UPDATED–May 26, 2016

Hoops fans, registration is now open for the popular 3-on-3 ShoWare Shootout, which returns to Kent Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17. Have you signed up yet?

This great basketball event features age divisions for men, women, seniors, kids and those in wheelchairs. If you like playing basketball, you are invited to take part in the  fourth annual ShoWare Shootout.

The details:

  • Sat., July 16 to Sun., July 17, 2016
  • Games will be played in the parking lot at ShoWare Center (625 W. James St., Kent).
  • A total of 150 to 170 teams from kids through adults are expected to participate.
  • Entry fee is $75 per team for any division. Entry fee includes a guarantee of four games, a T-shirt and an extra T-shirt if your teams wins the championship of the division.
  • Entry deadline is July 10.
  • Schedules will be mailed two to three days before the first round of games and tournament brackets will be available on site.
  • Each division will play on its own court with a main court hosting the top divisions. The main court will be set up in the middle of the ShoWare parking lot.
  • Visit ShoWareShootout.com or call 206-240-9029 for more information.
  • A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Kent Youth & Family Services.

While you’re in town for the ShoWare Shootout, stay at a Kent hotel to shower and rest up after your basketball games. We’ve got lots of convenient, comfortable hotels and motels to make your stay enjoyable. Here are few favorite Kent hotels to consider:

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Dana Neuts

I am a full-time freelance writer, editor, marketing pro and the publisher of iLoveKent.net.