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World Indigenous Basketball Challenge

August 10 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. World Indigenous Basketball Challenge. This year's games feature a newly launched women's division, and four-days of top-tier basketball, cultural sharing, entertainment, vendors, and food. All are invited to cheer on the basketball tournament and take part in the festivities.. Event detailsEight Indigenous women's teams and 16 Indigenous men's teams will compete in a round-robin style tournament. Media are invited to attend the opening ceremonies of the tournament on August 8, and to attend the tournament at any point during the four-day event. ScheduleDateTimeAugust 8 Opening ceremony: 7:00 – 9:00/10:00pmAugust 9Games: 8:00am – 9:30pmAugust 10, gamesGames: 8:00am – 8:00pmAugust 11, gamesGames: 8:00am – 8:00pmAugust 12Women's games: 10:00amMen's games: 11:30 am and 1:00pm Women's final: 5:30pmMen's final: 8:00pm TeamsMen's teamsWomen's teamsSkidegate Saints (Host)Australian Indigenous All Star Team Team Bantu – Zambia, Somali Dream TeamSomali Dream TeamIATE Tonga National Team Bermuda National Team Serranos Zapotecos, Mixes and Chinantecos Ngati Toa – Maori Lords of the PlainsAlberta War ScoutsKingdom of Hawai'i National TeamTeam VancouverVancouver IslandTeam SaskatchewanPanama Indigenous National TeamVancouver StrathconaHeiltsuk NationTeam Vancouver Australia Indigenous Djookyaans Women's Team Maal-Ya Australian Indigenous Women's Team Plains Lady Warriors ITA Native Sports Team Vancouver IslandVancouver Strathcona.. Event Details. Location: 6081 University Blvd, Vancouver