MARCH MADNESS has begun!

by jond on March 17, 2014 · 0 comments

in News

The Piedmont Basketball Foundation brackets are now LIVE!

Take the PBBF “BRACKET CHALLENGE” for a chance to win $50,000 for correctly picking 60 out of 63 winning teams!!

For a $20 donation per bracket entry you have a chance to win BIG!

How do you enter?  Follow these easy steps:
Click on (or copy/paste): http://piedmont-basketball.mayhem.cbssports.com/e?referrer=MKTG_BM_INVITE
If you don’t have a CBS Sports account, you will need to create an account and password.  (Note: you can create up to 7 brackets per CBS Sports Account to be eligible for our contest)
After registering, our POOL password is “highlanders”
Bracket picks have to be registered by 9pm, WEDNESDAY MARCH 19, 2014
Please donate $20 PER BRACKET
You can pay via www.PayPal.com by sending a payment to treasurer@piedmont-hoops.net , or mail a check to PBBF 1320 Grand Ave, Piedmont, 94610

There are other prizes to win for scoring the most points!
1st Prize is town-wide bragging rights.  Oh, and 2 tickets courtside to a Warriors game + Oaklandish T-shirts!
Many other runner-up prizes, including a week-long Triple Threat Basketball Camp, camp or private team coaching with Cal State East Bay Basketball Coaches and f’real! Milkshakes and tour for the entire team at their new site in Emeryville! More prizes to be announced….

If you don’t know which teams to pick, choose the experts picks.  It’s really easy, and then you can blame it on them when you bomb out early!

Don’t forget to do the extra important step of making the donation via PayPal, sending in a check, or bringing cash to the party to support our kids’ hoop dreams via PBBF programs.

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March Madness event: Thurs, March 20th  5:30 – 8:30pm at Veteran’s Hall
Finally, this Thursday, live game action on 3 huge HD screens, delicious food from Abel, Piedmont’s favorite taco/burrito guy), libations (Independent Brewery + f’real Milkshakes) and fun for the kids.
All kids and adults are welcome!
Entry to the event is free; food and drinks available for suggested donation. Bring CASH and CHECKS.
Hope to see you there!

This is the MAIN fundraiser for the Piedmont Basketball Foundation so please show your support in buying brackets and join us for a great evening – please encourage your players and their families to attend as well!  Proceeds will help support scholarships, equipment purchases and all of PBBF’s efforts promote hoops in Piedmont.

Spread the word!

Any questions please contact jamieflahertyevans@yahoo.com

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PBBF “Bracket Challenge” RULES:
1. Insurance company OOP has the right to use the winner’s name.
2. Winner must pick at least 60 of 63 games correctly.
3. PBBF is not responsible for administrative errors which lead to the failure of any prizes.
http://piedmont-basketball.mayhem.cbssports.com/office-pool/rules

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For a $20 donation per bracket entry that supports PBBF, you have a chance to win BIG!

If you register today you will be sent an email notification on “Selection Sunday,’ March 16th, to pick your brackets:

  • Click on (or copy/paste): http://piedmont-basketball.mayhem.cbssports.com/e?referrer=MKTG_BM_INVITE
  • If you don’t have a CBS Sports account, you will need to create an account and password.  (Note: you can create up to 7 brackets per CBS Sports Account to be eligible for this challenge)
  • After registering, our Pool Password is “highlanders”

On “Selection Sunday,’ March 16th, log back in and pick your brackets:

  • Please donate $20 PER BRACKET
  • You can pay via www.PayPal.com by sending a payment to treasurer@piedmont-hoops.net , or send a check made out to Piedmont Basketball Foundation: 1320 Grand Ave, Piedmont, 94610

If you don’t know which teams to pick, choose the experts picks.  It’s really easy, and then you can blame it on them when you bomb out early!

We will have other fun prizes too! Check back to this website for an updated listing, and come to March Madness on Thursday, March 20th to watch the games with your fellow basketball nuts!

Don’t forget to do the extra important step of making the donation via PayPal, sending in a check, or bringing cash to the party to support our kids’ hoop dreams via PBBF programs.

This is the MAIN fundraiser for the Piedmont Basketball Foundation so please show your support in buying brackets and join us for a great evening. Proceeds will help fund scholarships, equipment purchases and all of PBBF’s efforts promote hoops in Piedmont.

Spread the word!
Any questions please contact jamieflahertyevans@yahoo.com

RULES:
1. Insurance company OOP has the right to use the winner’s name.
2. Winner must pick at least 60 of 63 games correctly.

http://piedmont-basketball.mayhem.cbssports.com/office-pool/rules

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March Madness is Almost Upon Us!

by jond on March 5, 2014 · 0 comments

in Events,News

Mark you calendars for PBBF’s  seventh annual March Madness event, Thursday, March 20th 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Veteran’s Hall.

Join  your fellow basketball fans for the opening of the NCAA tournaments. Cheer on your favorite teams!marchmadness09

Enjoy  live / streaming NCAA games,  and feast on tacos/burritos from Abel, Piedmont’s favorite taco master!  There will be kid- and adult-friendly beverages available (including f’real Milkshakes!), and fun activities for the younger set.  This event is always a great time for the whole family.  Entry to the event is free; food and drinks can be had for a suggested donation.

If you want to pick your teams for the PBBF “Bracket Challenge” for a chance to win $50K for correctly picking 60 out of 63 winning teams, you’ll have to enter before MIDNIGHT on March 19th! (see our upcoming blog post for details!), but we’ll have some “expert” pre-filled brackets available to purchase at the event, in case you don’t get it done in time!

This is the main fundraiser for the Piedmont Basketball Foundation so please show your support and join us for a great evening.  Proceeds will help support equipment, scholarships and all of PBBF’s efforts promote hoops in Piedmont.

Any questions please contact jamieflahertyevans@yahoo.com

 

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Congratulations and Payment Information for the FY 2014 Season

by jond February 7, 2014

Congratulations to those many young hoopsters who will be playing on PBBF’s MVP teams this Spring! Please make the payment for the 2014 season now through the Player’s Dashboard, the link to which was in the confirmation e-mail immediately after you registered your player, and again in a recent e-mail. If you’ve misplaced the e-mail […]

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Education Speaker Series: Raising Healthy Athletes

by jond January 13, 2014

Passing on an event that the Piedmont hoops community, and all parents of athletes,  should be interested in.  Please attend if you can! January 23, 2014 Piedmont High School 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. More than half of youth sports injuries are overuse injuries, and nearly all of these are preventable. Bruce Valentine, PTA, ACT of […]

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CHANGES to December 15th 2014 Player Evaluation Schedule!

by jond November 21, 2013

Please note the changes to the schedule below! 3rd grade boys, please arrive at 8:15, and plan to stay until 9:15. 3rd and 5th grade girls do not need to be evaluated at this time! This season, PBBF will be running a  programs for these girls, however.  If your 3rd or 5th grade girl would […]

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Fundamentals Clinic with Coach Ben Spencer Dec 8th

by jond November 12, 2013

Join Ben Spencer, former U-Conn player and current PHS Asst. Coach, in learning how to make the most of your game before the season starts. Focus will be on fundamental skills: shooting, passing, rebounding, dribbling and ball-handling. Piedmont Basketball Foundation (PBBF) will host a clinic on Sunday, December 8th at Morrison Gym open to all […]

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2014 Player Evaluations: Sunday, December 15th!

by jond November 10, 2013

Piedmont Basketball Foundation’s (PBBF) MVP teams have been providing challenging and expanding hoops experiences for our kids for many years. MVP is a competitive league that offers players with a strong interest in basketball an opportunity to develop their fundamental skills, and to learn the essential elements of offensive and defensive strategy and team play.  […]

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Register Here for Summer Hoops!

by keith @pbbf June 16, 2013

For those of you whose Spring PBBF teams will be continuing play this summer, you will need to complete the Summer registration form by clicking on HERE.  Based on player and parent interest, we have 1) teams 4th Boys, 6th/7th Boys (combined) with professional coaches, 2) a team for 9th Boys, and 3) an Girls Open Gym program organized […]

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PBBF March Madness Bracket Contest is now Live!

by keith @pbbf March 15, 2013

March Madness has begun!  The Piedmont Basketball Foundation brackets are now live! How do you enter?  Follow these easy steps: Click on (or copy/paste): http://piedmont-basketball.mayhem.cbssports.com/e?referrer=MKTG_BM_INVITE If you don’t have a CBS Sports account, you will need to create an account and password.  (Note: you can create 3 brackets per CBS Sports Account) After registering, our GROUP […]

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