Tribal Nations Tournament returning to Prince Rupert

Organizers of the Tribal Nations Tournament are getting set for a few days of basketball action this week.

Organizers of the Tribal Nations Tournament are getting set for a few days of basketball action this week as the tournament returns to the Russell Gamble Gymnasium in Prince Rupert.

The 2nd annual tournament is set to run from October 20 until October 23 and will feature 15 teams in three divisions looking to take the title.

In the Intermediate division, the Gitxsan Elite, the Friendship House, Kitkatla and Lax Kw’alaams will take to the court. In the Senior division, the defending champion Tropics, Gitwinksihlkw, Lax Kw’alaams, the Friendship House, Kitkatla and Terrace will be competing.

On the women’s side, the defending champion Kitamaat team will be competing with Kitkatla, Gitwinksihlkw, the North Pacific Rain and Kincolith.

A schedule is being worked on today. Look for results from the tournament in next week’s issue of the Prince Rupert Northern View.