Ball Up Streetball Tryouts
July 26, 11 a.m.
The world’s leading streetball brand, Ball Up is giving players of the Birmingham community an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to turn their passion for basketball into a true profession during the 2014 Ball Up: “Search for the Next” summer tour. Local streetballers are invited to Elyton Park at 97 Princeton Avenue in Birmingham on July 26 to compete for a shot at the ultimate prize, a Ball Up contract worth $100,000 and a roster spot on the 2015 Ball Up team, awarded at the conclusion of the national tour.
Any skilled player is invited to the open tryouts at Elyton Park starting at 1 1a.m. to test their skills and compete for one of 10 spots on the Birmingham team. Once the Birmingham team is filled, the players will compete in the main event, a head-to-head game against the undefeated Ball Up team at Lawson State Community College in the Arthur Shore Fine Arts Building at 3060 Wilson Road Southwest in Birmingham at 6 p.m.
Families and guests of all ages are invited to take part in the excitement too, as they cheer on the Birmingham team. Fans will have the opportunity to meet NBA All-Star players, celebrity guests and enjoy halftime musical entertainment.
For more information, visit ballup.com.