The Shawnee Family YMCA will host a free Junior NBA/Jr. WNBA Skills Challenge local competition for area youth.


The Shawnee Family YMCA will host a free Junior NBA/Jr. WNBA Skills Challenge local competition for area youth. It will be held at the Shawnee Family YMCA Gymnasium Saturday. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the competition begins at 10 a.m.
The event is open for participants 7-14 years of age (age as of May 16, 2009). Participants that fall into the 9-14 year old age bracket must bring a copy of their birth certificate. All participants must complete a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition. Champions of this local completion will have the opportunity to advance to one of the 35 regional competitions occurring across the country in hopes of advancing to the national finals in Orlando, Fla.
For more information, call Ryan C. Hill at 273-4386 or e-mail at rhill@shawneeymca.org.