Battle of the Badges is a one-day basketball tournament hosted by the United Way, bringing together municipal police departments from Berlin, Bloomfield, Bridgeport, Hartford, West Hartford, Willimantic, Simsbury, FBI, and Connecticut Department of Corrections. The teams will battle each other to make it to the FINAL FOUR and then face off in the Championship Game!
On Sunday, February 23rd from 10:00am-7:00pm, teams will face off at University of Hartford’s Chase Arena located at 200 Bloomfield Ave, Hartford.
Team match-ups are as follows:
Game 1: DOC vs. FBI
Game 2: Bridgeport PD vs. Willimantic PD
Game 3: Winners from games 1 and 2.
Game 4: HPD vs. Berlin PD.
Game 5: West Hartford PD vs. Bloomfield/Simsbury PD
Game 6: Winners from games 4 and 5.
Game 7: (For third place trophy): Losers from Games 3 and 6.
Game 8: (Championship trophy): Winners from Games 3 and 6.
Tickets can be purchased here or at the door, and proceeds benefit United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut! Interested in volunteering? Email Amanda Trothier or call 860-493-6870 for information on volunteer opportunities!