Registration Opens Friday, March 8 at registerlasvegas3on3.com

07 March 2019

LAS VEGAS (March 7, 2019) – Calling all ballers! For the fourth year MGM Resorts International is partnering with Spokane Hoopfest, the “Best Basketball Weekend on Earth,” to bring Las Vegas 3on3 to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds October 12 – 13. This exciting weekend-long event gives players of all heights and abilities the chance to play basketball on the renowned Las Vegas Strip. 

The “King & Queen of the Court High School Bracket” also is returning this year as local and out-of-state high school basketball teams are invited to bring their talents to Las Vegas to compete. This bracket will give teams the chance to take on some of the Nation’s best high school basketball competition, including the defending champions Findlay Prep Pilots, for an opportunity to be crowned “King & Queen of the Court.”

Registration will open to “Hoopers” Friday, March 8 at registerlasvegas3on3.com and there is a spot in a bracket for interested players of almost any age. Teams will be bracketed according to height, gender, age and competition level so everyone can find their best fit – Elite Divisions ($200: male open; male 6’ and under; female open); Standard Divisions ($160: adult male; adult female); High School, Middle School and Findlay Toyota “King & Queen of the Court High School Bracket” ($140: male, female and co-ed entering 6th grade as of September 2019). Admission to the Festival Grounds is complimentary for fans who wish to watch their favorite teams throughout the weekend.

For more than 30 years as the world’s largest 3on3 basketball tournament, Spokane Hoopfest has hosted over 24,000+ athletes on 6,000+ teams, 3,000+ volunteers and 225,000 people on more than 420 courts spanning 45 city blocks in Spokane, Washington. 

Las Vegas Festival Grounds is a multi-purpose outdoor venue on the southwest corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Blvd. on the famed Las Vegas Strip. Spanning 35 acres and accommodating up to 85,000 fans, the site boasts a permanent stage, 400 permanent restrooms and a 15-acre dedicated transportation area. The venue provides a great fan experience during all events with turf throughout the grounds, trees providing shade for fans as well as food and beverage outlets. Past events include Rock in Rio, iHeart Music Festival and ACM Party for a Cause Festival.

Get Connected
Las Vegas 3on3 wants to engage as many local organizations as possible. If interested in partnering with the event, contact Event Supervisor, Alex Watson at awatson@mgmresorts.com.  

Stay updated on all Las Vegas 3on3 news by following the event page on Facebook and using the hashtag #LasVegas3on3 on Instagram and Twitter.
 
For more information, visit lasvegas3on3.com. Additional photos and videos can be downloaded at newsroom.mgmresorts.com.
 
About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant,and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 29 unique hotel and destination gaming offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. Expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, the company acquired the operations of Empire City Casino in New York in 2019, and in 2018, opened MGM Springfield in Massachusetts, MGM COTAI in Macau, and the first Bellagio-branded hotel in Shanghai. The over 82,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies®. For more information visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.nightlife

 

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Media Contacts:
Lisa Campos 
MGM Resorts International 
(702) 692-6700
lcampos@mgmresorts.com 

Morgan Marum 
Spokane Hoopfest Association 
morgan@spokanehoopfest.net