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3-on-3 Basketball Tourney

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Saturday, March 16, 2013by millie.lange

Effingham Hearts Sportsbackers 12th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held Saturday, March 16 at Effingham High School Gym. Play will begin at 9 a.m. Each team is guaranteed three games. Free T-shirts for all team members. Most games will have licensed referees. Round robin/pool play format. Trophies will be awarded to first and second places. Concessions will be available.

Divisions include: boys third-fourth grade, boys fifth-sixth grade, girls third-fourth grade and girls fifth-sixth grade at 9 a.m.; boys seventh-grade, boys eighth-grade, girls seventh-grade, girls eighth-grade at 11 a.m.; boys ninth-10th grade, boys 11th-12th grade, girls ninth-10th grade, girls 11th-12th grade at 1 p.m.

Registration is $45 per team made payable to Effingham Sportsbackers, mail fee and entry form to Effingham Sportsbackers, P.O. Box 881, Effingham, IL 62401 or contact Steve Bone at 217-821-4868 or Mark Daugherty at 217-821-5510. All registartions must be received by March 9, no exceptions. Entry forms can be downloaded from Unit 40 website or picked up at Taylor Law Offices or from any Sportsbackers member.

In addition to the basketball tournament, all of the NCAA basketball games on television can be viewed and the Sportsbackers master chefs will be showing off their culinary talents and will be offering amazing tailgate cusine throughout the day.