It all began in 1995 when I thought what could I do to bring the community together? Then it came to me, a basketball tournament. I decided to get sponsors which would purchase trophies for the participants. For several years the teams that would participate had to pay an entry fee.
I noticed each year that the turnout was tremendous. The basketball tournaments were held twice a year and now there was no entry fee for the participants.
It is just great to see how these young kids and adults can come together as one.
It is really amazing on how these participants get involved and to see the smiles on the faces when they receive a trophy and they realize that it takes a team to get that prestige trophy.
The tournament has grown and will continue to grow but this could not be made possible without the help from the sponsors and volunteers.
I invite you to come and share this experience and to see that Laredo, Texas is a great place to live.