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U17 & U18 Men's National Team Open Tryouts to Be Held June 3

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May 17, 2016

TORONTO, ON (May 17, 2016) - Canada Basketball's Men High Performance will conduct open tryouts for the 2016 Age-Group teams Friday, June 3rd at Humber College North Campus.

The tryouts are open to Canadian male athletes born January 1, 1998 or later who have a valid Canadian passport. Players will be assessed by national team coaches. Athletes selected on June 3rd will be asked to attend a final tryout on June 4th before being invited to the official tryouts and training camp for the U17 and U18 teams.  

Athletes born January 1, 1998 or later are eligible to try-out for the U18 Men's Team, that will participate in the U18 FIBA Americas in Valdivia, Chile from July 19 -23. The U18 Team will once again be coached by Roy Rana, along with assistants Jamie McNeilly, Kirby Schepp, and Steve Konchalski.

Athletes born January 1, 1999 or later are eligible to try-out for the U17 Men's National Team that will participate in the FIBA U17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain from June 22-July 3, 2016.  David DeAveiro returns for his 5th consecutive season as head coach, along with assistants Michael Meeks Nicky Davis and James Derouin.

Athletes interested in participating in the open tryout can access the registration and insurance forms here. Completed and signed forms should be brought to the tryout or filled out during registration.

Please Note: Parent/guardian signatures are required for all forms in order for athletes to participate. All athletes are responsible for their own gear, taping and expenses to attend, including a $10.00 tryout fee (cash only). There will be an athletic therapist onsite. All athletes must bring a Canadian passport and a provincial birth certificate.

<tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p align="center"><strong>U17 &amp; U18 MEN'S OPEN TRYOUTS JUNE 3<sup>RD</sup>, 2016</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td>&nbsp;</td><td><p>TIME</p></td><td><p>ITEM</p></td><td><p align="center"><strong>LOCATION</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p align="center">&nbsp;U17 Tryout</p><p align="center">Athletes born&nbsp;<strong>1999&nbsp;</strong>(or later)</p><p align="center">&nbsp;</p></td><td><p align="center">4:00-5:00pm</p></td><td><p align="center">Registration</p></td><td rowspan="4"><p align="center">Humber College - North Campus</p><p align="center">203 Humber College Blvd</p><p align="center">Toronto, ON M9W 5V3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="center">5:00-7:00pm</p></td><td><p align="center">On-Court Tryout</p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p align="center">&nbsp;U18 Tryout</p><p align="center">Athletes born&nbsp;<strong>1998</strong>&nbsp;(or later)</p><p align="center">&nbsp;</p></td><td><p align="center">6:00-7:00pm</p></td><td><p align="center">Registration</p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="center">7:00-9:00pm</p></td><td><p align="center">On-Court Tryout</p></td></tr></tbody>

<tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p align="center"><strong>U17 &amp; U18 TRYOUTS June 4<sup>th</sup>, 2016</strong></p><p align="center"><em>*athletes selected on June 3<sup>rd</sup> </em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="center">&nbsp;</p></td><td><p align="center">TIME</p></td><td><p align="center">ITEM</p></td><td><p align="center">LOCATION</p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="center">&nbsp;U17 Tryout</p><p align="center">Athletes born&nbsp;<strong>1999&nbsp;</strong>(or later)</p></td><td><p align="center">10:00 â?? 11:30am</p></td><td><p align="center">On-Court Tryout</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p align="center">Humber College - North Campus</p><p align="center">203 Humber College Blvd</p><p align="center">Toronto, ON M9W 5V3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p align="center">&nbsp;U18 Tryout</p><p align="center">Athletes born&nbsp;<strong>1998</strong>&nbsp;(or later)</p><p align="center">&nbsp;</p></td><td><p align="center">11:30 â?? 1:00pm</p></td><td><p align="center">On-Court Tryout</p></td></tr></tbody>

For More Information:

Bailey Williams, 647.460.7976, bwilliams@basketball.ca