BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is holding its first Red Stick Basketball Invitational Tournament. Spearheading the tournament is former NFL and LSU quarterback Lester Ricard Jr.

The tournament will take place from Dec 19 through the 21st. The tournament will highlight the talented student-athletes in EBR Parish. They will battle surrounding parishes within the tournament.

This tournament will allow student-athletes to showcase their abilities against some of the best while learning life and teamwork-building skills.

The tournament is open to the community to come out and support the athletes involved.

You can view the tournament schedule here:

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