Turnstone Hosts Prep & Varsity Wheelchair Basketball Regional Qualifier

January 24th, 2019

Turnstone Hosts Prep & Varsity Wheelchair Basketball Regional Qualifier

FORT WAYNE, IN (January 24, 2019) — For the third consecutive year, Turnstone will host the Regional Qualifier tournament for prep & varsity wheelchair basketball teams January 26 & 27, 2019. 14 teams from Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana will compete for the championship title. The public is invited to attend the tournament games with a ticket cost of $1.00 per person. Children under seven will be admitted for free.

Eight of the participating teams are varsity division with teams comprised of players that are 14-18 years old. The remaining six teams are included in the prep division with players that are thirteen years old and under. The winning teams will earn a spot in the 2019 National Wheelchair Basketball Championship held in New Lenox, IL.  

Saturday games will begin at 10 am and last game starts at 5:30 pm.

Sunday games begin at 8 am and last game starts at 2pm.

Championship games for Varsity & Prep both will be at 12:30pm.

All games held in the Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne.





About Turnstone:  Turnstone’s mission is to empower people with disabilities to achieve their highest potential by providing one of the most comprehensive offerings of services and programs to people with disabilities and their families under one roof in the United States. Thanks to generous support and compassionate staff, Turnstone’s legacy of advocacy and innovation continues to contribute to a world that accepts and values people based on their abilities. This legacy now includes the privilege of functioning as the home training facility for the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Goalball Teams and the goalball resident program through a partnership with the United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA). www.turnstone.org | Twitter: @TurnstoneCenter | Facebook: Turnstone Center of Children and Adults with Disabilities | Instagram: @TurnstoneCenter

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