3x3 basketball fever hits Cebu, Manila this summer

ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 14, 2017 06:00 PM
3x3 basketball fever hits Cebu, Manila this summer
Adrian Chai (middle), executive director and cofounder of Triple Private Limited, exclusive distributor of Under Armour in Southeast Asia, launches the Philippine leg of the Under Armour 3x3. With him are Allan and Tin Majadillas of One Of A Kind Marketing, the sports wear label lead marketing arm in the Philippines.

Three-on-three basketball enthusiasts can display their hoops skills and could also get a chance to be part of the national U-18 team by participating in the Under Armour 3x3 Southeast Asia 2017 Tournament legs in two key cities in Cebu and Manila.

The Cebu elimination leg will be held the Cebu City Sports Club and Ayala Center Cebu on April 22-23 while the Manila competition it will take place at Bonifacio Global City on April 28-30. 

Organized in partnership with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the tournament is a springboard for local U18 players to win a chance to be part of the national contingent and compete against other national squads from Asia in the FIBA 3x3 U18 Asia Cup 2017 from May 26-28 in Cyberjaya Gem in Mall, Malaysia. 

In addition to the U18 category, there is also an Open Category for passionate local and non-resident basketballers aged between 19–50 years old (those born between the years of 1998 and 1967). 

Registration deadline for U18 and Open Categories is on April 17, 2017. 

Registration fee is P2,750 for four participants, where they will get free Under Armour tops and bottoms. All eligible teams will now receive 50% sponsorship for their registration fee. 

Flights and accommodation will be fully paid for the selected teams. 

The Open Category consists of Men and Women brackets, and winners stand to win cash prizes and medals. 

Visit www.ua3x3.com for more information on the Under Armour 3x3 Southeast Asia 2017 Tournament. 

Players must also register themselves on FIBA www.3x3planet.com and are encouraged to study the FIBA 3×3 Official Basketball Rules.

Final decisions for the selection of winning teams joining the national contingent rests with the respective federation or association. 

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