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‘JD Ball Out 3x3 National Tour’ reaches 10th Anniversary



JD Ball Out 3x3 will celebrate its 10th anniversary this summer and the dates and locations for the 2024 instalment have been revealed.


The JD Ball Out 3x3 National Tour – sponsored by JD and supported by Basketball England - will feature five qualifying events taking place across England in July and August, culminating with two days of national finals in London.

As well as returning to the capital, the UK's signature 3x3 tournament will stop at Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham, and Essex.


Qualifying dates

·       27/28 July – Finsbury Park, London

·       3 August – Vertu Motors Arena, Newcastle

·       4 August – National Basketball Performance Centre, Manchester

·       10 August – Nottingham Wildcat Arena, Nottingham

·       11 August – Essex Sport Arena, Essex


Finals

·       17/18 August - Finsbury Park, London


Competition categories

·       Elite/Recreational Men

·       Elite/Recreational Women

·       U18 Men/Women

·       U16 Boys/Girls

·       U14 Boys/Girls


Julius Joseph, Founder of Ball Out 3x3 said:

“Over the last 10 years we have delivered this iconic event and this summer with be a special one celebrating our 10th anniversary with our lead partners JD and with support from Basketball England. This summer will be one to remember.”


Meehra Gorasia, Basketball England’s 3x3 Development Manager said:

“What an exciting summer we are in for, with Ball Out 3x3 right at the heart of a jam-packed 3x3 schedule to get even more people involved in basketball. It’s great to team up once again and keep building on the work done so far.”


Joseph Simpson, Head of Partnerships at JD said:

“JD is delighted to be the lead partner for this year's JD Ball Out 3x3 National Tour, building on the fantastic tournaments in recent years. The 3x3 events are pillars in the local communities and the work the Ball Out team are doing to champion basketball culture is something we’re proud to support. We’re confident this year will be the start of a really successful partnership with Ball Out and JD.”



The quicker, short format of basketball, considered to be the number one urban sport in the world, will feature at this summer’s Paris 2024 Olympic Games after making its debut at Tokyo 2020, where USA and Latvia won the competition’s inaugural gold in the women’s and men’s categories, respectively.



3x3 was also the jewel in the crown of at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, with Smithfield in Birmingham playing host to an unforgettable 3x3 tournament.

England’s Myles Hesson, Orlan Jackman, Kayne Henry and Jamell Anderson – lead by founder and CEO of Ball Out 3x3 Julius Joseph – won England’s first-ever basketball gold in the competition, while England’s women - Hannah Jump, Chantelle Handy, Cheridene Green and Shanice Beckford-Norton - completed a triumphant night for the sport with a hard-earned silver medal.



If you are looking for basketball, vibes, music, excitement, sunshine (hopefully), Ball Out 3x3 has everything you need. Thousands of participants play in Ball Out 3x3’s national tours, cementing our place as pioneers of 3x3 basketball and UK's biggest basketball tournament.

Ball Out 3x3 is part of the global network of open tournaments, from grassroots to the FIBA 3x3 World Tour, and are at the forefront of the development of 3x3 basketball.


Basketball England is the national governing body of the sport in England. We promote, administer and govern basketball for all levels of participants of every age and ability, whilst offering specialist guidance on improving standards of the game, facilitating education and training opportunities. We deliver a competitive outlet through leagues and tournaments and progression to our national teams.

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JD has a compelling and industry-leading proposition, providing customers unrivalled access to the finest brands by combining internationally recognised names with own-brand labels across sports, fashion and outdoor.



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