MESCALERO, N.M. (May 29, 2019) — Inn of the Mountain Gods is set to host the largest Gus Macker tournament in New Mexico, Saturday, June 1 through Sunday, June 2.
Each team must have at least four players on their roster, with three players on the court at a time. Teams will be computer matched into divisions by age and gender, with male and female divisions for juniors 18 and under, adults 19 and older and a top division reserved for the most skilled players.
All proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club and the Stepping Into a Better You Health Fair. The tournament will also feature a slam-dunk competition and 3-point shootout where teams will compete for $1,500 in prizes. Visit Macker.com for more information on rules and registration.
Aside from two days of basketball action, New Mexico’s Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales will host the opening ceremonies and will shoot the opening shot, and three-time NBA champion A.C. Green will be signing autographs. The tournament is free to attend for spectators.
For more information on Inn of the Mountain Gods or to make a reservation, visit InnoftheMountainGods.com.
About Inn of the Mountain Gods
Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains on the Mescalero Apache Reservation outside Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost continually operating major ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.