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ShoWare Shootout 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Kent seeks players

The ShoWare Shootout 3-on-3 basketball tournament returns to Kent on July 28-29. Players of all ages and abilities can register for the event. - Kent Reporter, file photo
The ShoWare Shootout 3-on-3 basketball tournament returns to Kent on July 28-29. Players of all ages and abilities can register for the event.
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Participants are wanted to play in the second annual ShoWare Shootout 3-on-3 basketball tournament July 28-29 at the ShoWare Center in Kent.

The tournament is open to all ages of men, women and children. Courts are set up in the parking lot at the ShoWare Center.

The entry fee is $75 per team. The fee includes a guarantee of four games, a T-­Shirt and extra T-­shirt if your team wins the championship game of the division.

Entry deadline is July 20. Schedules will be emailed two to three days before the first round of games and tournament brackets will be on site.

Each division will play on its own court with a main court hosting the top divisions. The main court will be set up in the middle of the ShoWare parking lot. The tournament also offers a wheelchair division.

A ball hockey rink will be set up as part of the event. Teams will play in a tournament format July 28-­29 as part of the ShoWare Shootout. The same entry rules apply to those wanting to play ball hockey, a sport in which players use a stick to knock a ball into a net.

A total of 150-­200 teams are expected to take part in the event.

A portion of the proceeds will go to Kent Youth and Family Services.

For more information, call 206-240-9029 or go to www.showareshootout.com.

 

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