EVENT: POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE JR. KNICKS CITYWIDE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Join over 60 Police Athletic League (PAL) youngsters, ages 10 to 14, as they compete for the Jr. Knicks Citywide Championship basketball title.
The PAL Jr. Knicks League consists of teams from PAL centers throughout all five boroughs that compete against each other in a 7-week season to advance to the playoffs and championship game. PAL Jr. Knicks skills and 3-point contest will be followed by an All-Star Game with the top 20 players in the league nominated by their coaches facing off in friendly competition.
DATE: Saturday, April 20, 2019
TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m./Jr. Knicks Championship Game
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m./Jr. Knicks Skills Competition
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m./ Jr. Knicks 3-point Competition
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. / Jr. Knicks All-Star Game
PLACE: PAL Harlem Center
441 Manhattan Avenue at 119th Street
On-site Contact: Danielle Madden-Buck 917 595-9339
The Sports and Recreation Department at PAL provides a model sports curriculum for all the centers, in addition to organizing and facilitating leagues, tournaments, and special events for over 13,000 youth annually. PAL’s sports and recreation programs keep young people engaged in positive youth development activities and reinforce the concepts of discipline, leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
New York City’s Police Athletic League is the first and finest civilian-run PAL in the country. Founded in 1914, PAL has served the city’s young people for over 100 years. PAL provides recreational, educational, cultural and social activities to 30,000 boys and girls annually. It is also the city’s largest, independent, nonprofit youth organization. For more information, please visit www.palnyc.org.
CONTACTS: Andrea Kotuk / Andrea & Associates / (212) 353-9585
Frederick J. Watts / Police Athletic League / (212) 477-9450