15 on 15th: Willie’s Birthday Celebration 2021!

15 on 15th: Willie’s Birthday Celebration 2021!2021-01-16T21:14:52-05:00
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COVID can’t stop us from celebrating Willie’s Birthday:  15 on 15th!  Join us in honoring Willie and his love for basketball and friendship.  This year, we are going online with our Basketball Skills Challenge beginning January 15th and ending February 15th. Winners to be announced at Willie’s Zoom Birthday Party.

THE CHALLENGE

5th/6th GRADE BOYS

5th/6th GRADE GIRLS

7th/8th GRADE BOYS

7th/8th GRADE GIRLS

HIGHSCHOOL UNDERCLASSMEN BOYS

HIGHSCHOOL UPPERCLASSMEN BOYS

HIGHSCHOOL GIRLS

BRACKETS

  • 5th/6th boys & girls
  • 7th/8th boys & girls
  • Highschool (9-12) girls
  • Highschool boys underclassmen (9/10)
  • Highschool boys upperclassmen (11/12)
  1. Questions: email Jack Hughes mailto:jhughes@gprep.org | text 202-374-2481
  2. Each round, competitors will time themselves making a layup, free throw, three pointer, and half court shot. **(For 5th/6th grade boys and girls, they will make a layup on both sides, a foul shot, and a three pointer).
  3. The faster Challenger is the winner and will advance to the next round.
  4. Join us for a live Zoom celebration on the night of February 15th. We will display the Championship competitions on the Zoom call with everyone watching. Winners will receive never before seen WillieStrong gear!
  5. We will contact you as soon as your WillieStrong gear is available for pick-up.

DEADLINES

** ALL VIDEOS ARE DUE BY 6:00 PM ON THE DATE INDICATED BELOW **

CHECK YOUR BRACKETS TO SEE WHEN YOU’RE PLAYING. REACH OUT WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS!!! Submit your videos to 202-374-2481

7/8 BOYS

Play in game: due Wednesday January 20

Round 1 due : Saturday January 23

Round 2 due: Wednesday January 27

Round 3 due: Saturday January 30th

Round 4 due: Saturday February 6th

CHAMPIONSHIP DUE : Saturday February 13th (winning video will be shown on live zoom celebration on February 15)

7/8 GIRLS

Round 1 due: Monday January 25

Round 2: Sunday January 30

Round 3: Monday February 1

Championship due: Saturday February 13 (winning video will be shown on live on Zoom celebration)

5/6 BOYS

Round 1 due: Thursday January 21

Round 2 Due: Sunday January 24

Round 3 due: Thursday January 28

Round 4 due: Thursday February 4

CHAMPIONSHIP DUE : Saturday February 13th (winning video will be shown on live zoom celebration on February 15)

5/6 GIRLS

Round 1 Due: Monday January 25

Round 2 Due: Sunday January 30

Round 3 Due: Monday February 1

Round 4: due: Sunday January 8

CHAMPIONSHIP DUE : Saturday February 13th (winning video will be shown on live zoom celebration on February 15)

HS BOYS UNDERCLASSMEN (9/10)

Play in round due: Wednesday January 20th

Round 1 due :Saturday January 23

Round 2 due: Wednesday January 27th

Round 3 due: Saturday January 30th

Round 4 due: Saturday February 6th

CHAMPIONSHIP DUE : Saturday February 13th (winning video will be shown on live zoom celebration on February 15)

HS BOYS UPPERCLASSMEN (11/12)

Round 1 due: Thursday January 21

Round due 2: Sunday January 24

Round 3 due: Thursday January 28

Round 4 due: Saturday January 31

Round 5 due: Thursday February 4

CHAMPIONSHIP DUE : Saturday February 13th (winning video will be shown on live zoom celebration on February 15)

HS GIRLS:

Round 1 due: Thursday January 21

Round due 2: Sunday January 24

Round 3 due: Thursday January 28

Round 4 due: Saturday January 31

Round 5 due: Thursday February 4

CHAMPIONSHIP DUE : Saturday February 13th (winning video will be shown on live zoom celebration on February 15)

Together we can raise awareness for pediatric brain cancer research and funding and have a great time with each other celebrating Willie Hughes!

WillieStrong Basketball Tourney

THE CELEBRATION

JOIN US ON FEBRUARY 15th TO CELEBRATE WILLIE’S 15th BIRTHDAY ON ZOOM!

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