Scotiabank Place

Scotiabank Place

April 06, 2007 13:40 ET

Scotiabank Place Presents the Third Annual 3-On-3 Hoops Fest

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2007) - Scotiabank Place announced today that the third annual 3-on-3 Hoops Fest will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2007, starting at 9 a.m. More than 150 teams are expected hit the outdoor courts at Scotiabank Place to see who can take home the crown as Ottawa's 3-on-3 hoops champion.

Eastern Ontario's largest 3-on-3 tournament, Scotiabank Place 3-on-3 Hoops Fest will host more than 150 male and female teams in the following divisions: eight to 10 years, 11 to 12 years, 13 to 14 years, 15 to 16 years, 17 to 18 years; 19 and over (elite); 19 and over (recreational), and 30 and over (masters).

The day-long event will also feature a live DJ, a dunk contest, shooting contests and much more. Teams of three players can register prior May 4, 2007, at the early bird fee of $105 (add $25 for a fourth player/substitute). Elite teams can register for the early bird fee of $135 (add $25 for a fourth player/substitute). The winning team in the men's and women's' elite divisions will be crowned Ottawa's 3-on-3 hoops champions and take home a top prize of $1,000.

Teams will be guaranteed a minimum of three games, with top divisional teams advancing to single elimination playoffs. Each Hoops Fest player will receive a tournament T-shirt while all division champions will receive special prizing for grabbing top spot in their age group.

For registration details and additional information on the third annual Scotiabank Place 3-on-3 Hoops Fest, visit www.hoopsfest.ca. Early bird registration deadline is on Friday, May 4, with the final registration date on Wedesday, June 6. In the event of inclement weather, the Scotiabank Place 3-on-3 Hoops Fest has a rain date of Sunday, June 17.

Contact Information

  • Phil Legault, 613-599-0327
    Steve Keogh, 613-599-0326
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289