SCRANTON — Lackawanna County will host its annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament Friday through Sunday, July 29 through 31 on the 100-200 blocks on Wyoming Avenue. Boys and girls will play Friday and Saturday. Sunday is reserved as the rain date. The action tips-off on at 5 p.m. Friday, with games on Saturday running from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday’s action, if necessary, will start at 9 a.m. and run through completion.
Players of all skill levels and ages are invited to participate. The registration deadline is Monday, July 25. The entry fees per team are: $90 for Youth, $110 for Adults, based on a five-man roster. T-shirts will be given to all participating players, and all teams are guaranteed a three-game minimum. Checks or money orders should be made payable to “LCCVB,” the Lackawanna County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Once again, a portion of the tournament’s proceeds will benefit Lackawanna County high school basketball programs and NEPA Coaches vs. Cancer.
The Lackawanna/Susquehanna Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs will be on site providing a variety of information and resources. Its message for the weekend will involve discussing the perils of drugs and alcohol abuse. The department will take team pictures free-of-charge at an on-site photo booth. The pictures will feature a message about being drug and alcohol free.
The tournament is presented by PNC Bank and other sponsors.
For more information, call 570-496-1701 or visit visitnepa.org for a brochure and weather information throughout the weekend.