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  • Jr. NBA Skills Challenge Winners Announced

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    January 23, 2019
    Jr. NBA Skills Challenge Winners Announced


    Four winners emerged from the Santa Maria Jr. NBA Skills Challenge, held January 20th at the Edwards Community Center, sponsored by the City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department.

    Local Champions included: Girls 13U– Yuridia Ramos, Boys 13U- Ramon Cota, Girls 11U- Charlotte Peterson and Boys 11U- Gabe Cordero.

    Local winners will now advance to the regional competition taking place on Saturday, April 20th in Los Angeles. Regional winners will advance to the national finals held in New York during the NBA draft.

    The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge provides boys and girls, ages 13 and younger, the opportunity to showcase their fitness through a dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills competition in the sport of basketball. The program is free for all participants and organizations. Boys and girls compete separately in two different age groups: 11U and 13U.The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge is the official basketball skills competition of National Basketball Association.

    Questions may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

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