St Mary School of Milford has been hosting a basketball tournament for the past 43 years. This year’s St. Mary School, 44th Annual Invitational Basketball Tournament gets underway on Friday February 23rd with Family Fun Night which features games between the students & their parents & alumni. Traditionally this event enjoys coverage from the local print media. We will finish on Sunday March 11th with our Championship Day where participants in the finals are recognized for their achievements.
During the past 43 years the tournament has grown to the point where it now includes 50 teams from 14 towns throughout New Haven & Fairfield Counties. During the 17 days of the tournament over 600 players ages 8-13 participate in front of their neighbors, friends & families.
Children & Seniors: $2.00
If a student wears his or her tournament tee shirt, they will get in free.
TOURNAMENT TEE SHIRTS
Available now! The Tournament tee shirts are available for purchase and can be worn as part of the school gym uniform. The colors available this year for short sleeve are white, navy, pink, grey and tie dyed and they are $12.00. There is also a long sleeve tournament tee shirt available in white for $15.00. Order forms were sent home or you can contact Diane Piechota.
Open during Fun Night and all Tournament games! The Tournament kitchen is quite famous for its food. Stop by and enjoy our delicious bacon/egg/cheese sandwiches, milk shakes and our grill favorite - fish and chips, quesadillas, corned beef sandwiches as well as burgers, chicken fingers and fries.
Raffle baskets sold in the school lobby next week and all during the tournament Each grade has put together beautiful baskets to be raffled off at the end of the tournament. The tickets will be sold during school next week and during all Tournament games. The tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.
During all Tournament games, 50/50 raffle tickets will be sold. You have to be present to win this raffle. The person with the winning ticket gets to pick someone to attempt a half-court shot. If that person makes the shot, then he or she wins all the money from that game’s raffle. If they don’t make the shot then they win half of the money.
We are currently soliciting sponsorships for our tournament; who will be prominently displayed in our tournament program, tee-shirts, website & gymnasium signage. Our six -bracket, double-elimination format allows for a minimum of two & maximum of six games worth of exposure to our participants & spectators.
A contribution of $2,000 includes top billing in our program book, tee-shirts, banner prominently displayed,$25.00 food voucher for the kitchen, primary rotation of your ad on our website and family tournament pass.
A contribution of $1,500 includes top billing in our program book, tee-shirts, your banner prominently displayed in our gym and, primary rotation of your ad on our website and family tournament pass.
A contribution of $1,00 includes premier billing in our program book, tee-shirts, your sign prominently displayed in our gym, premium rotation of your ad on our website and family tournament pass.
FAST BREAK SPONSOR
A contribution of $500 includes a FREE FAMILY PASS. Also includes considerable billing in our program book & your sign displayed in our gym and extensive rotation of your ad on our website.
FREE THROW SPONSOR
A contribution of $250 ncludes billing in our program book, your ad displayed in rotation on our website. Free Family pass included for admission during the tournament.
Since its inception the tournament has provided a safe wholesome environment for children & their families to have fun while learning lessons of fair play & sportsmanship. All our proceeds from the tournament help us to defray the ever-increasing cost of providing a quality education for our students. And I will of course provide you with information of our non-profit status.
You can register and pay online above or fill out the sponsorship form below and return to the school with a check payable to St. Mary HSA-Sponsorship.