This Saturday, March 5th, from 10 AM to 5 PM, the second annual Laurel Leap Day 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be taking place in Downtown Laurel on Front Street!
Get your teams together and register to play in the tournament! Cash prizes will be awarded at the end of the tournament. 1st place will win $500, 2nd place $200, and 3rd place $100. The 1st place team will also receive the Laurel Leap Day trophy and bragging rights for a year!
If playing on a team isn’t your style, then enter the Slam Dunk Competition or the 3-Point Shootout to really show off your skills during half-time! Each of these competitions is $10 to enter, kids and adults are welcome, and you can also win cash prizes. There will also be a Best Uniform overall winner!
2022 Schedule of Events
Friday, March 4th
3:00 PM: Blind drawing for bracket slots (Facebook live).
5:00 PM: Tournament bracket will be posted to social media with estimated times for the first games.
Saturday, March 5th
10:00 AM: Tournament begins
12:00 PM: Tournament pauses:
Kids Free Throw competition
Announcement of Best Uniform award
1:30 PM: Tournament resumes
3:30 PM: Youth dance team performs before the championship game
4:00 PM: Winners announced!
Our Distinguished Judges
First up, we have HGTV’s HomeTown star, Ben Napier!
Next is Grace Amos from Laurel City Council, Ward 6!
Last but not least is Darren Dodd, the Senior Vice President at First State Bank!
Fun On & Off the Court
Come out this Saturday to cheer on these teams and all your local basketball players participating; FREE admission! There will be food trucks, beer and beverages, and a DJ! We are so excited to have DJ Trey Trizzle at this event. The food vendors that will be at Laurel Leap Day will include: Boochie Brothers BBQ, Norton Holifield Corn Dogs & Tea, and Pasta Bella. There’s been a lot of big talk between the teams this year, and the competition is definitely going to be heated on the court!!
Thank You, Sponsors!
Nothing is possible without the support of these fantastic sponsors making this event bigger and better than the first year! Thank you for your sponsorship!
Slam Dunk Sponsor:
First State Bank
Sharp Shooter Sponsors:
Gilchrist, Sumrall, Yoder, Yoder & Leggett
South Central Regional Medical Center
Longleaf Tea Co.