The ShoWare Shootout, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at ShoWare Center in Kent is scheduled for July 30-31. Here are the details:
WHAT: South King County’s Premier 3 on 3 basketball event featuring age divisions for men, women, seniors, kids, wheelchair. Anybody who likes to play basketball is invited to take part in this second annual event.
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, 2011.
WHERE: ShoWare Center, Kent, Wash.
TEAMS: Teams of all ages and sizes and genders are invited to take part. Courts will be set up in the parking lot at the ShoWare Center with games all day on Saturday and Sunday July 30-31, 2011. Teams playing for the division championships will at the end of the day Sunday for the titles.
ENTRY: Entry fee is $75 per team for any division. Entry fee includes a guarantee of four games, a T-Shirt, and extra T-shirt if your team wins the championship game of the division. Entry deadline is July 20, 2011. Schedule will be emailed 2-3 days before the first round of games and tournament brackets will be on site.
FORMAT: Each division will play on its own court with a main court hosting the top divisions. Main court will be set up in the middle of the ShoWare parking lot.
TEAMS: A total of 150-200 teams are expected to take part in this
First-time event from kids to adults.
INFO: Call 206.240.9029 for more information. www.showareshootout.com
CHARITY: Kent Youth and Family Services. A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated back to Kent Youth and Family Services, located in Kent and a company which helps youths and families in the Kent area.
GAMES: The event will be part of the Subway Washington Games, meaning there will be an opportunity for additional exposure and publicity.