Hoop It Up National Championship to Return to Arizona

Hoop It Up National Championship to Return to Arizona

Hoop It Up, the iconic 3x3 basketball tour owned by NBA legend Kevin Garnett has announced that the Hoop It National Championships will be returning to Tempe, Arizona for a second straight year on Saturday October 15th, 2022. The event will take place at Tempe Marketplace and will be locally presented by Power 98.3 and 96.1. "Last year's event was such a success. We are thrilled to be coming back to the Valley. Power 983. and 96.1 along with Tempe Marketplace are great hosts.“ said George Daniel CEO of Big Ticket Sports LLC.

Teams will be competing in all age divisions from age 7 to adult divisions, culminating in the evening with the Men's Pro-Am League National Championship and Slam Dunk Contest.

Hoop It Up 3x3 basketball consists of rosters of up to five players. Each participating team is guaranteed at least four games during the tournament. The registration fee is $150.
In addition to the recreational divisions, the Hoop It Up Pro Am League will be holding its national championship offering event prize money of up to $3000 for the winning team plus an automatic berth to compete in the FIBA 3x3 World Tour which offers over $1 million in annual prize money. 3x3 basketball debuted this past summer at the Tokyo Olympics as an Olympic medal sport.
Event Registration is now open at Hoopitup.com


About Hoop It Up:
Since its inception 30 years ago, Hoop It Up has been the largest 3x3 basketball tour, recognized as the most prolific grassroots basketball tour with millions of worldwide participants. Hoop It Up has collaborated with NBA teams to create memorable 3 x 3 basketball tournaments. Hoop It Up was acquired by Kevin Garnett’s Big Ticket Sports LLC in 2019. A movie based on Hoop It Up is now in development for scheduled release in 2023 . For more information on Hoop It Up visit HoopItup.com or email contact@hoopitup.com.

About Desert Valley Media Group:
Desert Valley Media Group owns Hot AC KMVA (HOT 97.5/103.9), Top 40/Rhythmic KKFR (POWER 98.3/96.1) and Classic Hits KOAI (THE WOW FACTOR 95.1/94.9). They also own DMVG DIGITAL MARKETING, Esports platform Chosen Rival Gaming and video production company DVMG 360. For more information, visit desertvalleymediagroup.com

About Temple Marketplace:
Tempe Marketplace is the ultimate interactive shopping, dining, and entertainment experience in the greater Phoenix area. Situated in a vibrant, high-energy outdoor environment, it’s a shopper’s paradise, a diner’s dream, and a resident’s cultural hub. True to its marketplace name, there’s something for everyone as more than 100 retailers and restaurants call the 1.3 million-square-foot retail destination home. The center’s dramatic lights and eye-catching laser elements give it a modern and energetic feel, and the gathering spaces and entertainment areas make it a warm community hub. Located in the heart of the Valley at the Loop 101 and 202 crossroads, Tempe Marketplace is minutes from Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Chandler, and Gilbert. For more information, visit tempemarketplace.com.