Red Bull will host a Qualifying event for its nationwide 3 on 3 basketball tournament at Joe W. Brown Park on Saturday, August 10. Women's games begin at 8:30am, followed by the men's at 10:30.
Red Bull 3X will award $6,000 to winning New Orleans teams. Each of the first place men's and women's squads will earn $2,000, and each second-place team will win $1,000.
Each women's squad will play at least twice, while teams on the men's side are guaranteed five games of pool play.
The New Orleans event is one of the tournaments in the South Region. The 20 men's and women's teams of each region that accrue the most points will move on to the Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Regionals in Atlanta on September 21. A Red Bull and USA Basketball committee will also add four wild card teams to the mix.
Registration for the New Orleans event closes on Wednesday, August 7. The entry fee is $105 for a team of four. At registration each player will receive a reversible Red Bull 3X jersey, a Red Bull 3X drawstring backpack, and Red Bull 3X towel. Teams are filled on a first come - first served basis here.
Games will follow official FIBA 3X3 rules. All players must be 18 years old and must have a FIBA profile to compete.