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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Team Registration Opens for Annual MLK Basketball Tournament

31st Annual Dr. MLK Jr. Basketball Tournament

Shreveport Public Assembly and Recreation (SPAR), will host the 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Basketball Tournament, February 15-17, 2019 in Shreveport. This tournament is designed to unite men, women and youth of all ethnic backgrounds for three days of fun, fitness, and community unity. Over $3,000 of cash prizes and awards will be given to championship teams. Over 100 teams (Pro Am to Youth) from 5 southern states will be participating, featuring some of the toughest roundballers in the south.

The tournament is double elimination with a single elimination championship game. Registration deadline is Friday, February 1st . Registration Fees: Pro-Am (Men) $300, Men (Recreation) $200, Adult Women $175,  Wheelchair $150, Youth (Boys and Girls) $75. Registration forms are available at:

  • All SPAR Community Centers 
  • SPAR Athletics Office (located on 7401 Jewella Ave.); and

Call SPAR Athletic Office at (318) 673-7748 for additional tournament registration information or go to . The Dr. MLK Jr. Basketball Tournament has become one of the elite basketball tournaments in the south. Your team participation will truly enhance the quality of this community sporting event, while keeping the dream alive.

Register online here
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