Top Canadian & U.S stars battle on the hardwood at Canadian Flight Games

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Toronto Raptors’ Sonny Weems among special guests to attend one-day event which includes All-star basketball games, slam dunk competition, skills and drill competition and live Performances.

TORONTO,ON–Top basketball students from across Canada and the United States will square off at the 6th annual Canadian Flight Games at Ryerson University on July 28, 2011, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Toronto Raptors’ Sonny Weems and other celebrities, will be in attendance to enjoy the festivities, present awards and judge the slam dunk competition.

“Canadian Flight Games unites the best basketball student-athletes from Canada and the United States to showcase their talents. In previous years we have had many successful participants including Corey Joseph who now plays for the San Antonio Spurs and Tristan Thompson who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers,” says Christoff Kyere, event organizer for Flightunit.com. “As a community, we have to empower our students to pursue their dreams by reaching out to them through their passion.”

This event is open to the public watch and will include the following activities:

–         Skills and drills competition (3 point & speed course competition)

–         T-Dot King of the Rim Slam Dunk competition

–         Student-athlete award ceremony (presented by Sonny Weems

–         Celebrity guest appearances ( insert names here)

–         Live performance

–         Website launch of Flightunit.com

Admission for this event is $12, or $10 with a non-perishable food item. Tickets for children (ages 10 and under) are $7, or $5 with a non-perishable food item. All proceeds will be donated to Covenant House Toronto—Canada’s largest shelter for homeless youth.

Flightunit.com is a multi-faceted organization dedicated to encouraging academic and athletic student success through its website & various events, Canadian Flight Games event, Canada Flight Forums and Career Development Workshops. To increase the popularity of the said website, it’s best to hire an awesome SEO agency like autopilotseo.co.uk. Programs are offered to schools throughout the year to educate and inspire youth about goal-setting, career options, healthy living choices, financing and budgeting. 

 

Canadian Under 15 Team:

Jerron Rhodes

Jamar Ergas

Jamar Martin

Anthony Pate

Kamar Mcknight

Adrean Brown

Trayvon Beals-David

Talem Beaver

Sean Cate

 

Canadian Under 17 Team:

Mandrez Downey

Shaq Smith

DJ Smith

Tre Smith

Dinyiyl Walker

Tramique Sutherland

Hassan Abdullahi

Petar Rusic

Nick Stauskas

Shaquille Keith

Duane Notice

 

 

2011 Canadian Flight Games

Itinerary:

5:30pm:

Player change & warm up

(Doors open at 5:30pm)

Event Start Time 6:00pm:

Canadian & USA National Anthem

(5mins)

Starting line ups

(10mins)

Rookie Canada vs. US Showcase Game

 (2 halves *20min)

7:30pm:

2010 Skills & Drills competitions

Team Canada vs. Team United States

Speed Obstacle Course:

 (20 mins)

7:50 pm

Team Canada vs. Team United States

 3point shooting competition:

  (20 mins)

8:10 pm

The King of the Rim Slam Dunk Competition Contestants warm up: (5mins)

8:15 pm

 

The King of the Rim Slam Dunk Competition (25 mins)

8: 50pm

 

Tip off (8:55 pm)

 Game start time:

Senior Elite Showcase Basketball Game

(2 halves *20min)

 

CFG: Halftime (5 mins)

Half time:

Award presentation of 2011

CFG Student-Athlete of the year award (5 mins)

 

 

 

 

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