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Backcourt Hoops Bulldogs Boys AAU

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Who: Backcourt Hoops Bulldogs Boys AAU tryouts

What: Tryout for Backcourt Hoops Regional Travel AAU Teams. You will play over 30 games receive over 44 hours of practice time from a paid professional coach. 6th/5th Graders will Play 24 games and receive over 40 hours of practice time from a paid professional coach

Where: Practices will be held at Backcourt Hoops, University of Scranton, Clarks Summit University, Moosic Youth Center, Lackawanna College, Johnson College, West Scranton High School and Dunmore Community Center. All TOURNAMENT GAMES will be played in Scranton or within a two-hour radius in such location as King of Prussia, Manheim, Binghamton and Allentown.

When: The Spring Season Runs From tryouts until the end of May  

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.

2019 Tryouts Dates & Times

4th, 5th & 6th Grade

Saturday 2/16/19 8:00am-10:00am

Monday 2/18/19 7:15pm-9:15pm


7th and 8th Grade

Saturday 2/16/19 10:30am-12:30pm

Sunday 2/17/19 9:00am-11:00am


9th, 10th & 11th – Held at the University of Scranton John Long Center

Tuesday, March 12th from 7:30-9:15 PM

Wednesday, March 13th from 7:30PM-9:15 PM


For Boys 9th, 10th & 11th Grade 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.  


Additional Info The tryout cost for 4th-8th Grade is $35.00 dollars and the cost for the High School tryout is $40.00. A late tryout fee of $65 will be charged instead of the original registration fee if payment is not received one week in advance.

YOU MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED 7 DAYS BEFORE TRYOUTS ARE SCHEDULED. If you are not pre-registered you cannot tryout no exceptions will be made.

Cost: If you make the team the cost will be $550.00 if you are a new or returning player. $500.00 for 5th/6th Grade.  The cost includes a new uniform this year.  An extra uniform is available for $50. We understand that this a big expense, but your son will receive the following.

  • 3 Shootouts 6 Tournaments with a minimum of 33 games
  • 44 Hours of practice time
  • A paid professional Coach


5th/6th Grade

  • 3 Shootouts 4 Tournaments with a minimum of 24 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. You will need to contact Apex-Events. 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.



Practices at Backcourt Hoops unless otherwise noted


Away Tournament Hotels

Please contact Michele Hughes at or call 570-709-2478 for tournament hotel information.apex

Practice Gym Locations

Backcourt Hoops

5 West Olive Plaza

Scranton, PA 18508


Clarks Summit University

538 Venard Road

South Abington Township, PA 18411


Dunmore Community Center

1414 Monroe Avenue

Dunmore, PA 18509



Johnson College

3427 N Main Avenue

Scranton, PA 18509


Lackawanna College Student Union (Old CYC)

500 Jefferson Avenue

Scranton, PA 18510


Moosic Youth Center

606 Main Street

Moosic, PA 18507


Throop Civic Center

500 Sanderson Street

Throop, PA 18512


University of Scranton

800 Linden Street

Scranton, PA 18510


West Scranton High School

1201 Luzerne Street

Scranton, PA 18504

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