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Darius W
2047 E.36th st
(South Lorain)
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the project

The third annual "Grind League 3x3" & Community Togetherness Fest. Being held September 3rd through 4th, 2022 Labor day weekend at Oakwood Park, Lorain, Ohio. We plan on servicing all youth, teen, & adult age participants that want to play or have interest. We also provide active tournament shirt, drink & snack, and active photo, included with the organized play. It is important that we provide a quality, safe, and promising event for all to enjoy. Any financial and physical support is from the community is important! 

 Planned age group brackets are: 8 -10 , 11-13 , 14-16 or 17. Cost will include record keeping supplies, shirts, drinks & snacks, referees, and photographers are necessities to facilitate a cooperative organized tournament and entertainment for youth segment. This tournament features a unique endorsement from the FIBA 3x3 federation associated with USA Basketball 3x3 and the Olympics. Introducing the youth to official FIBA 3x3 basketball play. Serious youth participants are encouraged to create a player profile on the FIBA 3x3 website ( In order to keep track of progress and results acknowledgement from FIBA 3x3. We are welcoming all! 

the steps

Upon receiving funds we will purchase and/or produce apparel merch. Securing performance acts, referees, bounce house, and food vendors. Funding of expenses to facilitate a functional event.

why we're doing it

We are facilitating a void in recreation of culture, entertainment, and social physical fitness within the city of Lorain, Ohio. We are able to come together in a community of diversity. This is something unlike any community event that has been taken place in recent years, the third consecutive effort aims to continue that goal. 


Disbursed budget 9/1/2022:

Referee fees: $149.60

TOTAL RAISED = $160.00
ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $8.00
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%) $2.40

Original budget:

ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) $272
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%)
(Donation processing fee does not apply to match funding.)

Tournament Participant Shirt or Jersey (w/screen printing embroidery)- $2,700

Festival and Tournament Expenses- $300

Audio Sound Equipment (Two Days SetUp and Breakdown from Signature Sound Productions LLC.)- $1,500

Snacks & Drinks(For Participants)- $100

Food (For small children):$100


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