Roswell High School and Roswell Rotary Honor Air are pleased to announce the “Roswell High School and Roswell Rotary Honor Air Invitational” basketball tournament to be held at Roswell High School, Nov. 18th, 20th and 21st, 2017. Doors open at 8:30 AM and close at 9:00 PM. Fifteen teams from the southeast will be playing. Representing the boys teams are Roswell High, Blessed Trinity, Westminster, Alpharetta High, West Ashley High (Charleston SC), Gray Collegiate Prep (Columbia SC) and KIPP Collegiate Academy. Girl’s teams include Roswell High, Blessed Trinity, Westminster, Alpharetta High, KIPP Collegiate Academy, Pebblebrook High, Locust Grove High and Chapel Hill High. It is estimated that several hundred students, coaches and players will be traveling here for the weekend to enjoy the tournament in addition to local restaurants, retailers and area attractions.
This event will honor our military veterans from all branches of service from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War as we raise awareness and support in the metro Atlanta community for the Honor Air Flight. Ticket sales proceeds will be donated to Honor Air, as they plan for their 10th straight flight, April 24th, 2018. According to Gene Beckman, “we are pleased to work with Roswell High School in the first invitational and honored that they have chosen Honor Air as the beneficiary of proceeds. Honor Air flights are 100% funded through local donations. It is amazing to watch the bonds and relationships formed between the veterans who have been on this trip. They are our war heroes and it is our pleasure to honor them.”
Ticket costs are Adults $10 per day, students $5 per day or you may purchase an all-tournament pass for $25.00. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
Games will be played in the Roswell High School J. Tom Zachary Court in the school’s “Hornet’s Nest”. The Hornet’s Nest has been ranked as one of the 20 best on campus high school gyms in the nation.
Roswell High School is located at 11595 King Road, Roswell, GA. Additional information is available at www.roswellrotary.club/honor-air.