The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced the
schedule for the 13th Annual James G. Atkinson Memorial Holiday Basketball
Classic Tournament that will be held at Rowan College at Gloucester County on
Friday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014.
Freeholder Director Robert Damminger said, “This event has raised more than $42,000
in scholarships since its inception and has provided much needed financial
assistance to students over the years.”
Teams participating this year in the Girl’s Division are Glassboro, Paulsboro,
Timber Creek and Kingsway Regional High Schools. The Boy’s Division will be
Paulsboro, Timber Creek, Winslow and Deptford Township High Schools.
James G. Atkinson was a member of the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders
for almost 20 years and served as mayor of Washington Township for six years during his
lengthy career in public service. He died in 2000.
Freeholder Deputy Director Giuseppe ‘Joe’ Chila said, “The ticket price is good for
the entire day, the games are exciting and all of the proceeds raised go directly to
the James G. Atkinson Foundation for scholarships. It’s a great event to attend
during the holiday break.”
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and senior citizens per day, children
under 6 are free.
Friday, Dec. 26, 2014
1:00 p.m. Paulsboro vs. Timber Creek
3:00 p.m. Glassboro vs. Kingsway
6:00 p.m. Deptford vs. Timber Creek
8:00 p.m. Paulsboro vs. Winslow Township
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014
Girls’ Division Consolation Game
1:00 p.m. Defeated of Friday’s games
Boys’ Division Consolation Game
3:00 p.m. Defeated of Friday’s games
Girls’ Division Championship Game
6:00 p.m. Winners of Friday’s games
Boys’ Division Championship Game
8:00 p.m. Winners of Friday’s games
All games are played at Rowan College at Gloucester County Gymnasium, Tanyard Road,
There will be an awards presentation on Saturday, Dec. 27 at approximately
7:30 pm Girls Division and 9:30 for the Boys Division.
The following organizations are sponsoring this year’s James G. Atkinson
Memorial Holiday Classic: Garrison Architects, John Paz – Kingsway Class of 1974,
Bowman & Company, Federici & Akin, JF McKernan Jr. Architects & Assoc. LLC, Nu-Star
Asphalt LLC, Timothy D. Scaffidi, Attorney at Law, Auletto Foods, UTZ Quality Foods,
and Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company.