Registration is now open!
The 8th annual This Means War 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held:
Date: Oct. 13, 2018
Time: Team check-in will be held from 8-8:50 a.m. Games begin at 9 a.m.
Location: Southington High School, 2482 State Route 534, Southington, Ohio 44470
This is a double-elimination tournament. Each team can have up to four players. Maximum number of teams from all divisions accepted is 50.
event will raise money to help breast cancer survivor Jessica Gardner with her
Spectators can watch for free.
The available divisions are as follows:
Grades 3-4 Entry fee: $20 per player Prize: Trophies
Grades 5-6 Entry fee: $20 per player Prize: Trophies
Grades 7-8 Entry fee: $20 per player Prize: $120 in gift cards
Grades 9-10 Entry fee: $20 per player Prize: $120 in gift cards
Grades 11-12 Entry fee: $20 per player Prize: $120 in gift cards
Adults Entry fee: $25 per player Prize: $300 in cash
The cost of the tournament will increase by $5 per person after Oct. 7.
Payments will be accepted through PayPal. If you don't have a PayPal account, then you will be asked to create one during the registration process.
No refunds. No exceptions.
Entry fee includes a slice of pizza, bottle of water and Chinese auction tickets. Youth players registered before Sept. 29 also will receive a free tournament T-shirt. Adult players will be given the option to purchase a tournament T-shirt during the registration process.
Games will be scheduled in the order of team
registration by division.
Teams who are more than 10 minutes late to their game will forfeit.
Best Team Name Contest: This year, we will award
a free large pizza to the team that comes up with the most creative team
name, as judged by Jessica Gardner, this year’s fundraiser beneficiary.
Names that are inappropriate for a family friendly event will be rejected.
How to register:
Each player must register individually.
1. Pick a team name. Each player must use the same team name during the registration process. (Don't forget, our honoree Jessica Gardner with pick her favorite team name and that team will win a free large pizza at the tournament!)
2. Designate a team captain. This will be the person This Means War will contact on behalf of the team if there are any questions or concerns. During the registration process, you will be asked whether you are the team captain. Only one player on the team should answer "Yes."
4. Now that you're ready, click here: Get me registered!
you have any questions, please contact Ken Moy at 330-307-7871 or email [email protected].
Win steak for a year
Congratulations to the 2017 Basketball Tournament winners!
For the first time in three years, we have a new adult division winner!
Congrats to Malachi, Micah, Tyler and Dave!
7th-8th Grade Division Winners: Shockers
5th-6th Grade Division Winners: All Respect
Best Team Name: Tumornators
Previous tournament winners
Adult division winners: RIP City
It was a RIP City 3-peat! Congratulations to John, Sean, Preston and their new team member Jay for topping the adult division for a third consecutive tournament.
7th-8th grade division winners: Trumbull County Ballers
Part of the winning Rat Pack team from 2016 returned to win the new 7th-8th grade youth division in 2016. Congrats to Anthony, Luca and Brendon!
5th-6th grade division winners: Bball Battlers
This brand new team made an instant impact by winning the 5th-6th grade division in 2016. Congrats to Carson, Ryan and Evan!
Photos of the 2016 tournament: 6th Annual
Adult division: RIP City with John Sean, Preston and Joel
9th-12th grade: Team Faith with Travis, Tommy, Eric and Josh.
7th-8th grade: Buckeyes with Reese, Michael, Adam and Zack.
4th-6th grade: The Rack Pack with Anthony, Luca, Grant and Caden.
Best Team Name: Ohio Girls
Photos of the 2015 tournament: 5th Annual
9th-12th grade division: NBA Street Volume 2 Legends
7th-8th grade division: Ballers
3rd-6th grade division: The Heat
Best Team Name: Tumornators
Photos of the 2014 tournament: This Means War.
Adult division: White Mambas
9th-12th grade division: BLEEivers
7th-8th grade division: Rapid Fire
3rd-6th grade division: Backyard Ballers
Photos of the 2013 tournament: 3rd Annual
Photos of each team that played in the tournament: 2013 Team Photos.