Fayetteville, NC    - The NTBA, which hosts youth basketball tournaments across the United States, scheduled four tournament weekends in Fayetteville.  Games are played at Freedom Courts and other community gyms.  Planners expect 90 teams to participate in each event.

“We look forward to welcoming players and their families from around North Carolina for these special events,” says John Meroski, Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) President and CEO. “The projected economic impact on Cumberland County from the series of tournaments is $182,000.” 

Games run from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.  Admission for spectators is $5 to $12. 

Event weekends:

April 7-8:  NTBA Regional Tip Off (Boys), NTBA Regional Tip Off (Girls)

May 4-5: NTBA Fayetteville Showdown (Boys), NTBA Regional Tip Off (Girls)

June 9-10: NTBA Fayetteville Jam Fest (Boys), NTBA Fayetteville Jam Fest (Girls)

June 15-16: NTBA Summer Hoopfest (Boys), NTBA Summer Hoopfest (Girls)

About the FACVB:

The FACVB is a private, not-for-profit organization responsible for positioning Cumberland County as a destination for conventions, tournaments and individual travel. For additional information, visit www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com or call 1-800-255-8217.