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MIBL 3x3 basketball tournament kicks off Jan. 25

THE Marianas International Basketball League 3 on 3Basketball Tournament, which is organized and powered by Cultura Athletics and The Game Athletics and headed by commissioners Elias Rangamar and Clint Albert will kick off on Friday at the Civic Center basketball court.

In this event, a total of four divisions will be able to test their skills in calling themselves the best in the island with the opener starting at 4 p.m. All teams will have at least one game to play on the opening day and if the weather does not cooperate, the games will be moved to the Koblerville gym.

The event will continue throughout the weekend on the 26 and 27 which will start from 11 a.m. till the end of the day.

The 27th will feature the playoffs and end with the championship games.

A handful of prizes will be up for grabs for all four age divisions which are the Open Mens, Open Womens, 18 and Under Womens and 15 and Under Mens. A total of 23 teams and 92 players will be gunning for the championship titles and individual award such as the Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player.

The games will be covered by Island Image & Motion CNMI who will capture the highlights and special moments, while the event will be MC’d with Spinning hype up music by Dj Tayo.

“We encourage everyone to watch and enjoy the games as we will also have small games for fans like half court shot contest, raffle draws and the like.” said Albert.

MIBL would like to share special thanks to MVP sponsors Marianas Variety, Hot Deals, IT&E and Mystique Snacks & BBQ, All Star Sponsors Undeniable, Latte Built and Fiesta Resort and Spa. The event will not be possible without their help and support.

Booths will also keep the event alive such as Mystique Snacks & BBQ which will have a food booth serving their island famous BBQs and Bento Boxes. eSports Micronesia will also be joining  with the NBA 2k booth where everyone can just register and play for free and see how you match up against the other players. StarLight Media will have a photo booth where each joining team can get one team photo for free. And others are also encouraged to partake in capturing memories by purchasing their special packages.