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Ontario Basketball believes that 3x3 basketball will play a vital role in the development and growth of the sport in this province. 3x3 is gaining steam worldwide with the FIBA 3x3 World Tour and World Championships.

 

2016 3X3 CANADA QUEST EAST FINALS

The 3x3 Canada Quest East Finals is one of two Canadian qualifying events for the FIBA 3x3 World Tour and is open to adult males (ages 18+).

The winning team qualifies to represent Canada in the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Masters in Mexico City on July 16 and 17 (all expenses paid). The finalist from that event earns a berth to the World Tour Masters Final in Abu Dhabi on October 27 and 28, 2016.

Date: Saturday, July 9, 2016
LocationHumber College, Toronto
Host: Ontario Basketball
Eligibility: Males ages 18+
Format: Dependent on number of registrants; all teams guaranteed 5 games
Registration Price: $300 per team
Register here.

Note: All participants must complete the waiver here and return it to Ontario Basketball (by e-mail to kkrawec@basketball.on.ca or in person at the event).

Additionally, as a FIBA sanctioned event, every 3x3 Canada Quest participant must create a profile through 3x3Planet.com by completing the following steps:
1. Go to www.3x3Planet.com.
2. Click “SIGN UP” in the top right corner of the page.
3. Click “CREATE PROFILE”.
4. Fill in the required information.
4. Click “REGISTER NOW”.
You will receive a confirmation e-mail with your login information, which you can use to log in to 3x3 Planet at any time.
 

Past 3x3 Canada Quest Event Results

2015
Team: Guardsmen
Members: Thomas Scrubb, Ryan Bell, Osvaldo Jeanty, Richard Anderson
Title: 2015 3x3 Canada Quest Winners, played in the Mexico City Qualifying Tournament

2014
Team: Under Dogs
Members: Aylwin Baleshar, Dewayne Thompson, Rodney Daviau and Dwayne Anthonio Grant
Title: 2014 3x3 Canada Quest Winners, played in the Chicago, Illinois Qualifying Tournament

2013
Team: Los Locus Locos
Members: Chris Webber, Justin Dennis, O’neil Kamaka, Richard Anderson
Title: 2013 3x3 Canada Quest Winners, played in the San Juan, Puerto Rico Qualifying Tournament

2012
Team: X Marks The Spot
Members: Jermel Pierre, Dyshawn Pierre, Justin Edwards, Jake Hutchcroft
Title: 2012 3x3 Canada Quest Winners

X Marks the Spot was unable to attend the Qualifying Tournament in NYC, so the runner-up went in their place. 

Team: KW Selects
Members: Alex Urosevic, Gord Wood, Andy Kwiatkowski, Sean VanKoughnett
Title: 2012 3x3 Canada Quest Runner-Up, played in the NYC Qualifying Tournament

 


 

UPCOMING COMMUNITY 3X3 EVENTS

Naismith 3x3 Basketball Tournament
Date: Saturday, August 6, 2016
Location: Almonte
HostNaismith Basketball Association
Details here.

 

Sunshine Games

 

An exciting new event is coming to the Gateway City. Volleyball Canada and Canada Basketball are pleased to announce the creation of the Sunshine Games in partnership with Nipissing University AthleticsVision Sports & Entertainment and the City of North Bay.
Showcasing the CANOR Molson Sand Centre in downtown North Bay, the Sunshine Games will take place on the final weekend of August 27 and 28, featuring athletes participating in the Volleyball Canada Senior Nationals and a Canada Basketball 3x3 tournament.

EVENT DETAILS
Sunshine Games
What: Volleyball Canada Senior Beach Nationals and Canada Basketball 3x3
Dates: Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Social Media: #SunshineGames
 
 
Canada Basketball 3x3 Tournament
Dates: Saturday, Aug. 27 and Sunday, Aug. 28
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.mm
Event Scope
  • 4 courts of play (FIBA 3-point line for all divisions)
  • 50 teams Maximum (between all divisions of play)
  • 6 divisions of play
  • Minimum 4 games per team guaranteed
  • Games will be 12 minutes running time.
  • Maximum 4 players per team
Divisions of Play
  • Men's Open Division
  • Women's Open Division
  • U19 Boys (as of tournament date)
  • U19 Girls (as of tournament date)
  • U16 Boys (as of tournament date)
  • U16 Girls (as of tournament date)
Entry Fee
  • $200 per team (Men's and Women's Open Division)
  • $160 per team (U19 and U16 Age Group Division)
  • Online registration at: www.fiba.com/3x3planet
 
 
Volleyball Canada Senior Beach Nationals
Dates: August 25-28
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: CANOR Molson Sand Centre (Downtown North Bay, Ontario)
Event Scope
  • Elite Division and Competitive Division
  • Lululemon will be on site selling product and providing various activations for the participants and spectators.
  • Over $10,000 in cash prizes
  • Sand from the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games
  • More information online at www.volleyball.ca
  • Questions to be sent to nationals@volleyball.ca
  • Registration opens June 21

 


 

ANNUAL 3X3 EVENTS

Kumar Classic

The Kumar Classic is hosted annually by the Kitchener-Waterloo Youth Basketball Association in honour of one of their young players, Jay Kumar, who passed away in 2014.
 
The 2016 event took place on Saturday, June 11 for elementary and high school athletes.
 

 

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