The Show-Me State Games is gearing up for the Inaugural 5-on-5 Junior High Hoopfest to be held April 4-6, 2003.
The tournament will take place on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus at the Student Recreation Center and various other locations around Columbia, and will include both recreational and competitive divisions.
The tournament is open to both boys and girls' teams in the 7th, 8th and 9th grades.
Medals will be awarded to the top teams in each age group.
A roster of up to 12 players can enter the tournament for a team fee of $150, which will give the team a four-game guarantee.
Entries must be postmarked by March 14, 2003, to be included in the tournament.