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June 10th, 2014 by Temple City Tribune
La Salle High School to host the event along with the 2nd Annual Pasadena Community Fair.
The La Salle Board of Regents has announced that the Hoop It Up Basketball Tournament is returning to Southern California for a second straight year. Established in 1989 by the National Basketball Association, Hoop It Up is the nation’s largest three-on-three outdoor street basketball competition. Over the years, more than 500,000 players have competed in the games.
This year, Hoop It Up will be accompanied by Kick It 3v3 soccer. In its 24th year as the first and largest three-on-three soccer tournament in the United States, Kick It has provided over 5,000,000 kids and families with fun, safe, and healthy sports experiences. Kick It 3v3 has attracted widespread national success as the biggest grassroots three-on-three soccer tournament.
Designed to promote both community and fitness, both tournaments will be open to youths, teens and adults, ages 8 and up of all skill levels with an expected participation of 400 to 500 players with hundreds more in attendance. The weekend’s events will be held on the La Salle High School Campus on Saturday, June 14th, with tournament play beginning at 9am.
As part of the ongoing efforts to promote fitness, health, and well-being in the community at large, La Salle High School will also host the 2nd Annual Pasadena Community Fair during the Hoop It Up & Kick It Tournaments on June14th from 10am to 2pm on the La Salle campus. The supporting Community Fair will be free to all participants thanks to the generosity of the event sponsors Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Methodist Hospital of Arcadia.
For registration or more information on Hoop It Up, visit www.hoopitup.com or www.kickit3v3.com. For more information about La Salle High School or the Pasadena Community Health Fair contact Ed Malicdem at 626-356-2085 or firstname.lastname@example.org.