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The Vibe 3on3® heads to Alice

SF 3on3 Alice Springs 2013-435

NT Thunder players Paul Campbell & Kevin Renehan with local students at the Vibe 3on3
Alice Springs event 2013.

Get ready Alice Springs – the popular National Indigenous 3on3 Basketball and Hip Hop Challenge – the Vibe 3on3® is heading your way on Friday, 6 June 2014.

The Deadly Vibe Group produces the Vibe 3on3®, a travelling sport and music festival that brings together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and non-Indigenous students for a fun day of basketball, dancing and music.

The event encourages sportsmanship, teaches new skills and builds self-esteem, as well as promoting reconciliation at a grassroots level.

Students compete in teams of 4-5 players at the Vibe 3on3® in a range of activities. The action- packed event features a 3on3 basketball tournament, rapping and break dancing lessons, art workshops, and a dance competition. There is also a health expo, all accompanied by a backing track of the latest RnB, hip-hop and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music.

The 3on3 also features an opening ceremony and a free healthy breakfast and BBQ lunch.

To participate, young people need to pre-register in teams of four or five through their school by Friday 30 May 2014.

“Last year’s Vibe 3on3® in Alice Springs was a huge success. We are excited to be coming back and delivering an even bigger and better event,” says Vibe Head of Events, Mayrah Sonter.

The event is capped at 400 students so get in quick to gain your spot. The event will be held at the Alice Springs Basketball Centre, Traeger Avenue, Alice Springs.

Registrations for the Vibe 3on3® are open online or by telephone, and schools can click here to register, or call 02-9361 0140.

The Vibe 3on3® aims to promote healthy lifestyles, strengthen communities and boost self-esteem. The Vibe 3on3® is also an excellent opportunity for health services and related organisations to introduce themselves to the wider community. For more information go to www.deadlyvibe.com.au

The Vibe 3on3® would not be possible without its Principal Sponsor the Department of Health as well as our sponsors – the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the National Rural Health Students Network and our local sponsors including Alice Springs Town Council.

We’d also like to acknowledge our supporters the Jimmy Little Foundation, Koori Mail, Deadly Sounds, Deadly Vibe, Deadly Vibe Wire and deadlyvibe.com.au.

Vibe would like to acknowledge the assistance of “Supporting Communities to Reduce the Risk of Suicide” component of the “Taking Action to Tackle Suicide” Program.

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