Posted: Feb 18, 2013 12:00 PM by MELISSA CANONE
LAFAYETTE, LA - The Lafayette Recreation & Parks Department (LRPD) and the Lafayette Optimist Club are sponsoring the annual Tri-Star Basketball Skills Contest in Lafayette on Sunday, February 24, 2013. This competition is open to boys and girls ages
eight to thirteen (as of March 15, 2013) and will take place at the Comeaux Recreation Center in Beaullieu Park.
The competition will start at 2 p.m. with registration beginning at 1 p.m. at the Center
which is located on Bluebird Drive, behind the Comeaux High baseball field. There is no
charge for participants or spectators in the competition which includes dribbling, passing
and shooting skills.
The competitors will be separated into three age classifications for both boys and girls;
8/9, 10/11 & 12/13. Awards will be handed out for each of the six groups and every
competitor will get a scorecard for their results. Early registrants will receive a free
t-shirt while supplies last. Registration forms will be available at the competition site and
the Girard Park offices of the LRPD leading up to the competition. Forms can also be
downloaded off of the LRPD website at:
Registration will take place only at the site prior to the competition.
For more information contact the LRPD at 291-8375, 291-8368 or 291-8380.