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Hoops on the Ave.

Hoops on the Ave.

Hoops on the Ave., presented by Pohanka of Salisbury, is a FREE outdoor family-friendly festival celebrating basketball and the culture surrounding the game. Kick off the summer at Hoops on the Ave. this on Memorial Day weekend.

3v3 Basketball Tournaments. Music. Arts. Sneakers. Food. Kids Activities. 

This event is a partnership with Mizzle House Foundation.

3v3 Basketball Tournament Information:


Elite Men'sMen's RecMen's Over 35Women's
Entry: $125/teamEntry: $100/teamEntry: $100/teamEntry: $100/team
Prize: $2,000/teamPrize: $500/teamPrize: $500/teamPrize: $500/team
High School Boys
High School Girls
Middle School Coed
Free Agents
Entry: $75/team
Entry: $75/team
Entry: $75/team
Entry: $30/player

Cash prizes for 1st place teams in the Elite Men's, Men's Rec, Men's Over 35 and Women's divisions.
Teams must register prior to May 1 or late fees will apply.
Championship games will be livestreamed on Delmarva Sports Network.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. To sign up for the wait list email

Entertainment Line-Up:

6 p.m. - C-Mack & Friends
4 p.m. - Crank Caviar 
2:30 p.m. - Collective Standard DJ Interactive Experience
2 & 5:30 p.m. - Rhythm and Roots 
1 p.m. - OG Show Artist Showcase presented by Columbia Records
12:30 & 3:30 p.m. - Local step team performances
Live 97.5 DJs


12-6 p.m. - Piedmont Airlines 3 Point Competition (qualify all day for FREE) on Piedmont Airlines Court 
12-8 p.m. - Tip Off: an art installation featuring the work of local schools and children
12-8 p.m. - Live 97.5 Health Fair
 2-4 p.m. - Full Court Press 1 on 1 Tour: Four 1 on 1 match-ups on the Center Court
6:45 p.m. - Pohanka Hot Shot Contests on Center Court
6:50 p.m. - Piedmont Airlines 3 Point Competition Finals
7 p.m. - Piedmont Airlines Slam Dunk Contest on Center Court

Kids Activities:

Waterboyz inflatable park 
Tie dye your own shirt for FREE
FREE haircuts from Fade 4 the Grade's mobile barbershop
Interactive Chalk Walk experience and FREE coloring activities
Rhythm and Roots Experience: learn the art of bucket drumming for FREE
That Game Truck


Local food trucks and vendors

Sneakers & Clothing:

Deadstock OC
Ben Ten Kicks
The Wash Vintage
Talks on the Ave.:
- 12:30 p.m. - Hip Hop and Basketball
- 2:45 p.m. - Art and Basketball
- 4 p.m. - Sneakers and Basketball


Interested in being a vendor at the festival?

Vendor Application


   Pohanka of Salisbury logo    Piedmont Airlines logo    Maryland Sports Commission logo

Full Court Press logo    City of Salisbury logo    City of Salisbury logo    City of Salisbury logo    TrueBounce logo    The Greater Salisbury Committee logo    Delmarva Sports Network logo    Fade 4 the Grade logo    Aetna logo    Peninsula Alternative Health logo    T.E.A.M. logo

Interested in sponsoring the festival? Sponsorship Application 

Interested in volunteering? Sign up here.

2022 Recap:

2022 Photos by staff photographer | 2022 Photos by Dar'Juan Pitts

  • Age Group(s): All ages
  • Date(s): Sunday, May 28, 2023
  • Time(s): 12-8 p.m.
  • Location(s): Front parking lot of the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, MD
  • Registration Dates: Basketball registration open Feb. 21-May 13
  • Program Fee: FREE to attend
  • Discount(s):
  • Late Fee: Applicable after May 13
  • Contact:
  • Resources:
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