Hoop It Up 3×3 Tourney at Tanger Aug. 20-21
Tanger Outlets and Foley Sports Tourism are bringing the region its inaugural Hoop It Up™ 3×3 basketball tournament on the Tanger Outlet grounds in Foley (2601 S McKenzie St.) August 20-21 from 8 a.m. ‘til 8 p.m. each day. The tourney is part of the national Hoop It Up tour. The spring and summer schedule includes tour stops in six other cities around the country. The rear Tanger parking lot will be transformed into hoops heaven with dozens of courts set up for this popular 3-on-3 half court tournament.
The tournament format is the popular 3-on-3 half court game played in gyms and on playgrounds around the world. Hoop It Up plays the FIBA Basketball 3×3 Rulesa and divisions include:
– Youth (5 Age Groups) – Tournament Play is for fun; score is kept, but competition level is determined by team; 8 & Under, 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U. Registration is $35 per player ($140/team). Teams consist of 3–4 players.
– High School & Up (2 Age Groups) – Tournament Play is more competitive, including high school travel leagues and potential/enrolled college aged athletes; 18U and 18O. Registration is $40 per player ($160/team). Teams consist of 3–4 players.
– Top Gun Division – Highest Level of Competition, with players who travel for Basketball and compete in Top Gun HIU Tournaments and FIBA qualifiers.
– 18+ 6 ft. & Over Division — Registration is $45 per player ($180 team). Teams Consist of 3-4 players. Must Register with FIBA to have tournament play count towards overall basketball score. Check In and game times will depend on number of teams registered and distributed to players and coaches the week of the event. Info: foleysportstourism.com