3-on-3 basketball tournament to be part of Sweet Corn Festival

Action slated for Aug. 2 & 3 at Strouss Park

Posted 6/19/24

MENDOTA – The Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the 77th Annual Sweet Corn Festival, which will be held Aug. 8-11, has announced the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will return to the 2024 festival. The tournament will be two days, Aug. 2 & 3. The Mendota Area YMCA is sponsoring the tournament.

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3-on-3 basketball tournament to be part of Sweet Corn Festival

Action slated for Aug. 2 & 3 at Strouss Park

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MENDOTA – The Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of the 77th Annual Sweet Corn Festival, which will be held Aug. 8-11, has announced the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will return to the 2024 festival. The tournament will be two days, Aug. 2 & 3. The Mendota Area YMCA is sponsoring the tournament.

The tournament will offer five different age divisions: ages 8-10, ages 11-13, and ages 14-17, and will have a maximum of 16 teams per division. Ages 18-29 and 30 and older will have a maximum of eight teams per division.  Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. at Strouss Park, 1100 Meriden St., Mendota. The competition begins at 9 a.m. The tournament will be a fast-paced, action-packed, double-elimination tournament. Games will be 10-minutes, half-court games with a 12-second shot clock.

Entry forms may be picked up at the Mendota Area YMCA Office or by visiting www.sweetcornfestival.com. There is a $25 entry fee per player, made payable to the Mendota Area YMCA.

The entry deadline is Saturday, July 27 at 4 p.m. All players registered by the deadline will be guaranteed to receive a Sweet Corn Festival Basketball T-shirt. For more information, contact the Mendota Area YMCA at 815-538-2900.