EYBA 'A' & 'B' Division Bantam/Midget


*Click Here to go to Registration* (CLOSED FOR THE 2017-18 SEASON)

 

EYBA (Edmonton Youth Basketball Association) 'A' & *NEW* this year, 'B' Division:  Boys and girls teams Bantam (born in 2005-2006) and Midget (born in 2003-2004) ONLY

There will be an evaluation camp to determine 'A' & 'B' division players AND the rest of the teams that will be put together.  These sessions will be held during the 2nd week of September (two dates per team) and dates will be posted on the website. 

Players MUST be registered prior to the evaluations.

Teams play in the EYBA's 'A' & 'B' division; boys games are on Tuesdays while girls games are on Wednesdays.  New to 2017-18, games will also be played on some Thursday nights. 
Coaches will take a minimum of 10 players with a maximum of 12-13. Teams practice 1.5-2 hours once per week, with possibility of additional practices.

Player commitment is a must!  The 'A' & 'B' division is strongly recommended to those that have basketball listed as their #1 sport. There may be additional tournaments entered at the coaches' discretion with the chance to play in the provincial tournament in March.
Season runs from October to March (time off at Christmas).

**IMPORTANT information regarding A/B Seeding divisions and pre-season tournament/jamboree to seed teams into A/B divisions prior to season click HERE.  **Please be aware that A/B teams out of SBA will be made at the "A" & "B" team tryouts.*  If you do not attend tryouts, you will be slotted on a 'C' team or lower.**  ALL players, whether asked to tryout or not, will receive notification of below tryout dates, via email, in late August.

 

FEES = $415 

Uniform is purchased and included in the fee above... a jersey top and shorts are both included.  A uniform deposit cheque is NOT required as players keep these uniforms after the season is completed.  'A' Teams will likely have additional cost of team gear/equipment to be determined by the Coach(es).
Additional costs may be incurred should the team enter into the provincials and/or other tournaments/camps/spring league. 

Contact: Executive Director, Darlene Anstice, sbabasketball@shaw.ca, 780-416-9379

 

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING AGE/DIVISION**

It is EYBA's policy that NO over-aged players are allowed in any division. Regardless of how close a player may be to a lower division, under any circumstances NO playing down is allowed. However, players may MOVE UP to play with players older than them, but this has to be determined by SBA and division/team availability. Priority will be given to players that are within the exact age group of their registered team/division.

 

**ALL CHEQUES payable to STRATHCONA BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION or simply SBA. Credit cards are accepted. Registration will be open until end of September, unless SBA needs to cap its registration membership due to too many participants and/or not enough Coaches. In that case, some divisions may close sooner than others. FOR SBA'S REFUND POLICY, CLICK HERE. **


EYBA A/B Tiering system is new to the 2017-2018 season.   Please click HERE for more information.

  • At the 'A' team tryouts (Bantam/Midget ONLY), we will also determine the 'B' players, so players that do not attend tryouts (as noted above dates/times), they will be slotted in 'C' or lower.
  • Our teams must compete at the mini-tournament on the weekend of September 16th.  There is no guarantee they stay in 'A' division, as the results at the mini tournament will determine appropriate placement.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  THE 'A/B' TEAM TRYOUT FEE IS $10.00 IN CASH TO BE BROUGHT TO THE TRYOUT.  THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND 2nd TRYOUT (UNLESS THE 2nd IS YOUR 1st IS YOUR FIRST TRYOUT) AND NO CHARGES TO ATTEND ANY OF THE EVALUATIONS FOLLOWING TRYOUTS. 

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