13 June 2018
Rotorua basketball fans will have the opportunity to win tickets to the upcoming Tall Blacks game by shooting hoops at tomorrow night’s local senior basketball games.
The fifth game of Round One of the Asian Qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup is coming to Rotorua on Thursday 28 June when the MBO Tall Blacks will take on Hong Kong.
To qualify, the team must finish the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers within the top seven teams in Asia.
The game is being held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre and Rotorua residents are being encouraged to stand strong and back the MBO Tall Blacks on their journey to the world cup finals.
Tickets are on sale now but locals will have the opportunity to get their hands on some double passes by taking part in the games organised for tomorrow night’s [Thursday 14 June] senior basketball games at the Rotorua Sportsdrome.
To be in to win participants will be asked shoot hoops from a marked point. If they make the shots their name will go in the draw to win a double pass.
Games will be run in threes every half hour from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
There are three double passes to the game to give away plus two New Zealand Basketball singlets.
The games are for people 12 years and over but there will be plenty of time for children to get involved in between the games and give it a go.
What: Shoot hoops and be in to win
When: Thursday 14 June – 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Where: Rotorua Sportsdrome (behind the Museum) on Queens Drive
For more information about the game or to purchase tickets head to www.ticketmaster.com. Adult tickets start from $22.50 per ticket.