Benefit for the Shetler Family

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

When:  Saturday, August 18th, 10:00am

Where:  Chisum Elementary Gym (3250 S Church St, Paris, TX 75462)

Why:  This tournament will benefit the family of Mark and Christel Shetler.

Mark has been suffering from tonsil cancer for more than a year. He was recently taken to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK, where he has undergone several treatments. When he first arrived at the hospital, the doctors didn’t expect him to live more than a week. Several weeks later, while still not well enough to leave, he is getting stronger every day.

Mark is the father of nine children, four of whom are still underage and living at home, one of those four being a Down syndrome child. Due to his illness, he has been unable to provide for his family. Without health insurance, the funds raised will help pay for their rising medical needs.

Registration:  Teams will consist of no less than 3 and no more than 5 players, boys only.  There will be a 13-19 division and a 20&up division.  To register, call/text Daniel Holladay at (903) 401-2573 or email at Entry fee per team is $50 if registered by August 11th, $60 August 12th-17th, and $75 to register the day of. (Include team name when registering)

Games:  Games will be played with winner first to 15 points or up to 15 minutes. Rules will be posted at the gym the day of the tournament.

Extras:  There will be a half-court shot contest and a 3-point shooting contest. Registration for these contests will be $10 each. Sign-up will be the day of the tournament. Anyone is eligible to enter these special contests – guys & girls and any age.  To register more than once, it will be $5 for every shot after the first. Rules will be posted at the gym the day of the tournament.

Concessions will be available with food items and drinks.

Custom design t-shirts for sale!!!! Only $12!!

There will be a silent auction with several great items!!!!!!!

Awards:  There will be a grand prize given to the winners after championship game. Winners of 3-point and half-court shot contests will receive trophies after each competition is over.

Admission: $2 for anyone coming to watch.  Players, volunteers, & children 12&under get in free.  We’ll have a hand stamp so you can come and go.

For more info, to register, or to make a donation, call Daniel Holladay at (903) 401-2573 or email at

Interested in volunteering to help?  Visit the online sign-up sheet and put your name down in one of the time slots.  Thank you!



  1. Daniel Holladay says:

    Also, if anyone would like to donate an item(s) for the silent auction, please let me know asap by email dholladay53 @ (no spaces) or call me at (903) 401-2573.
    -Daniel Holladay

  2. Daniel Holladay says:

    Tournament t-shirts are in!!!!! If you would like to pre-order one, contact me at dholladay53 @ (no spaces) or (903) 401-2573. Shirts will also be sold at the tournament. Please show your support and register a team or come watch!!!

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