Teams Sought for HI-PAL 33rd Annual Winter Basketball Classic

The Hawaiʻi Police Department’s Hawaiʻi Police Activities League and the County of Hawaiʻi Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the 33rd Annual Winter Basketball Classic on Thursday, December 26, through Sunday, December 29.

Officer Joey Botello

Officer Joey Botello

Entries will be accepted for the following age group divisions and played at the following locations:

5/6 and 7/8 (may be co-ed) at Edith Kanakaʻole Tennis Stadium
Boys 9/10 and Girls 10 & under at the Kawananakoa Hall gymnasium in Keaukaha
Boys 11/12 and Girls 12 & under at the Hilo Armory
Boys 13/14 and Girls 14 & under at Ah Fook-Chinen Civic Auditorium

The age cutoff is December 31, 2013.

All championship games will be played at Ah Fook-Chinen Civic Auditorium on Sunday, December 29.

There is a registration fee of $60 per team for age 8-and-under teams. For teams ages 9 and above, the registration fee is $80 per team. The registration fee for outer island teams is $25.

Deadline to enter is Friday, December 6. Each team will be required to complete a registration packet, which must be submitted by the deadline.

Registration forms and information will be available at a future date on the Department of Parks and Recreation’s website. Completed forms are to be submitted to:

County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Parks & Recreation
Recreation Office
799 Piʻilani Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Additional information, as it becomes available, will be provided for interested persons.

Teams interested in participating or persons requesting additional information may call Officer Joseph Botelho Jr. in East Hawaiʻi at 961-8121, Officer Randy Morris in West Hawaiʻi at 326-4646, ext. 258, or Darrell Yamamoto at the Department of Parks & Recreation at 961-8740, extension 25.


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