Jumpshot Singapore, a premier sports media, events and entertainment company, is delighted to announce the upcoming FIBA-endorsed 3×3 basketball event in Singapore, happening on January 6-7, 2024. This inaugural event is made possible through a collaborative effort with their valued partner Bukit Panjang Plaza, located in the residential area of Bukit Panjang in the north-western region of Singapore.
Jumpshot Singapore, in collaboration with Bukit Panjang Plaza, is set to deliver a thrilling spectacle for basketball enthusiasts and sports fans alike. This event will showcase top-tier entertainment and feature renowned guests from the world of basketball. With 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams competing, the tournament promises to be a true celebration of global 3×3 basketball talent.
Addressing the nation’s dream to have Singapore on the map in the 3×3 category, Jumpshot Singapore is proud to have the support of Sport Singapore (SportSG) in making this inaugural FIBA-endorsed 3×3 basketball event in Singapore a reality.
Marcus Tan, Chief, Sport Development Group, is looking to run more grassroots-based community competitions for basketball enthusiasts and sports fans alike. “3×3 is a fast-paced, exciting basketball format which we hope to grow and introduce to more Singaporeans. Watching top regional teams play on home ground will inspire our children and youth to join in and learn from the best in the sport. We are very encouraged by Jumpshot Singapore’s support in organising the event and we hope more like-minded members of the basketball fraternity will join us to bring 3×3 to the next level.”
In the words of Esther Quek, CEO of Jumpshot Singapore: “We take immense pride in our role within this FIBA-endorsed 3×3 basketball spectacle, which not only spotlights the remarkable basketball talent on the global stage but also harmonises with our dedication to bolstering Singapore’s 3×3 basketball aspirations. This event marks a pivotal milestone on the path toward that vision, and we are genuinely thrilled to be an integral part of this journey.”
Teams in both the Men’s and Women’s divisions will compete for exciting prizes and substantial cash rewards:
Men’s Division: 1st Place: USD 10,000, 2nd Place: USD 5,000
Women’s Division: 1st Place: USD 5,000, 2nd Place: USD 2,500
Mr Chew Hock Chye, General Manager of Bukit Panjang Plaza said: “3×3 basketball is quickly gaining momentum in Singapore and we are excited to partner with Jumpshot Singapore to host the FIBA-endorsed 3×3 basketball event at Bukit Panjang Plaza. This partnership shows our commitment to bring events and activities that will excite our shoppers and the community residing in the north-west region of Singapore. ”
In addition to team prizes, individual excellence will be recognised. The Most Valuable Players (MVPs) from both divisions will each receive USD 200. The winners of the 2-point shootout and Dunk Contest will also claim their share of the glory, with USD 200 and USD 500 prizes, respectively sponsored by Team Xtreme.
The FIBA-endorsed international 3×3 basketball event is set to attract teams from across Asia, with participants expected from Mongolia, Australia, South Korea, China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, and Singapore. This diverse lineup promises intense competition and exciting matchups that will captivate basketball fans worldwide.