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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  

2018 Tryouts Dates & Times

5th and 6th Grade
Tuesday 2/13/18 5:30-7:15pm
Thursday 2/15/18 5:30-7:15pm
(MAKE-UP DATE) Saturday, 2/17/18 5:30-7:15pm
February 20th Parent Meeting 7:20pm

7th and 8th Grade
Tuesday 2/13/18 7:15-9:00pm
Thursday 2/15/18 7:15-9:00pm
(MAKE-UP DATE) Saturday, 2/17/18 7:15-9:00pm
February 20th Parent Meeting: 7:20pm

9th, 10th & 11th

Monday, 3/12/18 7:30-9:15PM (University of Scranton Long Center)
Tuesday, 3/13/18 5:45-7:30PM (University of Scranton Long Center)

Wednesday, 3/14/18 7:30-9:15PM (University of Scranton Long Center)

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.  

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. A late tryout cost of $65 will be charged instead of the $35 registration fee if payment is not recieved one week in advance.

YOU MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED 7 DAYS BEFORE TRYOUTS ARE SCHEDULED. 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 $550.00 if you are a new or returning player. $500.00 for 6th/5th 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. Tentative  Tournament Schedule  *All schedules are subject to change

Backcourt Hoops Bulldogs
March 17th/18th Backcourt Hoops Pre-Season Shootout/King of the Hill, Pottstown
March 24th/25th Backcourt Hoops Spring Shootout/March Madness, Allentown
March 30th/31st Backcourt Hoops Easter Shootout or Showdown @ Spooky Nook, Manheim
April 7th/8th Valley Forge Hardwood Battle, King of Prussia or Billy Penn’s Hardwood Heat, Trevose
April 21st/22nd Electric City Madness, Scranton
May 5th/6th East Coast Championship, Manheim (Last Tournament for 5th and 6th Grade)
May 12th/13th Backcourt Hoops Mother’s Day Shootout
May 19th/20th TBD
June 2nd/3rd New York I-90 Shootout or Trojans Invitational Parkland HS, Allentown
*All Schedule Subject To Change

HIGH SCHOOL – BULLDOGS

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JUNIOR HIGH AND LOWER

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*All schedules are subject to change

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Backcourt Hoops Bulldogs
March 17th/18th Backcourt Hoops Pre-Season Shootout/King of the Hill, Pottstown
March 24th/25th Backcourt Hoops Spring Shootout/March Madness, Allentown
March 30th/31st Backcourt Hoops Easter Shootout or Showdown @ Spooky Nook, Manheim
April 7th/8th Valley Forge Hardwood Battle, King of Prussia or Billy Penn’s Hardwood Heat, Trevose
April 21st/22nd Electric City Madness, Scranton
May 5th/6th East Coast Championship, Manheim (Last Tournament for 5th and 6th Grade)
May 12th/13th Backcourt Hoops Mother’s Day Shootout
May 19th/20th TBD
June 2nd/3rd New York I-90 Shootout or Trojans Invitational Parkland HS, Allentown
*All Schedule Subject To Change

Tournament schedules for tournaments that are run by Backcourt Hoops  are posted at  https://www.backcourthoops.com/spring-tournaments/

Tournament Schedules not BCH

Away Tournament Schedules

Tournaments not hosted by Backcourt Hoops Links to schedules will be posted here

Practices at Backcourt Hoops unless otherwise noted

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Away Tournament Hotels

Please contact Michele Hughes at info@apex-events.com 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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