Basketball

  1. Travel Basketball
  2. Recreational Basketball
  3. Travel Basketball Tournament
  4. Spring Boys/Girls Rec B-ball
  5. Youth Summer Basketball

The City of Aurora Youth Travel Basketball Program


The City of Aurora Travel Basketball Program is a partnership with the Aurora High School varsity basketball coaches for boys 3rd-6th grade and girsl 4th - 6th grade.  Teams participate in the Midwest Travel League with all games at Kenston Schools in Bainbridge. The regular season consists of 8 regular season games and a double elimination tournament. The teams then participate in 4 local community team tournaments. 

It is the intention to form up to 2 travel teams per grade if possible.
Cost per player is $300. 
Participants will receive:
  • "Aurora" reversible game jersey
  • Reversible practice jersey
  • Shooting shirt
  • Participation in the Jr. Cavs program which include ticket to Cleveland Cavaliers game.  Parents may purchase additional seats at discounted price.
  
   

2017 Tryout Information

Tryouts are for Aurora residents  - boys in grades 3rd - 6th & girls in grades 4th - 6th. There will be a skills evaluation session and a "simulated" game evaluation session for both boys and girls. Players will be evaluated by Aurora High School varsity coaches and players as well as coaches from other age groups.  Players need only attend one of the tryout dates. We will only use the first tryout date attended for our evaluation.    

Girls grades 4-5-6: Monday, Oct. 2 & Thursday, Oct. 5    


Boys grades 3-4-5-6: Tuesday Oct. 3 & Wednesday, Oct. 4


High School Main/Aux gyms from 7 - 9 p.m.

 

 

  • Boys 3rd & 4th @ 7pm 
  • Boys 5th & 6th @ 8pm
  • Girls 4th & 5th @ 7pm
  • Girls 6th @ 8pm  
    Dates and times subject to change 

 

Players only need to register and attend one of the tryout times
The tryout selection process put together by the AYTBL advisory board is as follows:

Tryout Results
(how well the player performed at tryouts)
 Soft Skills and Hard Skills
(the “body of work” observed by coaches watching the players in past years)
Position Fit and Years of Experience

 

There will be pre-tryout workouts for travel players to "sharpen" their skills before evaluations.  Specific dates and times to be announced. 


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For additional information please call Ed Poremba at 330-995-9153 . 
  
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