Competitive - Intro to Basketball 5th~ 6th grade Boys
Introduction to Competitive Basketball is designed to introduce grades 5th and 6th boys of the Yampa Valley to competitive basketball. Competitive basketball is not "recreational." Try-outs will be held and the best players will be selected to participate. If enough qualified participants try-out A, B and C teams will be formed. The team(s) will compete in regional western slope tournaments.

General Information

Important Dates

January 1 - Registration (Try-outs) Opens

Pre-Season Skills Clinics will be held on Sundays in January at the MIddle School. These clinics are drop-in with a $10 donation per clinic. No registration neccessary.

Last Sunday in January - Registration Closes

Try Out + Mandatory Parent Meeting occur during the next 2 Sundays. With teams created and finalized.

Season runs February through the first week in 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 participants try-out: A, B, and C teams will be formed. Decisions on Cuts will be made by the HAB coaching staff.

* Registering for Try-outs does not guarantee a spot on the team.

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.

* 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.

Tournaments/Games

The team(s) will participate in THREE AWAY regional tournaments. It is HAB's goal that the team(s) participate in tournaments where the participants can have a fun and competitive experience that creates confidence for future competitive basketball experiences.


Western Slope Regional Tournaments: 4
Total: 4

Practice

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

Parents 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

Cost

$ TBD
* For participants who make the team(s)

Payment Plan Available
Two installments of $ TBD due

- Payment 1: March 5
- Payment 2: March 19

Whats Included in the Cost?
- Two Practices per week
- HAB Skill Development Coaching
- Away Tournament Entry Fee's
- Gym Use Fee's (Practices, Scrimmages, etc.)
- HAB Shooter Shirt