GARY | Elementary, middle and high school students are being sought to enter a 3 on 3 basketball tournament to be held as part of the 13th annual back to school jamboree.
The jamboree is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Indiana University Northwest in the Savannah Center at 3400 Broadway, Gary.
It features the basketball games, video game competitions, movies, music, videos and refreshments.
The jamboree is sponsored by Indiana University Northwest, Geminus Corp., Methodist Hospital, Haywood, Flemings & Associates, the Gary Crusader, County Market, State Farm Insurance, I.U. Dons, Inc., the African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. and state Rep. Vernon Smith, D-Gary. Registration for the basketball tournament is $30 per team. To register, call (219) 887-2046.
Registration also is accepted at Beautiful Things in the Village Shopping Mall. Registration at the site is $45.
Vendors interested in having a booth at the jamboree should call (219) 887-2046. The cost of the booth is $35 and $45 for food vendors.