35th Jane/Finch “Increase the Peace” Basketball Classic

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35th Jane/Finch “Increase the Peace” Basketball Classic

Post by Westbasketball on Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:58 pm

Recognize The ReAL Presents... The 35th Annual Jane and Finch Classic

Jane and Finch, the community that bought you the first overall Canadian born NBA draft pick Anthony Bennett, is very excited to bring you the most organized, competitive and longest summer running tournament in the city of Toronto. Come out and play against the best talent from North America as this will be the 35th Annual Jane and Finch “Increase the Peace” Basketball Classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XA1lNPTVeYQ
(Anthony Bennett revisits old Neighbourhood in Jane and Finch and holds Press Conference)

HISTORY & TOURNAMENT SUMMARY
Historically, this tournament dates back to the 1978, held at Westview C.S. and Humber College during that vibrant 80’s and later solely at Westview C.S. in the 90’s. In the new millennium, the Jane and Finch tournament changed venues from local schools in the community to York University and was clearly the best tournament in the city. Some of the most influential and talented athletes in North America participate in this highly prestigious event - The Finch tournament included talented young athletics such as Chris Webber, Robert 'Tractor' Traylor, Glen ‘Big Dog’ Roberson and others over the years. Basketball fans and players alike look forward to this event held in the grass roots community of west end finch. Now back at the local schools within the community; the Jane and Finch - “Increase the Peace” basketball Classic will surely be an event you do not want to miss this summer.

WHAT WE WILL ACHIEVE
The theme for this event will be REAL (Respect, Everyone and Life) and of course have fun!!!

DATES: AUG 9TH - 11TH

LOCATIONS: St. Basil The Great College; Archbishop Romero; Regina Pacis and CW Jeffery's

Clips from 2012:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTsFHiPyi9o
(Toronto and Jane & Finch's all-time great Point Guard Junior Cadougan entering the building for the Men's Semi - Final game at the Jane and Finch Classic 2012)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0SiMfXlyBc
(Tevin Findlay with a nice cross-over)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alzlO6OXojw
(James Sylvester with Monster Block)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldD7y-mqPvw
(Jane and Finch Classic Men’s Final Intro)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn3EKvsM0Iw
(Alex “SuperMan” Johnson warming up at the Jane and Finch Classic – 2012)


WHY THE TOURNAMENT?
The teams will consist of middle school, high school, university, college and professional level players. This tournament is meant to set a stage for positive reinforcement; giving youth an opportunity to socialize and interact with professionals and post-secondary level players that have gone through life experiences. By cultivating positivity we hope this experience will enhance and motivate our youth who are trying to pursue careers and realize their dreams.

TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE AND PROFILE
For more information, please contact:
Clayton Thomas: 647-996-7325 e-mail: clayton.thomas27@yahoo.ca

*CERTIFIED LEAGUE OFFICIALS WILL REFEREE ALL GAMES *

AGE CATEGORY

Elite Men 12 Open $350

Open Women 12 Open $350

18 & Under Boys 18-under (As of Jan 1st, same year) $300

17 & Under Girls 17-under (As of Jan 1st, same year) $300

16 & Under Boys 16-under (As of Jan 1st, same year) $300

15 & Under Girls 15-under (As of Jan 1st, same year) $300

14 & Under Boys 14-under (As of Jan 1st, same year) $300

13 & Under Girls 13-under (As of Jan 1st, same year) $250

12 & Under Boys 12-under (As of Jan 1st, same year) $250


Last edited by Westbasketball on Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:53 pm; edited 8 times in total (Reason for editing : Anthony Bennett visiting old neighbourhood in Jane and Finch)
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Re: 35th Jane/Finch “Increase the Peace” Basketball Classic

Post by Westbasketball on Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:50 pm

Confirmed teams thus far:

12 Under - Male

1.RTR
2.Motion
3.PUSH
4.Markham Gators
5.Mississauga Knights
6.Grass-Roots - Selects
7.TCBA

14 Under - Male

1.RTR
2.Yaaace
3.Oakville Venom
4.CIA Bounce
5.Markham Gators
6.Triple Balance
7.TCBA

16 Under - Male

1.Yaaace
2.Crazy Catz
3.Grass-Roots - Selects
4.CIA Bounce
5.Etobicoke Basketball
6.Motion
7.Markham Gators
8.DUB C / Toronto
9.Mississauga Mavericks - A
10.Mississauga Mavericks - B
11.TCBA - Team Cyrus
12.Triple Balance
13.Iem Spartans
14.Khalsa lions

18 Under - Male

1.Legacy
2.RTR
3.SBA
4.Can-Amera
5.PUSH
6.TCBA
7.Northen Kings

Women’s

1.Strom
2.Titans
3.Dream
4.BMDD Falcons
5.Downtown Living

Men’s

1.RTR
2.5 Guys
3.4reasonz
4.PINDAB
5.Tough Juice
6.East End Boys
7.PUSH
8.Ryerson
9.TDOT Huskies
10.Team Jordan
11.Top Gun
12.RTR - Selects


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Post by Westbasketball on Mon Aug 05, 2013 3:52 pm

Teams needed:

12 under - Two teams

14 under - Two teams

16 under - One team

18 under - One team

Womens - One team

Mens - One team
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