Rec department announces basketball tournament


LEWISTON — The Lewiston Recreation Department will hold its first annual men’s basketball scholarship tournament on Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21, at the Lewiston Memorial Armory, 65 Central Ave.

Funds raised will be used to help youth participate in department programs and activities.

The cost for each team is $200, and players must be 18 years of age or older (a picture identification will be required).

In addition, there must be a minimum of eight players per team, maximum of 12 players. The tournament will be limited to 12 teams, and the deadline to register a team is Wednesday, March 17. Maine high school rules will apply, and prizes will be given for first and second place.

Admission is free for players and children under 4 years old; $1 for ages 5 to 17; and $3 for ages 18 and older. Any inquiries about the event may be directed to the recreation department at 513-3005, TTY/TDD 513-3007.

In addition, an event flyer, rules, registration form and roster form may be accessed on the city’s Web site at under “Special Notices” and on the recreation department Web page.

Teams may also register on site at the Lewiston Recreation Department from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.