Firebird Men’s and Women’s Basketball to Host High School Basketball Day During Home Doubleheader vs. Roberts Wesleyan

Firebird Men’s and Women’s Basketball to Host High School Basketball Day During Home Doubleheader vs. Roberts Wesleyan
University of the District of Columbia will be hosting its first-ever High School Basketball Day on Saturday, December 15th.

WASHINGTON, DC – University of the District of Columbia will be hosting its first-ever High School Basketball Day on Saturday, December 15th as the men's and women's teams host an East Coast Conference doubleheader versus Roberts Wesleyan College. 

The event will include a dunk contest and three-point shooting contest.  The dunk contest will be held during halftime of the men's basketball game. Tim Stanfill, a former Firebird men's basketball player and member of the National Dunking Association of America (NDAA), will be on hand to judge the competition. There will be also be a three-point shooting contest held during halftime of the women's game.  The men's game begins at 1:00 p.m., and the women's game begins at approximately 3:00 p.m.

Admission is free for any high school basketball player, basketball team, or coach if a roster with names is submitted in advance.  Please RSVP to Matt Rienzo, Associate Director of Athletics at mrienzo@udc.edu or (202)274-6796 to bring your team to the event.

Anyone interested in participating in the dunk or three-point shooting contest should submit your name, school, age, and grade, and fill out a waiver in advance.  Contests are open to any age group, and participants will be chosen at random from the pool of interested candidates.  Please also contact Matt Rienzo to participate.