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Governor’s Challenge High School Basketball Tournament

For years, the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center has brought high school boys basketball players together to compete on the hardwood over the holiday break. In 2010, a unique spin was put on the event as Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley issued a challenge to Delaware Governor Jack Markell. The inaugural Governor’s Challenge Basketball Tournament was born bringing with it a new level of excitement to this holiday basketball classic.

This year, 37 teams will be hitting the court at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. Games will begin at 2pm on the 26th and go on through the day on Saturday, December 29.

Participating teams include:

Arcadia – Oak Hall, VA
Baltimore Polytechnic – Baltimore, MD
Benjamin Franklin – Baltimore, MD
Bowie – Bowie, MD
Boys Latin School of MD – Baltimore, MD
Cambridge South Dorchester – Cambridge, MD
Cape Henlopen – Lewes, DE
CH Flowers – Springdale, MD
Colonel Richardson – Federalsburg, MD
Crisfield – Crisfield, MD
Delmar – Delmar, DE
Delmarva Christian – Georgetown, DE
Easton – Easton, MD
Edmonson-Westside – Baltimore, MD
Franklin Regional – Murrysville, PA
Indian River – Dagsboro, DE
James H. Blake – Silver Spring, MD
JM Bennett – Salisbury, MD
Kent Island – Stevensville, MD
Laurel – Laurel, DE
Mardela – Mardela Springs, MD
Merganthaler Votech – Baltimore, MD
Milford – Milford, DE
North Dorchester – Hurlock, MD
Oakdale – Ijamsville, MD
Parkside – Salisbury, MD
Pocomoke – Pocomoke City, MD
Queen Anne’s – Centreville, MD
Seaford – Seaford, DE
Snow Hill – Snow Hill, MD
Stephen Decatur – Berlin, MD
Sussex Central – Georgetown, DE
Sussex Tech – Georgetown, DE
Washington – Princess Anne, MD
Westminster – Westminster, MD
Wicomico – Salisbury, MD
Woodbridge – Bridgeville, DE

This year’s event will also feature a Dr. Pepper Slam Dunk Contest and 3-Point Shootout on December 27.

Advanced Tournament Passes are on sale now for $30 for adults, $15 for youth (ages 11-18), children under 11 are free. Daily Admission passes will also be sold at the gate each day for $10 for adults, $5 for youth (ages 11-18) children under 11 are free.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.SalisburyChampionships.org.