Rainbow-Catholic Co-Ed Elementary Basketball Tournament is jointly
sponsored by the Rainbow District School Board and the Sudbury Catholic
District School Board. This year the tournament will be held from
April 18 to 22.
event is divided up into two age categories. One of the divisions is for
teams consisting of players from Grades 5 and 6. The other is for teams
from Grades 7 and 8. This year a total of at least 32 teams are expected
to enter the tournament. All of the final championship games will be
in Val Caron.
the organizing committee's goal to emphasize a well-rounded, positive
student that strives to be successful both in academics and
extra-curricular activities. The belief is that through
extra-curricular activities, such as sporting events, students learn to
become active participants in their community. Hence, the purpose of
the tournament is to encourage equitable participation and fair play of
both boys and girls in sporting events.
won the Gold Medal in the
Grade 5/6 Division in 2005 with a 29 to 26 victory over
took the Gold Medal in the
Grade 7/8 Division with a 51 to 29 win over Landsdowne.
was the most successful
and Capreol, eventually
being edged out in the Grade 5/6 Consolation Medal game by a score of 41
to 36 by Adamsdale. This year, we are looking forward to a much better
showing from our local schools and are encouraging spectators to get out
and cheer on their favourite teams.