OPEN TRYOUT FOR U16 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM TAKING PLACE APRIL 14-16 IN TORONTO, ON

TORONTO, ON (March 21, 2017) - Canada Basketball’s Men’s High Performance Program will hold open tryouts for the 2017 U16 team from April 14-16 at Kerr Hall (Ryerson University) in Toronto, ON.  Tryouts are open to Canadian athletes born in 2001 or 2002.

The tryout will aid in identifying athletes to be invited to training camp in June. Canada’s U16 team will participate in the 2017 FIBA Americas for men in Argentina from June 14-18 and look to qualify for the 2018 FIBA World Championships.

Athletes must registration by March 31st, 2017. All athletes are responsible for their own gear, taping, and expenses to attend. There will be an athletic therapist onsite.

2017 U16 MEN’S OPEN TRYOUT SCHEDULE

DATE

TIME

ITEM

LOCATION

 

APRIL 14TH

5:30-6:15pm

Registration

Kerr Hall,

350 Victoria St

Toronto, ON M5B 0A1

6:00-9:00

Open Tryout

APRIL 15TH

9:00am-12:00pm

Open Tryout

2:00-5:00pm

Open Tryout

APRIL 16TH

8:30-11:30am

Open Tryout

**Times subject to change.

Please note that athletes will be released following each session.

 

REGISTRATION

There will be a registration fee of $30.00CAD which must be paid in full upon arrival at camp on April 14th.

Registration Form (to be completed online by March 31st – do not bring a hard copy)

Print and sign the insurance form (link below), and bring it with you on April 14th, to be handed in at registration. Parent/guardian signatures are required in order for athletes to participate.

Insurance Form (ENG)

Insurance Form (FRE)

ACCOMODATION INFO

A discounted rate at the Holiday Inn – Downtown Toronto has been arranged (walking distance - 600m – from the gymnasium). If you are interested in these accommodations please follow this link: Holiday Inn Discount.

This discounted rate will be available until 11:59 PM, March 30th on a first-come, first-serve basis. All athletes must be accompanied by an individual 19 years of age, or older, to check-in to a hotel in Toronto.

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For more information, please contact:

Logistical Questions:

David Grundman

Coordinator, Men’s Basketball Operations

416.614.8037 ext. 214                                         

dgrundman@basketball.ca

 

Technical Questions:

Michael Meeks

Manager, Youth Player Development

mmeeks@basketball.ca