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Community Partnerships 

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The Dirt Bowl


In 1969, Louisville natives and Algonquin Park supervisors Janis Carter and Ben Watkins created the Dirt Bowl. What began as pickup games grew into a playground basketball tournament. Named for the dirt surrounding the courts at Algonquin Park, the Dirt Bowl moved to Shawnee Park in 1971.

Hoops for Christ


Uses basketball as a platform to share the Gospel.


Their goal is to combine excellence in basketball development & excellence in the area of sports ministry. They offer multiple individuals that are former professional & college players that have a passion to make an impact on lives now. They do this through basketball training, youth leagues, camps, prison basketball ministry, speaking/preaching & conferences.

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DELTA Foundation

The DELTA Foundation is a mentorship program that specializes in helping at-risk young athletes obtain the tools necessary to be successful academically, socially and athletically.

R.U.N. League


Reviving Urban Neighborhoods (R.U.N.) is a 501(c)3 organization that is committed to seeing meaningful and impactful change continue to happen in the communities we grew up in.

Currently serving the Louisville, KY area, they are focused on being a philanthropic catalyst for radical change. Our mission is to bridge the gap between the community, its resources, and opportunities.  We believe that the work we’re willing to do is more powerful than the wishes we’re willing to think.

Griff League


CItyLeague Sports/ is a sports entertainment company under the umbrella of Reviving Urban Neighborhoods (R.U.N), a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve Louisville’s urban community by generating and supporting opportunities for people to enhance their lives. Our mission is to use sporting events to generate revenue to give back to the community. We also have partnered with Prominent Youth of America, a non-profit organization that uses performing arts to reach the youth by giving them opportunities to learn about the music industry while curving them from the influences of street life, and The Dirt Bowl, a historic annual event in Louisville, Kentucky which is the 2nd oldest outdoor summer league in the United States of America. We encourage a fun, safe learning environment for players of all abilities and promote the development of their athletic skills, character, sportsmanship, and teamwork through participation in both recreational and competitive sports to enhance life skills both on and off the field/court.



National Wheelchair Basketball Association provides qualified individuals with physical disabilities the opportunity to play, learn and compete in the sport of wheelchair basketball.

Local high schools that have trusted us with games and tournaments.  

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