It’s that time of the year! The 2017 Play It Again Sports Tiger Tip-Off Varsity Boys’ Basketball Tournament tips off on Friday, December 8 and wraps up on Saturday, December 9 at Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institute.
Six local teams will be competing for the title in what has traditionally signaled the start to the Varsity Boys’ basketball season.
Games begin at 2:30 p.m. on Friday when the host Tigers take on the Gryphons from Superior Collegiate and Vocational Institute and will continue through the evening.
The tournament starts again at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning and concluding with the championship game at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday evening.
At half-time of the Friday games, each team will have two players compete in a 3-point shootout competition. The top four shooters will shoot again on Saturday during the half-time of their team’s first game. The winner of the 3 point competition will be rewarded with a prize courtesy of Thunder Bay Blaze Basketball.
Tickets are available at the door for $2.00. Tournament passes can also be purchased for $5.00.