The King of urban sports is back!
Cyprus’ biggest outdoor basketball tournament, Limassol 3on3 has today announced the commencement of preparations for the 4th annual event! The popular streetball event that attracts sports enthusiasts from all over the island and abroad will take place on the wooden dock of the Molos seaside park in Limassol between 8 and 17 June 2018.
Originating as a pure streetball game, 3on3 is rightfully the #1 urban game globally. Furthermore, in June 2017 was announced by the International Olympic Committee that the sport will debut at the Summer Tokyo Olympics 2020, as an official Olympic Games sport.
The organizing committee has this year enhanced the event by adding the first-ever Limassol 3×3 Challenger!* The Limassol 3on3 winner and runner-up, as well the best Cypriot team** in the final ranking list, will qualify to compete against international teams in the Limassol 3×3 Challenger. Furthermore, 16 teams will have the opportunity to compete for 2 tickets for World Master Tournaments. Winners of the 2-day event will also take home €10,000 worth of prizes.
*The Limassol 3on3 Winner as well the best Cypriot team in the final ranking list will qualifies to the final stage of Limassol 3×3 Challenger and the runner-up will qualifies to the qualification round (Saturday 16th, 09:00).
**In the case that a Cypriot team reaches the Limassol 3on3 final, they automatically get a ticket for Limassol 3×3 Challenger and the 2nd best Cypriot team in the ranking list qualifies to the qualification round (Saturday 16th, 09:00) of the Challenger.
About Limassol 3on3: Limassol 3on3’s mission is all about taking basketball back to the streets, proving that through sport and sportsmanship values, our communities can become a better place for future generations.
Limassol 3on3’s vision is all about promoting 3×3 basketball around the island and becoming one of the top events in Europe.
Limassol 3on3 is the biggest streetball tournament in Cyprus since 2015 making it an annual tradition of the city, as well as one of the leading streetball tournaments in the Mediterranean. Basketball is a not only a game of skill, but a game of teamwork. That is why Limassol 3on3 works on giving back to the community.
Taking it a step further in 2018, Limassol 3×3 Educational Training Camp on Molos pier will offer 4 days packed with education, entertainment, competitions and many surprises. As part of the Educational Social Responsibility campaign, 3on3 Cyprus Ltd in collaboration with Limassol Municipality and the sponsors, will be organising the Training Camp for anyone eager to learn the game, whereby qualified coaches will be giving free courses to anyone interested, of any age. The training program will include, in addition to the sport itself, a series of lectures by experienced scientists on sports psychology, sports nutrition and proper training. More information about the Limassol 3×3 Educational Training Camp will be announced shortly on the official website of the event.
Consistent with the promise to help those in need, all proceeds from corporate team registrations will be donated to the Basketball wheelchair clubs of Cyprus (Apollon, Ifestos, Nicosia Rollers and APOP) and the Social Market of Limassol Municipality.
For more information and to register for the biggest Streetball event to date, visit: www.limassol3on3.com.
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