Hot Shot Basketball Competition; Men’s Basketball League Deadline Approaching

23rd Annual Basketball Hot Shot Competition

Join us on Sunday, Dec. 4 for the 23rd Annual Basketball Hot Shot Competition at the Osage Centre. Boys and girls, ages 7-16, are invited to compete. Registration starts at 12 p.m.; competition begins at 12:3o p.m. Call 573-339-6340 for more information.

Men’s 2012 Basketball  League Team Entry Deadline Dec. 8

The Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting teams for the 2012 Men’s Basketball League.

League play consists of five divisions, with Division 1 being the most competitive. Games will be played Monday through Thursday evenings, Saturday mornings and afternoons, and Sunday afternoons and evenings beginning on Jan. 3, at the A. C. Brase Arena, Osage Centre, and Shawnee Park Center. The season runs through mid-March. Teams are assured a 12-game season and a chance to make the league’s playoffs.

Registration continues through Thursday, Dec. 8, and is $330 per team. The league is capped at a maximum of 65 teams, or 13 teams per division. Roster forms are available at the Osage Centre and A. C. Brase Arena. Managers must attend a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m., at the Osage Centre.

“The teams that pay and turn in entry forms first will receive priority when being put in divisions, so get them in early,” says Recreation Coordinator, Tony Weatherby.

For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 573-339-6340.