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11th Annual Ballin For a Cause Weekend set for exciting weekend Lineup

WHO:          Ballin For a Cause, locally grown, internationally recognized 5-on-5 basketball tournament and not-for-profit organization in Buffalo, NY.

WHAT:        11th Annual Ballin For a Cause Weekend  

WHEN:        Monday June 1, 2018 to Sunday June 3, 2018

WHERE:      Villa Maria College

ABOUT:        The Annual Ballin for A Cause National Basketball Tournament, will be celebrating its 11th Anniversary. This basketball tournament presents a series of high-energy, community supported games featuring over 900 players and thousands of fans from around the world.  Gaining popularity and great attendance over the years, the teams represented hail from as far as the South Pacific, and include the Philippines, Liberia, Toronto, New York City, Boston, and Buffalo, NY. The Annual Event weekend is to raise proceeds for BFAC Big 4 Initiative which provides positive year around programs in Education, Youth Sports, Community and Health for 3,500 youth annually ages 5-22 years aold.




Friday June 1stCARNIVAL FOR KIDS at Buffalo Public School 53 10:00 am to 2:00pm

Ballin for a Cause is sponsoring an End of the School Year Celebration for students at BPS School 53. The Carnival will consist of bounce houses, dunk tanks, face painting, carnival games, musical activities, science experiment shows, mobile library, DJ, Food and more.

Friday June 1stCELEBRITY GAMES & OPENING DAY at Villa Maria College 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Opening Night of BFAC Youth and Adult games will tip off at 6:00pm at Villa Maria College.

“All Star Celebrity Game” featuring Sports Commentator FILAYYY , NFL Players , Pro Basketball , Local Influencers , DJs, Media Personalities, Community Leaders and More .

“We Achieve Scholarship” – BFAC will be awarding up to $10,000 in Scholarships to WNY High School Seniors.

“BFAC Big 4 Awards” – Recognizing WNY community members making an impact in Education, Youth Sports, Community and Health.

 Saturday June 2nd BFAC Basketball Games at Villa Maria College 8:00am to 6:00pm

Tournament Games (All divisions) – 8:00am to 6:00pm

 Sunday June 3rd CHAMPIONSHIP DAY (8:00am to 6:00pm) at Villa Maria College

11th Annual National Championship Games for Men (18+), Women (18+), Youth (10under to 17under) Divisions

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