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Florida Flight Announce Official And 1 Live CBL Tour Date

March 14, 2011 - Continental Basketball League (CBL) - Florida Flight News Release

(Orlando, FL) - In conjunction with a partnership between And 1 Live and the Continental Basketball League (CBL), the Florida Flight, a member team of the CBL, is bringing the And 1 Live CBL Tour to the Avalon Park area of Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, April 6, 2011.

The tour, formerly known as the infamous And 1 Mixtape Tour, will feature popular household names who were featured on Street Ball, a made-for-television reality production that aired on ESPN and ESPN 2.

And 1 Live will square off against an Orlando Free Agents squad hand-picked by the Florida Flight coaching staff via an Open Run tryout set for Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at River Run Christian Church located at 141 River Run Point, Chuluota, FL 32766.

An 8-10 player roster will be compiled from players who attend this event. The registration fee is $50.00. Players must register in advance. No same-day registrations will be accepted.

The Florida Flight will offer the top performer from the Orlando Free Agent team a 2011 Flight contract. Players interested in registering for the And 1 Live Open Run tryout should visit www.flighthoops.com/and1openrun or email [email protected] immediately.

"We're looking for a player that brings an entertainment factor to our team, as well as a high level of talent and fundamental skill level!" said Rabon Smith, General Manager of the Florida Flight.

In typical Florida Flight fashion, members of the Flight and And 1 Live will visit Avalon Middle School Wednesday morning to promote the game, champion important life lessons, and promote taking education seriously.

"Everything we do revolves around our mission statement," said Smith. "We want to utilize the platform God has given us in professional basketball to invest in the lives of others."

Members of the 2011 Florida Flight will also be available to meet the fans, sign autographs and cheer on Orlando's most talented unsigned basketball players. Former NBA Veteran and 2-time NCAA Champion Christian Laettner will also be in attendance. Laettner, also a member of the original Dream Team of the 1992 Olympics, will lead a free mini-basketball clinic for the kids in attendance.

The And 1 Live CBL tour event will be held at Avalon Middle School located at 13914 Mailer Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32825.

Pre-sale tickets, available until March 31, are just $10.00, and can be purchased online at: www.flighthoops.com/and1game. Fans can also email [email protected] to inquire about alternative ordering methods. Regular admission thereafter will be $15.00.

The Florida Flight is a member team of the Continental Basketball League. The mission of the Florida Flight is to utilize the platform of professional basketball to invest in the lives of others. For more information, please visit www.flighthoops.com. The 2011 season is sponsored by And 1 Live! Visit www.and1live.com or www.cblhoopsonline.com for more information regarding the league and its sponsors.

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