By Nicholas Ibarra
On Saturday, Oct. 9 the Sacramento Kings will host HoopFest, a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at the Golden 1 Center/ Doco Plaza.
All players will be required to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event for entry into HoopFest.
In order to participate, each team must have a minimum of 3 players and may consist of a maximum of 4 players to account for a substitution. Brackets will be decided using the following age groups:
- Adult Division: 30+ years old
- Adult Division: 20 – 29 years old
- Teen Division: 15-19 years old
Only 8 teams are allowed to play per division, so sign up as soon as possible.
Registration is $10 per player—sign your team up today here: https://sacramentokings.leagueapps.com/events/2590233-hoopfest-3-on-3-tournament
- 10:40 a.m. – Teams Check In
- 11:00 a.m. – Games Begin
- 12:15 p.m. – Championship Game
The Championship game will be played on the court of Golden 1 Center!
- First team to 7 points
- 2 minute warm ups
- (1) :30 second timeout allowed per team
- Single game elimination
The full list of rules can be found here: https://www.nba.com/resources/static/team/v2/kings/KINGSDIGITAL-SYNC/pdf/2021/SEPT21_HoopFest_Rules.pdf
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