Sen Obama Campaign Announces 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Entry requirement for the tournament is the completion of acommunity organizing activity for Obama’s movement for change

MANCHESTER , NH— Senator Barack Obama’s New Hampshire campaign today announced the launch of Hoops.Action. Change. , a statewide three-on-three basketball tournament and community organizing activity.

Hoops. Action. Change. is an opportunity for Granite Staters to get involved in their communities, to participate with Obama’s campaign to change our country, and to have some summer fun on the basketball court. All participants in the tournament are required to complete a community organizing activity. Participants will be canvassing, phone banking, and hosting house parties across the state.

The top two teams from each region will advance to the finals on Saturday, August 11th in Manchester, with special guest Craig Robinson, Obama’s brother-in-law and Head Coach of Brown University’s Men’s Basketball Team.

The tournament is free and open to the public. Players must be 18 or older.

The events are open press. Please email nh-media@barackobama.com for credentials.

Friday August 10

Portsmouth , NH

HOOPS. ACITON. CHANGE.

Outdoor basketball courts at South Playground

Junkins Avenue

Games begin: 1:00 pm

Players may register their team by calling (603) 433-7001 or byvisiting us on the web at http://nh.barackobama.com/basketball.

Lebanon , NH

HOOPS.ACTION.CHANGE.

Outdoor basketball courts at Seminary Hill

20 Seminary Hill (Behind SeminaryHill School)

Games begin: 3:00 pm

Players may register their team by calling (603) 355-2008 or byvisiting us on the web at http://nh.barackobama.com/basketball.

Keene , NH

HOOPS.ACTION.CHANGE.

Outdoor basketball courts

Keene City Park– Water Street and Roxbury Street

Games begin: 3:00 pm

Players may register their team by calling (603) 355-2008 or byvisiting us on the web at http://nh.barackobama.com/basketball.

Nashua , NH

HOOPS.ACTION.CHANGE.

Nashua YMCA

17 Prospect Street

Games begin: 4:00 pm

Players may register their team by calling (603) 578-9007 or by visiting us on the web at http://nh.barackobama.com/basketball.