Summer Thunder Fest

Summer Thunder festivities are open to active duty and their families, retirees and DoD card holders.

The public may participate in the Car Show and Basketball Tournament, but it is required that participants register in advance. See details below.

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Summer Thunder Fest Take Flight 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Dear Coach or Athletic Coordinators and Players,

On Saturday, 17 June 2017, Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE) will be hosting the 1st-ever “Summer Thunder Fest” in appreciation of our military members and their families for their sacrifice and commitment in defense of our Nation. Summer Thunder Fest will feature children’s play area, community and military exhibits, Summer Thunder Car Show, 10 minute high fireworks display, and concert performances by Gator Allmond & The Spice of Life, The Deloreans, and nationally-known artists Hoobastank.

In addition to these Summer Thunder Fest activities and entertainment, JBLE, in cooperation with Keys To The City Management, will be holding the Take Flight 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament open to teams from across Hampton Roads. The details for the tournament are as follows:

 TOURNAMENT DESCRIPTION:

  • 4 PLAYERS PER TEAM (3 STARTERS/1 ALTERNATE) 18 and up
  • UP TO 32 TEAMS
  • HALF COURT
  • SINGLE ELIMINATION
  • GAMES TO 11 OR 10 MINUTES
  • SCORE & CLOCK KEEPERS AND REFEREES
  • MEDALS AWARDED TO 1ST AND 2ND PLACE
    • 2nd PLACE-$80 PRIZE
    • 1st PLACE-$300 PRIZE
  • ENTRY FEE ONLY $80
  • 16-PLAYER TOURNAMENT ALL STAR GAME/FULL COURT
    EACH PLAYER IS PERMITTED ONE GUEST TO ATTEND EVENT

 

SCHEDULE:

Wed, 3 May 17 – Wed, 7 June:  Take Flight Registration

Sat, 17 Jun 17 : 9am-11am: Team check-in/LAFB Memorial Park

Entry fee paid during check-in

11:30am: Tournament welcome brief

12am-3:30pm: 3-on-3 Tournament

3:30pm: Tournament awards/All-Star selection

4pm-5pm:  Tournament All-Star Game

5pm : All-Star Game Awards

Directions to Take Flight Tournament location:

  • All participants must enter the King Street Gate.
  • Once you enter the base, cross the bridge onto St. John’s Circle.
  • There will be show attendants waiting to assist you with parking.

For more information:

Keys to The City Management
George Hicks, Owner
(757)438-1442
keystothecitymangement@gmail.com

Langley AFB Community Programs
(757)764-2983/2984

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Summer Thunder Car Show Details & Registration Form

Date: Saturday, 17 June 2017

Location: Langley AFB Memorial Park

Directions:

  • All participants must enter the King Street Gate.
  • Once you enter the base, cross the bridge onto St. John’s Circle.
  • There will be show attendants waiting to assist you with parking.

Time:
Show check-in/parking: 8am-11am

Show judging: 11am-3pm

Show awards presentation: 4pm-4:30pm

Entry/Admission Fee: 

Vehicle Registration: $25

Show rules and requirements:

  • All participants must register their vehicle to be added to the Summer Thunder Entry Access List. Pre-registration deadline is Wednesday 7, June 2017. There is no onsite registration. Unregistered vehicles will not be permitted on the installation
  • Vehicle owners may register more than one vehicle.
  • All vehicles in the show area must be registered car show participants.
  • All vehicle owners must have a current driver’s license. All guests must have picture identification.
  • Owners are allowed one registered guest, and that person must be included on the registration form attached.
  • All participants and guests must adhere to all base rules and regulations on traffic and personal conduct.
  • Any excessive noise or fumes that disturb others is prohibited.
  • No bicycles, skates, or skateboards will be allowed in the show area.
  • Once a space has been assigned, swapping spaces in not allowed.
  • All personal property must be secured in such a manor to prevent damage or injury of others.
  • All vehicles are subject to search at the request of Security Forces officers.
  • Failure to comply with show and base rules and regulations may result a participant being request to leave.

For more information contact:

Mr. Don Richter, 2nd Vice President                           Mrs. Ninoshka Basantes, Director
Classic Cruisers Car Club                                               JBLE Community Programs
Don.p.richter@gmail.com                                             (757)878-3717 Ninoshka.basantes.naf@mail.mil

 

Once we receive the registration form, you will be contacted by a Summer Thunder Car Show representative to confirm your information.  Thank you for considering our event.

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Purchases Reserved Seating Here

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To show appreciation to all US Armed Forces military members and their families for their sacrifice and commitment in defense of our nation, Joint Base-Langley Eustis is hosting Summer Thunder Fest. Celebrate the beginning of Summer with a wide variety of activities and events to include, Take Flight 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, Summer Thunder Car Show, Children’s Play Area, Military & Community exhibits, fireworks display and 3 band performances with concert headliner; nationally known Hoobastank. Concert performances start at 7pm. Preferred seating opens 5pm. The event is free and open to all DoD cardholders, their families and friends.

Purchases Reserved Seating Here

Saturday, 17 June 17 @ 12pm
Memorial Park-  Langley AFB
Only $5 per game
Unlimited teams may participate
First place: up to $100
Second Place: up to $50
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