The registration deadline for adult and youth basketball competition at next month’s Iowa Games is approaching. Iowa Games spokesmasn Cory Kennedy says the final deadline is next Monday, June 25th. The early registration deadline ends today.

Adult and youth basketball are now played on the same weekend. Kennedy says the adult basketball is one of the more competitive tournaments offered in the Iowa Games.

Kennedy says you have to register a minimum roster of 5 and you have until July 9th to make an addition to the team. Kennedy says more than 70 sports are being offered by the Iowa Games and the registration deadlines vary depending upon the sport.

He says the best way to find out the deadline is to go to their website: and click on the “You can be an athlete” banner.

The competition for youth and adult basketball will be held the weekend of July 13th through the 15th in Ames.