3 Days Away!

The 3 day countdown officially begins today! This Thursday, Serbs from around the U.S. and Canada will make their way to the Motor City for the 77th Annual SNF Basketball Tournament!

The gym floors are shined, the bar is stacked, the musicians are tuned and the cevaps are prepped for grilling.

We’re getting ready for you!

Please browse the site as we have a lot of updates, Tournament Brackets, T Shirts and Shuttle information!

ONLY 2 TROPHIES REMAINING!
 
For information on becoming an Event Sponsor CLICK HERE Event Sponsors receive 10% off their sponsor level in food and beverage tickets!
Trophy Sponsor CLICK HERE 

Ad Book Sponsor CLICK HERE (starts at $20)

For additional Tournament and Trophy Sponsorship questions please contact:

Alex Bogoevich at 248-930-3572 or David Barach at 586-216-6312.

For Ad Book Sponsorship please contact
Nina Googasian 248-514-4181 or Donna Medich 248-342-6349.

SPONSORSHIP

TROPHIES STILL AVAILABLE FOR SPONSORSHIP!
 
DEADLINE MAY 7th!! 
For information on becoming an Event Sponsor CLICK HERE Event Sponsors receive 10% off their sponsor level in food and beverage tickets! 

Trophy Sponsor CLICK HERE 

Ad Book Sponsor CLICK HERE (starts at $20)

For additional Tournament and Trophy Sponsorship questions please contact:

Alex Bogoevich at 248-930-3572 or David Barach at 586-216-6312.

For Ad Book Sponsorship please contact
Nina Googasian 248-514-4181 or Donna Medich 248-342-6349.

VOLUNTEER!

Ravanica Stewards and Parishioners,

The tournament is just a month away. We are calling on all of you to help make this the very best SNF basketball tournament ever.

Click here to view the volunteer schedule and sign up online

Whether you can give a few hours, or just one or two, we want you to participate! Those that volunteer will share in a very memorable experience: working side by side with their fellow parishioners on a very fun event. If you have any questions at all about volunteering or the tournament in general, feel free to email the tournament committee at snfbasketballdetroit@ravanica.org.

SPONSORSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!

UPDATE: Sponsorship opportunities and details are now available on the website. We invite anyone and everyone interested to become a tournament, trophy or ad book sponsor. The generous contributions from our sponsors will help to offset the costs associated with producing a successful tournament and enable us to properly acknowledge and award the tournament’s most deserving teams and players. Please click HERE or on the Sponsorship tab for all of the information.

DEADLINE TO PLAY

REMINDER – Please don’t forget to sign up your basketball players: MEMBERSHIP DEADLINES FOR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT ELIGIBILITY

The deadlines for signing up new members to be eligible to play in the 2016 SNF Basketball Tournament in Detroit are just around the corner:

Monday, January 25, 2016: Whole life or 20-Pay life policies. Two (2) annual premium payments due with application.

Monday, February 22, 2016: Single-Premium policy or annuity. Payment due with application.

Monday, February 22, 2016: Non-citizen Guest entry. Payment due with application.

All applications and payments are due at the SNF Home Office by 4:00 p.m. on these dates.

Please contact Natalie Wuchenich at the SNF Home Office:

Natalie A. Wuchenich

Fraternal Benefits & Events Coordinator

Serb National Federation

615 Iron City Drive, Ste 302

Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Phone: 412-458-5227

Fax: 412-875-5924

nwuchenich@snflife.org

www.snflife.org

If you have any questions please contact your coaches or SNF directly. If your child is not registered they CANNOT play.

WE ARE BACK!

St. Lazarus “Ravanica” and SNF Lodge 98 “Beograd” are proud to once again host the SNF Basketball Tournament which will be held in Detroit, May 19-21, 2013.

On behalf of the tournament committee, we are incredibly excited to continue and build on the success of our 2013 Tournament and we promise 2016 will not disappoint!

All tournament details – including hotel reservation instructions, schedule of events and facility information – will be available on the tournament website: www.ravanica.org/snfbasketballdetroit. Please be sure to check the website regularly for the latest updates.

Stay tuned for regular communication from us as additional details become available. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with most up-to-date information, to connect with fellow Serbs, and to post pictures from your favorite SNF basketball tournaments.

Start making your travel plans now! Get your teams together and put on your opanke for a weekend filled with friendly competition, kolo dancing, connecting with old friends and making new friends.

Best

The 77th Annual SNF Basketball Tournament Committee

WINNERS AND PHOTOS

On behalf of St. Lazarus Serbian Orthodox Cathedral “Ravanica” and SNF Lodge 98 “Beograd,” we send a big THANK YOU for joining us in Detroit for the 74th annual SNF basketball tournament!
 
Our mission, established more than a year ago, was to create a fun, welcoming and safe atmosphere for all players and guests attending the tournament. We hope that we’ve exceeded your expectations and set the new standard for future tournaments.
 
As this is the final newsletter surrounding the 2013 tournament, below is a listing of the division winners, all of which will also be published in an upcoming issue of the Srbobran.
 
For those of you who would like to view and/or purchase photos from the weekend, click TOURNAMENT PICTURES. 
 
TOURNAMENT WINNERS
 
40 and Over
Champion – Aliquippa Serbs
Runner-up – Somma’s Sons
 
Senior Men
Champion – Cevap Amigos
Runner-up – Duquesne Serbs
Consolation – St. Elijah Lodge 170
Sam Milanovich MVP Award – Jeff Jorosz, Cevap Amigos
Steppo Rebound Award – Milos Pujo, Cevap Amigos
Nick Medich Sportsmanship Award – Nick Novak, Duquesne Serbs
 
Women
Champion – Tri-State Serbs
Runner-up – Serbian Eagles A.C.
Consolation – Hamilton Lodge 347
MVP Award – Angela Tassari, Tri-State Serbs
Olga Tomich Sportsmanship Award – Kristin Shimko, Serbian Eagles A.C.
 
Intermediate Boys
Champion – Duquesne/Pittsburgh Serbs
Runner-up – Hamilton Lodge 347
MVP Award – Ryan Maha, Duquesne/Pittsburgh Serbs
Sportsmanship Award – Filip Vujadinovic, Hamilton Lodge 347
 
Junior Boys
Champion – Chicago Stars
Runner-up – Aliquippa Serbs  
MVP Award – Nick Rakocevic, Chicago Stars
 
Junior Girls
Champion – Chicago Stars 
Runner-up – Serbian Eagles A.C. 
MVP Award – Juliana Wadsworth, Chicago Stars
 
Pee Wee A
Champion – St. Sava Milwaukee
Runner-up – St. George Schererville
Consolation Champs – Hamilton 1
 
Pee Wee B
Champion – St. Lazarus
Runner-up – HRSOC Athletics
 
See you in Canton next year!
 
Best,
 
Your 2013 SNF Basketball Tournament Committee

THAT’S A WRAP!

From the early feedback we’ve received we are confident to say that The 74th Annual SNF Basketball Tournament was a HUGE success! We would like to congratulate all of the winning teams and thank all of our guests for attending this year’s tournament!

To all the Ravanica volunteers that helped, we couldn’t have pulled this event off without your help. You guys know how to put on a world class event!

Once again, congratulations to all the teams, thank you guests for attending, and we can’t wait to host you again in the future!

-The Tournament Committee