Basketball WA (BWA) is pleased to announce that it is taking applications for the 2015 Under 14 and Under 15 Development Tour Trials.
Each year in January Basketball WA sends selected U14 and U15 athletes on a Development Tour providing them with the opportunity to compete against development squads from other States at the Southern Cross Challenge tournament in Melbourne.
This tour allows 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 group for both men and women.
SOUTHERN CROSS CHALLENGE
What: U14 & U15 Tournament
Where: Knox, Victoria
When: 16-19 Jan 2015
– U14 Metro Men
– U14 Metro Women
– U14 Country Men
– U14 Country 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 $1800 +/- per Player.
AGE GROUPS FOR SOUTHERN CROSS CHALLENGE:
Under 14 players must be 13 years of age on December 31 2015 (Born 2002)
Under 15 players must be 14 years of age on December 31 2015 (Born 2001)
Trials are held each year for those wishing to be selected into one of the touring teams.
Trials will be held for this year’s Development Tour teams at the following times and venues:
U14 & U15 Country Teams (Men and Women)
Venue: Wally Hagan Basketball Stadium (Cockburn)
U14 & U15 Metro Teams (Men and Women)
Venue: Ray Owen Sports Centre (Kalamunda)
Registrations are now open. To register for the trials click here.
Registrations close Friday, 10 October at 12pm sharp.
For more information on the trials and what is involved please click here.