NATIONAL NABI TOURNAMENT HEADING SOUTH: 128-Team Tournament will be moving to Maricopa and the Ak-Chin Indian Community - Rez Media Group
Sharing is Caring Maricopa, Ariz. – The 14th Annual Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI), presented by the Ak-Chin Indian Community, Nike N7 and Seminole Tribe of Florida, will be leaving Phoenix and moving south to the Ak-Chin Indian Community and the town of Maricopa, Ariz. “We have had a successful run in the City of Phoenix, but now, after 14 years, it makes sense to move the tournament where our biggest support comes from, the Ak-Chin Indian Community,” says GinaMarie Scarpa, NABI Foundation Co-founder & CEO.. “The Community has been our largest supporter since our inception in 2003. To bring the economic impact to the area is something that is important to us. Also, to have all NABI gyms within close proximity adds to the safety measures of the teams not having to travel miles to get to gyms all over the Phoenix metro area. A great added bonus, the athletes can spend their off time at the Ak-Chin Ultra Star Multi-tainment Center. The Center has movies, bowling, laser tag and plenty of places for the athletes to eat and enjoy NABI week.” From June 26th through July 2nd, more than 1,200 Native high school age athletes, representing teams from [...]