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Jam On It Basketball Academy Inc

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Causes: Amateur Sports, Sports

Mission: The purpose of jam on it basketball academy, inc. , is to build positive self worth, promote a sense of accomplishment by engaging children in fun, competitive play, and to foster the belief that trying one's best is as important in sports as it is in life. All children, regardless of race, gender, or economic background should have the opportunity to compete in a well-organized athletic program. Jam on it offers a full service basketball program for the recreational and competitive basketball player, providing camps, clinics, lessons, tournaments and conditioning programs for boys and girls 5 yrs to 18 yrs.

Programs: Jam on it has sponsored over 6,300 underprivileged youth in our programs, which include basketball lessons, camps and clinics, and traveling teams. Jam on it has sponsored and helped subsidize over 800 visiting teams to participate in our local and national tournaments. These tournaments range from nevada to california to utah to hawaii. Jam on it has sponsored and helped subsidize over 250 youth traveling to regional and national tournaments, including transportation and lodging. Jam on it sponsored 60 disadvantaged youth to our basketball tournament in hawaii. In addition to participation in the tournament, the sponsorship included airfare, hotel, meals, and entertainment. Jam on it sponsored and helped subsidize several traveling teams to college viewing tournaments around the country where players are exposed to college coaches and increase the likelihood of college scholarships. The subsidy aided in transportation and lodging to tournaments in virginia, california, minnesota, kentucky, tennessee, and georgia. Jam on it offers several fundraising opportunities throughout the year in order to offset the costs of the many travel expenses associated with these tournaments.

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