Hoop It Up Tournament this weekend

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By The Staff

Special to The Sun

The largest 3-on-3 basketball tour in the world will kick off its Kentucky circuit of five tournaments May 16-17 in Danville.

The other Hoop It Up Kentucky tournaments will be played in London June 6-7; Elizabethtown June 20-21; Louisville June 27-28; and Maysville July 11-12. The World Championships are scheduled for Louisville July 25-26.

The tournaments are for males and females of all ages and abilities for Kentucky teams or teams from surrounding states.

As part of the Team Kentucky tour, participants will be offered a discounted team fee for competing in all five tournaments. Each team that participates in the entire Kentucky circuit and qualifies for the World Championships by placing first through fourth place in any one of the Team Kentucky tour events will be granted a free entry into the World Championships.

“We’re glad to be able to offer this free entry to teams that participate in all five Kentucky events with a top four finish,” said Kevin Marie Nuss, Executive Director of the Kentucky Sports Authority. “This is a great opportunity for the teams as well as the cities hosting the tournaments this year.

For more details about the tournament and to register, visit www.hoopitup.com online or call 1-888-997-PLAY.