Dirk and Colt Ross Memorial Tournament starts today

The 14th annual Dirk and Colt Ross Memorial Basketball Tournament is scheduled for April 16-18.

As always, college-level competition is expected, with three divisions in play: Open, 6-feet and Under, and 35 and Over. There are 32 teams signed up this year.

Games will be played 6-10 p.m. at the junior high and middle school gyms on April 16; from 3-10 p.m. April 17 at the junior high, middle school and high school gyms; 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. at the junior high and middle school gyms and 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at the high school gym on April 18.

A special memorial presentation, slam dunk contest and 3-point shootout will take place at the junior high gym Saturday, at 5 p.m., with door prizes awarded.

Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students, per day. Children 8 and under are admitted free of charge. Proceeds go to a scholarship fund to benefit youth in Pagosa Springs.

If you are interested in helping at the concession stand, call Loretta Ross at 264-5266.

For more information, contact Troy Ross by phone at 264-5265.