Above All Sports(AAS) is the host for the ZYDECO HOOPFEST tournament. We are very excited to partner with Lafayette's Parks and Recreation and local recording artist, Cupid Bernard to host the ZYDECO HOOPFEST. AAS has been hosting basketball tournaments in Houston since 2003 and we look forward to moving beyond the Texas border to host the ZYDECO HOOPFEST.
Above All Sports is one of the best organizations to host competitive and well organized events in the country. Although we are located in Houston Texas, we are expandING beyond the state of Texas and Louisiana is our first test. The success of this event is important to our growth thus we will ensure the city of Lafayette is well entertained.
This is the 1st Annual Zydeco Hoopfest hosted by Above All Sports in Lafayette Louisiana. The event is scheduled to start on Thurs 6/24 thru Sun 6/27. Opening ceremonies are planned for all coaches, players, parents and sponsors. Above all Sports is donating a portion of the revenues to Lafayette Parks and Recreation departments to cover expenses for local teams to participate in Parks and Rec's sports. We are planning touring events and various other social activities for tournament participants. The parents and coaches will be invited to a Zydeco dance featuring the top Zydeco musicians.
The following Louisiana athletes will be available to sign autographs for players, parents, and sponsors during opening ceremonies:
- Attorney Greg Duplantis – Lafayette High Pole Vaulter, College LSU Pole Vaulter, currently working as an attorney in the Lafayette area.
- Armond (MONDO) Duplantis – Lafayette High School World Record Pole Vaulter, currently attempting to make the USA Olympic Team
- Kevin Faulk – Carencro High School State Championship (MVP), Collegiate All American at LSU, Retired NFL Running Back 13 Yrs, 3X Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, Currently RB Coach at LSU.
- Trev Faulk – Lafayette High School Graduate, NFL LB 5 Yrs Arizona Cardinals, St. Louis Rams, New Orleans Saints, currently head football coach at Lafayette Christian Academy.
- Cedric Figaro – Lafayette High School All American, Notre Dame LB, NFL LB 8 Yrs San Diego Chargers, currently head football coach at Lafayette High School.
- Kevin Figaro – Lafayette High School Basketball All American, USL, Professional European basketball player.
- Wade Richey – Carencro High School football kicker (State Champion 92), LSU Football, NFL Kicker SF 49ers, Baltimore Ravens, San Diego Chargers.
- Sheri Sam – Acadiana High School Basketball, Vanderbilt, coached and played in the WNBA.
- Don Wallace – Jeanerette High School, USL, currently Operations Director PGA Tour.
See additional tournament information below:
- 9U – 17U Boys and Girls
- 3 Game Guarantee
- National Scouting Service In Attendance
- All Games Live Streamed with Baller TV
- Multi Team Discounts ($300-1 team; $285/team-2 teams; $250/team-3 or more teams)
- Admission $15/day; $35 Weekend Pass On Fri; $25 Weekend Pass On Sat