Backcourt Hoops Boys AAU

Who: Backcourt Hoops Boys AAU tryouts
What: Tryout for Backcourt Hoops regional AAU program. You will play over 27 games receive over 40 hours of practice time from a paid professional coach.
Where: Practices will be held at Backcourt Hoops, Throop Community Center and Baptist Bible College. Games will be played in Scranton, King of Prussia, Neptune NJ, Manheim, Binghamton and Harrisburg.
Boy’s 9th, 10th and 11th grade
Sunday March 8th 3:15-5:15
Monday March 9th 7:30-9:15

All players will try out for JB Hoops and Backcourt Hoops they have the option of trying out for both or letting the coaching staff know ahead of time if they are only trying out for JB Hoops or Backcourt Hoops.

Boy’s 8th and 7th Grade
Tuesday February 17th 7:15-9:00
Thursday February 19th 7:15-9:00
Sunday February 22nd 1:30-3:15

Boy’s 6th 5th and 4th Grade
Tuesday February 17th 5:30-7:15
Thursday February 19th 5:30-7:15
Sunday February 22nd 12:45-1:30

Why: The opportunity to practice and play against players of the same ability and playing experience. To play tournaments in Scranton and other venues within and 2.5 hours of Scranton.

Additional Info

The tryout cost is $35.00 dollars. There will be three tryouts you must make a minimum of two of those tryouts.

If you are not pre-registered you cannot try-out no exceptions will be made.

Cost: If you make the team the cost will be $500.00 if you are a returning player. The cost for a new player is $550.00 which will include your uniform. If you played last year and you need a new uniform you can purchase one for $25.00 or a set for $50.00. We understand that this a big expense but your son will receive the following.

  • 9 Tournaments with a minimum of 27 games
  • 40 Hours of practice time
  • A paid professional Coach

This year, we will be using a hotel service to secure hotel room blocks for all Backcourt Hoops teams. To be eligible to play, you must use the room block that is designated. During larger tournaments, you will have several hotel options to choose from. The goal is to make the hotel reservation process easier for the JB Hoops families and to make your stay more enjoyable, while always keeping price, location and amenities in mind.

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Practice schedule 2014 example of abbreviation
Nepa Flames Martin or Flames 8th (all eight grade teams) BCH5 Oboyle = Backcourt Hoops 5th grade Coach O’Boyle
JBH7 Shields = JB Hoops 7th Grade Coach Shields

Practices will be at Backcourt Hoops riverfront or Throop Civic Center

Throop Civic Center – 500 Sanderson Street Throop, PA 18512
From South
Take I-81 N toward Scranton Take exit 188 toward Throop 1.2 mi – Merge onto PA-347 N 0.8 mi – Turn left onto Sanderson St go thru traffic light then a four way stop then left corner of next intersection Destination will be on the left .3 mi
From North
Take I-81 toward Scranton Take exit 188 toward PA-347 N/North Blakely Street 0.3 mi – Turn left onto PA-347 N/North Blakely Street Continue to follow PA-347 N 1.0 mi – Turn left onto Sanderson St go thru traffic light then a four way stop then left corner of next intersection Destination will be on the left .3 mi

Baptist Bible College and Seminary – 538 Venard Rd Clarks Summit, PA 18411
From the South
I-81 N Take exit 194 toward Clarks Summit/US-6/US-11 0.5 mi Take the exit toward
Northern Blvd/US-11/US-6 272 ft Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Clarks Summit/US-6 W/US-11 N and merge
onto Northern Blvd/US-11/US-6 0.2 mi Turn right at S Abington Rd 1.2 mi Turn right at Venard Rd 0.5 mi Turn
Right on to Campus. Follow Signs to Student Center

Tournament Schedules

Check back for 2015 Schedules.

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