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Travel Teams at Backcourts Hoops

Travel teams at NEPA Elite are for elite level players looking to continue to play the game of basketball competitively in the Northeast area. The AAU commitment will force your son or daughter to continuously compete against the best talent in the area weekly, both at practice and testing their talents on the hardwood on the weekends.

AAU is for boys and girls in 4th to 11th Grade. The following programs are available with information below: NEPA Elite; Backcourt Bulldogs; NEPA Flames; JB Hoops.

NEPA Elite is our highest level with the best players in NEPA being selected. These teams are part of the nationally renowned Hoop Group and will play in tournaments all over the country.

The Backcourt Bulldogs are our next level for boys in our travel teams. NEPA Flames is our next level for girls in our travel teams. These teams are considered regional and will travel a maximum of 3 hours from Scranton.

JB Hoops is our developmental and non-travel program that plays locally. The majority of these tournaments are played in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area although they could travel for one-day tournaments about one hour away.

NEPA Elite Travel AAU Teams

NEPA Elite is the highest level of our travel team programs. It is for boys and girls Grades 9 through 11.

There is a $40 tryout fee for each player.

TRYOUTS AT RIVERFRONT SPORTS, SCRANTON PA

Girls 9-10-11th Grade (FALL 2020)
March – dates TBD

Boys 9-10-11th Grade (FALL 2020)
March – dates TBD

*There will be teams for high school players for Backcourt Bulldogs, NEPA Flames and JB Hoops. They should attend the NEPA Elite tryouts.

Backcourt Hoops Bulldogs

Who: Backcourt Hoops Boys AAU tryouts for Boys Grades 4 through 8
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 Riverfront Sports, Dunmore Community Center and Clarks Summit University. Games will be played in Scranton, King of Prussia,  Manheim and Syracuse

2021 Tryouts Dates & Times 

4th – 5th Grade
Thursday, February 25th from 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday, February 27th from 10:45am – 12:15pm

6th – 8th Grade
Saturday, February 27th from 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Monday, March 1st from 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Boys 9-10-11th Grade
Tryout dates will be in March – dates and times to be determined.

$40 tryout fee

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NEPA Flames

Who: NEPA Flames Girls AAU tryouts for girls Grade 4 through 8
What: Tryout for NEPA Flames regional AAU program. You will play over 27 games and receive over 40 hours of practice time from a paid professional coach.
Where: Practices will be held at Riverfront Sports, Dunmore Community Center, Johnson College and Clarks Summit University. Games will be played in Scranton, King of Prussia, Manheim and Syracuse.

2021 Tryouts Dates & Times 

4th – 5th Grade
Thursday, February 25th from 7:15pm – 8:45pm
Saturday, February 27th from 9:00am – 10:30am

6th – 8th Grade
Saturday, February 27th from 3:45pm – 5:15pm
Monday, March 1st from 7:15pm – 8:45pm

Girls 9-10-11th Grade (FALL 2020)
Tryout dates will be in March – dates and times to be determined.

$40 tryout fee

JBHoops

JB Hoops

JB Hoops is the developmental level of basketball teams in the Backcourt Hoops Program. It consists of teams from 4th grade to 8th grade, boys and girls.  Our goal at this level is individual improvement and player development.

This is the equivalent of the former Voltz and Storm programs

JB HOOPS BOYS:

4th – 5th Grade
Sunday, February 28th from 10:45am – 12:15pm
Tuesday, March 2nd from 7:15pm – 8:45pm

6th – 8th Grade
Sunday, February 28th from 2:15pm – 3:45pm
Thursday, March 4th from 7:15pm – 8:45pm

Boys 9-10-11th Grade
Tryout dates will be in March – dates and times to be determined.

JB HOOPS GIRLS:

4th – 5th Grade
Sunday, February 28th from 9:00am – 10:30am
Tuesday, March 2nd from 5:30pm – 7:00pm

6th – 8th Grade
Sunday, February 28th from 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Thursday, March 4th from 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Girls 9-10-11th Grade
Tryout dates will be in March – dates and times to be determined.

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