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2ball competition to start Feb. 15

Published: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

The Coloma Township Park District is sponsoring its seventh annual 2ball Competition at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Rock Falls Middle School, 1701 12th Ave.

The cost is $1. 2ball basketball is played by a two-player team. 

Each team has 1 minute to score as many baskets as possible from any of the seven shooting spots identified on the game court. 

Point values range from two to eight.

The game is open to participants age 9 to 18 years, based on the player’s age the day of the event. Registration forms are available at the park district administrative office, 508 E. 11th St.

Players cannot change partners once they have entered the competition. 

They can play in their age and gender division and also once in the adult-child division with an adult 19 or older.

A waiver form must be completed before to the competition.

There is no adult-child division for those 15 and older.

Adults may compete multiple times, provided they are competing with a different youth each time.

Trophies will be awarded to all first-place winners, placement ribbons for second through sixth, and merit ribbons to all others.

The Coloma Township Park District Cheerleading, Gymnastics and Dance, Fitness Team Instruction Show will start at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Merrill School gymnasium, 600 Fourth Ave.

The public is welcome.  

Awards will be given out to all of the participants.

Photographs will be taken at the end of the show.

For more information, contact the park district at 815-625-0272.

The office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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