Coming off a weekend that saw two local basketball teams competing for State Championships with the Natrona County Fillies capturing the 4A girls title, but the Kelly Walsh Men Trojans coming up short against Gillette in boys 4A action.

This weekend brings the 24th annual Casper Youth Basketball Tournament. This is a family friendly event that all will enjoy. Highlights include a free throw contest, pool party and more. All teams entered in the tournament will be guaranteed three games.

The Casper Recreation Division, in conjunction with the Community Recreation Foundation, extends an invitation to youth basketball teams across he region to participate in the 24th Annual Casper Youth Basketball Tournament.  Entries will be accepted for boys and girls in grades 4-8.  All teams are guaranteed three games.  The entry fee is $160.00 with a deadline of Friday, March 7, 2014 (or earlier if division fills to capacity).
Tournament highlights include a free throw contest, pool party and other extras for participants.  3 games are guaranteed to each team entered in the tournament.  Additional information and a registration form will be posted online at 222.crlasports.com as it becomes available.

Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Community Recreation Foundation which provides financial scholarships to youth and seniors to participate in recreation programs.  The Community Recreation

Foundation also provides several free recreation events though out the year.