The deadline for the annual Lackawanna County 3-on-3 Tournament has been extended to Monday, August 3. Registrations will be taken at the Lackawanna County Visitor’s Center until the close of business on Monday. The tournament takes place next weekend, August 7, 8 and 9.
The action “tips-off” on Friday at 5 P.M. Games on Saturday will run from 9 AM – 7 PM. Sunday’s action, if necessary, will start at 9 AM and run through completion. The games will be played on the 100-200 blocks on Wyoming Avenue. Boys and girls will play Friday and Saturday. Sunday has been reserved as the rain date.
The tourney will be part of the “First Friday” related events. It will also provide the perfect opportunity for individuals to enjoy an evening of great dining, shopping and fun. “Music City featuring Dani-elle” is the musical entertainment for the evening, starting at approximately 7 PM on Wyoming Avenue.
A portion of the tournament’s proceeds will benefit local high school basketball programs and Coaches vs. Cancer.
The Lackawanna/Susquehanna Office of Drug & Alcohol Programs will be on site providing a variety of information and resources. Its message for the weekend will involve discussing the perils of drugs and alcohol abuse. The department will also take team photos for $1.
For more information, call (570) 496-1701 or visit www.visitnepa.org for a brochure and weather information throughout the weekend. You can also checkout the County’s website at www.lackawannacounty.org for tournament data.