Participants sought for PAL-sponsored basketball tournament

The Police Activities League (PAL) is sponsoring its first annual Help with Hoops Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 16. City employees are welcome to organize a 5-on-5 team and show off their court skills during this full-court basketball tournament with certified referees. Teams will compete for a $500 first place prize and trophy donated by the Timberwolves.

Help with Hoops Basketball Tournament
Saturday, Feb. 16
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
4119 Dupont Ave. N., Minneapolis

The entrance fee is $240 per team and proceeds go to PAL, a youth crime prevention program that uses educational, athletic and recreational activities to build trust and understanding between police officers and youth.

For more information or to register, email


Published Jan 30, 2013