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Three-on-three boys tourney tips off April 20

Thursday, March 28, 2002

The 2002 Alta 3-on-3 Boys Basketball Tournament will be held in the Alta High School gymnasium on Saturday, April 20. The tournament is open for boys in grades three through eight.

The entry fee is $20 per team, and each squad is guaranteed at least two games. Teams may consist of three or four players, and each grade will have its own tournament if at least four teams are entered.

If there are less than four teams, then divisions will be combined (example: 3rd/4th, 5th/6th, 7th,8th). Players will be able to play up a grade but not down. The oldest player's grade will determine the division that team is in.

Teams may pre-register but do not have to. Registrations will also be taken that day. Registration for the third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade tournaments will begin at 8:30 a.m. with play beginning at 9:00 a.m., while registration for the seventh and eighth grade tournament will start at 10 a.m. with play beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The rules of the tournament are as follows: (the tournament director reserves the right to change the format or rules of the tournament(s).

3rd/4th Grade:

* Play to five baskets. Must win by two baskets.

* Shooting fouls result in the basket counting and non-shooting fouls result in the ball out front.

* Players must take the ball back to the blue line on a change of possession.

* Players must check the ball out front on made baskets. You may dribble the ball to start play.

*Good sportsmanship is expected at all times.

5th/6th Grade:

* Play to six baskets. Must win by two baskets.

* Shooting fouls result in the basket counting and non-shooting fouls result in the ball out front.

* Players must take the ball back to the blue line on a change of possession.

* Players must check the ball out front on made baskets. You may dribble the ball to start play.

* Good sportsmanship is expected at all times.

7th/8th Grade:

* Play to seven baskets. Must win by two baskets.

* Shooting fouls result in the basket counting and non-shooting fouls result in the ball out front.

* Players must take the ball back to the blue line on a change of possession.

* Players must check the ball out front on made baskets. You may dribble the ball to start play.

*Good Sportsmanship is expected at all times.

For more information, please contact Coach McNutt at 284-1331 (school) or 200-2807 (home) or by email at Lmcnutt@alta.k12.ia.us.



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