Pe­nang gears up for Streetball Chal­lenge

New Straits Times - - Sport -

Pro Mar­ket­ing Sdn Bhd and Young­sters Bas­ket­ball Club Pe­nang will host the 3x3 Streetball Chal­lenge 2017 at the Auto City car park area in Juru on Apr 1

Young­sters Bas­ket­ball Club vice pres­i­dent Dr Cheah Choong Soo said the 3x3 com­pe­ti­tion will see the boys’ Un­der-14, Un­der-16 and Un­der-18 and the Men’s Elite Open cat­e­gories con­test.

Due to over­whelm­ing re­sponse ev­ery year, the or­gan­is­ers have lim­ited par­tic­i­pa­tion to 250 teams.

He said ad­di­tional events in­clude a shoot­ing chal­lenge and the ob­sta­cle fun chal­lenge.

Par­tic­i­pants will re­ceive a jer­sey each, dis­count vouch­ers, cer­tifi­cates and other spon­sors prod­ucts.

The prizes for the boys’ cat­e­gories in­clude RM540 for the cham­pi­ons, Hip & Hoop vouch­ers worth RM600 and good­ies, run­ners-up RM420, Hip & Hoop vouch­ers worth RM400 and good­ies and third RM300, Hip & Hoop vouch­ers worth RM200 and good­ies.

For the men’s Open the prize money is RM800, RM600 and RM400, Hip & Hoop vouch­ers worth RM1,200, RM800 and RM600 plus good­ies for the cham­pion, sec­ond and third po­si­tions re­spec­tively.

En­try fee for the boys’ cat­e­gories is RM90 and RM150 for the men’s Open. Each team will re­ceive four jer­seys, dis­count vouch­ers and goodie bags. En­tries close on Mar 24 or if the tar­get of 250 is reached, which­ever comes first.

For de­tails visit­ or http://www.face­­


State Youth, Sports, Women, Fam­ily and Com­mu­nity De­vel­op­ment Com­mit­tee chair­man Chong Eng (seated cen­tre) with the Young­sters 3x3 Streetball Chal­lenge 2017 or­gan­is­ing com­mit­tee and spon­sors at Bukit Dum­bar re­cently.

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