Father-Son/Daughter Basketball Challenge Arrives Saturday

Registrations for this city-wide basketball tournament are filling up fast.
Photo courtesy of Yes I Can Basketball.
Grab your dad and compete in an Around the World tourney.

If shooting hoops is a favorite family activity, it's time to take your talent beyond the driveway and register for the Father Son/Daughter Basketball Challenge taking place Father's Day Weekend on Saturday, June 15. Teams should include a dad playing for prizes and glory with their son age 13-15 or daughter age 10-15. Dads and sons ages 10-12 is sold out and registration is limited.

Teams will go head to head with other dynamic family duos in an expanded version of an 'around the world' game in a single elimination format for each age group. Trophies will be awarded to winners in each age group. The entry fee is $10 per team and proceeds support the Yes I Can Play Foundation which helps families unable to afford expenses of youth sports. 

The tournament will take place at LeafSpring Academy, located at 3420 Pleasant Plains Road in Matthews, NC. Fulfill your hoop dreams, make memories with the family and have the best Father's Day ever!


Courtney McLaughlin is a freelance writer, mom and plays a mean game of H-O-R-S-E.