The 3rd Annual Bay Area Showdown, a $10,000 prize 5-on-5 basketball tournament, kicks off tonight and runs through Sunday at Tampa Catholic High (4702 N. Central Ave, Tampa). NBA players and Tampa Bay products expected to participate include Marreese Speights, Dominique Jones, Josh Selby, and Joey and Stephen Graham.
Proceeds from this event will go towards helping PAL (Police Athletic League), Brandon Bolts Basketball Inc., and EWOL (Every Walk of Life).
Tickets are as followed: (Online)Adults $20 (3 day pass), Teens $15 (3 day pass), and Kids Ages 6-12 $10 (3 day pass). Door Admission: $25 Adults, $20 Teens, and $15 Kids
Individual single day passes are available for Adults & Teens $10 (a day) and Kids $8 (a day). To purchase tickets please go to www.bayareashowdown.com
Play begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. and resumes Saturday at 8:30 a.m.. The semifinals and championship games are scheduled to be played Sunday at 1 and 3:30 p.m.