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Denver Nuggets Thanksgiving 3v3 Basketball Tournament

Presented by the Gold Crown Foundation



New Event for 5th – 8th Grade Boys and Girls Teams*

**All Teams Guaranteed 4 Games**

***All Players Receive A Free Ticket To The Denver Nuggets Game On November 25***

****CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT THE PEPSI CENTER****

FOR: The tournament will feature separate divisions for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys and girls 3 on 3 teams. Each team must have a minimum of three players and a maximum of five players. Each grade level will have one division only as there are no separate divisions for Gold and Silver teams. Gold Crown teams as well as non-Gold Crown teams are welcome to participate in the tournament.

SCHEDULE: Each team is guaranteed four games using a pool play and playoff format. The tournament will be held November 23 – 25, 2012. Friday and Saturday games will be played between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm at the Gold Crown Field House. The championship games for each division will be played on the Pepsi Center main court between 8:00 and 10:30 am on Sunday. Note: Game schedules will be posted on the Gold Crown website approximately one week prior to the event. All special requests (for specific game times) must be made in writing at the time of registration. REGISTRATION: Registration deadline is Monday, November 12, 2012. Tournament fee is $135 per team. Registration is by team only and is limited to the first eight teams registered in each division. To confirm a spot in the tournament, registration must be completed online and the $135 team fee is due at the time of registration (see above for online registration). Note: The $135 team fee is considered non-refundable if a team withdraws from the event within one week of the tournament.

AWARDS: Individual prizes will be awarded to the first and second place teams in each division.

TOURNAMENT INFO: Gold Crown Foundation will provide the following for the tournament: game schedules, court monitors, program insurance, and awards.

GAME RULES: Each game consists of a 20-minute running clock or the first team to score 20 points. There will be a court monitor for each game who will call fouls, keep score, etc. A further explanation of the game rules will be available at the time of registration.

ROSTERS: Since this is an open tournament, there are no roster restrictions for this event. However, each team will be required to submit a roster/waiver form prior to the tournament.

NO DAILY ADMISSION FEE: As with all Gold Crown sponsored events, there are no daily admission fees at our game sites. Note: All players participating in the tournament will receive a free ticket to the Denver Nuggets vs. New Orleans Hornets game on Sunday, November 25. The ticket is also valid for free admission to the November 25 Championship Games at The Pepsi Center. However, all spectators will need to purchase a discount ticket for admission to the championship games (the ticket will also be valid for the Nuggets game).

For further information, please contact the Gold Crown Foundation at 303-233-6776 ext. 2 or e-mail Basketball@GoldCrownFoundation.com.