Please find details below of the second World Club Basketball Tournament which will be hosted by Bexhill Giants Basketball Club on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2016. Visit the tournament FACEBOOK page here
Following the success of the #WCBT2015 which featured teams from USA , Great Britain , Europe , Philippines GB and England we are pleased to announce the 2016 event will again be hosted by the Bexhill Giants Basketball Club of East Sussex England.
The town of Hastings is in the South of England, East Sussex 30 miles from Gatwick Airport, 5 miles from Bexhill on Sea, and 25 miles from Brighton and the tournament will be hosted at Summerfields Leisure Centre, Bohemia Rd, ,East Sussex.
The Award Winning tournament is open to Men’s over 18 teams, and they must be registered with their relevant association during the 2015/16 season
Players should also be registered with their relevant association.
Any teams travelling from overseas should arrange their own travel and sports injury insurance.
The tournament format will consist of two groups of five or 6 teams depending on the number of entries with the top four of each group progressing to the quarter finals, semi-finals then finals.
Medals and trophies will be available for winners, runners up and MVP .
Each team will play a minimum of four matches 2 x 15 minute halves, the matches will be played over two days with the group matches on the Saturday and playoff and finals on the Sunday.
Teams should arrive on the Friday for the registration if they are able to. Alternatively depending on the schedule and travel arrangements teams can arrive on the Saturday no later than 9.30am for the opening ceremony.
Matches will be played from 11am until 7pm on the Saturday and until 6pm on the Sunday.
Accommodation will be available at a low cost for the Friday and Saturday evening with a social event and meal for all players on the Saturday evening.
The nearest hotel is Travelodge Bohemia Road , Hastings 2 minutes to the venue. Details can be found here
The event is a two-day tournament and the entry fee is £200 per team to be submitted on completion of the application form. This fee does not include accommodation or travel, accommodation details will be sent separately but were are using the Travelodge Hotel in Hastings .East Sussex 2 minutes from the venue. Alternatively visit www.discoverbexhill.co.uk which includes details of all accommodation in and around the town.
The event will feature USA Basketball Select as part of their European exposure tour Premier League Midwest Champions Lake Michigan Admirals, U-Hoops USA, Beyond Basketball- USA in addition to other European teams from Turkey and France, and will also be filmed for local and overseas TV and social media outlets. Please visit our Photo Gallery of previous tournaments
The dates of the tournament matches are 10th & 11th September with registration the evening before or by 9.30am on the Saturday 10th September.
If this is of interest to you please let me know and I will reserve a place for your team, and send a registration form to confirm your entry.
Please email email@example.com for a registration form if you would like to enter or for more information.
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