The 7th Annual Makayla Street JAM 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in downtown Ferndale, WA. The tournament is Saturday and Sunday, August 3 & 4 and is open to K-Adult teams. Sign up for the tournament opens Saturday, June 1 and closes Sunday, July 28, 2019. This “Hoopin’ for a Cure” event is held each summer in honor of Makayla Nicolaas and raises funds to fund a cure for pediatric cancer. Makayla passed away in July 2012 of Lymphoepithelial Carcinoma.
Makayla’s Street JAM is held in downtown Ferndale between the Boys & Girls Club and the Senior Center. There is plenty of parking, convenient restrooms, an onsite DJ, a variety of food vendors, and a Silent Auction. The location is within walking distance to nearby restaurants and businesses. This event is a fun day for spectators and participants alike, so stop by for some hoop action that honors the memory of “one tough competitor” who’s passion for the game lives on.