Copper Slam 3-on-3 Basketball signups to begin soon

05/04/2009

OCONTO — The Bond Community Center recently teamed up with the Oconto Park & Recreation Department to sponsor the first annual Copper Slam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in June.

The event will be held on Saturday, June 13, at the Bond Community Center courts (outdoor/indoor). Team fees are $50 before Friday, May 15 and $60 after that date. The registration deadline is Friday, May 29. All forms must be submitted to the Bond Community Center, 1201 Park Ave., Oconto. Registration and waiver forms are available at the Bond Community Center and Oconto City Hall, 1210 Main St., Oconto.

Age divisions include 9-11 girls; 9-11 boys; 12-14 girls; 12-14 boys; 15-17 girls; and 15-17 boys.  A round robin tournament format with each team guaranteed to play four games is slated. A minimum of four teams must be registered in the age bracket for it to be played and a maximum of eight teams will be accepted per age bracket. 

For more information, please call (920) 834-5585.

The Bond Community Center is a partnership between Bellin Health and the Oconto Hospital & Medical Center. The center offers a number of services including: free orientations; strength training and cardiovascular equipment; swimming pool; swim lessons; whirlpool; group fitness classes; cardiovascular conditioning; strength training; specialty classes; and recreational leagues.