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Dust off your jump shot, find a formidable opponent, and head down to Basketball Challenge Night! Around the World, Money Ball, a Free Throw Contest and the Main Event - where community leaders challenge each other - will all help raise money for the United Way of Reno County. Join us at the HRHS Pavilion from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2.

This will be a fun evening and a great way to the United Way's work in our community. We'd love to see you there!

What is this event?

This event is a fun way to raise some extra money for the United Way. The event allows you to compete individually or challenge a co-worker or friend for bragging rights.

When is the event?

November 2nd. 2017 from 4-8pm in the Pavilion

What are the different games?

There are 3 different games that people can play.

Around the World: 4-5pm
There are 5 different locations on the floor you can shoot from. The number on the floor equals the points you earn from hitting the shot. If you are a great 3-point shooter, that shot is 5 points for every one you sink.
You must rebound for yourself
There is a 1 minute time frame to shoot and score as many points as possible

The Money Ball: 5-6pm
Each contestant will shoot from 3 racks of balls containing 4 orange balls and 1 multi-colored ball.
Contestants have 1 minute to shoot all 15 balls
Orange balls are worth 1 point and multi-colored balls are worth 2 points

Free Throw Contest: 6-7pm
Each contestant will shoot as many free throws as possible for 1 minute
Scoring is 1 point per made shot
Contestants will rebound for themselves

Main Event: Join us from 7-8pm and watch our community leaders take each other on and rekindle old rivalries. This includes Cassie and Amanda challenging each other to a rematch from their high school days.

How much does it cost?

The cost is $10 per person for every event you participate it. Examples: Jim challenges Joe to Around the World and the Free Throw contest. Each player would pay $20-$10 per event.Sally wants to win the Money Ball contest. She signs up to play 3 times. The cost is $30-$10 per game played.

How do I sign up?

There are 3 ways to sign up. Call 620-665-2026 and talk to Carissa to guarantee your spot. Swing by administration at HRMC and sign up and pay Carissa in person
Sign up the day of the event in the Pavilion

Do I have to pay before I can play?

Yes, you must pay before you will be allowed in the competition.

Do I have to challenge someone?

No, players can enter the competition individually and we will crown an individual grand champion for each of the events.

What do I get if I win?

Challenge your friend or foe and win a certificate announcing that you have bragging rights that you can display for all to see. Individuals will also receive a certificate showing that they were the champion for that event.

Can I still come watch even if I don’t play?

We would love to have people come and watch the event. We will have a jar available for donations if anyone wants to contribute.