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24 All Military Teams to Compete in Free Basketball Finals Competition

Colorado Springs, Colo. – April 4, 2019 – The Military Basketball Association and the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Association of the United States Army will host the 2019 Military Basketball Finals Championship Tournament April 12-14, 2019 at the United States Air Force Academy’s Clune Arena and Cadet Gymnasium. 

The tournament will feature 24 teams, 20 men’s and four women’s, composed of Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve Military members from across the nation competing for the “Best in Military Basketball” title. The games are free and open to the general public at the North Gate with a valid government-issued ID.  

Opening ceremonies begin on April 12, 2019 with a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony starting at 6 p.m. The event includes shooting and dunking contests judged by U.S. Army wounded warrior, ESPN Pat Tillman Award for Service winner and all-star Notre Dame athlete and alumna, Danielle Green. Green lost her left arm during a rocket-propelled grenade attack during deployment in Iraq. After medically retiring from the Army in 2004 and going back to school, she now serves as a veteran’s affairs counselor.

For a full schedule of events visit PeakRadar.com.

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The Military Basketball Association and the Association of the United States Army provide collegial sports events for Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Military members from across the nation to promote sportsmanship, solidarity and friendship across the armed forces. 

Media Contact 1: Doug Harris
Phone: 719.440.1025
Email: pikespeakchapter@ausappc.org
 
Media Contact 2: Mike Meyers
Phone: 254.368.1180
Email: militarybasketballassociation@gmail.com