SEAT PROUDLY SUPPORTS OPAP LIMASSOL 3ON3 AS OFFICIAL SILVER SPONSOR

Limassol 3on3 is proud to announce that SEAT will be, for the first time, the Silver Sponsor for this year’s event.

Due to the success of the event over the years, SEAT is delighted to be part of this collaboration, supporting OPAP Limassol 3on3 and the first year of the OPAP Limassol 3×3 Challenger.

Christianna Diogenous, Chief Executive Officer, UNICARS LTD, “We are extremely pleased and excited to be part of such a great event in Cyprus. Not only is the OPAP Limassol 3on3 an event for sports enthusiasts, but also the perfect experience for the whole family to enjoy. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration.”

SEAT will place two brand new models at the premises of the event, for viewing, and attendees of the OPAP Limassol 3on3 will be in for many surprises from the event organisers together with the Silver Sponsor.

Unicars, the importer of SEAT cars in Cyprus has a long-standing presence in the automotive sector on the island since 1946 and has been marking an ascendant course both in the field of sales and in the development, organisation and network development.

Maintaining high-quality services is of paramount importance to Unicars, thus the company provides the latest control and diagnostic technologies, modern information systems and workshop equipment based on the strict specifications of the group.

SEAT is one of the fastest growing automotive brands at European level, and SEAT features the latest technology within its vehicle range and is currently engages in the company’s global digitalization process to promote the mobility of the future.

In addition to being the only company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets cars in Spain, it has made a difference in the area of sustainability over the last years and continues its biggest product offensive carried out to date and complete its SUV range.

This year, the OPAP Limassol 3on3 will be taking place on the wooden dock of the Molos seaside park from June 08 – 17, and the OPAP Limassol 3×3 Challenger will be running from June 16 – 17. The official announcement has been made by FIBA for all the 3×3 Challenger events taking place, including Cyprus for the first time! FIBA announced that the number of 3×3 Challengers would increase from 14 last year to a minimum of 21 this year, marking a great milestone for the OPAP Limassol 3on3 event.

 

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 OPAP Limassol 3×3 Challenger!

* The OPAP 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 to the World Master Tournament in Debrecen. Winners of the 2-day event will also take home $20,000 worth of prizes.

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 OPAP Cyprus, Cyprus Basketball Federation, 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 OPAP Limassol 3×3 Educational Training Camp will be announced shortly on the official website of the event.

*The OPAP Limassol 3on3 Elite category Winner as well the best Cypriot team in the final ranking list will qualify to the final stage of OPAP Limassol 3×3 Challenger (Saturday 16th 16.00). Runner-up and 3rd place will qualify to the qualification round (Saturday 16th, 09:00) of the Challenger.

**In the case that a Cypriot team WINS the ELITE category , 2nd place qualifies to the final stage of OPAP Limassol 3×3 Challenger (Saturday 16th 16.00), 3rd place and the 2nd highest ranked Cypriot team will qualify to  the qualification round (Saturday 16th, 09:00) of the Challenger.

**In the case that a Cypriot team conquers 2nd place,  3rd and 4th place will qualify to the qualification round (Saturday 16th, 09.00) of the Challenger.In the case that a Cypriot team conquers 3rd place, 2nd and 4th place will qualify to the qualification round (Saturday 16th, 09.00) of the Challenger.

***A Cypriot team consider the one with at least TWO Cypriot players in the roster.

****In the case that a CYPRIOT team conquers 1st or 2nd place, the offer above applies for the 3rdplace (Team from abroad) as well.

 

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 street-ball tournament in Cyprus since 2015 making it an annual tradition of the city, as well as one of the leading street ball 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. Funds raised from the corporate tournament are passed on to support Cyprus wheelchair teams and the Social Market of Limassol Municipality.

Consistent with the promise to help those in need, all proceeds from corporate team registrations will be donated to the four wheelchair clubs of Cyprus (Apollon, Ifestos, Nicosia Rollers and APOP) and the Social Market of Limassol Municipality.

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