March Madness

by website@pbbf on January 24, 2011 · 0 comments

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March Madness has begun!

March 27th 3 on 3 Tournament

PBBF March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament and Shooting Contests

The Piedmont Basketball Foundation is pleased to announce the inaugural March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be held on Sunday, March 27 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Piedmont High School and Middle School gyms. The tournament is open to players of all ages – boys and girls, men and women – and will consist of 6 divisions – Elementary, Middle School, High School, Open, Master’s ( age 40 and up ), and Family. Players may participate in the Family division and another division. Prizes for each division winner include gift certificates to Fenton’s, Mulberry’s , Crogan’s, Park Ave. Bar and Grill,and Sparky’s plus PBBF T-shirts. In addition, there will be a Free Throw Shooting Contest and a 3 Point Shooting Contest. Trophies will be awarded to winners in each division for both shooting contests and Mulberry’s gift cards to runner ups. Registration is now open until March 25. Ready to play? Use the following forms to enter: Registration Form
Tournament Rules
Shooting Contest Rules
Adjusted Scoring System for 3-on-3 Tournament

Entry fee for the tournament is $50 per team and includes March Madness T-shirts for each player and registration for both shooting contests. If individuals wish to only enter the shooting contests then the fee is $15 and includes a tournament T-shirt. Teams will consist of a maximum of 4 players with a minimum of 2 Piedmont residents per team. There will be a handicapping scoring system used to evenly balance the different grades and/or gender within each division. Rules for the tournament and contests are posted on the PBBF website. Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games.

All proceeds raised from the March Madness events this year will be donated towards the purchase of a ShootAway basketball shooting machine for Morrison Gym. Private donations will also be accepted and will be tax- deductible as PBBF is a non-profit organization. For more information or players interested in joining a team, contact Don McBirney at don@piedmont-hoops.net.

Tournament Schedule
Note: Please Bring Your Own Ball!
11:30 Gyms open
11:45 Registration opens – check in at Buzz Gym patio
12:00 Elementary, Middle School, High School divisions begin
12:30 Open and Masters divisions begin
1:00 Pick Up Jamboree
1:30 Family division begins
2:30 High School Finals
3:00 Open and Masters Finals
3:30 Free Throw Shooting Contest
4:00 3 Point Shooting Contest

Welcome to the Piedmont Basketball Foundation website. We are now forming teams to participate in the 2011 MVP Flight Spring basketball league!

We have made exciting improvements to our program this year! For the first time, PBBF is including customized skill development sessions run by experienced Triple Threat Academy and/or varsity level trainers. Our goal is to teach every young player fundamental basketball skills that will allow them to compete with confidence at the MVP level and to build a solid foundation for their future basketball development. In addition to these supplemental skill development sessions, our registration fee of $395 includes brand new uniforms for 2011! It is our objective to offer a reasonably priced, high quality youth basketball program, to families in Piedmont and surrounding communities, which is on par with other popular basketball programs in the East Bay. You will find that our all-inclusive fee is $55 to $220 less than other comparable programs. PBBF does offer limited scholarship opportunities. All applications are strictly confidential. Email inquiries should be directed to president@piedmont-hoops.net.

Our objective is to instill in all players a lifelong love of basketball. They will learn the fundamental elements of the game–team offenses and defenses, game strategies, individual skills and moves, teamwork, and positive, competitive play.

Our coaches are members of our local basketball community and volunteer parents, all of whom typically have significant basketball experience either as former players or coaches. All have prior youth basketball coaching experience and are individually selected by our Director of Coaching.

The MVP Spring League is a competitive league. We do not expect players to be committed exclusively to basketball–we understand that there are other sports and commitments this time of year–though we do expect all players to have a strong interest in the game, a positive attitude, and to attend most practices and games–to ensure the best possible experience for them and their teammates.

Tryouts will be held in early February and team rosters will be announced in mid February. Practices will begin in mid-February and will consist of 1-2 one and a half hour sessions per week. The MVP Spring League games begin in mid-March. There are 8 league games (plus one extra weekend of playoffs for the top four teams in each division) played each weekend through mid-May.

Register now by clicking on the link below! Tryout dates will be posted on this page as they are confirmed—so if you don’t see your players time please check back often. We are looking forward to another fun season on the courts! Come join us!

Supporting all things hoops,

Piedmont Basketball Foundation
Justin Roach, President, 2010-2011

Newly designed 2011 MVP Uniform

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