Richmond RCMP-ICBC Drive Smart 3 on 3 basketball tourney

RICHMOND RCMP in partnership with ICBC will be hosting a 3 on 3 basketball tournament at India Cultural Centre, located at 8600 No. 5 Road, Richmond, on Sunday, June 16.  This is a one-day free tournament for high school students from grades 8 to 11.

Players will need to form their team of 3 to 5 individuals. The deadline to enter is May 20.   Register by sending email to [email protected]/ phone number 604-644-4415 (contact for any info). Include the following info in your email: Your team name, all players’ names and phone numbers and the division your team wishes to play in. Every player gets a free t-shirt and pizza. Winners get medals.

Co-ed (boys and girls) teams are allowed but must compete in a boys’ division.

Divisions:

Division 1: Boys, Grade 10 / 11

Division 2: Boys Grade 8 / 9

Girls Division: Grades 8-10

Date of tourney:  Sunday June 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: India Cultural Centre parking lot, 8600 No. 5 Road, Richmond

This tournament is based on the successful annual Team Izzat 3 on 3 tournament that has been running since 2004.  The Team Izzat is a group of police officers and college students who volunteer on their time off to connect with youth through sports and educational programs. The Team Izzat 3 on 3 basketball tournament is very well established with approximately 80-100 youth participating each year. Izzat means honour and respect in Punjabi and Hindi. Team Izzat was created by Staff-Sgt. Jet Sunner while working with Richmond RCMP in 2004.

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