The anticipation is building in Tuscaloosa for a big event coming to the McDonald Hughes Center.

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One of my favorite things to watch growing up was definitely And 1 basketball.

There was something so electrifying about the atmosphere of the games, the tricks, the flare, and the overall culture.

Basketball is a sport that is ingrained in many communities and people also just love to play the game.

Coming soon, people in Tuscaloosa will have the chance to play the game for a cash prize.

Townsquare Media, Tuscaloosa PARA, Shelton State Community College, Spade's Restaurant, and a host of other sponsors present a 3-on-3 Basketball tournament on December 10th at the McDonald Hughes Center.

Courtesy, Joseph Eatmon
Courtesy, Joseph Eatmon
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"This event is going to HUGE," said Joe Eatmon who is the Dean of Community Relations at Shelton State Community College.

"This is something I knew I wanted to put together the day I stepped into my new role. This will also be an opportunity to provide the community with a full day of food, fun, and games."

This event will definitely feature something for everyone.

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There will be a 3-on-3 basketball tournament with a $2,000 prize to the winning team, inflatable games, face painting, a local vendor pop-up shop, food trucks, a toy Drive, a free throw competition with Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, and performances by Dancing Stars, Bama Cheer, and local artist.

Eatmon shared his excitement about the upcoming event, "This will definitely be the biggest community event Tuscaloosa has seen in a long time!"

For those interested in participating in the tournament, you can register for free through this link.

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