The St. Louis Surge Woman’s Semi-Professional Basketball Team will be hosting the 2012 Mid-West Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) Regional Tournament. The tournament will be held at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) Mark Twain Building located at One University Blvd., St. Louis, Mo 63121, on Saturday, July 21 beginning at 1:00 p.m. Doors will open at 12:15 p.m. Tickets for the tournament can be purchased at the door: $10 per ticket or $20 for a day pass, which includes all three basketball games.
Free admission will be granted to all season ticket holders and all athletes ages 6 – 18 who attend the tournament in their official team uniform or jersey. Fans who wear their Surge t-shirt will receive $5 discount on tournament admission or a three game day pass.
Representatives from Jilly’s Cupcake Bar and Café will be selling the team’s exclusive Surge cupcake for $4 throughout the entire tournament. All proceeds will be donated to the Surge, which will help fund the team’s trip to the National Championship in Miami, Florida in August.
The last two home games the St. Louis Surge attracted more than 2,000 fans. The owner and general manager for the St. Louis Surge encourages all athletes and fans to attend the 2012 Regional Tournament to help lead the team to the National Championship.
“This is the weekend to keep the momentum building and we need the community’s support to win the regional championship for St. Louis,” said Khalia Collier, owner and general manager for the St. Louis Surge. “With a successful season of ten and two the Surge is ready to fill the UMSL stands and let the city know we are here to stay, but we cannot do it without our fans.”
The 2012 Regional Tournament schedule is as follows:
Game One: 1:00 pm. – Kansas Nuggets vs. Missouri Arch Angels
Game Two: 3:00 pm. – St. Louis Surge vs. Illinois Shooting Stars
Championship: 7:00 pm. – Winner of Game One and Winner of Game Two