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Travel Tryouts
by posted 09/19/2014


EPGBA 2014 Tryout Drills & Format

4th-8th Grade Girls

Location for both sessions:  EPHS Activity Center & Main Gym


Friday, September 19 

Grades 4/5/6 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Grades 7/8 from 7:45-9:15 p.m.

Sunday, September 21

Grades 4/5/6 from 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Grades 7/8 from 2:45-4:15 p.m.

Day One

  • Two Ball Dribble (same time, alternate dribble, cross over)
  • One Ball Dribble (three dribbles forward, two back, repeat length of court)
  • 3 on 2 Fast-Break Drill (5 lines, two outside players sprint full court and get back on defense.  Middle three players perform a three man weave for a layup and then attack the 2 defenders)
  • Timed Layup Drill for 30 seconds (see how many right and left handed layups players can make in 30 seconds; must be taken back to the elbow each time with ball dribbled with inside hand)
  • Timed Elbow Shooting for 30 seconds (shoot elbow to elbow)
  • One on One Knock Out (game starts with normal rotation, no winner stays; half way through, if you score you stay, with new defense; three dribble limit)
  • 4 on 4 on 4 Full Court (one team under each basket, one in the middle; If offense scores they go against team under the basket)
  • Five on Five

Day Two

  • Fast Break Drill to warm up
  • Five on Five for majority of tryout session

What to Expect

  • Girls will check in at EPGBA registration tables located in Activity Center Lobby.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your start time.
  • Grades 4/5 and 7 will check in by doors to AC courts.
  • Grade 6 and 8 will check in by Concessions.
  • Registration and travel fees will first be confirmed – all Summer Small Group Training, Tune Up Clinic, and Travel Fees MUST be paid before tryouts.
  • Parents/guardians will need to bring two, separate checks payable to EPGBA at time of player check in as follows:
    • Check #1 - $250 (fee for team with paid head coach; check will be destroyed if your daughter does not have a paid coach)
    • Check #2 - $200 (volunteer deposit for EPGBA Tip-Off Tournament to be held on November 1-2, 2014; check will be destroyed if you work your assigned shift; approximately 4 hours).
  • Girls will receive a numbered pinnie to be worn on both days – pinnies MUST be returned to the registration table after each evaluation session!!!
  • Girls should NOT wear their previous years’ travel uniform (jersey or shorts).
  • Tryouts are closed to parents and EPGBA board members.  Only outside evaluators and EPGBA tryout coordinators are allowed in the gyms.
  • Uniforms will be available for try-on, in addition to Spiritwear available for viewing
  • EPGBA requests parents/guardians of all grade levels to attend a mandatory informational meeting from 2-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 21st in the HS Auditorium.
  • Our goal is to announce teams on our website, later in the evening on Sunday, September 21st.


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Shooting Stars Excellence
by posted 09/15/2014

Send in your results .  You have until Sept 30 to complete your shots.


Congratulations to all the girls for your hard work.  Shooting is fun, and the payoff is measurable.

All girls who make their criteria, and have submitted results will be honored at halftime of a varsity basketball game!


  Grade May June July  Aug Sep Total Eagle Eye
A Laumeyer 6th 3416 4298 1159 4280   13,153    YES
T Kotschevar 5th 3265 2874 1621 2357   10,117    YES
M Moorjani 5th 1240 2421 3175 2248


10,110    YES
A Miranda 6th 282 3438 2558     6,278  
A Dewberry 4th 2018 2007       4,025    YES
L Becker 6th 435 610 870 830 165 2,910  
K Kotschevar 3rd 374 755 1077 682   2,888    YES




Grade (Entering) Total Makes Needed to Achieve Eagle Eye Shooting Club Membership
K-3 2,500
4th 3,500
5th 5,000
6th 6,000
7th 7,500
8th&Up 10,000

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EP Tip Off Tournament
by posted 08/13/2014

Eden Prairie Girls' Tip Off Tournament will be held November 1-2, 2014

A great opportunity to participate and see this season's competition!

Click Here for 2014 Tournament Flyer

Divisions:  4th Grade (Open) and 5th-8th Grade (A/B/C)

All Games Played at EPHS - One Location/One Building!

Certified Officials/On Site Medical Staff/Trainer

Full Service Concessions and Vendors

The Eden Prairie Girls' Annual Travel Tournament is now accepting team registrations.  Entry deadline is October 10, 2014 so register as soon as possible.  Brackets are starting to fill up.  If you are planning on attending our tournament, and are waiting for your tryouts to be completed before you officially register, please email Suzanne Becker to hold spots for your team/s.

Click Here for Online Team Registration

Mail payments to:

Suzanne Becker

EPGBA Tournament Director

10131 Gristmill Ridge, Eden Prairie, MN  55347

If you are in need of a hotel, Click Here for special EPGBA Marriott Lodging information


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Travel Program Dates
by posted 07/06/2014

2014-2015 Travel Program Dates

Here are key dates for any player interested in trying out for a travel team this coming 2014-2015 season. If you have any questions, contact Suzanne Becker, VP of Travel at

Week of August 11, 2014 - Travel Team & Tune Up Clinic Online Registration Opens

September 4, 8, 10, & 16, 2014 - Tune Up Clinics to prepare for Travel Tryouts will be held for Grades 4-8, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at EPHS Activity Center

September 19 & 21, 2014 - Travel Team Tryouts for Grades 4-8, will be held at EPHS Activity Center & Main Gym per the following schedule:

        Grades 4/5/6 --> September 19 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.; September 21 from 1:00-2:30 p.m

        Grades 7/8 --> September 19 from 7:45-9:15 p.m.; September 21 from 2:45-4:15 p.m.

***Parent Information Meeting to be held in the EPHS Auditorium, on Sunday, September 21 from 2-2:30 p.m.***

October 6, 2014 - First Week of Practices, Pre-Season Team Clinics run by EPHS Varsity Girls Coach, Chris Carr, his staff and HS players

November 1 & 2, 2014 - EP Tip Off Tournament (First Tournament travel teams will participate in)

November 3, 2104 - Travel Team Pictures, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Lobby of EPHS Activity Center

January, 2015 - EPGBA Youth Night (To be held at EPHS Girls Varsity game - date TBD)

February 20-22, 2015 - Rochester Tournament (All travel teams participate)

March 6-8, 2015 - MYAS Gopher State Tournament (All 5th-8th grade travel teams participate)

May 2-3, 2015 - EPGBA to host an MYAS Spring Tournament

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