Santa Fe Community College Hosts Basketball Tournament Memorial Fundraiser Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7

Santa Fe Community College hosts a its second annual memorial fundraiser basketball tournament in honor of longtime faculty member Gerald Clay Fri. and Sat., April 6 and 7 beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. The play will be half court and timed, and the tournament will be double elimination. Registration is open online at www.newmexicosportsonline.com through Sunday, April 1 for the three-on-three basketball tournament to take place at the William C. Witter Fitness Education Center, 6401 Richards Ave.

Teams of no more than 4 players may register for three different levels of league play: fun, recreational or competitive. The entrance fee is $100 per team and registration must be completed online (www.newmexicosportsonline.com). A mandatory team representative meeting will be held at 6 p.m., Wed., April 4 at the Fitness Center. There will also be 3-pointer and free throw contests with prizes and live entertainment. Registration includes a T-shirt and accessories. Team members must be 16 years of age or older and must sign a liability waiver. Donations without registration are also accepted, with checks payable to Santa Fe Community College Foundation. Spectators are welcome with $1 entrance fee.

The committee is also seeking volunteers to assist with the event. To volunteer, visit: http://sfccgeraldclaymemorialbasketballtournament.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=24488

Gerald Clay, longtime SFCC faculty member, who remained active at the college as an active adjunct faculty member after retirement passed away in August of 2016. To learn more about the tournament and to register a team, please contact Miquela Martinez at miquela.martinez@sfcc.edu or 505-428-1656 or 505-428-1615.


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