Over $50,000 in prizes to be won at B-ball Challenge

14 Mar
3-on-3 Street Challenge

KFC Fitness Zone 3 on 3 Streetball Challenge

Thursday, March 14, 2013

ABOUT $50,000 worth of prizes can be won from the 10-day KFC Fitness Zone 3 on 3 Streetball Challenge which will be held around the Airport Mall area in Berakas.

With the various activities happening during the KFC Fitness Zone 3 On 3 tournament, participants in each of the organised events will get a chance to win attractive prizes.

This year’s Streetball Challenge is more than just a basketball tournament. It has something for everyone to participate in and enjoy.

The first event on the agenda is the KFC Fitness Zone Ultimate Gaming Competition. From March 22-24, gamers can challenge each other with League of Legends and FIFA soccer games which will be held at Jap’s Hub Cyber Cafe located on the first floor of BT Hj Uthman Complex.

Registration fee cost $35 per team of five for League of Legends game and $15 per gamer for the FIFA soccer game. To register, simply make your way to Jap’s Hub Cyber Cafe from March 11-19 from 10am to 12am. As it is a first come first serve basis, there are no booking of slots allowed.

If you’re more of an eco-warrior, join Fitness Zone’s ‘Drum Alive’ on March 23. This special exercise activity, in conjunction with Earth Hour, makes use of drumsticks and stability balls. Interested? Drum away from 8.30pm to 9.30pm while you make a sign of your commitment to protect the Earth.

On March 24, catch the opening ceremony of the KFC Fitness Zone 3 on 3 Streetball Challenge. Aside from the team line up, there will also be some interesting opening matches. However, if you and your team are still interested to join the tournament, registration is still open but a late charge of $50 is imposed.

Looking for adventure beyond the basketball court? A mini race inspired by the Amazing Race will be held from March 25 to 28. The Mobile One Amazing Quest will bring out the competitor in you as you fight off competition to complete the tasks given. The winner will claim the coveted Apple iPad Mini.

Registration fee for the quest is $3 per person and all participants need to be present by 9.30am on March 25 for registration and briefing.

Also happening on March 25 to 28 is a Basketball Clinic which will be led by Brunei’s National Coach, Kevin Reece along with a retired Philippines Basketball Association (PBA) player, Erwin Velez.

Anyone interested in this clinic will need to be present at 2pm on March 25 for registration ($5) and training details.

While all these are happening, don’t forget to catch the preliminary rounds for the Streetball Challenge. From March 25 to 28 as well, watch teams from three categories: Ladies, Students and Open battle it out for the next round on the 3 on 3 basketball court.

Basketball fans, take note of March 29. Get a chance to see and talk to a pro in the court Vince Hizon, a retired Philippines Basketball Association (PBA) player who was also the first ever Filipino basketball player to play for the United States Basketball League. He will be holding a press conference as well as a short basketball clinic.

Learned some skills from the pro? Why not test that skill?

Test your skills in shooting a ball from the free throw line during the Time Attack event which will be held the next day, March 30.

To win in this competition, you will need to shoot and score as many points within one minute.

The end of March will mark the end of the KFC Fitness Zone 3 On 3 Streetball Challenge with semi-finals and finals slated to be held.

But fret not activity seekers as there are still activities instore for you on the day itself.

What you can expect during the day apart from the final games, which starts from 10am to 10pm, is a variety of activities such as one-on-one challenges, skills challenge, slam dunk competition and three-point shootouts.

Another game to witness will be the Vince Hizon Exhibition Game which will then be followed by the event’s closing ceremony.

So mark your calendar and get ready for some action packed days during the 10-day KFC Fitness Zone 3 On 3 Streetball Challenge which will be held at the Airport Mall in Berakas.

Source: The Brunei Times
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