Denver 8th Grade Boys PSB Select Tryouts

March 5th: 4-5:30pm, Denver South High School (1700 E. Louisiana Ave., Denver, CO 80210)
March 12th: 4-5:15pm, Denver South High School (1700 E. Louisiana Ave., Denver, CO 80210)

**Please read and understand all information below carefully**

These are tryouts for the spring/summer season of PSB Select in Denver which are competitive basketball teams that will compete in local leagues/tournaments.

General Tryout Info

All players should sign up for the grade they are currently in. At tryouts, players should arrive 15-20 minutes early and will check in at the front desk. After check in on the first day, there will be a 10-15 minute parent meeting, and then tryouts will be closed to parents and spectators. Parents are welcome to wait outside the gym or can leave and come back for pick up. Both days of tryouts will be closed to parents. Players are expected to be at BOTH days of tryouts unless they have a conflict, which must be communicated to the coaches.

After the 2nd day of tryouts, coaches will get together, discuss the players at tryouts, and form the team(s). If a second competitive team can be formed then two teams will be made, typically an "A" and a "B" team. The teams will be emailed to the parents within 48 hours after the 2nd tryout. If a player makes a team, it is expected that that player will commit to play.

About the Season

The season will go from March-July.  Each team will practice twice per week most likely on weekdays between most likely between 6-9pm. Teams 5th grade and younger will play in the JAM league as well as 2-4 1-day tournaments over the course of 3 months.  JAM runs mainly on Sunday's from April 9th-May 21st.  Tournaments will most likely be on Friday evenings, Saturday's, or Saturday/Sunday.  A total of 20-25 games will be played throughout the season.  Teams in 6th grade and higher could play in JAM as well, but most likely will be play in 2-3 weekend tournaments per month.  There is an option for the National Summer Kick-Off Tournament in Wichita, KS in June for the older teams if we think it will be beneficial for the team.  The 8th graders will have one possible additional travel tournament in early July). 

Sample Schedule (tourney dates not set but similar):
Late March/Early April: Practice begins
Sunday's, April 9-May 21: JAM League
Saturday, 4/8: 1-day MAYB Tourney
Saturday, 6/3:  Rise-Up 1-Day Tourney
Friday, 6/23-Sunday, 6/25: MAYB Tourney in Denver
July: Optional Skills Sessions


Late March/early April: Practice begins
Friday, 4/7-Sunday 4/9: Prep Hoops Kick-Off
Friday, 4/21-Sunday, 4/23: Just Play Sports Tourney
Saturday, 5/5-Sunday, 5/6: P2P Tourney in Windsor
Friday 5/19-Sunday, 5/21: MAYB in Denver
Friday, 6/2-Sunday, 6/4: Prep Hoops State Tourney
Friday, 6/9-Sunday, 6/11: MAYB Summer Tip-Off in Wichita, KS
Friday, 6/23-Sunday, 6/25: MAYB Tourney in Denver
July: Tournaments TBD in early Feburary
Coaching will be a premium for these teams as we will have paid, non-parent coaches for each team.  Skill development, teamwork, and game understanding will all be tenets of the program.  For more on our philosophies, please consult the Club Policies and Procedures (link below). 

The financial investment to play on the team varies by age group. The team cost is a monthly all-inclusive monthly auto-bill membership that covers practice time, tournament entry fees, coaches salaries, insurance, etc. For a specific breakdown of team memberships, please read our Club Policies and Procedures Handbook. The first payment required will be the sign up fee ($25) plus first and last month membership fee. 

Lastly, there will also be a team gear investment between $75-150 that includes warm up shirts, practice jersey, and possibly other items depending on the grade. However, returning players are not required to purchase this if they have team gear that still fits them.

IMPORTANT: Please read our Club Policies and Procedures Handbook BEFORE tryouts! It literally contains ALL of the information you need to know coming into tryouts.

March 5, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Various Locations
Denver, CO 80206 us
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March 12, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Various Locations
Denver, CO 80206 us
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Spaces Left: 74 Capacity: 100
Event Price: $15.00