Buff City Hoops’ 4th Annual Basketball Tournament Aug. 11 in Masten Park
Buff City Hoops will hold its 4th Annual Basketball tournament in Buffalo’s Masten Park @ Best St. & Jefferson Ave., on Saturday, August 11, 2018, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. All organized teams or outdoors courts, neighborhood teams are encouraged to apply to play on the day of the tournament. Trophies, including the M.V.P.s, will be awarded to the winners in each age category and all fees associated with the tournament, including stylish jerseys and refreshments will be provided, free of charge, to the participants. The ages of the youths eligible to sign up to play in the tournament range from 7-22 years old.
All basketball coaches and those who are willing to work as paid referees, please contact Buff City Hoops Basketball Commissioner, Cecelie Owens @ (716) 931-2180 or Buff City Hoops’ founder, Betty Jean Grant @ (716) 602- 5877. The tournament has no rain date and will be played on the day of the competition, rain or shine. Donations of cases of water, potato chips or snacks for the players will be appreciated.
Sponsors and supporters of the 2018 Buff City Hoops Basketball Tournament include Challenger Community News; Criterion News; former Erie County Legislator Betty Jean Grant; 2nd District Legislator & Majority Leader April Baskin; 1st District Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams, Buffalo Common Council President & Ellicott District Council Member Darius Pridgen; Masten District Council Member Ulysees O. Wingo; University District Council Member Rasheed Wyatt; BAK, USA International; Back to Basic Ministries; and the African American Cultural Center