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Hoopla XX tips off August 4th in

Hoopla XX - August 4th & 5th, 2018

Hoopla presented by Columbia Bank & Dutch Bros. is the premier 3-on-3 street basketball event in Oregon, and it is believed to be the 2nd largest event of its kind in the United States. The special 20th edition of Hoopla will be held August 4th & 5th in 2018, and upwards of 1,000 teams, 4,000 participants, 900 volunteers and thousands of spectators are anticipated.

Participants young and old, male and female, and of all skill levels compete in the shadows of the Oregon State Capitol Building in Salem. Some play in one favorite division, others play on multiple teams in several divisions, enhancing their HATER (Hoopa All-Time Efficiency Rating).

Friends, family, fun, and ball. It's all good. 

We hope you will join us at the grand-daddy of all Oregon 3-on-3 events this August!

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Frequent Questions

  • What is the "Early Bird" Team Registration Discount? +

    All teams signing up on or before Sunday, June 17 will automatically receive a $20/team discount on their registration fee.

  • When is the Official Registration Deadline? +

    Hoopla's team registration deadline has been extended to Sunday, July 23rd. This a hard and firm deadline, and there will be no further exceptions or extensions.

  • Can I Play on More than One Team? +

    You bet - as long as you don't try to play on more than one team in any one division! Some of our more die-hard Hoopla players play on 3, 4 or more teams, but only provided those teams are in different divisions. In such cases, if you notify Hoopla at  on or before the Team Registration deadline, Hoopla will do it's best -- without any guarantees -- to avoid game time conflicts on Saturday...  Sunday, we can make no guarantees - but often things somehow "work out."  It is best for entire teams to not play in multiple divisions because avoiding schedule conflicts can not be guaranteed...  But individuals definitely can, and have, played on multiple teams for years.

  • How Many Games Will We Play? +

    Every team is guaranteed a minimum of four games; usually three during pool play on Saturday and at least one during our single-elimination bracket play on Sunday. Getting to play 5 or 6 games is not uncommon at Hoopla.

  • Are there Prizes for Winning My Division? +

    At Hoopla, the winners, runners-up and third place teams all get prizes.

    In addition, Hoopla XX is awarding up to $5,000 in prize money purses to a few select elite adult divisions, as follows:

    $0-$1,000 - Men's Open Division ($100 in prize money per team up to a total of $1,000)

    $0-$1,000 - Women's Open Division ($100 in prize money per team up to a total of $1,000)

    $1,000 - Men's 6'U D1 Division

    $600 - Men's D2 Division

    $500 - Family Competitive Division

    $500 - 6'2U D1 Division

    $400 - Men's D3 Division

    Beyond all of that, Hoopla contest winners are awarded various prizes.

    And, last but not least, the winners of the four (4) USA Basketball 3x3 Qualifying Tournament Divisions at Hoopla XX all will get the big prize of earning the right to go to Colorado Springs to compete in the USA Basketball 3x3 National Tournaments.

  • In which Division Should We Play? +

    Hoopla's divisions are broken down by age and competitive desire, not grade or by other means. So, for Hoopla's youth divisions, teams should sign up according to their players' ages on 6/1/18.  To play in the 10U Girls Division, for examples, ALL players on a team must be 10 or less on 6/1/18. This is a hard and fast deadline for all age-based divisions.

    Teams can choose whether they want to play Competitive, designed for more advanced teams and greater competition, or Recreational, designed more for having fun and a great experience, divisions. Hoopla does not change or move teams; these choices are purely up to the teams involved in the event. 

  • Does Hoopla Really have an All-Time Player Rankings List? +

    Hoopla has developed a HATER (Hoopla All-Time Efficiency Rating) list, with points awarded for team success in the event. This prestigious list recognizes all Hoopla players who ever played on teams that finished first or second in tournament play and ranks them based on those achievements.

    The updated HATER list, with all 2016 & 2017 results incorporated, will be revealed soon.

  • When will Saturday Schedules be Posted? +

    While it sometimes happens earlier, Saturday schedules for Hoopla will be posted online by 5:00pm on Thursday before the tournament.

  • When will Sunday Brackets be Posted? +

    While often posted much earlier, Sunday brackets will be available by no later than 10:00pm Saturday night.

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Posted May 21st, 11:51 am

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Posted May 21st, 9:29 am

HOOPLA XX team registration opens THIS FRIDAY, May 25... Got your squad ready? Milestone 20th year celebration - don't miss this epic event August 4-5! ...

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Posted March 24th, 5:18 pm

Team HOOPLA finished 2-3 and the 4 seed heading into tomorrow's championship bracket.

They will open tomorrow at 9:20am MST v Cubs Hoops, a team made up of players from Pennsylvania.

If they can win that game, in their attempt to defend their USA Basketball Men's U18 3x3 National Championship they will play the unbeaten #1 seed in the 12 team tourney, Quest. Quest features Patrick McCaffery, a 6'8 junior from Iowa City and son of Iowa coach Fran McCaffery. McCaffery is considered a 4-star recruit and the best prep player in Iowa right now, and he has committed to Iowa already. In addition to McCaffery, Quest has a couple of super athletic 6'6 D1 prospects in sophomores Dudley Blackwell from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Jyare Davis from Hockessin, Deleware. Rounding out their squad is Carson McCorkle from North Carolina, a 6'2 freshman.

But, first things first. Good luck, Team HOOPLA!

Photograph below of Team HOOPLA (L to R): Keegan Shivers '20, Gabe Reichle '20, Jack Roche '19, Dakota Reber '20

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Posted March 23rd, 9:40 am

Hoopla added 4 new photos.

HOOPLA's Men's U18 team is set to defend our 3x3 National Championship this Weekend at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs!

For any friends/family who are unable to attend, the men’s and women’s championship games will stream live online at usab.com/live on Sunday. The live feed will begin at 12:50 p.m. MDT, 10 minutes ahead of the first championship game.

Of course, Team HOOPLA has significant work to do before they will be in the championship game!

Last year's team was comprised of Zach Reichle (Wilsonville), Matt O'Brien (Oregon City), Jack Roche (Wilsonville) and Zac Woodworth (Wilsonville). This year's team - who qualified by virtue of last year's championship - is made up of Roche, Dakota Reber, Gabe Reichle and Keegan Shivers, all of Wilsonville.

Twitter: @USAB3x3



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