OLEAN — Entries are still being accepted for the Olean Gus Macker Basketball Tournament. The Olean High School Sports Boosters and the Olean City School District Foundation are calling for visitors, students and community members to sign up for the Aug. 16-18 Gus Macker three-on-three basketball tournament.
Entry deadline for teams interested in this year’s tournament are Aug. 5 at MIDNIGHT for applications that are submitted by mail AND for internet entries. To register online, go to www.macker.com or mail an application to Gus Macker Application, P.O. Box 70, Greenville, MI 48838. No faxed application forms will be accepted.
The entry fee must accompany the team application and can be paid by check or credit card. The entry fee for four player teams is $128. The two groups anticipate having over 300 teams and 10,000 spectators from a 100-mile radius to attend the three-day event and see this as a great opportunity to showcase Olean.
The tournament will take place on Delaware Avenue and North Barry Streets in Olean, N.Y. Primarily based on their age and level of experience, players will be placed in divisions where they will be most evenly matched. Depending on the number of teams placed in a specific division, trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place as well as the “Toilet Bowl” trophy.
To volunteer or for more information, please contact David Carucci at (716) 372-9289 or Meme K. Yanetsko at (716) 372-4433.