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As per the news release:

The Rockets will host the seventh annual Blacktop Battle presented by University of Phoenix Houston Campus on Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27. Teams will be able to showcase their basketball skills in this 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the streets surrounding Toyota Center.

The event is open to ages eight and above. Teams will be divided by age and hoops experience. Players may also register for individual competitions such as the 3-point shootout, dunk contest and skills challenge. The top teams in each age group and top finisher in each individual competition will receive awards. All participants will receive a complimentary Houston Rockets game ticket, commemorative Blacktop Battle 2011 T-shirt and sponsor gifts.

 

Registration details and more information about the tournament can be found at Rockets.com. Registration closes on Tuesday, Mar. 22.

 

WHEN:          Saturday, March 26 & Sunday, March 27

                         Team Check-in: 7:00 AM

                         Tournament begins: 8:00AM

 

WHERE:       Toyota Center

                    1510 Polk Street

                     Houston , TX 77002

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