Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- The deadline for the 2011 Buffalo Gus Macker Basketball Tournament is midnight Monday, June 6.
Teams may submit their applications online now at www.macker.com. A $160 team registration fee is required, and more information is available at the web-site address. Only online registrations will be accepted. Mail-in applications will not be taken.
The 2011 Buffalo Gus Macker 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament returns to downtown Buffalo on June 25-26. The event will be hosted by The Police Athletic League of Buffalo and sponsored again by Terrence McGee of the Buffalo Bills and Toyota. The tournament will feature qualified referees at each court, experienced scorekeepers for each game, and family oriented activities throughout the weekend.
Last year over 4,000 players on nearly 1,000 teams filled 70 basketball courts along Delaware Avenue from Niagara Square to Chippewa Street. Over 1,000 games were played each day, with feature games at main courts in front of Buffalo’s City Hall & the New Era Flagship Store on Delaware Avenue.