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2014 Travel Tryout Registration
08/14/2014
4th Thru 8th Grade Travel Team Registration Now Open! Registration...
2014 Tune Up Clinics
08/14/2014
Travel Tune Up Clinic Registration is Now Open EPGBA has scheduled...
EP Tip Off Tournament
08/13/2014
Eden Prairie Girls' Tip Off Tournament will be held November...
Parent Coaches Needed
07/20/2014
Parent Coaches Needed for 2014-15 Travel Teams The EPGBA 2014-15...
Travel Program Dates
07/06/2014
2014-2015 Travel Program Dates Here are key dates for any player...
43 Hoops Special Offer!
06/11/2014
Small Group & Private Training @ 43 Hoops Basketball Academy! EP...
 
2014 Travel Tryout Registration
by posted 08/14/2014
 

4th Thru 8th Grade Travel Team Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2014-15 travel season is now available.  We are excited and getting ready for another great season of girls basketball!  Please access the Registration tab to the left or Click Here to register.

Please note that in order to be eligible to play in the EPGBA travel program, players must be a resident of Eden Prairie, or attend an Eden Prairie Public or Private School.

Prior to accessing registration, please have the following information ready:

  • Player’s Height and Weight
  • Emergency Contact Name and Phone Number
  • Clinic/Doctor’s Name and Phone Number
  • Uniform Information for 5th thru 8th Grade Players –> how many uniforms have you received from EPGBA, what is your daughter’s uniform number, and do you plan to order a new uniform this year?

Player and Parent Code of Ethics Policy - EPGBA places a high degree of importance on the Code of Ethics in providing the best possible playing experience for our players, coaches, family members, and fans.  These policies need to be read and signed online.  Both parents/guardians need to read and sign the COE policy.  For those second parents/guardians not completing the online registration, please access the Parent COE from our home page, complete the form, and submit it online.  Or, Click Here for the online form.  That's all you need to do!

Traveling League Fees for the 2014-15 Season*

4th Grade - $350

5th Grade - $375

6th Grade - $375

7th Grade - $400

8th Grade - $425

*All travel fees and outstanding summer program fees must be paid in full by 9/12/14 (Friday 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 of Tryouts (9/19/14).  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.

4th, 5th and 6th Grade Tryouts will be held on the following days:

Friday, September 19, 2014 --> 6:00-7:30 p.m. (EPHS)

Sunday, September 21, 2014 --> 1:00-2:30 p.m. (EPHS)

7th and 8th Grade Tryouts will be held on the following days:

Friday, September, 19, 2014 --> 7:45-9:15 p.m. (EPHS)

Sunday, September 21, 2014 --> 2:45-4:15 p.m. (EPHS)

 

Player Check-In Process:

  • Times noted above are actual start times.  Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in and receive your pinnie.
  • Players will check-in at the EPGBA registration table located in the Activity Center lobby, for BOTH Tryout Sessions.
  • Each player must have registered and paid for Tryouts online prior to check-in, unless other arrangements have been made with the Treasurer.
  • Each player will be assigned a numbered jersey that she will wear for both tryout sessions.
  • Tryouts are closed to parents and EPGBA board members.  Only outside evaluators and the EPGBA tryout coordinator are allowed in the gyms.
  • EPGBA requests parents/guardians come no earlier than 5 minutes prior to the end of each tryout session to pickup your player.

More information to follow via email notification to members the week of Tryouts


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2014 Tune Up Clinics
by posted 08/14/2014
 

Travel Tune Up Clinic Registration is Now Open

EPGBA has scheduled 4 tune up clinics to help girls prepare for the upcoming Travel Tryouts.  These clinics will be run by EPGBA coaching directors and will cover what to expect at travel tryouts, the skills and drills, and offer scrimmaging sessions.  Select days of each week were scheduled to accommodate any players who participate in other activities, in addition to when the Activity Center was available.  All sessions will be held from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the EPHS Activity Center on the following dates:

Thursday, September 4

Monday, September 8

Wednesday, September 10

Tuesday, September 16

Cost is $40 for all 4 clinics.  No refunds or pro-rating of fee if player is unable to attend all 4 session dates.  Access the Registration tab on our home page, or Click Here to register.


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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.  Mail entry form along with payment to:

Suzanne Becker

EPGBA Tournament Director

10131 Gristmill Ridge, Eden Prairie, MN  55347

Or, submit your team information via email to:  

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

 


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Parent Coaches Needed
by posted 07/20/2014
 

Parent Coaches Needed for 2014-15 Travel Teams

The EPGBA 2014-15 Travel season gets underway in 4 weeks!  In order to assure that we are able to field travel teams at all grade levels (4-8th), we are looking for parents to serve as head and assistance coaches.  If you have a basic knowledge of basketball rules and fundamentals, are able to teach and motivate players to develop specific basketball and relationship skills, and have good communication skills, WE NEED YOU!  If you coached with us last season and are interested in coaching again this season, you will need to complete a new application. 

Coaching positions are for travel division grades 4-8.  If your daughter makes a travel team, and you'd like to be considered for a head or assistant coaching position on that team, please submit an application.  

EPGBA is also taking applications for paid travel coaches for the 2014-2015 season.  Paid coaching positions are for girls grades 5-8.  Coaching salaries are based on experience and quality of prior coaching positions.  If you know of someone that may be interested in a paid coaching position, please forward this message onto them.

To apply for a coaching position, please complete the application form on our website at www.epgba.org under the "Coaches' Corner" tab, or by clicking on the link below.  

http://www.epgba.org/HeyCoach.asp?n=51923&org=m.m.m.m.epgba.org

 


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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.

October 6, 2014 - First Week of Practices, Pre-Season Team Clinic, & Mandatory Parent Meeting

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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43 Hoops Special Offer!
by posted 06/11/2014
 

Small Group & Private Training @ 43 Hoops Basketball Academy!

EP Varsity Girls Head Coach, Chris Carr is offering EPGBA members special pricing on Small Group and Private Training Lessons.  Small Group Training is offered to players entering Grades 5-12 for this coming school year.  For players entering Grades K-4, check out their Junior Hoops Training program @ http://43hoops.com/.

Coach Carr's staff of professional trainers will provide group instruction (4-7 players depending on skill level) in 1-hr sessions, as well as 1-on-1 private training lessons.  All participants receive a free 1-hr evaluation session which will determine the appropriate group for small group training.  Each 1-hr session will consist of drills designed to improve shooting, ball handling, passing, defense and footwork, as well as confidence and understanding of the game.  Registration and sign-up for training sessions will be made online though 43 Hoops.

Special EP Pricing for Small Group Training (normally $35 per hour):

10 Sessions for $200 ($20 each)

15 Sessions for $275 ($18.33 each)

20 Sessions for $350 ($17.50 each)

Special EP Pricing for 1-on-1 Private Training:

1 Session @ $70 (normally $75)

3 Sessions @ $165 (normally $180)

Small group and private training sessions offered through 43 Hoops never expire. For more information, contact 43 Hoops at 952-294-4667, or .


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