The TFA-TIU organized a Basketball League for Filipinos who are living in Toyohashi (Iwata, Tahara) and other players from nearby areas (Gamagori, Gifu). 9 teams were able to compete for this tournament. On June 24, 2018 (Sunday) the TFA-TIU Basketball Tournament opening ceremony was held at Maeda Minami Chiku Taikukan, the participating teams were:
Criscan, D’Barkads, Cabalen, Toyohashi Elites, Mina Driving School-Big Horns, Gamagori Legends, Moana, Toyota, and Toyohashi. The players are from Toyohashi, Tahara, Toyokawa, Hamamatsu, Gamagori and Gifu.
This tournament will not be successful without the help and cooperation from the members of both organizations, volunteers, sponsors, supporters and participants. (TFA chairman Julie Ikeda; TIU president Almax Laurel) Sponsors: Seven Bank, AU Shop Sato, Kapamilya Philippine Restaurant & AT-1 Driving School