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EGBA 2019-20 TRAVEL TRYOUT INFO

Welcome to the 2019-20 EGBA season.  All registered 4th-8th Grade girls and boys House League players are eligible to tryout for an EGBA Travel team. In order to tryout for the Travel Team you MUST PRE-REGISTER for the tryout online by October 10. There is NO COST to register for tryouts. Please log on to eghoops.com and go to the "Registration tab" on the home page to PRE-REGISTER. Tryouts will take place between October 17-19 additional details on dates, times and locations for the specific age groups will be made available as soon as possible. Details for the EGBA Travel team below:

TRAVEL REGISTRATION

-Registration for Travel tryouts MUST be done online at eghoops.com by October 10.

-There is no cost to register for Travel tryouts.

ABOUT EGBA TRAVEL

-Travel A Teams will practice 1-2 times per week and play in 8-12 tournaments during the season and costs approx. $300 per player.  

-Players who accept Travel A roster selection are expected to regularly attend practices and tournament games, and should consider the EGBA Travel team as their primary team during the winter, with the exception of school team commitments.

-Travel B Teams will practice 1 time per week, play in the weekly Sunday development league and will also play in several other tournaments including MLK week-end (hosted by EGBA) and the Cape Cod year end tourney.

-Travel B costs $150 for the season and due soon after roster selection, and is considered less of a commitment for players and families both in terms of cost and time.

-The mandate for Travel A coaches is to have fun and develop each player in a competitive environment.  Playing time will vary player to player and is based on performance and team needs.

-The mandate for Travel B coaches is to have fun, develop each player and ensure each player gets an opportunity to play regularly in the games.

TRAVEL SELECTION CRITERIA

-Roster selection will be made by the EGBA Board, players must be present to get evaluated.

-Past player performance in Travel and House will be considered in addition to evaluations provided by Travel coaches from the previous season.

-Team needs will be considered when finalizing the roster, it is not feasible to select players who all play the same position or have the same skill set.

-Attitude, hustle, teamwork, i.e. being a good teammate will be considered, these traits are outlined under the "Fun-damentals" tab on eghoops.com.

-Travel rosters (A and B) will not exceed 10 players.

-Travel A rosters will consist of 8-10 players who the Board consider can compete successfully at that level.  

-Prior participation on a Travel team does not guarantee a roster spot for the upcoming season.

 

TRAVEL TRYOUTS DATES and TIMES

Information on dates and times will be publicized as soon as possible

If your daughter or son can not make it to the scheduled tryout time, please contact our Travel Directors Dan Forbes dforbes@forbesplanning.com or Dan Bianco at dbianco@neliuna.org