News release from Visit Fort Wayne:
Gym Rats Memorial Day Run N Slam
Welcomes Top Prep Basketball Talent to Fort Wayne
(May 27, 2016) – In 49 states, it’s just basketball. But this is Indiana.
One of the top Midwest AAU basketball tournaments, the Gym Rats Memorial Day Run N Slam, returns to Spiece Fieldhouse and several local high school gyms this weekend in Fort Wayne.
From May 27-29, 228 teams and thousands of prep basketball players will compete in head-to-head competition. Tournament action tips-off on Friday morning at Spiece Fieldhouse.
The three-day tournament will bring in 8,500 players, coaches, parents and fans, and generate $2.1 million dollars in direct economic impact.
The month of May is a busy time for Gym Rats Basketball. In addition to the Memorial Day Run N Slam, the organization plays hosts to the Bill Hensley Memorial Run-N-Slam All Star Classic, Hoopin N the Summit, Lady Gym Rats Invitational and GRBA State Championship.
For game times and tournament information, go to <a href="https://www.gymratsbasketball.com.
About Visit Fort Wayne
Visit Fort Wayne is the official destination marketing organization for Fort Wayne/Allen County. Each year, over 5.8 million people visit Fort Wayne and generate $560 million in direct economic impact.