FAQ

What is Shoot 4 Shalom?

Shoot 4 Shalom is a 3 on 3 basketball tournament designed to encourage its participants to raise money for a great cause while having a great time in a competitive and fun environment.

What is Shalom Torah Academy?

Shalom is a school that recognizes that young children are the future of Klal Yisroel and provides a comprehensive dual-curriculum education beginning with children as young as age 2. In communities all across the New York/ New Jersey area, Shalom graduates and their parents maintain an ongoing, lifelong bond with Shalom, its faculty and affiliate network, crediting Shalom with providing the foundation for their professional and personal success.

How long is the tournament?

The tournament will be played out over one day on March 4th from 9:45AM until approximately 2:00PM at the Hoop Group facility. All the games, playoffs, and championship will be played on the same day.

How will the tournament work?

All the participating teams will be placed into four divisions. The tournament will begin with each team playing at least three games against different teams in their divisions. After those games are played, the top two teams from each division will play against each other, and the winner will move on to the playoffs and face the winner from another division. After the first playoff game, the winning teams will play in the championship and the winner of that game will be crowned the champion.

What factors decide which team is the top team from each division?

The team with the best record advances. If there are more than two teams with identical best records, then point differential is calculated.

Will there be referees?

Yes. We are hiring professional referees from the area.

Will there be food?

Throughout the tournament day, there will be an open sports bar, where we will be serving energy drinks, wraps, and pastries. After the tournament there will be a gala awards dinner for all the participants.

How do I sign up?

Click here to register.

Do I need to have a team put together before I register?

No. You can register under your own team and your teammates can add themselves to your team later.

What are the fundraising requirements?

Each Corporate Team of 3 players must raise $2,500 collectively with a minimum amount raised of $833 each player. If you add an additional back up, your team must raise $833 per additional player.

How do I go about finding my sponsors?

Friends, family, and co-workers are a great place to begin your fundraising. You'll be surprised, once people hear the commitment you've made and the cause you're benefiting the donations will pile in. The staff at shoot4shalom.com will be happy to assist you in any way possible.