Gus Macker tournament moves to Darien Lake in July

DARIEN, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Gus Macker basketball tournament has been relocated this year. The event is moving from downtown Buffalo to Darien Lake.

The annual three-on-three tournament will be held at Darien Lake on July 19 and July 20.

There will be free parking and free admission for participants. The tournament was held in downtown Buffalo for years but recently event organizers said the event had become too costly to remain in Buffalo.

The Gus Macker attracted thousands of players and nearly 50,000 spectators to downtown Buffalo in previous years.

The final day to register by mail is June 27. The final day to register online is June 30. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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