Basketball WA (BWA) is pleased to announce that it is taking applications for the 2014 Under 14 and Under 15 Development Tour Trials.
Each year in January Basketball WA selects U14 and U15 athletes to represent WA in Development Tours providing them with the opportunity to compete against development squads from other States at both the Country Cup (Albury-Wodonga) and Southern Cross Challenge (Melbourne) tournaments.
These tours allow coaches and junior WA athletes to gain experience in high level tournament play preparing them for potential involvement in State Teams in the future.
Teams represent both Country and Metropolitan WA in the U14 and U15 age groups for both men and women.
This year the following WA teams will be entered:
SOUTHERN CROSS CHALLENGE
What: U14 & U15 Tournament
Where: Knox, Victoria
When: 17-20 Jan 2014
– U14 Metro Men
– U14 Metro Women
– U15 Metro Men
– U15 Metro Women
– U15 Country Men
– U15 Country Women
Cost: The approximate cost of attending this Tournament will be in the order of $1600 +/- per Player.
What: U14 Country Tournament
When: 13-18 Jan 2014
– U14 Country Men
– U14 Country Women
Cost: The approximate cost of attending this Tournament will be in the order of $2500 +/- per Player.
U14 & U15 DEVELOPMENT TOUR TRIAL DATES
When: Saturday, 12 October 2013 – 12pm to 5pm
& Sunday, 13 October 2013 – 9am to 12:30pm
Where: WA Basketball Centre, Floreat
Cost: $50 / person
Who: All players welcome (Boys & Girls) born 2000 and 2001.
Player registrations for the 2014 trials are now available and must be completed online.
For more information on the tours and to register for the trials click here.
Registrations close Friday, 11 October at 12 noon.
COACHES AND OFFICIALS
Expressions of interest for coaches and managers to attend the 2014 Australian Junior Country Cup (Albury) and the Southern Cross Challenge (Melbourne) are being sought.
Those interested in applying are encouraged to fill out an application form and submit it by Friday, 30 August 2013 following the instructions at the bottom of the form.
Click here for the Development Tours Officials Application Form.