Hoopla XIX Tip-Off Party at The Bite & Brew of Salem
Hoopla XIX Tip-Off Party at The Bite & Brew of Salem
Thursday July 20, 6:00-8:00pm

This by invitation only, ticketed party is a pre-tourney ritual that this year will be held at The Bite & Brew of Salem. Key Hoopla organizers, volunteers, and sponsors gather at this festive meal to "gear up" for the event and compare notes.

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2x2 Tip-Off Tournament
2x2 Tip-Off Tournament
Wednesday, August 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm

2x2 Tournament at the Salem Conference Center featuring special invitee teams from the Hoopla ranks battling it out in a bracketed format. Adding to the fun is a post-tourney awards party at Magoo’s for all interested.

Free Kids' Clinic presented by Drs. Howerton, Hopkin & Kennedy
Free Kids' Clinic presented by Drs. Howerton, Hopkin & Kennedy
Thursday, August 3, 10:00am-Noon

Each year Hoopla conducts a kids' clinic for interested youngsters on basketball fundamentals. This awesome fun-filled event is sponsored by Drs. Howerton, Hopkin & Kennedy, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and it is FREE to area kids. A two-hour event, the Kids Clinic annually attracts hundreds of young basketball-loving ballers, who run drills and are given tips on the game by coaches and players from local colleges and high schools.

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4th Annual Lakepoint Law Hoopla Hoop Camp
4th Annual Lakepoint Law Hoopla Hoop Camp
Friday, August 4, 9:00am-2:00pm

Almost 150 kids signed up for the Hoopla Hoop Camp last year, and this year we are anticipating even more! This camp will be led by George Fox Coach Michael Meek, and in the past it has featured several awesome speakers including the likes of Patty Mills of the NBA San Antonio Spurs and former Olympian Ruthie Bolton. Stay tuned for the many exciting things planned for this year's Lakepoint Law Hoopla Hoop Camp!

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Kona Ice Friday 2x2 Tourney
Kona Ice Friday 2x2 Tourney
Friday, August 4, 5:00pm-8:00pm (Both Kids & Adults)

Looking for a fun-filled way to gear up for Hoopla and get some practice in before Hoopla XIX? The Kona Ice Friday 2x2 Tourney might be just the event for you! And it's EASY, just grab a friend, sign up and let's go! 

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Columbia Bank 3-Point Shootout
Columbia Bank 3-Point Shootout
Qualifying: Friday, 12:00am-6:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm; Finals: Saturday, 5:00pm

The Columbia Bank 3-Point Shootout is sure to be a favorite contest for all the sharpshooters playing in Hoopla this year... Firing 3-pointers from all around the 3-point line and racing against both foe and clock, the Columbia Bank 3-Point Shootout offers challenge, excitement and thrills for the very best of the best shooters in Hoopla...in EIGHT different divisions:  Male 35+; Male 18-34; Female 18+; HS Boys; HS Girls; MS Boys; MS Girls; Combined Grade School... Winners in each division will receive prizes, too!

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Kilgore-Blackman Hot Shot Contest
Kilgore-Blackman Hot Shot Contest
Qualifying: Friday, 12:00am-6:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm; Finals: Saturday, 4:30pm

With 1:00 minute at the disposal of each contestant, participants race to accumulate the most possible points from five different shooting spots - each offering varying point totals. This contest is a mix of skill, endurance and strategy, as racking up points is key but so, too, is getting up enough shots. Does the Hoopla star take as many lay-ups (1 point) as possible in the minute, fire threes (5 points), or some blend with other shots/point totals mixed in as well. Only the smartest and best players have a legitimate chance in the Hot Shot Contest. Nine (9) separate divisions in which to compete: Male 35+; Male 18-34; Female 18+; HS Boys; HS Girls; MS Boys; MS Girls; Grade School Boys; Grade School Girls.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Free Throw Contest
Hampton Inn & Suites Free Throw Contest
Qualifying: Friday, 12:00am-6:00pm & Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm; Finals: Saturday, 4:00pm

A test of acumen and nerves, the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Free Throw Contest finds the most clutch Hoopla participants each year. In this hotly-contested match, mental toughness, skill, and the abilty to focus while blocking out distractions are all paramount. Think 30 straight free throws is pretty impressive? When it comes to the Hampton Inn & Suites Free Throw Contest, participants might need to think again! Nine (9) separate divisions in which to compete: Male 35+; Male 18-34; Female 18+; HS Boys; HS Girls; MS Boys; MS Girls; Grade School Boys; Grade School Girls.

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USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournament Qualifying Tournaments
USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournament Qualifying Tournaments
Friday, August 4, 4:00pm-8:00pm & Saturday, August 5, Championship Games

Hoopla once again will host four qualifying tournaments - a Men's Open, Women's Open, Men's U18 & Women's U18 - for the USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship Tournaments held at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. By entering one of these four special divisions at Hoopla, you have a chance to earn a spot in the 3x3 national championship event run by USA Basketball. Winners of each of these USA Basketball divisions are responsible for their own travel to Colorado, but once they get there they are hosted, fed, given gear and have an opportunity to win a 3x3 national championship, which may earn that team a fully-paid trip to the FIBA 3x3 World Championships. In 2017, the Hoopla Men's U18 team won the USA Basketball 3x3 National Championship. Games are exciting and fun, played under FIBA rules that include a :12 second shot clock and continual play after made baskets. Game times in the Men's and Women's Open divisions will be made post-5:00pm wherever needed, requested and possible.

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Hoopla Fun Run presented by Kroc Center benefiting Liberty House
Hoopla Fun Run presented by Kroc Center benefiting Liberty House
Friday, August 4, 6:30pm

The Hoopla Fun Run presented by the Salem Kroc Center is a 5K run/walk on a beautiful course in downtown Salem that begins at Hoopla, winds around the Oregon State Capitol Building, to and through Willamette University's beautiful campus and back. A benefit for Liberty House, a child abuse assessment center doing great and important work in Salem, the Hoopla Fun Run is open to racers and runners of all ages and abilities.

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Win-A-Toyota Shooting Challenge
Win-A-Toyota Shooting Challenge
Saturday, August 5, 5:40pm

In the Win-A-Toyota Shooting Challenge on Saturday of Tournament Week, one lucky name drawn at random will have an opportunity to win a brand new Toyota vehicle thanks to Capitol Auto Group!  The challenge: shooting 3-point shots from five, 5-ball racks that include four "normal" balls (which are worth 1-point per make) and 1 "money" ball (worth 2 points on a make), the participant will have 60 seconds to take the 25 shots... Score 22 or more of the possible 30 points, and you win* a Toyota!  

*Subject to additional rules and regulations to win.

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Salem Radiology Consultants Slam Dunk Contest
Salem Radiology Consultants Slam Dunk Contest
Saturday, August 5, 5:45pm

If a player can't fly, he/she need not apply... The Salem Radiology Consultants Slam Dunk Contest - annually a centerpiece at Hoopla - features some of the most amazing athletic and acrobatic maneuvers seen on a basketball court. Judged by Hoopla dignitaries, the SRC Slam Dunk Contest always attracts a huge crowd and rarely disappoints despite the high expectations and hype that precede it.

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Orangetheory Fitness Hustle Awards
Orangetheory Fitness Hustle Awards
All Day, Saturday, August 5 & Sunday, August 6

Sure when a kid scores she might see her name in the paper the next day...but Hoopla and Jamba Juice are teaming up to reward those participants that hustle the best, show the most heart, and do the unglamorous things that help their team win. So who knows? Take the charge, dive for a loose ball, set five good screens in three sequences and maybe you will be a winner of a Jamba Juice Hustle Award.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Sportsmanship Awards
Hampton Inn & Suites Sportsmanship Awards
All Day, Saturday, August 5 & Sunday, August 6

Whether it be applauding the great play of an opponent, helping a fellow Hoopla competitor off the ground, saying "nice play" to somebody on the other team, or thanking an official for their time and help at Hoopla, great sportsmanship helps make everybody's experience at the event better. In recognition of acts big and small, seen and unseen -- Hampton Inn & Suites will be passing out rewards for great sportsmanship throughout this year's Hoopla!

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