3 on 3 tournament

Dates and Times:

Date - March 7th – 9th

Thur. 7th – 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Fri. 8th – 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Sat. 9th – Times TBD

Sat. 3-point contest (Select 1 Player from Each Team)

Prizes for winning teams of each division.

All skill levels are welcome! 

Team - 3-5 players max

Entry fee - $100


Deadline for Registry:

February 21st


Payment and Registration:

Register your team here:  


Pay online or at the door. Make checks payable to First Baptist Church.


All players on the team MUST have a form filled out and signed by a parent or guardian to be eligible to play in the 3 on 3 Tournament. Forms (There is an English and a Spanish option) can be found below.

Forms can be turned in the following ways:

At Ignite or Extreme Student Ministries on Wednesday nights.

Scanned and email to brenton.bonanno@firstbaptist.church.

The form can also be turned in on the day of the tournament.

Submit Questions to:

Brenton Bonanno – brenton.bonanno@firstbaptist.church

Nate Gopp - gopper83@gmail.com

General Information

Teams must consist of 3 players minimum, and 5 players maximum. (IMPORTANT: (Per OHSAA rules) Only 2 members that participated on their school team are allowed on a team. You may have 2 players from one school team and 2 players from another school team.)


Each team will play 3 games guaranteed.


Middle School and High School Boys and Girls Divisions.

Middle School Boys and Girls 7th and 8th grade (only). Grades may be combined to form a middle school team. OHSAA rules (boys teams only), 2 middle school players from each school basketball team are permitted per team.


High School Boys and Girls Divisions. (Divisions Could Change Depending on # of Teams Registered)


JV Division: Boys and Girls 9th - 10th


Varsity Division: Boys and Girls 11th - 12th


(Players may play up. No upperclassman are permitted to play down)


Location- First Baptist Church (878 Commercial Ave. SW New Philadelphia, OH 44663)


Basic OHSAA Basketball rules will apply such as fouls, traveling, double dribble, and such common standard rules.

 Some rules will change to better accommodate the 3 on 3 platform.


Those rules are as follows:


GAME LENGTH - 20-minute game, running clock. The clock will stop in the last 2 minutes unless the lead is 15 pts or greater. 

FOULS – Each player is allowed 5 fouls before being fouled out of the game.


Common non-shooting fouls, as well as all inbounds, will be checked in at the top of the 3-point line and must be passed into a teammate to begin play.


Change of possession on a defensive rebound must be taken back to the 3-point line before attempting to score.


Under 2 minutes Non-Shooting fouls will result in 1 point and 1 free throw.


All shooting fouls will be in accordance with OHSAA rules. 


This tournament is for the fun and enjoyment of those participating and watching. There will be a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for all player participants, and all fans in attendance! Any behavior that is deemed disrespectful or inappropriate by any member(s) of the 3 on 3 staff will result in immediate disqualification of the player and or team for the remainder of the tournament. Any fan or spectator acting disrespectfully or inappropriately will be asked to leave the premises and will not be allowed to return.