FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Spokane, WA – October 4, 2016
Bailee Neyland – 509.624.2414
Spokane Hoopfest Association Marketing Director
SPOKANE, Washington – October 4, 2016 – Spokane AAU Regional Basketball Club, a program of Spokane Hoopfest Association, is entering its 28th season as the regional, premier youth competitive league for girls and boys in grades four through eight. Not only will this 12-game league provide basketball for the best of the best, but it invites teams from all around the region to compete in our three regional tournaments – Boo Ball Fall Classic, Santa Slammer Winter Classic and Shootout Spring Classic.
“Spokane AAU strives to continue providing the highest standard of youth basketball in our region,” says Executive Director Matt Santangelo. “From facilities to officiating to gameplay to game support, no other basketball league in our area creates as much value for our families as Spokane AAU. If your daughter or son wants to play and grow as a basketball player there is no better avenue than Spokane AAU. We are thrilled to get our 28th season started and welcome any and all of you to come out enjoy our regional youth athletes compete at the sport of basketball.”
Mark your calendars:
|Tournament||Tournament Dates||Registration Deadline|
|Boo Ball Fall Classic:
Santa Slammer Winter Classic:
Shootout Spring Classic
|November 5-6, 2016
December 17-18, 2016
February 25-26, 2017
|October 18, 2016
November 18, 2016
February 3, 2017
For more information, visit www.spokaneaau.com.
About Spokane Hoopfest Association
Established in 1990, Spokane Hoopfest Association organizes and produces the world’s largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament that brings thousands of visitors and millions of dollars to the Spokane community every June. With over 250,000 participants, volunteers and spectators at the event weekend, Hoopfest has a $46 million impact on the Spokane economy each year and has donated over $1.6 million to local charities, including Special Olympics, since 1990. In addition, it manages Spokane Regional AAU Basketball, the Ignite Basketball Association – a community and school-based outreach program that offers a safe, constructive alternative for area youth – and Eastern Washington Elite, and has built over 30 community basketball courts in the region.
Spokane Hoopfest Association is a Washington nonprofit corporation and tax exempt organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.