China’s popular HoopBattle Championship (HBC) 3×3 basketball tournament is coming to the Philippines and it’s going to be powered by Vivo!
Filipino 3-on-3 basketball fans will be thrilled to know that Vivo HoopBattle Championship Philippines will be opening the applications for the elimination rounds in June this year – only 48 teams will be selected. Two winning teams will get a shot at the HoopBattle Championship title and play against the best of the best in Asia for the final rounds at Guangzhou China.
Aside from the trip to China, the two winning teams will receive 200,000 pesos (1st Place) and 100,000 pesos (2nd place).
If the Philippine team enters the top three in the final games, the delegation will also bring home RMB 400,000 (around 3M pesos) for the 1st placer, RMB 120,000 (around 900k pesos) for the 2nd placer and RMB 880,000 (around 600k pesos) for the 3rd placer.
The International HoopBattle Championship events in China is scheduled in August.
Here are some of the scenes from the media launch held at the Ayala Malls Vertis North last Tuesday.
HOW TO JOIN
Vivo HoopBattle Championship Philippines is open to Filipino teams with players aged 18 years old and above. Each team must be composed of a total of four (4) members with at least two Filipino players. A team may opt to include two non-Filipino players if only they are currently residing in the Philippines. But only one non-Filipino player will be allowed to play in each game. A team may also include one female player.
All applications must be submitted on June 3 at Glorietta Mall. Upon registration, all players will be asked to show their passports, which should be valid until June 2019 at the very least so they can travel to China for the grand finals.
Teams who will be selected are required to attend an orientation for the games that is scheduled on the 17th of June.
The Vivo HoopBattle Championship Philippines games will be held in various Ayala Malls and is also co-presented by digital accessories provider Capdase Philippines.