3 Point Tournament
By: Mark Moses
Practice makes perfect.
Basketball players, you’d better lace up those sneakers and practice that 3-point shot as the 66th Annual Robeson County Agricultural Fair will hold its second “3”-Point Basketball Tournament.
The tournament, sponsored by Robeson County Commissioners Raymond Cummings, Roger Oxendine, Jerry Stephens and Tom Taylor, is made up of three divisions once again this year. Individuals from Middle/Jr. High, Senior High, and Ages 20 and over can compete. The event will take place on the fairgrounds on Saturday, September 29, at 3 p.m.
The tournament is being coordinated by the Robeson County Junior Fair Board.
Pre-registration forms are available on line at www.robesoncountyfair.com, in the annual fair book, or can be picked up at the Robeson County Cooperative Extension Office, located in the O.P. Owens Building at 455 Caton Road (Highway 72 West) in Lumberton. Aggie Rogers is the contact person and can be reached by calling (910) 738-7404. Registration can also take place at the fair grounds the day of the tournament, Saturday, September 29, from 12-3 p.m.
First place in each age division will win $100. Second place winners in their respective age divisions will receive $75.00; while third place winners will receive $50.00.
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