Keystone Hoops Announces 2017 Schedule

Tuesday Feb 28th, 2017

Annual Tournament Series Kicks Off April 7-9 with Shoot the Rock Future Stars Classic

Erie, PA: The Erie Sports Commission is pleased to announce the Keystone Hoops Group 2017 Tournament Schedule, which will kick off the season with the Shoot the Rock Future Stars Classic NTBA National Qualifier, held April 7-9.

The Shoot the Rock Spring Jam NTBA National Qualifier will be held May 5-7, followed by the Shoot the Rock NTBA Super National Qualifier May 19-21, Shoot the Rock NTBA Summer National Qualifier June 9-11 and the Shoot the Rock Back to School Classic, held August 4-6. All tournaments carry a four-game guarantee, and will be held at Family First Sports Park and various locations in Erie.

All tournaments are open to boys’ teams in 3rd through 11th grade, and girls’ teams from 4th to 11th grade. All winning teams of the Future Stars Classic and Shoot the Rock Spring Jam will win automatic bids into one of the NTBA National Qualifying Tournaments, May 19-21 and June 9-11. The winning boys’ and girls’ teams from the May Super National Qualifier and June Summer National Qualifier will be granted automatic bids into the NTBA National Championships in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Teams from Ohio, New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Canada are expected to participate.  

 “Our tournaments give youth teams the opportunity to play basketball year-round,” said Cory Coleman, CEO of Keystone Hoops Group, LLC. “Partnering with the Erie Sports Commission helps our organization sustain regional youth basketball development in the offseason. I’m looking forward to another great tournament season in 2017.”

“The Keystone Hoops Group tournaments are always exciting events that draw teams from outside Erie,” said Ron Sertz, Executive Director of the Erie Sports Commission. “Any team looking to travel for a competitive tournament and great destination should be a part of these tournaments.”

Admission to each tournament is $8 per day. Tournament schedules will be available on the Keystone Hoops app prior to each tournament.

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