Elementary, middle and high school students are being sought to enter a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament to be held as a part of the 16th Annual Back to School Jamboree. The Jamboree will be held at Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway in the Savannah Center on Saturday, September 17 from 8:30 a. m — 4 p.m. It will feature 3 on 3 basketball, video games competitions, movies and music videos. Refreshment will be served.
The Jamboree is being sponsored by Rep. Vernon G. Smith, the African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc., Geminus Corp., Familia Dental, Indiana University Northwest, I. U. Dons, Inc., Majestic Star, Haywood, Flemings & Associates, 411 News, Gary Crusader, and Fresh County Market.
Trophies and other prizes will be presented to those participating in the three on three basketball competition. Registration is $30.00 per team. To register, persons should call 887-2046. Registrations will also be taken at Beautiful Things in the Village Shopping Mall. Registration on site is $45.00.
There will also be video, double dutch jump rope and finger painting competitions. In addition, there will be a give-away of school supplies to the first 300 students.
Persons interested in booths at the event should also call 887-2046. The cost of the booth is $35.00 and $45.00 (food vendors). A table will be provided.