The Executive Committee of Section 1 voted in November 2017 not to hold the 2018 boys and girls high school basketball tournament at The Westchester County Center. The Executive Committee held two subsequent votes, the most recent being on January 3, and reaffirmed that vote. These decisions were made after reaching a deadlock with the prior County Administration.

On January 9, Westchester County Executive George Latimer, and his senior team, met with officials from Section 1 and agreed to host a subsequent meeting by the end of March 2018 to discuss having the 2019 tournament at the Westchester County Center. Latimer’s goal is to negotiate in good faith with Section 1, and that the tournament will return to The County Center next year.