This year's Leonard Shearer March Madness Youth Basketball Event was a SMASH!

Enjoy this recap of the 25th Annual Leonard Shearer March Madness Youth Basketball Event.  Special thanks to all the indivduals and sponsors who helped make this event a success for these amazing students!

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***NOTE:  THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED BY MONDAY 03-09-18 WITH PICS AND VIDEO FROM THIS YEAR'S EVENT.  PLEASE RETURN TO THIS PAGE ON MONDAY TO SEE THIS NEW CONTENT! ***

***NOTE:  THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED BY MONDAY 03-09-18 WITH PICS AND VIDEO FROM THIS YEAR'S EVENT.  PLEASE RETURN TO THIS PAGE ON MONDAY TO SEE THIS NEW CONTENT! ***

EVENT INFO:

Thursday, March 08, 2018
9:30am - 2:00pm

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC

The University of Tampa
BOB MARTINEZ SPORTS CENTER
 
400 North Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

 

MARCH MADNESS HAS ARRIVED!

Join us for the 25th Annual Leonard Shearer Youth Basketball Event.  The only tournament of its kind in Hillsborough county providing a true intramural basketball competition for youth attending special schools. 

GAME DAY

JOIN US!  Open to the Public!  Witness incredible skills, slam dunks, layups and more!  It’s intense intramural competition, teamwork, individual achievement, original artwork, essays, cheerleading and more.. 

The qualifications for entry are strict for these students, and the each must work hard all year long to become eligible to compete---attendance and behavior standards are all taken into account to qualify. 

BASKETBALL...AND BEYOND

In addition to basketball, the students also compete in the form of an Art, Essay & Video competition.  They gain business experience through student-led businesses that showcase their professionalism.  

Students attending the event must demonstrate perfect behavior and maintain strict standards for school attendance and grades. Students look forward all year long to show off their talents and skills. It is a truly transformational and life-changing event for these kids.  Come join us!

Veteran Master of Ceremonies Bob Conigliaro with Caspers Company/ McDonalds Restaurants   Caspers has been a title sponsor and integral cornerstone partner of this event for all 25 years.  

 Noah Z of Mendez Exceptional Center takes 1st place in both the Art Contest.  He also took second place in the Essay Contest as well.  Very talented young man!

Noah Z of Mendez Exceptional Center takes 1st place in both the Art Contest.  He also took second place in the Essay Contest as well.  Very talented young man!


THIS YEAR'S PLAYERS

The students of:
Davis Elementary  |  Dorothy Thomas Exceptional Center  |  Mendez Exceptional Center  |  Simmons Exceptional Center  |  LaVoy Exceptional Center  |  Carver Exceptional Center  |  Lopez Exceptional Center  |  South County Career Center  |  Caminiti Exceptional Center.

OUR 2018 SPONSORS:


Caspers Company / McDonald's Restaurants  |  Columbia Restaurant  |  SED Network  Region 6 |  Hillsborough County Public Schools  |  Success 4 Kids & Families, Inc.   |  Mary Lee's House  |  The University of Tampa

 
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For sponsorship opportunities for next year's 26th Annual Leonard  Shearer March Madness Youth Basketball Event, please contact pjeffre@s4kf.org.   


HERE'S A RECAP OF LAST YEAR'S 2017 EVENT

Enjoy a recap of this year's event. More photos and information available at www.S4KF.org
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