THE 37th ANNUAL JANE AND FINCH CLASSIC

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THE 37th ANNUAL JANE AND FINCH CLASSIC

Post by Westbasketball on Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:39 am

THE 37th ANNUAL JANE AND FINCH CLASSIC sunny
Toronto’s longest and most competitive basketball tournament. Come out and play against the best talent from the GTA at the 37th Annual Jane and Finch Classic – Increase the Peace Basketball Tournament. (ALL GAMES WILL BE PLAYED ON FULL SIZE GYM FLOOR)


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 6TH, 7TH, 8TH, AND – 9TH

LOCATIONS: St. Basil The Great College; James Cardinal McGuigan, Archbishop Romero ect (ALL GAMES WILL BE PLAYED ON FULL SIZE GYM FLOOR. ABSOLUTELY NO HALF COURT GAMES)

Clips from the past:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW_jv2BfVJ0 (Jane and Finch March Insanity Invitational 2015)

https://youtu.be/K6KX7cuXYoA (Anthony Bennett Homecoming back to the Jane and Finch Community)

https://youtu.be/twQd4EMI-4Q (Jane and Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Coach Phil Dixon (Wolverines) and player of the game - 18 u -2015)

https://youtu.be/zNT07he0ZtY (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with WC2P Coach Anthony & Player of the game - 13 u - 2015)

https://youtu.be/wJVZOEuwg7w (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Coach Jordan (Etobicoke Thunder) and player of the game - 15 u)

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)


https://youtu.be/w2ucC5HzKZE (Jane and Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Coach Carlos Yaaace and player of the game - 17 u -2015)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fn3EKvsM0Iw
(Alex “Superman” Johnson warming up 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)

WHY THE TOURNAMENT?
The teams will consist of middle school, high school, OBA, AAU, 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 as a reality.

TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE AND PROFILE
For more information, please email: janeandfinchclassic@gmail.com or call 647-996-7325

AGE CATEGORY:

Elite Men

Open Women

21 & Under Boys and Girls (As of Jan 1st, same year)

17 & Under Boys and Girls (As of Jan 1st, same year)

16 & Under Boys and Girls (As of Jan 1st, same year)

15 & Under Boys and Girls (As of Jan 1st, same year)

14 & Under Boys and Girls (As of Jan 1st, same year)

13 & Under Boys (As of Jan 1st, same year)

12 & Under Boys (As of Jan 1st, same year)

10 & Under Boys (As of Jan 1st, same year)



Coaches and player interviews from the Jane and Finch March Week Insanity Basketball Invitational 2015:

https://youtu.be/_gC-p7IGjnw (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with the Coaches of Uptown and player - 14 u)

https://youtu.be/wJVZOEuwg7w (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Coach Jordan (Etobicoke Thunder) and player of the game - 15 u)

https://youtu.be/zNT07he0ZtY (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with WC2P Coach Anthony & Player of the game - 13 u)

https://youtu.be/QkdXvLOUdP8 (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Hardwood Kings Coach Fitzroy Lightbody and player game - 15 u)

https://youtu.be/xDu0eCZQxkA (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity "Peoples" Basketball Coach and player of the game 13 u)

https://youtu.be/sX9FHm9x2IE (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Deen Up Coach and player of the game - 13 u)

https://youtu.be/-GGjAGy0h1s (Jane and Finch March Week Insanity Interview with 2 - 0 Yaaace Coach Carlos and player of the game - 17 u)

https://youtu.be/Oh1Pnusrpiw (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Coach Rami (Canada Elite Yaaace) and player of the game 13 u)

https://youtu.be/T7rzmfyXfqM (Jane and Finch March Week Insanity Interview with Clarkson Coach Earl and player of the game 18 u)

https://youtu.be/8vGfz7UXv5E (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with 2 - 0 WC2P Coach Anthony & Player of the game 13 u)

https://youtu.be/wbCBh-zKBfI (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Interview with 2 - 0 Uptown Coach and player of the game 13 u)

https://youtu.be/mEGHRkYGJH0 (Jane and Finch March Week Insanity interview with Yaaace and PUSH players of the game - 17 u)

https://youtu.be/nBeIWpTz9cc (Jane & Finch March Week Insanity Tournament Coaching listen with Dash - Grassroots - 12 U)
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Re: THE 37th ANNUAL JANE AND FINCH CLASSIC

Post by Westbasketball on Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:11 am

Confirmed teams:

Open Elite Men's
1 Tough Juice
2.Smilework Basketball
3.Yaaace
4.OVO
5.PUSH
6.RTR
7."5 Guys" (Second place team of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
8.Toronto 3D
9.Top Gun
10.Toronto Basketball (Defending Champions of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
11.Deen Up
12.People's (TOP GUN Champs 2015)
13.Ottawa Guardsman

Open Elite Women's
1.Ace
2.East Toronto
3.Team Dream
4.Association
5.BMD

21 Under
1. Bramalea Broncos Alumni
2. A.D.I.C.T
3. IME
4. Brampton
5. Clarkson (Second place team of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
6. Grassroots (Defending Champions of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)

17 Under
1.Motion - Bobb
2.Grassroots
3.Adidas UPLAY
4.Northan Kings
5.Triple Treat (Defending Champions of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
6.Raise Unlimited
7.PUSH
8.Deen Up
9.Caswell Cyrus
10.People's (Defending Camps 2015 J&F March Insanity Classic / Top Gun 2015 Champions)
11.Wolverines
12.Advantage Basketball
13.Markham Gators
14.Grassroots
15.Canada Elite
16.ANS Warriors
17.Peel Elite Monstars

16 Under
1.Motion
2.Northern Kings (Defending Champions of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
3.Grassroots (Second place team of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
4.Stackhouse YYZ
5.Adidas UPLAY
6.Deen Up
7.PYB
8.Top Notch Sports Meltz
9.Caswell Cyrus
10.Canada Elite

15 Under
1.Northern Kings (Defending Champions of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
2.BMD Falcons
3.Run N Dunk
4.Uptown 416 (Second place team of the 36th Jane & Finch Classic 2014)
5.Ottawa Elite
6.Yaaace
7.Durham Stingers
8.Wc2p
9.Grassroots
10.Caswell Cyrus
11.Peoples
12.TOMLAW Red Swarm Elite (Durham) (Second place team J&F March Insanity week Classic 2015)
13.Durham City Bulldogs
14.Canada Elite
15.Peel Elite Monstars
16.Brampton Warriors
17.Brampton Bros
18.Team Breakdown Bright
19.Toronto United

14 Under
1.Ottawa Elite
2.3WYA (Nova Scotia)
3.Yaaace (Defending Camps 2015 J&F March Insanity Classic)
4.Grassroots
5.Run N Dunk (Second place team J&F March Insanity week Classic 2015)
6.Canada Elite (Defending Camps 2015 J&F March Insanity Classic)
7.Deen Up
8.Cyrus Elite
9.TOMLAW Red Swarm Elite (Durham)
10.Hardwood Kings
11.Etobicoke Thunder
12.Brampton Bros
13.Westview
14.BMD Falcons

13 Under
1.GrassRoots
2.3WYA (Nova Scotia)
3.Etobicoke Thunder
4.Vaughan Basketball
5.Mount Dennis Boys and Girls Club
6.Motion
7.Caswell Cyrus
8.Peel Elite Monstars
9.Wc2p
10.Ottawa Elite
11.TOMLAW Red Swarm Elite (Durham)
12.PYB
13.BMD Falcon


12 Under

1.Wc2p
2.PTR - Motion
3.Grassroots
4.Peel Elite Monstars
5.RTR
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