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 $116,000 since 2014.

How Can I Get Involved?

Stay up to date with all of the latest events, activities and updates with L4L, by following us across social media at @layups4life (Facebook,  LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram). Want to join our newsletter? Email us at [email protected] and we we will be sure to add you. We promise, that we only send out 1-3 emails per month

How Can I Help Fundraise?

There are a variety of ways in which you can help us fundraise. By attending one of our many events or by making a direct donation. For now, our 2021 fundraising portal has closed but we will have events upcoming so be sure to follow us across social media, at @layups4life for the latest news and updates about how you can get involved and help us fundraise!

When and Where is your charity basketball tournament held?

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic our 6th Annual 3v3 Charity Basketball Tournament has been rescheduled multiple times. However, we have a new tournament date of Saturday May 1st 2021, at the Parsippany PAL Youth Center. To learn more about our tournament, please CLICK HERE

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

The cost to play in our 6th Annual 3v3 Basketball tournament, taking place on Saturday May 1st 2021 is $35 per player. A team of three (3) is $105 and a team of four (4) is $140. Free agents and co-ed teams are welcome. Ages 18 and over, all-skill levels encouraged to sign up and play. 

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 and LinkedIn account (@layups4life). You can also sign up for our monthly newsletter.
What are the rules and layout of the 3-on-3 tournament?

Rules will be posted as we get closer to our annual 3v3 charity basketball tournament. Follow us on social media (@layups4life) or sign up for our newsletter to receive these details.

For an overview of our tournament you can find more information by CLICKING HERE

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

You must be 18 years or older to participate in our tournament. All skill-levels and co-ed teams welcomed. You will be placed into divisions based on your age and skill-level to ensure your games are fun and competitive

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 to make a donation. We will have a ‘Square’ on sight and also will accept Venmo. 

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

Due to Covid-19 protocols our 6th Annual 3v3 Basketball Tournament will be focused mostly on tournament play only. We will have limited concessions, some raffles and prizes, along with a 50/50. No spectators will be allowed into the PAL

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 on our registration form for your skill-level as we use this information to pair similarly skilled teams against each other in our opening rounds.

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

To learn more about our tournament and to register your team, CLICK HERE