gus-mackerOLEAN — The Olean City School District Foundation (OCSDF) and the Olean Sports Booster Club are co-sponsoring the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in Olean Aug. 16-18, 2013. They anticipate having 350 teams and 10,000 spectators from a 100-mile radius to attend the three-day event. Last year, 294 teams played with 1,176 registered players.

OCSDF and the Sports Boosters are looking for businesses and/or individuals to become sponsors in an event that will benefit the entire city of Olean. Sponsorships include City Corporate Tourney, Special Event, Corporate and Official.

Sponsorships range from $175 as a Team Sponsor up to $2,500 for an Events Sponsor and can be monetary donations or partially in-kind.

Some benefits of sponsorships may include: name/logo will appear on the players T-shirts, promotion on the tourney registration forms, banners at Gus Macker events in Olean, promotion in newsletters and news releases.

The tournament is proud to recognize three area companies — Park Centre Development, CUTCO/Ka-Bar Visitors Center, and the Kinley Corporation — who have stepped up and become the Charter Members of the Tournament.

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball is America’s largest outdoor basketball tournament. Please consider becoming a sponsor and remember all proceeds will benefit the youth of Olean through the Olean City School District Foundation or the Olean Sports Booster Club.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact either David Carucci at (716) 372-9289 or Meme Yanetsko, (716) 372-4433.