Fleming Knights men’s basketball to host the 2019 Knights Winter Classic, a fundraiser for the varsity basketball program, being held at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre.
Peterborough, ON December 7, 2018 – Geared towards youth aged 8 through 19 years of age, the 2019 Knights Winter Classic basketball tournament will run on January 12 starting with 9 am sign-in at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre. This tournament is open for both male and female youth and teens.
This tournament will have a recreational and a competitive division separated into age categories and run by the Fleming Knights men’s basketball team and coaching staff.
The recreational division will be divided into youth ages 8 – 9, 10 – 12, teens aged 13 – 15 and 16 – 19.
The competitive division will be divided into ages 13 – 15 and 16 – 19.
To register for the 2019 Knights Winter Classic visit the front desk at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre, or online at http://flemingknights.ca/knights-winter-classic/.
The tournament will also include a 3 point competition, skills competition, raffle for Fleming Knights merchandise, and prizes for winning teams in each division.
“This is an excellent opportunity for Fleming Knight players to offer something to the families who attend their games. Offering a fun and enjoyable tournament for youth and teens, and bridging our team with the community is a win-win situation,” says Josh Williams, Fleming Knights Basketball Coach. “Participants in our tournaments could potentially become future Fleming Knights or spectators in our home games. We want to build these relations with the community and this is a great way for our team and the basketball program to do so.”