REGISTER NOW for the Diocesan Youth Basketball Tournament!

REGISTER NOW for the Diocesan Youth Basketball Tournament!

Under the auspices of His Grace Longin, the Serbian Orthodox Bishop of New Gracanica Midwestern America, the Diocesan Youth Department is thrilled to announce the upcoming Youth Basketball Tournament. This event promises excitement, competition, and a chance for young athletes to showcase their skills in a friendly and supportive environment.


  • What: Youth Basketball Tournament (Ages 10+)
  • Format: 3×3 Games, Knockout, 3 Point Contest
  • Where: New Gracanica Monastery, 35240 W Grant Ave, Lake Villa, IL 60046
  • Date: September 14, 2024 (Time TBA)
  • Registration Deadline: July 31, 2024
  • To Register Click Here!

In addition to basketball, the tournament will feature other engaging activities including a Volleyball Track Competition, promising a day filled with sportsmanship and camaraderie.

Registration: Don’t miss out on the chance to participate! Registration opens on September 14, 2024. Contact Protodeacon Jovan Anicic, the Youth Director, for more information and to secure your spot.

Contact Information:

  • Name: Protodeacon Jovan Anicic, Youth Director
  • Phone #: (312)-659-4723
  • Email:

Stay tuned for further updates and announcements regarding the tournament. This is an opportunity for youth to come together, compete, and make lasting memories. Join us for a day of sportsmanship and fun at the New Gracanica Monastery!

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