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UMFK athletic department to host invitational basketball tournament for 7th and 8th graders

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletics Department will sponsor a three-day invitational basketball tournament for seventh and eighth grade boys and girls on Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 5 in the campus’s Sports Center.  

The Athletic Department will take the first eight teams to register in each gender. The registration deadline is Monday, March 23.  T

he cost per team is $150 and a deposit of $75 is required at registration. 

The invitational tournament is a three-game guarantee; eight-minute quarters (stop time); and a five- minute half-time and five-minute warm-up. 

Certified Board officials will be on-site for each contest. Participants will compete on collegiate courts and will have use of team locker rooms. T-shirts and water bottles will be given for up to twelve players on each team. 

Daily admission during the games for adults is $3, $2 for students and $10 per family. Admission on the weekend is $5 for adults, $4 for students and $20 per family. This is for the use of the weight and cardio rooms (children under the age of 16 needs proper supervision at all times).  

The UMFK Athletic Department will set-up daily concessions during the games. 

For more information, contact Eric Werntgen, assistant athletic director at 207-834-7828 or by e-mail at werntgen@maine.edu