Joshua House is in need of soda and Gatorade to be donated for the tournament. Those in the community who are able to donate one of these items can drop it off at Joshua House anytime.
The Joshua House Sixth Annual Hoopsfest is fast approaching, and it’s gearing up to be even bigger and better than last year’s event.
The hoopsfest is scheduled for July 22 on 10th Street in downtown Tyrone.
Divisions will be: grades four and five mixed, grades six and seven mixed, grades eight and nine boys and girls and grades 10 through 12 boys and girls.
Open divisions include women, recreational, competitive, all-star and 50 and over.
The hoopsfest will feature a three-on-three street basketball tournament, dunk contest and three-point contest.
The hoopsfest will have prizes for each division winner and give-aways all day long.
The registration fee is $50 before July 20 and $60 after July 20. Those that refer a team will get $10 off their registration fee.
Interested teams can register online at www.joshuahousetyrone.org. For more information, call 684-3901.
There will also be street vendors, family entertainment and a concert.
Other activities during the day include: sumo suits, dunk booth, bounce house, Sheetz Hummer, food/concessions, dance performances, Altoona Curve mascots, inflatable obstacle course, old fashioned ice cream truck and sidewalk sales featuring Tyrone merchants.
Currently, Joshua House is in need of soda and Gatorade (players like Frost Gatorade) to be donated for the tournament. Those in the community who are able to donate one of these items can drop it off at Joshua House anytime.