Competitive - HAB Select Grades 7/8 Boys

HAB Select is designed to give grades 7th through 8th grade boys within the Yampa Valley region a chance to play competitive basketball. Try-outs will be held and qualified participants will be selected to travel and compete in western slope and front range tournaments. It is HAB's goal that the team(s) participate in tournaments where the participants can have a fun and competitive experience. Participants will gain an understanding of what it takes to compete and be successful at the competitive level.

General Information

Important Dates

January 1 - Registration Opens

Open Gymswill be held on Sundays (3~5 pm) in January at the Steamboat High School. These clinics are free. No registration necessary.

January 27th - Registration Closes

Try Out + Mandatory Parent Meeting occur during the next 2 Sundays (Feb. 3 & 10). With teams created and finalized.

Tryouts are Sunday February 3rd 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at the High School

February 10th 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the High School

Parent Meeting will follow at 5:00 pm at the High School in the old gym.

Season runs mid- February through mid-April.

Team Structure/Try-outs

Try-outs will be regionalized to the Yampa Valley (Steamboat Springs, North Routt, South Routt, Hayden, Craig). Try-outs will be held and the best players will be selected to participate. If enough qualified player's try-out: A, B, and C teams may be formed. Participants will be placed on team(s) based on their talent level. Decision on participant placement and cuts will be made by the HAB coaching staff.

Development Team: HAB will not turn away anyone who wants to improve as a basketball player. For those who do not make one of the team(s) the Development Team offers a great chance to improve. Development team players will attend each practice and get the same skill development coaching as all competitive team players.
UPDATE January 2019 - Development team will be up to each coach's discretion.

* Team participants and Development participants will be seperated during practice at times to ensure the team participants have the best chance for success during competition.


The team(s) will participate in FIVE western slope and front range tournaments. Western slope locations include but are not limited to: Grand Junction, Rifle, Montrose, Glenwood, Steamboat Springs, etc. Front range locations include but are not limited to the greater Denver area. Tournaments may be one-day and/or two-day overnight tournaments.

Western Slope Tournaments: 3
Front Range: 2
Total: 5


Practices will be run by HAB skill development coaches and team coaches. Participants can expect one to two practices per week during the season at Yampa Valley regional schools.

Participant Commitment

Participants will be expected to attend the majority (80 %) of practices and skill development sessions. Participants will be expected to attend all tournaments.

Parent Volunteers

Parent volunteers are a crucial asset to the Competitive program's success! Parents will have the opportunity to volunteer in multiple capacities.

- Travel Coordinator

- Team Coordinator/Administrator


$ 375

* For participants who make the team(s)

Payment Plan Available

What's Included in the Cost?
- Two Practices per week (App 30 total) depending upon gym availability
- HAB Skill Development Coaching
- Away Tournament Entry Fee's
- Gym Use Fee's (Practices, Scrimmages, etc.)

Registration is OPEN!
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