This is the largest annual 3-on-3 tournament in San Diego County. This event serves as a fund-raiser for the non-profit Pacific Life Holiday Bowl, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to generate tourism, exposure, economic benefit and civic pride for San Diego and its citizens by producing the nation’s most exciting college football bowl game and festival of events.
The team entry fee includes event t-shirts and at least two games in double elimination or round-robin play. There are 12 divisions for boys and men, and six divisions for girls and women. There are age divisions for both genders ranging from 3rd to 12th grade—3rd/4th Grade, 5th/6th Grade, 7th/8th Grade, 9th/10th Grade and 11th/12th Grade divisions. Men also can compete in the Elite, 6’0 & under, 6’3 & under, Men’s Open, Masters (30 & over), Super Masters (40 & over), and Senior Masters (50 & over) divisions. Women can also compete in the Women’s Open division. Kids divisions through 8th grade will play Sunday only, during Family Day.
In addition to 3-on-3 tournament action, event participants and spectators can enter slam dunk and 3-point contests, as well as the San Diego Office Interiors Free Throw Challenge. Big Brothers and Sisters of San Diego County is the event's beneficiary.
A limited number of complimentary entries are available for military personnel, courtesy of Lincoln Military Housing.
Other sponsors include Pepsi, Aquafina, Classic Party Rentals, 100.7 Jack FM, 760 KFMB, NBC 7/39, San Diego Family Magazine, San Diego City Beat, VAVi Sport, Navy Dispatch, Picnic People, Pacific Life, Clif Bar, and John Robert Powers. For information and entries, visit PacificLifeHolidayBowl.com or call (619) 283-5808.
The 2009 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl kicks off Wednesday, December 30th at 5 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium.