Calling all ballers and basketball fans! Family Promise of Central CT will be hosting our very own Basketball Tournament fundraiser at the Vale Sports Club on April 9-10, 2022.

Sponsored by:

Kensington Congregational Church
TJ’s on Cedar – Bar and Grill in Newington, CT
Spottswood AME Zion Church, New Britain, CT

Join us on April 9th for our Basketball Tournament! The teams are set and we will have basketball action starting at 9:30am. We will also be hosting a 50/50 raffle!

On April 10th, join us for “open gym.” If you want to play a pick-up game, practice your free throws, or play HORSE with your family come on down from 10am to 4pm. We will have a collection jar for donations for admission.

Who: Co-ed teams of 8-10 players. Players must be at least 18 years old.

When: April 9, 2022 9am to 5pm
Team Captain check in at 9 am. Games start at 9:30 am.

Format: Round-robin. Games are composed of two 20-minute halves.

Cost: $500 per team. Team registration includes a team T-shirt for each player to wear during games.

Spectators are free!

How: Team Registration is now closed. We wish all of the registered teams the best of luck!

Rules and Regulations: Please visit the Vale Sports Club website to view the playing rules, the player waiver form, and their COVID protocols:

B-Ball Tournament Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ will be updated as new info becomes available!

  • Is there an entrance fee for visitors/spectators?
    • Entrance is FREE!
  • What are the COVID-19 protocols for the 2022 Family Promise Basketball Tournament?
  • Can visitors make a donation to help prevent homelessness?
    • Yes!! Cash, Checks, or to pay using your smartphone we will have a QR code available at the event.
  • What are the food options?
    • Vale Sports Club has graciously allowed our friends from SoulFully Vegan to set up their food truck in the parking lot. The food truck will be selling delicious plant-based burgers, hot dogs, and fries.
    • Vale has a concession stand where snacks will be for sale. Outside food (except SoulFully Vegan) is not allowed within the premises.
  • What happened to the youth team option?
    • Unfortunately, there were not enough team registrations for the youth divisions. This will be a tournament for players 18 and up.
  • What is the prize for the winning teams?
    • Fun prize packs with snacks and Family Promise gear will be awarded along with a the registration cost refunded to the winning team