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 Posted December 28, 2012

FEDEXFORUM TO HOST THE 2013 MIAA HIGH SCHOOL

“CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS” SATURDAY, FEB. 9, 2013 AT 1 P.M.

Penny Hardaway To Serve As Honorary Chair
Tickets Now on Sale

MEMPHIS, TN – FedExForum announced that they will host one of the longest and best traditions in Memphis basketball, the 2013 MIAA High School “City Championships,” for the first time in its storied history since the 1950’s on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m.

The 2013 City Championships will be a historical moment for the MIAA, as it is the last year under the name of Memphis Interscholastic Athletic Association as the schools merge across the county. Past stars of the MIAA “City Championships” include Memphis own’ Larry Finch, Larry Spicer, John Gun, James Bradley, Todd Day, Penny Hardaway and Elliot Perry.

“Memphis is basketball and each year the City Championships showcases the homegrown talent and tradition our city is famous for,” said Penny Hardaway, Memphis Grizzlies Owner & Honorary Chair.  ‘I am honored to chair the City Championships and wish all the teams competing at FedExForum this February 9, the best of luck.”

The tournament will consist of six games and begin with a 16A vs. 16B girl’s game and conclude with the 16AAA boy’s game. East High School AAA boys won the state championship in 2012 and earned a mention in ESPN’s Top 25.

Tickets are now on sale. General admission tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door day of. Limited floor seats will be available for $50. Tickets are valid for all six games. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations, ticketmaster.com, the FedExForum Box Office or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Facility and additional fees may apply for all tickets purchased through Ticketmaster.



Travelers, for more information, visit fedexforum.com, ‘like’ FedExForum on Facebook or follow on Twitter (@FedExForum).

 

 

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