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Deadline drawing near for Gus Macker entries

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 11:40 a.m. CST

The countdown has begun, and the registration deadlines for the 11th annual Gus Macker Morris 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament are not far away.

Local organizers are reminding all players that the deadline for entry by mail is Friday, May 10. On-line registration for the event will continue through midnight on Monday, May 13, on the official Gus Macker website, www.macker.com.

A special deadline party is being planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Clayton’s Tap, 122 W. Washington St., in downtown Morris. Stop in and meet local sponsors and drop off your application with the local organizers.

One of the applications collected that night will be drawn to receive a complimentary team entry fee. Other prizes and giveaways will also be awarded.

Gus Macker Morris will hit the streets of downtown Morris on Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2. The tournament is open to players of all ages and playing experience. 

Every registered player is guaranteed at least three games and receives a complimentary player’s shirt for their participation in the games.

Information is available at participating sponsor locations, including Grundy Bank, ATI Physical Therapy, Rezin Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, WCSJ/WJDK and the Morris Daily Herald.

For more information or to receive an application, contact the Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc. at (815) 941-0245.

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