SOURCE: Keep Playing Sports

September 01, 2005 18:31 ET

Keep Playing Sports Announces 2005 Men's Basketball Schedule for Sacramento, San Diego and San Jose

ALTOONA, IA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 1, 2005 -- Keep Playing Sports, the leader in competitive sports leagues (, today announced the official California schedule for the 2005 Men's Basketball League to be played in Sacramento, San Jose and San Diego. Designed to give top-notch basketball players the chance to scratch that competitive itch once again, KPS's goal is to give back to athletes the feeling of highly competitive basketball from their former college or high school playing days. Keep Playing Sports provides non-professional, competitive athletes with the means necessary to play and compete against other players in different locations, venues and cities.

The inaugural season kicks off September 11, 2005 in eight regions across the country, including Dallas/Ft. Worth, Seattle, San Jose, San Diego, Sacramento, Denver, Atlanta, and Des Moines. Winners in each region will be awarded airfare and hotel accommodations to Las Vegas to compete in the national championship playoffs December 16-18, 2005 for a grand prize of $4000. Nearly $30,000 in total awards, trophies, travel and cash prizes will be awarded.

Games in Sacramento will be played at Mather Community Center, San Diego at SportCenter at Alliant University, and San Jose at Moreland-West Community Center. The games will be officiated by certified referees. Separating itself from local recreation leagues will be the addition of official stat keepers. Full, detailed statistics will be viewable to your fans at giving them the ability to track a player or team's season. You'll never know who's watching, as stats will also be accessible to overseas and professional league scouts.

The 2005 San Diego Men's Basketball League games will be played on the following Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.:

September 13 - Opening Day
September 20
September 27
October 4
October 11
October 18
October 25
November 1
KPS San Diego Regional Playoffs will be held November 15, 2005.

The 2005 San Jose Men's Basketball League games will be played on the following Sundays from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and the 2005 Sacramento Men's Basketball League will be played on the same Sundays from 1-5 pm:

September 11 - Opening Day
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 9
October 16
October 23
October 30
KPS San Jose and Sacramento Regional Playoffs will be held November 13, 2005.

League entry is $49.99 per player and players may sign up as an individual or as a team. If signing up as an individual you will be placed in a team that fits your position and skill set. Player entries are subject to availability.

For more information contact Keep Playing Sports at 877-PLAY-KPS or visit

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