Friday Night Hooptacular

Friday, June 23 is a free community Hooptacular with skills competitions, the Jersey Jam contest, community courts, music, hand-on activities and more. Division competition takes place Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25. 
More than 15 food trucks, restaurants and vendors will be on hand with food, adult beverages, sport and soft drinks all three days. 


Various versions have evolved over the years, sometimes by accident, sometimes on purpose



Skills Competition

Test all your basketball skills in one competition. We will be scoring you based on your ball handling skills, shooting accuracy and ability to maneuver your way through the course in the least amount of time.

Jersey Jam

Grab your favorite jersey or dress like your favorite basketball star to be recognized by our judges for your basketball spirit. 

3-Point Competition

Shoot your shot, may the most accurate or luckiest shooter win!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is taking place on Friday?

Friday we will be hosting our free Friday Night Hooptacular event. We welcome anyone and everyone to attend this free night of fun. The night will be filled with entertainment, shopping, food, skills challenges, clinics, showcase games and so much more! We do encourage anyone who may want to shoot around on one of the 70+ courts to bring their ball and take advantage of this opportunity to put some shots up before tournament play start Saturday morning. 

What does it cost to get in?

There is no cost to attend the Friday Hooptacular event! Parking  and admission are free to anyone who wants to attend and help kick off a weekend full of basketball!

Where should I park if I want to attend the Friday Night Hooptacular?

You can park in our Gate 9 Public Parking Lot located at 875 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield Ma 01089.

Does any tournament play take place on Friday?

No, there is no tournament play taking place on Friday. All tournament play will take place on Saturday and Sunday ONLY!

What food vendors will be open on Friday?

There will be more than 15 food trucks, restaurants and vendors on hand with food, adult beverages, sport and soft drinks all three days!

How do I sign up for a Friday night competition?

You can sign up for any of our skills competition upon arrival Friday Night! We will have waivers available for you to sign once you arrive at the Dunkin' Showcase Courts.