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New York City Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Returns on October 5-6, 2013

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New York City Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Returns on October 5-6, 2013

The 13th annual Matthew Sapolin Memorial Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (formerly the Mayor’s Cup) will bring the nation’s best wheelchair basketball teams to New York City for two days of non-stop action on October 5 & 6! The tournament, held at Manhattan College in the Bronx, is the largest of its kind in the Northeast and has become one of the premier events on the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) schedule. The deadline for teams to register is September 13th so make sure to sign up soon! For more information about this year’s tournament, please visit Facebook.com/SapolinTournament

Dates:

Saturday, October 5

Preliminary Rounds: 10AM – 7PM

Sunday, October 6

Playoffs and Championship: 9AM – 2PM

 

Venue:

Manhattan College

Draddy Gymnasium

Tibbett Avenue & West 244th Street

Bronx, NY 10463

 

Tournament Website:

Updated schedules, rosters, results and pictures will be posted on Facebook.com/SapolinTournament.

 

Format:

The tournament will be played in a round robin format that guarantees each team plays a minimum of three games.

 

Eligibility:

The tournament is open to all NWBA-sanctioned teams in the following divisions: Championship, Division III and Women.

Tickets:

Admission is FREE for all spectators!

Volunteers:

Volunteering is a good way for individuals to gain experience in the sports industry and see how an event is produced, while also serving their community. For more information about this fantastic opportunity, please visit our Tournament Volunteer page. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Volunteer Coordinator Ben Ruiz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (212) 484-5427.

Team Entry Fee:

Entries will be determined on a first-come basis based on when their entry fees are received. Entry fee for the tournament is $250; teams will not be officially registered until the tournament entry fee is paid in full. The deadline for all checks to be received is September 13, 2013. Checks should be made out to NYC & Company and should be sent to the following address:

Jeff Mohl

NYC & Company

810 7th Avenue, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10019

Hotel Information:

Information about discounted hotel rooms will be posted on the tournament website (Facebook.com/SapolinTournament) as soon as possible.

 

Contact Information:

Tournament Director, Jeff Mohl: (212) 484-5410 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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