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Tryout Information & Process

2021-22 HRBBA Tryouts

What: 2021-22  HRBBA Tryouts

When: October 2nd and 3rd 2021

Where: Hopkins North Junior High School, 10700 Cedar Lake Rd, Minnetonka, MN 55305

 

 All players will tryout on both Saturday and Sunday.

 

 

Tryout Schedule Saturday

Saturday Oct 2 Check-In Time End Time
4th Grade 8am 1020am
5th Grade 10am 1220pm
6th Grade 1230pm 250pm
7th Grade 215pm 450pm
8th Grade 215pm 450pm

Tryout Schedule Sunday

Sunday  Oct 3 Check-In Time End Time
4th Grade 8am 9am
5th Grade 10am 11am
6th Grade 1200pm 1pm
7th Grade 2pm 3pm
8th Grade 4pm 5pm

Please plan to attend your designated tryout and arrive at the check-in times listed above to confirm all paperwork is completed, volunteer check is turned in, and receive the player tryout number.

 

All players who what to play on an HRBBA Travel Team are required to attend their tryout session.

Tryouts will take place over a 2-day period in which players are participating in a variety of basketball drills and scrimmages.

Evaluations are conducted by a combination of coaches, board members, and evaluators with a deep understanding of basketball.

Our goal is to be impartial, professional and as fair as possible by placing players based on skill level, ability, athleticism and attitude. Not all players will be selected for a team.

During evaluations we ask that you refrain from requesting information or soliciting opinions about players, or team assignments, from coaches and independent evaluators.

What to Bring
Players should wear

  • shorts,
  • reversible jersey blue/white (or a wear a white or blue t-shirt and bring the other color) to allow each player to switch teams when playing 5 on 5, but not exchange pinnies during tryouts. 
  • basketball shoes.

Players will be identified by their tryout number which will be provided on arrival at tryouts.

1. Registration must be completed online prior to tryouts


2. Volunteer Check for $200 written to HRBBA

Checks must be received prior to player being allowed to practice.  Please contact Registration@hrbbabasketball.net if you have any questions about receipt of check.

(Your check will be destroyed after completing your required shifts. For more information on volunteer requirements please visit our website or click here.)

3. Copy of birth certificate (unless previously on file with HRBBA)


4. Water bottle


5. PLEASE DO NOT BRING A BASKETBALL

 

Required Parent Meeting

HRBBA will send more information on this topic prior to tryout weekend.

 

Tryout Time Conflicts
We understand players may have a conflict during their tryout time. In order to select teams to the best of our ability, it is very important that players attend tryouts with their grade.

In the event a player is unable to attend tryouts, please contact Matt Dalle by emailing Coaching@hrbbabasketball.net  before Friday September 24th

 

Injured Players

Players who are injured and unable to participate in tryouts, but will be healthy for the season should contact Matt Dalle at Coaching@hrbbabasketball.netInjured players will be evaluated to the best of our ability. These players should register and attend tryouts.

 

Parent Involvement in Tryouts

Parents are not allowed to observe the tryout process.

HRBBA is monitoring the latest covid guidance and will send more information for parents with regards to tryout-day procedures.

Reminder - Parents must register their player ONLINE - day of tryout registrations will not be allowed.

To best prepare your player for skills that will be evaluated, please review the Tryout Agenda and Skills document below. 

Team Selection Information

For information on tryouts, please see our Team Selection page, link below.