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2017 ARPA State Basketball Tournament

Dear Players and Coaches and Spectators:

On behalf of the City of Gadsden and the Parks & Recreation staff, I would like to welcome each of you to Gadsden. We hope that your experience at the 2017 ARPA State Basketball Tournament will be a memorable one. The staff and I would like to congratulate each team on making it this far and good luck to all the teams throughout the tournament. Coaches can pick up player packets on Friday, March 10 at the Senior Activity Center between 12p-3p. The coaches meeting will follow at 3 pm at the Senior Activity Center also. I hope everyone will have time to visit some of the sites in and around Gadsden while you are here

  • Carver Gym, 1030 Tuscaloosa Ave. 35901 (256-549-4668); 
  • Gadsden City High School (2 gyms), 1917 Black Creek Parkway 35904; 
  • Jack Gaston Coliseum, 1420 West Meighan Blvd. 35904 (256-549-4670); 
  • Mitchell Community Center, 1503 Noccalula Road 35904 (256-549-4739); 
  • Thompson Community Center, 236 Goldenrod Ave. 35901 (256-549-4738); 
  • Etowah High School, 316 Jones St., SE, Attalla, AL 35954 (256-538-7552) 
  • Coosa Christian Academy, 2736 Wills Creek Rd 35904 (256-547-1841) 
  • Walnut Park Community Center 3200 Walnut Street 35904 (256-549-4685) 
  • Boys & Girls Club 2000 W. Meighan Blvd 35904 (old General Forrest Middle) 

 March 10,
Coaches Meeting @ 3:00 p.m. at the Senior Activity Center, 623 Broad Street, Gadsden 35901.
Check-in & packet pickup 12p-3p at Senior Activity Center

Additional Information
TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Jen Weathington, 256-549-4680

DIVISIONS: 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U Boys & Girls, 14U, and 18U Boys

ENTRY FEE: $150.00 per team

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: Single Elimination

ADMISSIONS: $5.00 Daily; 6 and under free

TOURNAMENT PROTEST: A protest must be made by a Parks & Recreation Representative who is accompanying the team and not by the Coach or a Team Supporter.