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Adaptive Sports Iowa Grizzlies Host First Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
AMES, Iowa (October 11, 2022) – Adaptive Sports Iowa (ASI) and the Grizzlies wheelchair basketball team will host the 2022 Grizzlies Invitational presented by GreenState Credit Union, October 15-16 at the GreenState Family Fieldhouse in Coralville.
The inaugural tournament will play host to five varsity teams from around the Midwest, including Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin. Games will be play on courts 3 and 5 at the GreenState Family Fieldhouse beginning at 8:00 AM, Saturday, October 15 with the tournament wrapping up on Sunday, October 16. Over the course of the two-day tournament, 10 total games will be played.
“Our team is very excited to host our first tournament here in Iowa,” commented Adaptive Sports Iowa Director, Hannah Bowman. “We hope this will lead to many other wheelchair basketball tournaments and gain the support of the community. We are welcoming anyone that wants to attend and watch the tournament!”
The tournament is free for spectators, anyone wanting to support the team can do so in the silent auction throughout the event. The tournament will also include a prep exhibition game at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 15.
Adaptive Sports Iowa is a nonprofit organization serving statewide with adaptive sports programs for Iowans with physical disabilities. For the past eleven years, ASI has served hundreds of athletes from not only Iowa, but from across the country.
For more information about the event and Adaptive Sports Iowa, visit www.adaptivesportsiowa.org/events-programs/grizzlies-invitational/.
About Adaptive Sports Iowa
Adaptive Sports Iowa’s mission is to provide statewide leadership in the planning, promotion, education and organization of sport and recreational activities for Iowans with physical and vision disabilities. For more information on programs and opportunities to get involved, visit adaptivesportsiowa.org.
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