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OBA 3x3 Basketball House League Festival Central East Regional Qualifier to be held in the Durham Region

By Michael Cruz
February 17, 2017


February 13, 2017. Toronto, ONOntario Basketball’s 3x3 Basketball Central East Regional Qualifier will be hosted by Durham Crossover Basketball at Lincoln Alexander Public School in Ajax, Ontario on March 4, 2017.

The first annual OBA 3x3 Basketball House League Festival is being organized to promote the 3x3 game at the grassroots level. Regional qualifiers will be held across the province in March and April with winners advancing to the Provincial Championships on April 22 in Toronto, ON. Participation is open to all OBA affiliated and non-affiliated teams. The aim of the 3x3 House League Festival is to give young athletes the opportunity to enjoy and play 3x3 basketball in a fun, supportive environment. It will also allow new participants to practice and improve their skills.

The following age groups will be eligible to register: U9 (2008 and younger, U10 (2007), U11 (2006) and U12 (2005). Interested teams can register online at www.durhamcrossoverbasketball.weebly.com or contact the club directly (Mr. Abe Oligane – 4165989987). Inquiries can be sent to 3x3@basketball.on.ca or Mike Cruz (416-7958985).

Ontario Basketball is the provincial governing body for basketball in Ontario. OBA sees 3x3 basketball as vital in the development and growth of basketball in the province. 3x3 is gaining momentum worldwide with the FIBA 3x3 World Tour and World Championships, and the possibly of 3x3 being included as an Olympic Sport in 2020.

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