDAY

Third-place girls game, noon

Third-place boys game, 1:20 p.m.

Second-place girls game, 2:40 p.m.

Second-place boys game, 4 p.m.

Girls championship game, 5:20 p.m.

Boys championship game, 6:40 p.m.