Frequently Asked Questions

What is Layups 4 Life?



Layups 4 Life (L4L) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that helps raise vital funds for cancer research and clinical trials, supporting cancer research institutions and hospitals such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. We run a variety of events in the health, social and fitness space. Led by our most successful and popular fundraising events, our annual 3v3 charity basketball tournament, our organization has raised over $75,000 since 2014.



How Can I Get Involved?



Stay up to date with all of the latest events, activities and updates with L4L, follow ups across all of our social media handles, @layups4life. Want to join our newsletter? Email us at [email protected], we will add you. We promise, we only send out 1-3 emails per month



How Can I Help Fundraise?

Fundraising has officially closed for 2018 but we will be up and running for 2019 very soon. Make sure to check back for links and more details on how you can support our fundraising efforts!



When and Where is your charity basketball tournament held?

Our biggest charity basketball tournament, typically takes place at the end of April. Stay tuned for details with our 5th Annual 3v3 charity basketball tournament. We can’t wait to make it bigger and better for all of our participants!



How much does it cost to register a team for your basketball tournament?



STAY TUNED FOR ALL OF THE LATEST INFORMATION FOR OUR 5TH Annual 3v3 Tournament, which typically takes place at the end of April


Are you on social media? How can I keep up with Layups 4 Life?


YES! We are on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram so make sure to follow us as we make announcements and share news about L4L leading up to event day! We also have a Snapchat account (@layups4life) and you can also sign up for our monthly newsletter.

What are the rules and layout of the 3-on-3 tournament?

Rules are posted as we get closer to our annual 3v3 charity basketball tournament



How old do I have to be to play in the 3-on-3 Tournament?



New age standards will be set up and established as we begin to plan for our 5th annual 3v3 charity basketball tournament


Do you accept credit/debit card on event day for concessions, donations etc.?



Yes! Bring cash and or credit on event day to purchase concessions, raffle tickets or make a donation.


Is the 3-on-3 Tournament the only thing taking place on event day?



NO! We have contests, raffles, silent auctions and music being played all day long. Bring the whole gang, it is a fun, family filled event. Details to come for our 5th Annual 3v3 charity basketball tournament in 2019


What if I don’t play basketball or want to play but it’s not really my best sport?


First of all, you do NOT have to be the second coming of LeBron James to play in our basketball tournament. We ask in on our registration form for your skill-set as we use that information to pair similarly skilled teams against each other in our opening rounds. Second, if basketball still isn’t your thing you can make a donation or come and spend the day as there will be food, music and other fun activities!

How do I register my team and/or make a donation?



Right now our tournament has come and gone but don’t worry before you know it, we will be planning for our 5th Annual 3v3 charity basketball tournament. You can still donate and help us fundraise for our 2017-2018 fundraising season by going to this link