Sunshine Games Looking for 3×3 Players in North Bay, August 27th/28th

Volleyball Canada and Canada Basketball are pleased to announce the creation of the Sunshine Games in partnership with Nipissing University Athletics, Vision Sports & Entertainment and the City of North Bay.

Showcasing the CANOR Molson Sand Centre in downtown North Bay, the Sunshine Games will take place on the final weekend of August 27th & 28th and will feature athletes participating in the Volleyball Canada Senior Nationals and a Canada Basketball 3×3 tournament.

The newly developed partnership between Volleyball Canada and Basketball Canada is hoping to introduce new fans and participants to the exciting disciplines of beach volleyball and 3×3 basketball.

Exciting, urban and innovative, 3×3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the world’s number one urban team sport. Steered by FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketball half-court.

Details:
Dates: Saturday, August 27th and Sunday, August 28th
Time: 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m
Location: Waterfront, 100 Ferguson St, North Bay

Event Scope
-> 4 courts of play (FIBA 3-point line for all divisions)
-> 6 divisions of play
-> Minimum 4 games per team guaranteed
-> Games will be 12 minutes running time.
-> Maximum 4 players per team

Divisions of Play
-> Men’s Open Division
-> Women’s Open Division
-> U19 Boys (as of tournament date)
-> U19 Girls (as of tournament date)
-> U16 Boys (as of tournament date)
– U16 Girls (as of tournament date)

Entry Fee
-> $200 per team (Men’s and Women’s Open Division)
-> $160 per team (U19 and U16 Age Group Division)

Categories
Men’s Open (Over 19)
Entry fee: $ 200.00 (CDN)
22 places remaining

U16 Boys (Under 16)
Entry fee: $ 160.00 (CDN)
24 places remaining

U16 Girls (Under 16)
Entry fee: $ 160.00
24 places remaining

U19 Boys (Under 19)
Entry fee: $ 160.00 CDN
24 places remaining

U19 Girls (Under 19)
Entry fee: $ 160.00 CDN
24 places remaining

Women’s Open (Over 19)
Entry fee: $ 200.00 CDN
24 places remaining

Contact Sunshine Games at ryeung@basketball.ca for more information along with registering for the 2016 event.

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