Peterborough ON â€“ (January 9, 2019) â€“ The 2019 Knights Winter Classic basketball tournament will run on January 12 at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre. Geared towards youth aged eight to 19 years of age, the tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and is open for both male and female youth and teens.
The tournament will have a recreational and a competitive division separated into age categories, and will be run by the Fleming Knights menâ€™s basketball team and coaching staff.
The recreational division will be divided into youth ages eight to nine, 10 to 12, teens aged 13 to 15 and 16 to 19.
The competitive division will be divided into ages 13 to 15 and 16 to 19.
To register for the 2019 Knights Winter Classic, visit the front desk at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre or online at http://flemingknights.ca/knights-winter-classic/.
The tournament will also include a three-point competition, skills competition, raffle for Fleming Knights merchandise and prizes for winning teams in each division.
â€śThis is an excellent opportunity for Fleming Knight players to offer something to the families who attend their games,â€ť said Josh Williams, Fleming Knights Basketball Coach. â€śOffering a fun and enjoyable tournament for youth and teens, and bridging our team with the community is a win-win. Participants in our tournaments could potentially become future Fleming Knights or spectators in our home games. We want to build relationships with the community, and this is a great way for our team and the basketball program to do so.â€ť
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About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.
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