The #UCBA is pleased to announce that it will field a new 3X3 Men’s Basketball Team to compete in the 2021 #SEAGames in Hanoi. In cooperation with the Cambodian Basketball Federation (#CBF), we are establishing the first ever Men’s 3X3 Basketball Team competing for #Cambodia. This team will be in addition to the 5X5 Men’s Basketball Team that has traditionally competed for Cambodia.
Coach and Board member Ed Scollan, and Assistant Coach Daniel Meas will coordinate the team. This action signifies an expanded commitment to basketball by the CBF and the UCBA. This will be the first time in the history of Cambodia that the country will compete in both the Men’s 3X3 and 5X5 events in the #SEAGames. #Khmer-American athletes interested in participating on the Men’s or Women’s Basketball Teams or learning more about the program should complete this link: https://shorturl.is/RooXZ or Questionaire-Men button below.
“Adding the competitive 3X3 Men’s Basketball Team adds dynamic growth to the UCBA program”, said UCBA Board President Sokhary Chau, “We will compete with all our efforts with the goal to bring a Basketball Medal to Cambodia.” #Cambodia will host the #SEAGames in 2023 in Phnom Penh.
The UCBA is pleased to announce that it will field a 3X3 #WomenBasketball Team to compete in the #SEAGames2021 in Hanoi. In cooperation with the Cambodia Basketball Federation, we are establishing the first ever women’s basketball team competing for #Cambodia.
Board member Sima Suon will coordinate the team and assume the role of Director/Player. In addition to having been a Division 1 standout athlete on the UMass Lowell Track and Field Team, she holds a MS in Education and Sports Administration from the University of Miami and also served as a graduate assistant with their NCAA Women's Basketball Division 1 Program. She played Varsity Basketball at Lowell High School and #AAUbasketball for the New England Lady Panthers.
#Khmer-American athletes interested in participating on the Women’s Team or learning more about the program should complete "Questionaire - Women" below or click here directly, https://rebrand.ly/4qmb4n1
“Adding the competitive Women’s Team brings balance to the UCBA program, said UCBA Board President Sokhary Chau-, “Sima’s leadership will make this historic team a reality in the 2021 SEA Games.”
We are also beginning to recruit Khmer-American players, outside of Cambodia, to register their interest and receive additional information on upcoming activities and tryouts.
If you have interest in being part of the team and competing for Cambodia, please send us your information by completing the questionnaire below, Men / Women's Team:
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENTIn consideration of the permission granted to the participants named above on the team named above to participate in the UCBA Basketball Tournaments and or programs, I/we SHALL RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE UCBA, UMass Lowell campusor their agents and employees from all liability for any and all loss or damage, and any claim or demands therefore on account of injury to the person or property or resulting in death of the named participant, whether caused by the negligence of UCBA BASKETBALL, its agents and employee or otherwise while the named participant participates in its programs.By signing this agreement the head coach and or program director is taking responsibility that all his players havetheir own medical insurance. I/we further agree to indemnify UCBA and UMass Lowell Rec Center, their agents and employees from any and all liability, loss or damage including but not limited to bodily injury, illness, death or property damage which UCBA and UMass Lowell, their agents and employees become legally obligated to pay including reasonable attorneys’ feesand costs, as a result of claims, demands, costs or judgments, against UCBA and UMass Loweel, their agents and employees on account of injury to the person or property or resulting in the death of the named participant whether or not caused by the negligence of UCBA and UMass Lowell, their agents and employees and whether or not such liability is sole, joint or several. I/we am aware that participation in this tournament may present a strain on my child’s body, or its parts and therefore I represent to UCBA and UMass that to the best of my knowledge, my child is in a proper physical condition to allow him/her to participate and that I/we assume the risk of participating.I/we understand that the above program involves traveling to various activity sites. I/we will accept full responsibility for the transportation of my child to and from these activities and I/we release, indemnify and hold harmless any persons providing such transportation.I/we understand that in case of injury or illness, I/we will be notified. If it is impossible to contact me and it is an emergency, I/we hereby give permission to the attending physician to treat, hospitalize, administer anesthesia, or to order injections or surgery for the safety of my child.I/we, the parent/legal guardian, the undersigned, have read this release and understand all its terms. I/we execute it voluntarily and with full knowledge of its significance. I/we have executed this release on this date indicated next to my/our names. I/we understand that the UCBA frequently takes photographs of its activities and participants. I hereby give permission to the UCBA to take such photographs of the above Participant and to use these photographs in the UCBA’s publicity.