It's time to get your kids registered for the 24th Annual Casper Youth Basketball Tournament. The City of Casper Recreation Division in conjunction with the Community Recreation Foundation and the Casper Area Convention and Visitors Bureau will host this years tournament on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 at several locations throughout Casper. The deadline to register a team is March 7. The registration fee is $160 per team. The team fee includes a 3-game guarantee, a free throw competition on Friday night and free admission to a pool party on Saturday night at the Casper Aquatics Center. This colossal tournament typically features over 175 teams from Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Utah and Colorado. All tournament games are officiated by NFHS registered officials. The tournament is bracketed in a modified consolation format; therefore, all teams are guaranteed at least three games with most teams playing many more.

Over the three day basketball extravaganza, hundreds of games will be played using different courts at gyms throughout the city. Proceeds generated from this tournament benefit the Community Recreation Foundation to provide scholarships and recreational programs for youth and seniors in Casper. Discounted Hotel room rates are available for those attending the tournament

For Casper area information and lodging go to www.casperwyoming.info or call 1-800-852-1889. For more tournament information please call the Casper Recreation Division at 235-8383 or visit the tournament website at www.crlasports.com.