Mark your calendars for July for the return of the Gus Macker tourney.

Each year the flat lot in downtown Flint comes alive with the Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball tournament. This year the tournament returns to Flint, Michigan on Saturday, July 30th, and Sunday, July 31st, 2022.

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What is the Gus Macker schedule for the weekend?

Even though the tournament only takes place on Saturday and Sunday, there are other events on Friday for fans and athletes to attend. The Gus Macker schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, July 29th, 2022
    • Registration
    • Detroit Pistons Legions Camp
    • Back to School Rally
    • Car Show
  • Saturday, July 30th, 2022
    • Registration: 7 am until noon
    • Opening Ceremonies: 8 am
    • Games begin at 8:30 am
    • Youngsters Free Throw Contest: 11 am
    • Free Throw Contest: Noon
    • Youngsters 3 Point Contest: 1 pm
    • Slam Dunk Contest: 5 PM after games
  • Sunday, July 31st, 2022
    • Games Resume: 8:30 am

How do I register and how much does it cost?

To compete in the Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball tournament, click here to register. The team entry fee is $160 and is due by July 11th, 2022.

How does the tournament work?

Anyone can play in the Gus Macker Tournament. Teams are guaranteed at least three scheduled games in the tournament. It is a double-elimination tournament with a consolation bracket called the "Toilet Bowl.

What other cities can I find Gus Macker tournaments?

You can find Gus Macker events all across Michigan on the following dates:

  • Mt. Pleasant - April 30 through May 1
  • Ludington - June 18 through June 19
  • Gaylord - June 25 through June 26
  • Ishpeming - June 25 through June 26
  • Sault Ste Marie - July 9 through July 10
  • Iron Mountain - July 16 through July 17
  • Newaygo - July 16 through July 17
  • Jackson - July 23 through July 24
  • Belding - August 6 through August 7
  • Midland - August 20 through August 21
  • Otsego - August 27 through August 28
  • Wakefield - September 3 through September 4
  • Grand Rapids - September 10 through September 11

For more information, click here. 

Source: Gus Macker

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