The fifth edition of the “Aspire Jam” street basketball tournament is launching on March 26. The tournament is part of Aspire Zone Foundation’s continuous efforts to promote a sports culture among members of the local community and encouraging them to adopt healthy lifestyles.
A total of 12 teams will participate in the tournament, with five players each aged 17 years and above. The teams will be competing for the title of the competition, which will take place at the Aspire Park parking area near the Aspire Zone Foundation headquarters on March 26 2016 from 3:00PM to 7:00PM.
Commenting on the tournament, Mr. Abdullah Al Khater, Events Manager at Aspire Zone Foundation said: “We strive at Aspire Zone Foundation to give all members of the community the opportunity to partake in different forms of physical activity and encourage them to take up sports. The tournament represents a new opportunity to encourage young people to unleash their talents through a fun sporting activity, and contributes towards the Foundation’s efforts to promote healthy lifestyles among members of the local community. The tournament makes up one part of a year-round programme of activity that we organise as part of our efforts of promoting fitness and health in Qatar”.
To add further excitement to the day, the Lords of Gravity international group will be preforming an incredible mix of acrobatic and basketball moves that reflect strength, flexibility, and endurance.
For more information on the tournament rules and regulations, or to register, please visit www.lifeinaspire.qa
About Aspire Zone Foundation:
Aspire Zone has grown significantly since its inception as an international sport destination in 2003. The official umbrella, the “Aspire Zone Foundation” (AZF), was established by Emiri decree on 1 January 2008.
The goal of Aspire Zone Foundation is to develop sports champions, promote healthy lifestyle and galvanize the sports economy. All member organizations of AZF have their individual role to play in realizing the AZF Mission. The Aspire Zone umbrella brand currently comprises three strategic member organizations.
Integrated below the strategic members, which are specialized in businesses focusing on various fields such as venues and events management, hospitality, sports education, sports medicine, communication or commerce.
All businesses have been integrated to serve, enhance or perfect AZF in its development to become the worldwide reference in sports excellence.
Aspire Academy established in September 2004 and has developed into one of the world leading elite sport institutes.
Aspetar, the first advanced sports medicine hospital of its kind in the Gulf region and one of the leading in the world commenced its operations in 2007. It has meanwhile achieved a pioneering international reputation and is recognized as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence.
Aspire Logistics is the backbone and custodian of Aspire Zone venues. It manages all venues, as well as international sports events and conferences.