Photos: Junior Pelicans Leagues Basketball Tournament
The New Orleans Pelicans hosted the Junior Pelicans League basketball tournament on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
The Pelicans are committed to building a legacy in our community with vision, integrity and passion. We are focused on enriching the communities in the Gulf South Region through initiatives in Education, Health and Wellness and Environmental Responsibility. The Pelicans believe in creating fun, exciting memories that will last a lifetime and will positively impact the lives of individuals in our community.
Pelicans Junior Training Camp engrosses participants in health and fitness activities geared toward creating a fun and memorable basketball experience.
Our Jr. Pelicans Leagues are part of a wider network of Jr. NBA leagues, which allow every youth athlete to develop fundamental basketball skills and learn the core values of the game.
Youth athletes can participate in several game day hoop experiences prior to the Pelicans taking the floor at the Smoothie King Center. Contact our Groups Services team to book your experience!
Fans are encouraged to annually nominate an influential youth basketball coach in our community and highlight the impactful work that they do for our game.
The New Orleans Pelicans partner with local organizations to provide children with a safe place to enjoy the game of basketball and foster a healthy and active lifestyle.
The Pelicans and Audubon Nature Institute are teaming up in a commitment to preserve Louisiana’s coastal wetlands and educate on environmental issues in our community.
Our annual auction allows fans to help raise funds to support our effort with Audubon Institute to save the coastal wetlands.
The Wetland Express is a mobile educational program that offers an up-close, hands-on experience with some of our wetland’s most important inhabitants.
The Pelicans Math Hoops Program presented by Chevron provides students with a fun and interactive way to learn math skills.
The ACME Truck Line Reading Time Out provides students that display good behavior in the classroom with an interactive reading experience featuring Pelicans players and personalities.
At the Chevron STEM Zone, kids learn how Science, Technology, Engineering and Math play a vital role in their future success and what producing energy has to do with basketball.
The New Orleans Pelicans are committed to celebrating Black History Month with our annual Essay Contest, Game Changer Award, and Coaches Symposium.
The New Orleans Pelicans did a surprise takeover at Bishop McManus Academy's End-of-year Academics and Athletics Assembly to honor Coach Sorapuru with a trophy and a Pelicans autographed jersey for being the Jr. Pelicans Scholastic Coach of the Year.
Recapping the first season of our Jr. Pelicans Leagues program which consists of recreational youth basketball leagues located in a variety of Parishes around Louisiana. Our Jr. Pelicans Leagues are part of a wider network of Jr. NBA Leagues Nationwide. RCX Sports serves as the National operator for Jr. NBA Leagues as a whole.