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Eau Claire to Host Basketball Tournament

10 Jul, 2013


The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament returns for the 14th year to First Avenue along the scenic Chippewa River and beautiful Owen Park in Eau Claire, July 12 – 14, 2013. This tournament is presented by the Regis High School Boosters.

This competitive streetball tournament features 242 teams in 19 divisions. Groups and divisions range from third grade to 50-year-old players.

The tournament takes place Saturday and Sunday from 8:00AM – 7:00PM. This event will be held along First Avenue and the adjoining side streets between Water and Lake Streets, near Owen Park. This is an alcohol free event and fun for all ages!

Please join Visit Eau Claire on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 5:00PM for a Grant Award Ceremony on Center Court at the Gus Macker Tournament. Visit Eau Claire will officially award nearly $18,000 in funds to the April 2013 Grant Recipients including Gus Macker, Joshua’s Camp Corporation, Eau Claire Babe Ruth, Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra, Eau Claire Children’s Theatre, Dunn County Historical Society, Chippewa Valley Retriever Club, Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony, Eau Claire Jazz, and the Eau Claire Regional Arts Council.

The estimated Economic Impact for the tournament on the Eau Claire area is $270,000. For additional information, please call Jim Gobler at (715) 830-2771, ext. 5.

Visit Eau Claire is sending this press release courtesy of Gus Macker. Visit Eau Claire effectively markets the Eau Claire area as a destination for conventions, group tour, and leisure markets; to promote regional economic growth; to enhance the area’s overall identity and image; to sell fun, promote fun, and most importantly, have fun. Information is available at http://visiteauclaire.com/

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