A BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TO RAISE DONATION
01Apr

A BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TO RAISE DONATION – MAIRIS (LATVIA)

Recently, we hosted something new for International Student Ambassadors: streetball event for a charity purpose. We aimed to collect at least 150 Euros for a kids’ house in Tartu and to promote basketball and healthy lifestyle among students and the locals. Thanks to sponsors, partners, friends, and players, we surpassed the goal and collected 161.00 EUR!

In total seven teams took part in the event, players representing Estonia, Latvia, Georgia and ASV! The teams were: YliCool I, YliCool II, YliCool III, PPB (Power Puff Boys), Trilogy, Tapper, and Unicorns.

All teams played against each other to get four teams in the semi-finals. The top four teams after the first round were YliCool I, Tapper, Trilogy, and YliCool III. In the first semi-final, one pair was the teams YliCool I and YliCool III; the second pair was Tapper and Trilogy. The first semi-final pair ended with YliCool I victory over Ylicool III with score 10:4. In the second pair, the result was similar: Tapper outscored Trillogy by 10:5.

It was time for the bronze game: Trilogy vs YliCool III. Most of the time of the game, Trilogy was leading and Ylicool III was catching on, but Trilogy’ team turned out to be unattainable and, hence, was celebrating a victory by 8:6!

In the final, it was the two strongest teams in the tournament with good centers, shooters, and excellent point guards. However, team Tapper, with outstanding 3-point shooting and quick ball movement turned out to be better and outscored YliCool I with score 13:6! Congratulations to Tapper!

The winning team of the first ISA 3x3 Streetball Charity Cup: team TAPPER Players: Argo Orumaa, Erkki Voronin, Krister Tapper.
The winning team of the first ISA 3×3 Streetball Charity Cup: team TAPPER
Players: Argo Orumaa, Erkki Voronin, Krister Tapper.
The runner-up of the tournament: team YliCool I Players: Marek Limberg, Kevin Lokko, Karel Kutse.
The runner-up of the tournament: team YliCool I
Players: Marek Limberg, Kevin Lokko, Karel Kutse.
The third place of the tournament: team TRILOGY Players: Giorgi Ormotsadze, Ozan Telatar, Tommy Olson, Lasha Robakidze.
The third place of the tournament: team TRILOGY
Players: Giorgi Ormotsadze, Ozan Telatar, Tommy Olson, Lasha Robakidze.

Before the semi-finals, we also had a 3-point shooting contest to find the best sniper of the tournament. We altogether had 12 participants. Players were given 1 minute to score as many baskets as possible. In the first round, amazing accuracy was showed by Erkki Voronin from Tapper team: he made 13 buckets in 1 minute! In final qualified 5 best shooters: Errki Voronin, Riho Tiivel, Argo Orumaa, Krister Tapper and Taavi Jürimaa. In the final best was Argo Orumaa. His score: 10 made shots (first round 9). Congratulations to Argo!

Argo Orumaa (white shirt) receiving prizes from sponsors and trophy from the ISA. Congratulations, Argo!
Argo Orumaa (white shirt) receiving prizes from sponsors and trophy from the ISA. Congratulations, Argo!

Players were asked to “pay” at least 15.00 Euros for taking part in this event. Since all the money was collected for donations to MTÜ Vahtramägi lastekodu Mäe – kodu, many teams paid more than requested. Thank you for that! In addition, in order to take part in a 3-point shooting contest, each player had to pay additional 3.00 Euros – therefore thanks everyone for their contribution and donations!

The winners of the charity cup receiving prizes from ISA and sponsors of the event.
The winners of the charity cup receiving prizes from ISA and sponsors of the event.

Nevertheless, as a manager of this event, I want to express individual gratitude to our friends and sponsors of the event. Firstly, thank you words goes to Essi and Alisa for volunteering at the score table and keeping track on all timetables and game scores! Also Jayaruwan for capturing the best moments of the tournament in photos; as well as Anastasia for creating visuals for the event! Thank you!

Besides individuals, we had an amazing group of sponsors, which were well appreciated by the winners of the event!

 

Sponsors and Partners

JuicyDrink.com

We at JuicyDrink.com like the freedom of conscious and healthy choices. We like the idea of home-made, pure, natural, healthy food and beverages in our diet.
We like you to have the same freedom of choices to mix and master your own juice, to stay true to nature and to take care of your body and mind and to live a long healthy life!

Therefore, we take pride in providing a line of premium quality fresh-pressed, low heat vacuum steamed, 100% pure and natural berry juice concentrates, with no additives or artificial ingredients of any kind. Our juice concentrates are a delicious and natural source of antioxidants, phytochemical nutrients, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. You can mix and play around with them and create your own distinct flavors and dishes.

Juicy means juice with true berry taste!

SIS (Science in Sport) Estonia

Science in Sport is a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts!

SIS (Science in Sport) Estonia

EscapeTartu

Real life escape room games!

They are gaining more and more popularity all around the world. The goal of the game is to find a way out from the locked room by solving various puzzles, riddles, and mind challenging tasks. The game is meant for groups of 2-5 people.

EscapeTartu brings this kind of entertainment opportunity to Southern Estonia. We are offering people a way to get out from daily routine by doing something extraordinary.

It is possible to come and play with friends for fun. Also, we organize birthdays, children birthdays and corporate events.

 EscapeTartu

Cinamon

The biggest and most modern movie theater in Tartu city.

Cinamon

Tartu Ülikooli korvpallimeeskond

The only professional men Basketball Club in Tartu. Don’t miss their next games and follow them on social media!

Since they represent students, they offer very good deals for group tickets! Therefore, if you want to see how the best basketball players/students of Tartu look on the court, take a group of your friends, and contact administration for a request!

 Tartu Ülikooli korvpallimeeskond

Tartu Ülikooli Akadeemiline Spordiklubi

The home for many amateur and professional athletes in Tartu.

You can easily come and do almost any sport there, starting from athletics, ending with badminton. Also, you can attend the gym, come to basketball games, or rent a court yourself with friends!

 Tartu Ülikooli Akadeemiline Spordiklubi

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