SHREVEPORT, LA (January 11, 2016)- The City of Shreveport (SPAR), in conjunction with Cumulus and Academy Sports & Outdoors will host the 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Basketball Tournament, February 19th – 21st in Shreveport. This tournament is designed to unite men, women and youth of all ethnic backgrounds for three (3) days of fun, fitness, and community unity. Over $3,000 in cash prizes and awards will be given to championship teams. Over one hundred (100) teams, Pro Am to Youth from five (5) southern states will be participating, featuring some of the toughest roundballers in the South.
The tournament is double elimination with a single elimination championship game. Registration deadline is Friday, February 12th. Registration Fees: Pro-Am (Men) $300, Men/Women (Recreation) $200, Wheelchair $150, Boys and Girls Youth $75.
Registration forms are available at:
SPAR Athletics Office, located on 7401 Jewella Ave.; and
All SPAR Community Centers
Call SPAR Athletic Office at 318-673-7748 / 7749 for additional team registration information or visit the official tournament website at WWW.MLKHOOPS.COM . The annual Dr. MLK Jr. Basketball Tournament has become one of the elite basketball tournaments in the South. Your team participation will truly enhance the quality of this community sporting event, while keeping the dream alive.
CONTACT: Jerod Jones / firstname.lastname@example.org or 318-658-2239