May 16-18, 2008 15th Sidral Aga International Sports Classic Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
INFORMATION & REGISTRATION +52 (322) 226-0404 Hotel Sheraton Resort and Towers
Place: Hotel Sheraton Resort and Towers.
Events: Basketball (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 Tilleman, 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 the menu.
Social events nightly: Carlos O'Brian's and The Zoo club.