Super proud of a fellow Buffalo entrepreneur, Lindsey Taylor who is expanding outside of the 716 realm.  His basketball tournament is in its 3rd year and its going national! Ballin For a Cause Charity Basketball Tournament announces Baltimore, Maryland first city on National Expansion Tour!

Buffalo, NY/Baltimore, MD: Ballin for a Cause National 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament is one of the most anticipated and sought after events in the Buffalo, NY and Western New York area for the past 5 years. The Tournament’s focus is to bring awareness to local charities and non-profit organizations in the area. Over the past five years the tournament has attracted teams from all of the country such as Michigan, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and all over New York State.

Executive Tournament Director Lindsey Taylor announced the plans for National Expansion in three major cities beginning this fall 2012. The first tournament will be held in Baltimore, MD on Saturday November 10th-Sunday November 11th at the Carmelo Anthony Center for a $2,000 Cash Prize & Trophy.

16 competitive teams from the DMV area will be competing for ultimate prize and qualify for the National Championship Tournament. The event will feature a 3 point contest, Slam Dunk Competition, Live Music, Food, and Refreshments & Giveaways. Teams can register online ballinforacause.com or email ball4ac@gmail.com.

Following the Baltimore Tournament, Ballin for a Cause will host tournaments in Charlotte, NC (January 2013) and San Antonio, TX (March 2013). Champions of the all the national expansion tournaments will qualify and be entered into the National Championship Tournament in Buffalo which features 32 teams competing for the $5,000 Grand Prize & 7 Foot Championship Trophy.

ABOUT: Ballin’ For a Cause is considered one of the most anticipated and sought after events in WNY. Found by local marketing and promotional company Crown Entertainment & Promotions. The tournament’s main focus is to bring awareness to local charities and non-profit organizations in WNY. Over the years the event has caught the attention of many politicians, star athletes, supporters and teams from various cities throughout New York State. The tournament has launched National Expansion with hosting tournaments beginning in the fall of 2012 in cities such as Baltimore, Charlotte, Philadelphia and San Antonio. Visit their website at www.ballinforacause.com

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