NCSY in LA Sponsors April Madness Basketball Tournament, Sunday, April 26

March 18, 2009

The NCAA is currently in the midst of kicking off its famous March Madness, which takes place over a period of three weeks. Yet for NCSY in Los Angeles, April madness will occur over a single jam-packed day, Sunday, April 26. Games will take place from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, on the courts of the UCLA Student Activities Center and other locations to be announced. Fans are invited to observe the afternoon games.

NCSY is the international youth organization of the Orthodox Union.

Rabbi Effie Goldberg, West Coast Regional Director, declared, “NCSY’s 5-on-5 basketball competition is a great way to help raise scholarship money for our NCSYers. This unique event has drawn players from all over the Greater LA area and promises to be an exciting and competitive event.”

The teams will consist of five members each. Those invited to apply must be male and at least 16 years of age. The cost of participation for each player is $36.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available: $1,000 for team sponsorship; $3,600 Court Sponsorship; $10,000 Main Court Sponsorship; and $25,000 for Tournament Sponsorship.

Registration is required; the deadline is by Wednesday, April 1. For sponsorships, registration, and for more information, contact 310-229-9000, ext. 209, or visit