NYCHA Tournament Registration
The New York City Housing Authority has announced that registration is underway for the 2011 Citywide Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament. The league will begin in January.
The basketball tournament is open to boys and girls who reside in Ocean Bay, Hammel Houses, Carleton Manor, Beach 41 Street Houses and Redfern.
The girls division teams will include senior (18 years old and under), Junior (15 years old and under), Novice (13 years and under) and Future Girls (11 years old and under). The Boys Division teams include: Junior (15 years old and under), Bantam (11-13), and Future Boys (8-10 years old). Each team will have twelve players, including no more than 3 non-public housing residents. Residents, community centers staff, and other qualified adults may serve as coaches.
The championship games are tentatively scheduled to be held at Hammels Community Center in May.
There will be a coaches meeting on December 3, December 6 and December 9 at the Department of Administration- Citywide Programs- Community Operations on 90 Church Street, 5th Floor in Manhattan. Or contact the Education Through Sports Unit for more information at 212-306-3338.