Tuesday, November 03, 2015

[197] Deadline nears for 3-on-3 hoops tourney fundraiser at MTSU Rec Center

MURFREESBORO — MTSU’s Leisure, Sport and Tourism Club is seeking teams of men and women for some friendly competition that will benefit good causes.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 4, for the inaugural “True Blue Hoop Classic” three-on-three basketball tournament, which will be held Nov. 11-12 at the MTSU Campus Recreation Center, more popularly known as “the Rec.”

The tournament will include a men’s and women’s division, with each team allowed a maximum of four players. Pool play will be Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 6-9:30 p.m. and the championships will be Thursday, Nov. 12, from 6-8:30 p.m. A searchable campus parking map is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParking2015-16.

Registration costs $40 per team and can be completed online at www.active.com and searching for “True Blue Hoop Classic.” Door prizes will be given.

All proceeds will benefit the Leisure, Sport and Tourism Club and Murfreesboro's Possibility Place, a local nonprofit that provides a comprehensive work, academic, social and community-based learning program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more at http://www.possibilityplacetn.org.

For more information about the tournament, please contact tbhoopclassic@gmail.com or 615-339-3822.

The Leisure, Sport, and Tourism Studies major at MTSU offers specializations in recreation administration, outdoor recreation, sport studies, event planning and tourism studies. It is part of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences. For more information, visit http://www.mtsu.edu/programs/lsts/.

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