2009-06-26 / Sports

Basketball Players Invited To Compete In Old Timers Tournament

Hammels Community Center Gymnasium at Beach 81 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard will be the site, this Saturday afternoon, of the Rockaway Old Timers Basketball Tournament.

Players must have lived in the Rockaways prior to 1980 and be more than 35 years old to be eligible to compete in the tournament.

Registration will start at 12 p.m. and the cost is $25. All players will receive a shirt and shorts. Tip off time is 1 p.m.

Players will compete in two teams. The East team will be for players who reside from the city line in Far Rockaway up to Beach 59 Street (including Nordeck and Edgemere Houses).

The West team will be for players residing from Beach 59 Street, which will include Ocean Village, all the way to Breezy Point. The maximum number of players per team is 13.

The tournament will have raffles, giveaways and some food will be provided after the event. The tournament sponsor is Vuedis Big and Tall Men's Clothing Line.

Any questions, please contact Chairman Robert Shabazz at rob122561@aol.com.

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