Hoopsfest to Take Over Tyrone Saturday

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Tyrone expects to host thousands of visitors for “Hoopsfest” Saturday.

Hoopsfest is one of the biggest three-on-three basketball tournaments in the Northeast. You can find 34 outdoor basketball courts painted onto the streets of Tyrone.

The event will also hold a $500 Shot Contest and a Slam Dunk contest as well.

Watch the video to hear from the events organizer Jim Kilmartin.

The schedule is as follows:

7:00-8:45am Team Check-in in the Armory (8U-18U divisions need to provide proof of age…can be any document that has the players age)

9:00am Welcome – Jim Kilmartin, Organizer; Mayor Bill Latchford
               National Anthem

9:15am Game play begins

9:15am-3pm Kids Zone (gravel lot behind Gardner’s Candies on Logan Ave.)

11:30-1pm Registration for 16U & 18U Boys Divisions@ Info Booth  (next to MC Station)

12:00pm Break for Lunch

12:10pm Speaker

12:15pm $500 Shot Contest

12:30pm Director’s Message

12:40pm Slam Dunk Contest

1:00pm Game play resumes

1:30pm 16U & 18U Boys Division Begins

Here are the Divisions for the competition as well:

  • Really Rec
  • Recreational
  • Competitive
  • All-Star
  • Women’s Recreational
  • Women’s Competitive
  • 40 & Over
  • 60 & Over

Boys

  • 8U – 8 or under on July 21, 2018
  • 10U – 10 or under on July 21, 2018
  • 12U – 12 or under on July 21, 2018
  • 14U – 14 or under on July 21, 2018
  • 16U – 16 or under on July 21, 2018
  • 18U – 18 or under on July 21, 2018

    Girls

    • 8U – 8 or under on July 21, 2018
    • 10U – 10 or under on July 21, 2018
    • 12U – 12 or under on July 21, 2018
    • 14U – 14 or under on July 21, 2018
    • 16U – 16 or under on July 21, 2018
    • 18U – 18 or under on July 21, 2018

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