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EPGBA Tip Off Tournament
07/15/2018
EPGBA Tip Off Tournament r Online Registration - Click Here   EPGBA...
Applications for Travel Head Coaches Now Being Accepted
07/14/2018
Applications for Travel Head Coaches Now Being Accepted The Eden...
Registration for 2018-19 In-House Season
07/13/2018
Registration for the 2018-19 In-House Season - Coming in Early...
Summer Clinics
07/11/2018
EPGBA Summer Clinics   Click Here to Register   EPGBA...
Summer Shooting-Dribbling Challenge: June Leaderboard
07/09/2018
Summer Shooting-Dribbling Challenge: June Leaderboard Congratulations...
Registration for 2018-2019 Travel Basketball Season
07/07/2018
Registration is Now OPEN for 2018-19 EPGBA Travel Season     Click...
Tryout Dates
07/02/2018
Tryout Dates for the upcoming 2018-2019 Travel Season Friday,...
 
EPGBA Tip Off Tournament

EPGBA Tip Off Tournament

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Online Registration - Click Here

 

EPGBA will be hosting its 25th annual tournament on November 3-4, 2018The Tip Off Tournament is considered one of the premier girls' tournaments offered early in the winter travel season. We guarantee each team 3 games, with certified officials, certified medical staff, full concessions, food vendors and a fun retail vendor or two.  

Grades 4-8
A, B and C Divisions
$250 per team (3 games guaranteed)

Deadline:  October 5th

Special Discount for registrations of 5 or more teams by Sept 1st - $225 per team

Click here for more information


by posted 07/15/2018
Applications for Travel Head Coaches Now Being Accepted

Applications for Travel Head Coaches Now Being Accepted

The Eden Prairie Girls Basketball Association is seeking individuals interested in serving as Head Coaches for grades 4 through 8 during the 2018 - 2019 travel basketball season.  Individuals will be need to complete an application detailing their basketball backgrounds and prior coaching experience.  Questions may be directed to Carmen Bamlett, Coach Selection Coordinator, at carmen@thebamletts.com

Applications must be received prior to August 15 to be considered for a head coaching position.  EPGBA will conduct interviews in mid to late August to determine available coaches for each team.  Final coaches will not be assigned until after the tryouts are completed in September.  

Click Here for the Travel Coach Application


by posted 07/14/2018
Registration for 2018-19 In-House Season

Registration for the 2018-19 In-House Season -

Coming in Early August

Click here for more information on EPGBA's In-House Program


by posted 07/13/2018
Summer Clinics

EPGBA Summer Clinics

 

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EPGBA Coaching Director Alex Wolter or Denny Tape will be providing 75 minutes training sessions on Saturday mornings throughout mid-July and August.  Each session will include drills designed to improve shooting, ball handling, and passing, in addition to the fundamental concepts of offense and defense.  Training is offered to players entering grades 1-8 for the 2018-19 school year.  Players must bring their own basketball and be registered.   

Location:  Eden Prairie High School, Activity Center Courts 1 & 2

Session Dates:  Saturdays, July 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25

Session Times:  Grades 1-5 9:00 – 10:15 am 
                           Grades 6-8 10:15– 11:30 am 

(Please note that times and dates may change based on number of registrants)

Cost:   $55 for all sessions (no refunds or discounts if you are unable to attend all) OR $10 per session – payable each session via cash or check payable to EPGBA.

Registration:  You must register for this training online with EPGBA in order to participate. 


by posted 07/11/2018
Summer Shooting-Dribbling Challenge: June Leaderboard

Summer Shooting-Dribbling Challenge:
June Leaderboard

Congratulations to all of the players participating in the Summer Shooting-Dribbling Challenge. This summer program is designed to motivate and assist players in developing their dribbling and shooting skills. The Challenge is open to both travel and in-house players and runs from June 1 to September 15.

The leaderboard through June 30 is as follows among the registered players who submitted results:

Name Grade Made Shots Dribbled Minutes
Brooke N. 7 4,525 1,425
Kaci K. 7 4,340 1,050
Katie M. 5 3,010 1,552
Madison M. 5 2,080 638
Lauren R. 7 1,900 80
Rylee B. 7 1,793 170
Kara H. 6 1,618 225
Ella B. 5 1,606 130
Taylor P. 4 488 75

 

It's not too late to sign up and start shooting and dribbling!  You can register for the challenge by clicking here. Registration will be open throughout the summer.

After you register, download this Tracking Sheet which includes suggested 50, 100, 150 and 200-shot routines to help players work on a variety of shots and more easily track their sessions. Links to dribbling drills and routines are also provided.

Grade-level goals have been established for both MADE baskets and dribbling minutes and players will receive prizes and recognition for meeting their shooting goal or dribbling goal or both. For players who want an extra challenge this summer, special recognition and prizes will be given to those who achieve a stretch goal of 10,000 made shots and 1,000 dribbled minutes.

Congrats again to all of our participants and we look forward to seeing more submissions and results next month!


by posted 07/09/2018
Registration for 2018-2019 Travel Basketball Season

Registration is Now OPEN for 2018-19 EPGBA Travel Season  
 

Click here to register
 

Travel Tryouts
Friday, September 7th @ EPHS
Grades 4/5/6 > 6:00-7:30 PM

Grades 7/8 > 7:45-9:15 PM


Sunday, September 9th @ EPHS
Grades 7/8 > 1:00-2:30 PM

Grades 4/5/6 > 2:45-4:15 PM

Mandatory Parent Meeting Sunday Sept 9th @ 2:30 PM

 Traveling League Fees for 2018-2019 Season

4th grade = $350

5th grade = $375

6th grade = $375

7th grade = $400

8th grade = $425

Travel Registation Dates

Regular Registration: Now-August 25

Late Registration: August 26-September 3

(note: Late fee of $50 applies)

 

*All travel fees and any outstanding program fees must be paid in full by 9/06/18 (Thursday prior to tryouts)

*Checks for volunteer deposit ($200) and paid coaches fee ($250) must be turned in at player check-in on the first day for tryouts (9/7/18). Please make your checks payable to EPGBA.  Volunteer deposits will be destroyed after volunteer tournament hours are completed.  If your daughter is placed on a team with a non-paid head coach, checks will also be destroyed.

*EPGBA does not accept walk-in registrations on either of the tryout dates.

*Other important information to note is the association is looking into new uniforms for the upcoming 2018-2019 travel season. As stated in our policy handbook any new player to travel will receive one paid uniform from the EPGBA.  All current travel players new uniforms will be aat the expense of the player.  

 


by posted 07/07/2018
Tryout Dates

Tryout Dates for the upcoming 2018-2019 Travel Season

Friday, September 7th @EPHS

Grades 4/5/6 > 6:00-7:30 PM

Grades 7/8 > 7:45-9:15 PM

Sunday, September 9th @EPHS

Grades 7/8 > 1:00-2:30 PM

Grades 4/5/6 > 2:45-4:15 PM

 

Other important information to note is the association is looking into new uniforms for the upcoming 2018-2019 travel season. As stated in our policy handbook any new player to travel will receive one paid uniform from the EPGBA.  All current travel players new uniforms will be aat the expense of the player.  Any questions please contact Donnell Krueger, Travel VP at travelVP@epgba.org. 


by posted 07/02/2018
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Trusted Coaches Member

Trusted Coaches

The Eden Prairie Girls Basketball Association (EPGBA) is a member of Trusted Coaches which is an online youth coach's training/educational program.  Coaches will receive first-aid training, concussion instruction, a nationwide criminal background check and be certified in the Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach® character education course. Upon completion, coaches are issued a Trusted Coach Membership Card and placed on the Trusted Coaches National Registry.