World-class FIBA (International Basketball Federation) 3x3 competition is coming to West Edmonton Mall’s Ice Palace as Canada hosts its first FIBA 3x3 Challenger event in September 2018! Sixteen teams from around the world will battle for prize money and crucial FIBA ranking points, in what will be one of the last major 3x3 competitors leading up to the 2018 FIBA World Tour Bloomage Beijing Final in October.

Many of the participating teams will be vying over the next two years for a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games, including Canada’s own Team Saskatoon, a multi-time World Tour finalist whose lineup includes Edmonton athletes Steve Sir and Jordan Baker. The number one urban team sport in the world, 3x3 basketball will be making its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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