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2018-2019 Competitive Basketball


More games!  Longer Season!!  The Competitive Basketball program has modified the structure of the program so that all grade level divisions (2nd-8th grade) will play the entire season from November through March.

The Competitive Basketball program is currently available for 2nd through 8th graders. The players will be drafted based on a tryout process. Players must register for tryouts.  Tryouts are MANDATORY (see below for tryout schedule).  

All Competitive Basketball Games are played in Middle School or High School gyms.  Most games will be on Saturdays, although additional games may be scheduled on Sundays or weekday evenings depending on the division.  All schedules will be finalized prior to the start of the season.  

Players will receive a uniform jersey and shorts.  Sizing will take place at tryouts

  • Teams play on 10 foot rims
  • 10 players per team
  • End of the season tournament
  • Reversible uniform jersey and shorts provided 
  • Special requests for team placement are not accepted.
  • Player needs to provide basketball 
  • Tryout fees are non-refundable 

TRYOUTS
Tryout fee:  $10 (after Sept 10th - $15)
Location: All Tryouts will be held at: WAA Sports Center – 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL 60502
Limit of 20 participants per tryout time. 


Grade 2 Competitive Basketball

Season Dates: 11/03/2018 to 03/16/2019
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$375.00

Grade 3 Competitive Basketball

Season Dates: 11/03/2018 to 03/16/2019
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$375.00

Grade 4 Competitive Basketball

Season Dates: 11/03/2018 to 03/16/2019
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$400.00

Grade 5 Competitive Basketball

Season Dates: 11/03/2018 to 03/16/2019
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$425.00

Grade 6 Competitive Basketball

Season Dates: 11/03/2018 to 03/16/2019
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$425.00

Grade 7 Competitive Basketball

Season Dates: 11/03/2018 to 03/16/2019
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$425.00

Grade 8 Competitive Basketball

Season Dates: 11/03/2018 to 03/16/2019
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$425.00

Fall/Winter Tryout Information

2018-2019 COMPETITIVE BASKETBALL TRYOUT INFORMATION

Tryout fee:  $10 (after Sept 10th - $15)
Location: All Tryouts will be held at: WAA Sports Center – 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora, IL 60502 

Competitive Basketball Tryout Schedule - register EARLY!
          Limit of 20 participants per tryout time.  Pick the date that works for you.  You only attend one!

Saturday, September 22nd and September, 29th: 
2nd Grade:  2:00pm - 3:10pm 
3rd Grade:   3:10pm - 4:20pm  (Sept. 22nd FULL)
4th Grade:   4:20pm - 5:30pm  (Sept. 22nd FULL)
5th Grade:   5:30pm - 6:40pm  (Sept. 22nd FULL)
Tryout times have been changed!

Sunday, September 23rd and September, 30th:
6th Grade: 5:30 PM - 6:40 PM  (FULL)
7th Grade: 6:40 PM - 7:50 PM 
8th Grade: 7:50 PM - 9:00 PM 

Wednesday, September 26th  (Make-Up date)  Please select if age group full or neither date works for you
2nd-4th Grade  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5th-8th Grade  8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Tryout Grading Format: 
Individual: 
-Passing (pass to open man, understands when to and not to pass, unselfish or not)   
-Shooting (form, shooting for several spots on the court, ability to make shots)     
-Dribbling (able to control the ball, dribble with defense pressure) 
-Rebounding (understand boxing out, jumps for rebounds, attempts to get the rebound on each shot) 
-Defense (stays with their man, plays help defense, slacks on defense) 
-Movement w/o the ball (stand in one position or not, screams for the ball, goes to     the ball, etc.) 
Team Play: Passing, Shooting, Rebounding, Defense & Movement

Fall/Winter Grade/Age Divisions

NEW! for 2018-2019 Competitive Basketball!

More games!  Longer Season!!  The Competitive Basketball program has modified the format of the program so that all grade level divisions (2nd-8th grade) play the entire season from November through March.

The Competitive Basketball program is currently available for 2nd through 8th graders. The players will be drafted based on a tryout process. Players must register for tryouts.  Tryouts are MANDATORY (see below for tryout schedule).  

All Competitive Basketball Games are played in Middle School or High School gyms.  This season players will receive a uniform jersey and shorts.  Sizing will take place at tryouts.


2nd and 3rd grade - 
 20-24 total games (10-12 per session).  Games begin in November.  Holiday training opportunities, year-end tournament in March, uniform included. 
$375 total   - $200 due at commitment (non-refundable commitment fee).  $175 due by November 1.   
  

4th grade 
– 22-24 total games (10-12 per session) Games begin in November.  Holiday training opportunities, year-end tournament in March, uniform included . 4th grade will also play other area teams that are at an appropriate competitive level.  
$400 total fee - $225 at commitment (non-refundable commitment fee) and $175 due by November 1.   


5th through 8th grade – 
24-28 total games (12-14 per session) Games begin in November.  Holiday training opportunities,), year-end tournament in March, uniform included . Teams will compete with WAA competitive teams and with DuPage County, Fox Valley, or  other area league teams that are at an appropriate competitive level.
$425 total fee -  $250 due at commitment (non-refundable commitment fee), $175 due by November 1.  
 

Dates to Remember
early August  – Registration opens

mid-Sep – Tryout Dates TBA

Oct 22 – Practices begin

Nov 3 – Games begin


Register Now 

Fall 2018-2019 Registration Information

2018/2019 Boys Competitive Program 

Now Play November through March!  

Tryout Fee:  $10 ($15 after Sep 10)

League Fees:  An optional payment plan is available

  • 2nd Grade - $375
  • 3rd Grade - $375
  • 4th Grade - $400
  • 5th through 8th Grade - $425

If player is drafted to a competitive team, an acceptance email will be sent with instructions on completing registration.  Players are not considered registered and may not participate until program registration fee is paid in full. 

If a player is not drafted, an email on registering for the recreational league will be sent with instructions and deadline on completing registration. Any special requests for team placement can be made at this time (recreational league ONLY).

WAA is a volunteer organization.  Volunteer coaches are needed for all divisions. Competitive coaches must apply: Coach Application

Rules, Equipment & Directions

Rules

Competitive Rules 2017-2018.pdf

Requirements for participation include:

  • Each participant must supply their own basketball for all practices.
  • Parent participation as a hall monitor during practices is mandatory.
  • Parents must supervise children and sibling at all times, in all program facilities.
Basketball Size:
 Youth___     27.5 Intermediate 28.5 Regulation Size
 2nd -3rd 4th - 5th 6th  & up

All Competitive teams (2nd through 8th) will play using a 10 foot hoop.

Directions

Schedule

2018 - 2019 Competitive Basketball

2nd-3rd Grade Comp Schedule
4th-5th Grade Comp Schedule
6th Grade Comp Schedule
7th-8th Grade Comp Schedule

Photos


4/5th Grade Daggers  win Batavia/Wheatland  tournament on Jan 21, 2018.


6th grade Spartans win Batavia/Wheatland Tournament, Jan 28, 2018

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Aurora, Illinois 60502

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Phone : 630-978-2855
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