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MENTOR BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION TRAVEL TEAMS     2015-16

TRAVEL TEAMS ARE INTENDED FOR THE PLAYER THAT IS INTERESTED IN TAKING HER GAME TO A HIGHER LEVEL BY ACQUIRING ADVANCED BASKETBALL TRAINING.  PLAYERS WILL GET EXPOSURE IN; MULTIPLE OFFENSIVE PLAYS, MAN TO MAN DEFENSES, PRESS DEFENSES, TO NAME A FEW, THAT ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN THE REC LEAGUE.  EACH TRAVEL TEAM WILL PRACTICE 1 TO 2 TIMES A WEEK

 

INTERESTED PLAYERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A TRYOUT SESSION FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE TEAM.   TIME AND LOCATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THE MENTOR BASKETBALL WEB SITE. 

5TH AND 6TH GRADE BOYS TEAMS WILL BE PICKED IN MARCH FOR THE FOLLOWING SEASON. ALL OTHER TEAMS WILL HAVE TRYOUTS IN SEPTEMBER.

                                                       

PLAYERS HAVE THE OPTION TO TRY OUT FOR ONE TEAM ONLY, THEIR GRADE LEVEL OR HIGHER.

 

3RD-4TH-5TH-6TH GRADE BOYS & 4TH-5TH-6TH GRADE GIRLS: 

WILL PARTICIPATE IN A TRAVEL LEAGUE, A MINIMUM TEN GAME SCHEDULE WITH GAMES BEING PLAYED ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY.  CURRENTLY, THE BOYS TEAMS ARE PLAYNG IN VARIOUS LOCAL TRAVEL LEAGUES AND THE GIRL TEAMS ARE PLAYING IN THE KENSTON TRAVEL LEAGUE. THE TEAMS WILL ALSO PARTICIPATE IN 4-5 TOURNAMENTS THAT WILL BE HELD THROUGHOUT THE BASKETBALL SEASON.   ALL TOURNAMENTS ARE LOCATED IN NORTHEAST OHIO.

 

ALL PLAYERS SELECTED WILL BE ASSESSED A FEE WHICH WILL COVER FULL UNIFORM, TRAVEL LEAGUE PARTICIPATION PLUS 3 TOURNAMENTS. THE FEE THAT IS CHARGED DOES NOT COVER ALL THE COSTS.  THE MENTOR TOURNAMENT THAT WE HOST IN DECEMBER WILL HELP DEFRAY THE TOTAL COST. PARENTS FROM EACH TEAM WILL BE REQUIRED TO VOLUNTEER TO ASSIST IN THIS TOURNAMENT.  TASKS INCLUDE TICKETS, CONSESSION STAND, SCORE KEEPERS, CLOCK OPERATORS ETC. 

 

TRAVEL TEAM REGISTRATION FEE - $250.00

 

 

Players interested in playing travel ball MUST register in the rec league and pay the initial $85 fee in order to participate in travel tryouts.  Players who make the travel team will have a balance due. Players who do not make the travel team will be assigned to a rec team.   Those players that make travel will not play rec.