Three hundred boys and girls will compete in the 3-on-3 Basketball Championship Tournament on July 19 and 20 at Fonde Recreation Center – once famous for pick-up games among NBA players. The single-elimination tournament, part of the Harris County Street Olympics Summer Games, features Houston-area boys and girls – ages 7 to 17 – playing on 80 teams.
In the past five weeks of preliminary rounds, more than 500 boys and girls at 45 neighborhood agencies participating in the free Summer Games have competed for the opportunity to play for trophies in this championship tournament.
Fonde Recreation Center
110 Sabine St., 77007 (Key Map 493K)
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 19; AND
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 20
The 3-on-3 Basketball Championship Tournament is a showcase event of the annual Harris County Street Olympics’ (www.streetolympics.org) Summer Games, which provides boys and girls with competitive athletics in a safe environment. As they practice and compete, they develop confidence and leadership skills that they will need outside the sports environment.