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Blazers To Host Rip City 3-On-3 Summer Streetball Tournament

The Portland Trail Blazers are set to host a 3-on-3 streetball tournament later this summer.

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The Portland Trail Blazers are set to host the Rip City 3-on-3 streetball tournament later this summer.

This year, the event will be produced by the same company that has put on the Spokane HoopFest, the world's largest 3-on-3 tournament. Net proceeds will go to Special Olympics Oregon.

Here are some additional details if you and your friends are interested in signing up.

  • RIP CITY 3-on-3
  • When: August 23-24
  • Where: Rose Quarter
  • Register: Here
  • Rules: Here
  • More Info: Here
  • Use This Promo Code: RC14$100
  • Blaze the Mascot, BlazerDancers and other special appearances
  • Music, food, prizes, contests & more!
  • Official referees on every court
  • Kids clinics
  • *Each 3-on-3 participant will receive a game ticket to a Trail Blazers preseason game*
  • Winners from each division will get the opportunity to play at halftime on the Moda Center court during a Trail Blazers pre-season game.
  • Elite - (Three categories: Women, Men's 6 Foot and Under , Men's Over 6 Foot); team entry fee $175
  • Adult - (oldest player's age is 18 or older and out of high school); team entry fee $150
  • High School - (oldest player's next grade will be 9-12); team entry fee $150
  • Youth - (oldest player's next grade will be 3-8 and requires a designated coach); team entry fee $125

Event Highlights Include:

  • 3-on-3 outdoor tournament (all ages & skill levels)
  • Slam dunk contest
  • 3-point shoot out
  • 50+ outdoor courtszBlazers president Chris McGowan has been excited about this event for quite some time, as he mentioned it back during an interview that I conducted with him in April.

-- Ben Golliver | | Twitter