MRK (Melissa Rose Kradin foundation) Canton Tournament June 14-16th
This tournament is to benefit the Melissa Rose Kradin foundation. Rick and Audrey Kradin of Canton created the foundation in memory of their daughter, Melissa Rose, who passed away in 1998 at the age of 12 after a two-year battle with a malignant brain tumor. The foundation works together with the Cam Neely Foundation to fund research activities to advance the treatment of childhood cancers and to provide support to the families of critically ill children. Tournament entry fees go to the foundation, additional donations are appreciated.
When is the MRK Canton tournament?
This is a weekend long tournament June 14-16th. It is a competitive format with some teams playing Friday night and all teams playing on Saturday at either Canton High School or Windsor Woods fields. All semi-final and final games are played on Sunday at Canton High School. Each team will play between four and six games. During the tournament, there are many fun raffle items and concessions. The final championship game and awards presentation is held Sunday afternoon. Raffle winners are also announced at that time.
Who can play and how are the teams formed?
This is an optional tournament for U11, U13 and U15 players from Canton and the surrounding towns.