Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic

Las Vegas, NV – December 22-23

Cheer on the Flashes in Vegas! Your Golden Flashes are heading to Las Vegas this December for the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic! Other participating schools include Colorado, Penn State, SMU, Louisiana-Monroe, Canisius, Hampton, and Nicholls State. Join us to cheer on the Flashes as they take to the hardwood for two days of thrilling action. Follow the easy steps below to make your trip to The Strip, one to remember!


Step 1: Book A Flight

There is no group airfare to Las Vegas for the tournament offered through Kent State Athletics. All major carriers fly to Las Vegas/McCarran International Airport however, so no matter where you are you can easily find your way! Click Here to access, a search engine to help find a flight.


Step 2: Book A Hotel

We have blocked off rooms at two incredible Las Vegas resorts for you to choose from. Simply follow the call-in instructions below. PLEASE NOTE: Pricing below reflects the cost of a hotel stay only, and does not include flights to/from Las Vegas, or game tickets to the tournament. Rates are per night, not including any applicable resort fees or taxes. 


The Orleans Hotel & Casino

Opened in 1996 and renovated in 2004, the Orleans is renowned for having one of the best poker rooms in Las Vegas. The resort features the large multipurpose Orleans Arena as well. Located less than a mile from the Las Vegas Strip, the Orleans offers a free shuttle from 9:00 am to 12:30 am approximately every 30 minutes to sister property Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, and The Forum Shops at Caesars.

  • Rate: $60/night + resort fee & tax for Weekend Nights, and $40/night + resort fee & tax for Weekday Nights
    • Rooms are available at the exclusive Kent State group rate any combination of nights from December 18-24
  • Reservations can be made online and entering the code A5LCC12, or by calling 1-800-675-3267 and mentioning the code A5LCC12.


Step 3: Purchase Game Tickets

Full tournament booklets are $110, which allows for admission to all 8 games of the tournament. And for a limited time only, we will be offering the first 15 fans who sign up a free tournament booklet! Please contact Maggie McKendry with Kent State Athletics either via phone (330-672-0462) or email (click here to email) to purchase your game tickets.