Jam On It Basketball Academy
anticipates the event will draw nearly 30,000 people to the Reno Tahoe area,
with an estimated economic impact of more than $5.85 million. With more than 12,000
players and coaches participating in the 2012 tournament, Jam On It Basketball
Academy, Inc. is one of the premier programs in the country, offering
year-round basketball tournaments, private lessons, traveling teams, camps,
clinics and consulting. Players in the Memorial Day Tournament range in ages from
8 to 18-years-old, and come from 18 states around the nation.
This year’s tournament is an AAU
National Qualifier, as well as a qualifier for the AAU West Coast National
Tournament. The Jam On It Reno Memorial Day Tournament is the largest AAU
Basketball tournament in the nation.
Former University of Nevada, Reno
basketball player, Matt Williams is the founder of Jam On It Basketball, Inc.
and governor of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Pacific District. Williams is
responsible for all AAU sanctioned sports in northern California and Nevada and
is the AAU Girls Basketball National Co-Chair.