PUMA Ralph Sampson Invitational Basketball Tournament and Combine AT HORIZONS EDGE

PUMA Ralph Sampson Invitational Basketball Tournament and Combine AT HORIZONS EDGE.

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Harrisonburg, VA (April 20, 2021) – Horizons Edge Sports Campus will be hosting the Inaugural PUMA Ralph Sampson Invitational and Combine on May 29, 2021 – May 30, 2021. The event will host over 65 girls’ and boys’ basketball teams in grades 5-12. Teams are expected to travel to the Edge from the entire East Coast including Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and West Virginia.

The tournament will also benefit the local community with out-of-town guests utilizing Harrisonburg hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers.

“We are looking forward to a great weekend of basketball,” says Ray Ellington, General Manager for Horizons Edge Sports Campus. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to host so many teams. Our staff is working hard to get everything ready to make this a successful event.”

This tournament will feature six different brackets. They include 7th/8th-grade boys; 7th/8th-grade girls; 9th/10th-grade boys; 9th/10th-grade girls; 11th/12th-grade boys; and 11th-12th grade girls. All divisions are based on the grade in which a student is currently enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year.

The entry fee for this tournament is $395 and guarantees each team a minimum of four games. There will be awards presented in each bracket.

The combine will be held on Monday, May 31, 2021. The event will include certification in the following areas: body measurements, power, speed, agility, reaction, and strength, as well as stability and balance for all athletes in attendance. Results will be recorded so athletes and coaches can track physical development and athletic performance.

The media is encouraged to attend the event either on May 29th or May 30th when most of the games will take place.