Dustbowl Basketball Tournament 2011
The 39th Annual Dustbowl Basketball Tournament will provide a variety of FREE family-focused events and entertainment during the week of July 18th – 24th, 2011. Join us each day at the David S. Palmer Arena, 100 W. Main Street in Danville, Illinois for a week full of excitement! Early registration for Dustbowl Teams and Dustbowl Youth Leadership Camp will occur on June 27th and 28th, 2011 at the David S. Palmer Arena between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. GAME and ENTERTAINMENT TIMES coming soon.
July 18th – 21st, 2011
Dustbowl Youth Leadership Camp. 200 Youth between the ages of 6 and 15 years can participate in a week-long basketball youth leadership camp. The camp will introduce the fundamentals of basketball and provide leadership and team building exercises. Camp times are 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. for ages 6 through 11 years and 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. for ages 12 – 15 years. Camp ends with a youth empowerment summit and exhibition games. Participants will receive a 2011 Dustbowl commemorative tee-shirt and a camp souvenir.
July 19th – 24th, 2011
Junior Dustbowl Games – High School Division: Come and view the Junior Dustbowl competition between high school aged-youth boys’ and girls’ teams. Join us and cheer for your favorite high school basketball player!
July 21st, 2011
Dustbowl Senior Exhibition Games: History will repeat itself as Dustbowl Champions of the past return to play in the Dustbowl again. The Senior Exhibition Games will feature the Chicago Windy City Senior’s Team verses our very own Danville All-Star Legends Team.
July 22nd – 24th, 2011
Dustbowl Men’s Division: Friday night at the Dustbowl begins with intense competitions in the Dustbowl Men’s Division. Men teams from far will compete in Danville’s Dustbowl Games.
July 23rd, 2011
Dustbowl Women’s Exhibition Game: The Dustbowl Saturday games will host a special college women exhibition game. Stop by and watch our talented renaissance women compete in the Dustbowl Women’s Exhibition Game.
July 23rd, 2011
Dustbowl Community Health Fair: Community Action will provide a health fair to increase the community’s knowledge through health screenings, activities, materials, demonstrations, and information. Join us on Saturday during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to learn about ways to better your health.
July 23rd, 2011
The “SUPER-FUN SHOW” WITH SHAWN BROWN. Mr. Brown, renowned motivational teacher and expert in early childhood education provides motivational teachings and workshops to to Early Learning Professionals. Workshops will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a special children show at 3:00 p.m. Parents, bring your children to the “Super-Fun Show”!!!
July 21st - 24th, 2011
The Dustbowl Entertainment: A variety of family entertainment will be provided during the Dustbowl week by local entertainers. Community Action welcomes the Decatur Power Drillers on Sunday, July 24th, 2011 during half time!.
For additional information or registration, call Dwight A. Lucas, CEO & Co-Founder: (217) 443-2761. At Community Action, we are “Helping People, Changing Lives”.