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Backcourt Bulldogs Boys AAU


Boys 9-10-11th Grade (FALL 2019)
Sunday, June 28 – 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Monday, June 29 – 6:15pm to 8:00pm

Who: Backcourt 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. 

Where: Practices will be held at Backcourt Hoops, University of Scranton, Clarks Summit University, Moosic Youth Center, Lackawanna College, Johnson College, Clarks Summit University and Dunmore Community Center.

TOURNAMENT GAMES will be played in Scranton or within a two-hour radius in such location as King of Prussia, Manheim, Syracuse.

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.

2020 Tryouts Dates & Times

4th-5th Grade

February 1st 11:00am to 12:30pm at BCH

6th, 7th & 8th Grade

February 22nd 8am to 9:45am at BCH
February 23rd 8am to 9:45am at BCH

9th, 10th & 11th Grade


Boys 9-10-11th Grade
Saturday, April 4 – 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, April 5 – 2:15pm to 4:00pm

For Boys 9th, 10th & 11th Grade All players will try out for NEPA Elite and Backcourt Bulldogs and have the option of trying out for both or letting the coaching staff know ahead of time if they are only trying out for NEPA Elite or Backcourt Bulldogs.  


Additional Info The tryout cost 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.   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


This year, we will be using a hotel service to secure hotel room blocks for all Backcourt Bulldogs 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 NEPA Elite families and to make your stay more enjoyable, while always keeping price, location and amenities in mind.

2020 Backourt Bulldogs Tournaments

March 21-22 BCH/NEPA Elite Spring Shootout, Scranton PA

March 28-29 BCH/NEPA Elite Jamfest, Scranton PA

April 4-5 Valley Forge Hardwood Battle, King of Prussia PA

April 10-11 Easter Showdown at Spooky Nook, Manheim PA

April 17-19 Electric City Madness, Scranton PA

April 25-26 TBD

May 2-3 East Coast Championship, Manheim PA

May 8-9 BCH/NEPA Elite Mother’s Day Shootout, Scranton PA

May 16-17 Salt City Shootout, Syracuse NY

Practices at Backcourt Hoops unless otherwise noted

Please refresh page on each visit for latest schedule

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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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