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    June 15, 2019

    NEW: Manitoba 3x3 Canada Quest Women's 18+ Age Division to Feature National Championship Qualifier with Trip to Montreal Aug 17-18



    REGISTER NOW: Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce details on the newly announced Canada Quest 18+ Female Division. 
    • 3x3 FEMALE 18+ DIVISION: The winning team in the Female 18+ Division will receive an entry into the CANADA QUEST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, in Montreal, Quebec August 17-18, 2019. Prize includes return airfare for 4 to Montreal from Winnipeg, as well as hotel and tournament fee.  This level of play will attract players who have University / College / Professional experience playing basketball.  Teams without players at this level should consider registering in the "D04. 18+ co-ed Division" or lower.  Basketball Manitoba reserves the right to ensure players entering this division are of a high calibre background.  



    Full event information can be found here:












        The new Canada Games Sport for Life Centre located in downtown Winnipeg


        Inside the new Canada Games Sport for Life Centre.  The facility features 3 full hardwood basketball courts and room for 10 3x3 halfcourts.  Learn more...


         


        Exciting, urban and innovative, 3x3 is inspired by several forms of streetball played worldwide and is considered the world’s number one urban team sport. Steered by FIBA, games see two teams of three players face off on a basketball half-court.  On June 9, 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Program, starting from the Tokyo 2020 Games.

        3x3 is simple and flexible enough to be played anywhere by anybody. All you need is a hoop, a half-court and six players. Events can be staged outdoor and indoor in iconic locations to bring basketball directly to the people.

        Canada Basketball in working with FIBA will regulate the rules of the game, facilitate the promotion of the discipline and sanction the organization of 3x3 tournaments with the support of the Provincial Sporting Organizations.

        READ MORE ABOUT THE 2019 CANADA QUEST...


        REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ALL DIVISIONS: FRIDAY JUNE 14, 2019 AT 4:00 PM




        About FIBA 3x3 Basketball

        3x3 is considered the number one urban team sport. From the first official event at the 2010 Youth Olympics Games, FIBA has had an ambitious vision for the game.  3x3 is simple and flexible enough to be played anywhere by anybody. All you need is a hoop, a half-court and six players. Events can be staged outdoor and indoor in iconic locations to bring basketball directly to the people.

        The rules are very simple and designed to make it a fast, spectacular and exciting game. The non-stop music brings an authentic urban culture atmosphere, which attracts a new young audience to the games.

        3x3 is an opportunity for new players, organizers and countries to go from the streets to the World Stage. The stars of the gameplay in a professional tour and some of the most prestigious multi-sports events. On June 9, 2017, 3x3 was added to the Olympic Program, starting from the Tokyo 2020 Games. 

        For more information, visit www.fiba3x3.com.







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