2019 Basketball Marathon

GENERAL INFORMATION

THE JOHN M. BARRY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF NEWTON’S ANNUAL BASKETBALL MARATHON IS A TIME HONORED TRADITION HOSTED FOR OVER 23 YEARS. THANKS TO MEMBERS, COACHES, PARENTS, ALUMNI AND CLUB STAFF LAST YEAR’S FUNDRAISER HELPED RAISE OVER $10,000 TO SUPPORT THE CLUB’S ATHLETIC PROGRAMS.

 

HOW DOES IT WORK?

GAMES CONSIST OF 10 TEAMS ALTERNATING EVERY 30MIN. TOP

FUNDRAISERS CAN WIN PRIZES VALUED UP TO $500. ALL TEAMS HAVE AT LEAST ONE ADULT WHO IS CONSIDERED THE CAPTAIN. EACH TEAM CONSISTS OF 10-12 PLAYERS, PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING EXTRA SOCKS, SHORTS, AND SHIRTS SO THAT THEY CAN CHANGE FREQUENTLY. A SLEEPING BAG IS OPTIONAL. PLEASE BRING LIQUIDS TO STAY HYDRATED

 

TIP OFF IS AT 7:00PM BE HERE BY 6:30PM TO GET YOUR TEAM ASSIGNMENT.

 

IMPORTANT RULES

MINIMUM DONATION IS $75 TO PARTICIPATE IN MARATHON FOR CLUB MEMBER, $100 FOR NON-MEMBERS.

 

MUST BE IN 7TH GRADE OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE.

 

PARENTS & VISITORS AND NON-PLAYERS MUST BE OUT OF THE BUILDING BY 9P.M. (DOORS WILL BE LOCKED TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT).

 

PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUIRED TO STAY ALL NIGHT & MAY LEAVE NO EARLIER THAN 5:00AM.

 

ADULTS PARTICIPATING ARE ASKED TO STAY ALL NIGHT FOR SUPERVISION PURPOSES (WE ASK THAT YOU MAKE THIS COMMITMENT TO SET A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR THE KIDS).

 

ALL THOSE PARTICIPATING MUST FOLLOW ALL CLUB RULES.

 

LEAVE ALL VALUABLES (CELL PHONES, VIDEO GAMES, IPODS, CASH ETC.) AT HOME. WE CANNOT BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS.

 

HAVE FUN, BE COMPETITIVE AND RESPECT EACH OTHER.