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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Jr. NBA Skills Challenge Presented by Verizon

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Registration is now open for a free new program that is sure to be a “slam dunk” with boys and girls ages 13 and younger! Offered in partnership with James City County Parks & Recreation and presented by Verizon, the Jr. NBA Skills Challenge competition is a local, regional and national competition for youth basketball players to showcase their skills in dribbling, shooting and rebounding. The competition is set for Saturday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road. Residents and nonresidents are eligible to participate.

The top three finishers in each age division at the local level will be eligible to compete at the regional level in Charlotte, North Carolina, to be scheduled sometime in March or April. First place finishers at the regional level win an all-expense paid trip to the national finals in New York City in June. National finalists will also participate in special events, interact with NBA/WNBA/G League players, legends and draftees, receive gift bags and attend the 2018 NBA Draft presented by State Farm.

Sign up at Parks & Recreation Online Registration or by calling 757-259-4200 (using the registration codes provided). Age of participants is determined as of their age on August 31, 2018 and is divided into the following categories: Girls 11 & younger (502210-A); Boys 11 & younger (502210-B); Girls 12-13 (502210-C); and Boys 12-13 (502210-D).


Note: The JR. NBA, NBA and NBA PROPERTIES do not in any way control or operate the activities of any JR. NBA League or team. Detailed information on the Jr. NBA Skills Challenge competition can be found at jr. nba skills challenge.


For more information please contact sarah.oreilly@jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757-259-5355.  


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