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Hoops for Hope 2024

Welcome to Hoops for Hope, an annual outdoor 3 on 3 basketball tournament to help support single moms in Pitt County.   With 12 different divisions we have a spot for all our basketball enthusiasts no matter what your age is, your height or your skill level. So grab three of your closest friends and a good pair of sneakers and join us for this two day community event.

      Event will include the tournament, contests, prizes, Mother’s Day giveaways and raffle and food trucks! So don’t miss out, join us Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th in the parking lots of the Pitt Community College campus.Registration is open from now untiApril 20th. Sponsorship opportunities available and donations are welcome.  Click on the links below for team registration/sponsorship and for more information.

      The Nehemiah Initiative is a Pitt County based non-profit with a mission to “Empower, Transform, and Restore Families to Emotional, Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Wholeness”.  Our Vision is to “rebuild the families of our community as if they are our own”.  Specifically we seek to wrap around single moms, enabling them to get on their feet; empower their children to grow into their fullest potential, and develop authentic men while combating fatherlessness in our community.  

CONTESTS

All contests will occur on the Sunday of the Tournament at the Championship court.



9:30 am Free Throw Contest $10 to participate

  • Each participant will be given three warm up shots 
  • Contest will be the best of 10 free throws. 
  • Tie breaker will be best of 5 free throws followed by Best of 3 free throws (if necessary) until a winner is established. 
  • Players must start and end the shots behind the free throw line. 



11:30 am Three Point Contest $10 to participate

  • Each participant will be allowed one rebounder
  • Each participant will be given three warm up shots 
  • Contest will be the most shots made within a 60 second timed period
  • Tie breaker will be the most shots made during a 30 second timed period
  • Players must start their shot and release the ball behind the 3 – Point Line

 

1:30 pm Slam Dunk Contest $10 to participate

  • Judges will score a dunk based on a scale from 1-10
  • Each participant is given 3 attempts of their dunk 
  • Dunk must touch rim to count 
  • The 3 contestants with the highest combined scores will enter a finals round
  • Highest score in final round is crowned the winner

DIVISIONS

  • You may register your team with a minimum of 3 players and no more than 4 players.
  • For all coed teams, a member of the opposite sex must be on the court at all times. 
  • Player Add/Changes can only be made up until March 31st and will result in a $15 fee per change. 
  • Changes in players can result in a change in the Division you have been accepted in.
  • Each team will need a designated captain.  All Youth and Middle School teams will need a designated adult to act as their coach and be present at all times the team is on the court playing. 
  • Each team will be prepared to wear a specific color shirt for the two days of play.
  • Brackets will be released the Wednesday before the set date of the tournament.

MALE ADULT ELITE DIVISION – $220 per team

  • 19 years of age and over
  • Elite is considered a group of individuals who play or played at an organized competitive level ie:college

 FEMALE ADULT ELITE DIVISION – $220 per team

  • 19 years of age and over
  • Elite is considered a group of individuals who play or played at an organized competitive level ie:college

 MALE ADULT REC DIVISION – $220 per team

  • 19 years of age and over

FEMALE ADULT REC DIVISION – $220 per team

  • 19 years of age and over

MALE HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION – $220 per team

  • 14 to 18 years of age

FEMALE HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION – $220 per team

  • 14 to 18 years of age

MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS DIVISION – $140 per team

  • 11 to 13 years of age

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS DIVISION – $140 per team

  • 11 to 13 years of age

 YOUTH BOYS DIVISION – $140 per team

  • 8 to 10 years of age

YOUTH GIRLS DIVISION – $140 per team

  • 8 to 10 years of age

SENIORS DIVISION – $140 per team

  • 65 and Over
  • Coed

 EXCEPTIONAL DIVISION – $140 per team

  • All ages
  • Coed
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Sponsorship Opportunities

 *For full list check out the Sponsorship Form below

Presenting Sponsor $7,500 (exclusive)

  • Prominent placement of logo on all event marketing materials
  • Recognition on all media advertising
  • Social media promotion
  • Verbal recognition at event
  • Opportunity to provide promotional materials to participants
  • Logo on back of event t-shirt
  • One 3 on 3 team 

 

Championship Court Sponsor $5,000 (exclusive)

  • Social media promotion
  • Verbal recognition at event
  • Championship courtside recognition (logo decal on hoop)
  • Award presentation recognition
  • Logo on back of event t-shirt
  • One 3 on 3 team 

Courtside Sponsor $3,000 (25 courts)

 

  • Social media promotion
  • Courtside recognition (logo decal on hoop)
  • Verbal recognition at event
  • Listed on back of event t-shirt
  • One 3 on 3 team

Baseline Sponsor $1,500 

  • Social media promotion 
  • Verbal recognition at event
  • Logo recognition by place of choice