Place: Hotel Sheraton
Resort and Towers.
(16 team men's open): Former / active Olympic / professional
/ semi-professional and recreational players from Canada,
USA and Mexico. Among other competitions are: (1km, 5km
& 10km) (5) KM. Fun Run and a Master’s (over
45 years old) basketball division, Aerobics Marathon,
tennis (all levels), (110) youth soccer teams, 100+ participants
in disc golf. More than 2,000 participants in seven sports.
Open to the public to participate or simply enjoy the
events. Welcome cocktail approx. (400) persons: Hosted
by Municipality of Vallarta, Jalisco, Former Secretary of Tourism and Former Mayor Gustavo González.
Background: Last year's Annual
Sports Classic drew more than 1,500 participants, as
well as their friends and families. (This year we anticipate
over 2,000 persons).
The five days of competitions included a new children's
basketball division, ages 13 to 16. The men's division
saw lots of NBA stars and International star players,
including Jerome Kersey, Jeff Moore, Berry Randle and
Greg Wiltjer. Ron Putzi, Karl Tillleman, Lars Hansen,
Dan Meagher, Bob Hieltjes, numerous Mexican National
team players and the Univ. of British Columbia to the
list of NBA and international basketball stars that
have participated in our event. Tennis, aerobics, spin
bike, soccer, softball and a 5K marathon rounded out
Social events nightly: Carlos O'Brian's
and The Zoo club.
Information: Sheraton Buganvilias resort:
(322) 226 04 04 ext. 6038 - Attn: Verónica Alarcón,
Bahía de Banderas News on the event Click here >>
IMAGES FROM LAST YEAR'S EVENT
6 time event Champion Aga basketball team.
Youth division Champions Portland and their coach and Olympian Greg Wiltjer.
Bob Hieltjes in action vs. 2005 Champion Caballito.
Welcome media conference.
Vallarta soccer division (80 + youth teams).
More basketball action.
Legendary Jeff Moore for another two points !
Youth Hoops Division Portland Vs. Vallarta.
Tennis Division action at the Sheraton.
(Former) Jalisco Secretary of Tourism Lic. Horacio Gonzalez P. and (Former) Mayor Gustavo Gonzalez V. receive Vips at the welcome cocktail.
Aerobics Division at Los Arcos