3 on 3 basketball jamboree back on Aug 11

Chan (centre) receiving a mock cheque from Giam.

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KUCHING, July 5: The Kuching Festival Sports Toto 3 on 3 Basketball Jamboree will be held at Kuching South City Council (MBKS) foyer on August 11.

The competition last year attracted more than 79 teams.

In a statement, MBKS said participation is open to all interested teams, and attractive prizes await the winners.

MBKS mayor Dato James Chan thanked Sports Toto Malaysia for its continuous support of the festival, particularly its 3 on 3 Basketball Competition that has greatly helped defray parts of the expenses.

The basketball activity in Kuching Festival started in the year 1991 with the Veteran Invitation Tournament organised by the Hornbill Basketball Club.

In 1993, the Datuk Bandar Cup was introduced. Ever since then, Sports Toto came in as the main sponsor and Kuching Division Basketball was invited to provide technical support.

There are seven (7) categories open for registration and these categories are:

1 Non-Chinese Men Open
2 Women Open
3 20 & Under (Boys)
4 16 & Under (Boys)
5 16 & Under (Girls)
6 12 & Under (Boys)
7 12 & Under (Girls)

The closing date for registration is Aug 8 at 4pm.

Registration forms can be obtained from MBKS official website, Kuching Division Basketball Association, Counter D of the One Stop Counter and at MBKS lobby during office hours.

For further information, call 082-354222 or 013-8567287 (for Lim Kaa Kuan).

Among those present at the function were Florence Loo, area sales officer (Kuching), senior area sales executive (Kuching) Helen Tan Puay Cheng and senior manager (Communication) of Sports Toto Giam Say Khoon. — DayakDaily