HEAT Champs at the Aztec Summer Sizzle Classic


4th Grade Champs

Congratulations to the Tucson HEAT boys 4th and 6th grade teams for taking the championship at the Aztec Summer Sizzle Classic at Pima Community College West Campus. The Classic provided the players with 5 games guaranteed (with possible 7 games), AIA Certified Officials and 20 minute halves.


6th Grade Champs

HEAT 4th Graders rising up the ranks

Congratulations to our 4th grade boys team for moving up the Arizona rankings to 2nd in the state! Click for complete listings.
10u/4th Grade (Updated 5/22/14)

  1. AZ Wolves Maroon (# WCE25)
  2. Tucson Heat (# WCE25)
  3. AZ Titans (# WCE25)
  4. AZ Team Legacy (# WCE25)
  5. AZ Sting (# WCE25)
  6. Tee Washington
  7. AZ Fever
  8. AZ Storm
  9. AZ Magic
  10. AZ Heat Elite

HEAT Family pulls together

tomasTovarOne of our Tucson HEAT 8th grade boys players tragically lost his uncle this past weekend. Tomas Tovar (36) was a victim of a shooting that took place on Saturday April 26th. The family is struggling to cover his burial services. Homicide survivors has helped the family set up an account at Wells Fargo Bank. ACCOUNT NUMBER 3720012057. It is under his mothers name Salazar.

We are asking for any donation none to small for our HEAT players family as they push through an unimaginable loss. Any one who has lost a loved one understands how Important it is to provide our loved ones with a proper burial and struggling to do so is a huge burden. His life was cut short at the hands of a killer with no explanation or consequences. If we can sacrifice a few dollars I know our HEAT family can come together and help this family and ease their pain as they say goodbye to their son, brother, uncle, father and friend.
Thank you! – Theresa

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
– HEAT Board

HEAT player brings in college scholarship

Tucson HEATCongratulations to Tucson HEAT High School boys basketball player Kevin O’Brien. He is the latest HEAT player to receive a college scholarship! (Pima Community College)

The Tucson HEAT is committed to assisting the efforts of parents and teachers to help mold these young players into leaders who will make a positive contribution to our community.

High standards – Education – Attitude – Teamwork

Presidents Day Event 2014 Champions

5th_presDayCongratulations to the Tucson HEAT 5th Grade Boys, Presidents Day Event 2014 Champions. The Tucson HEAT 5th grade boys traveled to Phoenix to participate in the Presidents Day Event and came away Champions. The HEAT averaged 49.5 points per game and held their opponents to 26.2 points per game while winning every game by double figures.

Great Job HEAT… Play Hard Play Together5th_presDay_02

Tucson HEAT Donations Details

heatLogoThe Tucson HEAT Basketball Association, Inc (IRS Corporate Tax I.D. Number: 86-0870428) is a non-profit 501(c)3 institution which qualifies for tax deductible donations.   If one chooses, any contribution can be directed to a particular team or purpose.  For example, a donation could be directed to help pay for a team’s entry fee for a tournament or league.  Parents are not allowed to direct contributions to their own child (ie. to pay monthly dues).  However, a third party such as a friend, company,  grandparent, etc.  could direct their contribution directly to help support a specific child.  Among other things, donations also allow the organization to provide assistance to those kids who cannot afford dues, uniforms, entry fees, etc.

We hope this clarifies some of the questions regarding contributions.  Remember to contribute by year’s end if you wish to apply to your 2013 tax filing.

We’ve teamed up with Albertson’s, Fry’s Food Stores and United Way for donations. Donations keep our dues low and support the scholarship opportunities for our student athletes.

Donation via Albertsons. Ask a coach or board member for a Albertsons Community Partner key tag at the next practice or game. Each time a supporter shops and scans the key tag; the Tucson HEAT earns a percentage of their purchase. That’s it!

Support the Tucson HEAT by shopping at Fry’s Food Stores! To get started, sign up with your V.I.P. Card on www.FrysFood.com, and select the Tucson HEAT (80452) to support. Once you’re enrolled, you’ll earn rewards for our organization every time you shop and use your V.I.P. Card! Go to  Fry’s Community Rewards® for details. NOTE: This applies for all Kroger Stores. Have family out of state that shop at Ralph’s, Fred Meyer or Owen’s? Get them to sign up with the HEAT’s number (80452).

If your workplace participates in a United Way campaign, you can designate your pledge to the  Tucson HEAT through United Way’s Donor Choice Program. Contact your human resources department or local United Way agency for more detailed instructions about giving a to Tucson HEAT through a United Way campaign. Tucson HEAT’s United Way number is 1843.