Summer Shooting-Dribbling Challenge: June Leaderboard
Congratulations to all 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:
Total Shots Made
Total Min Dribbled
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 Sheetwhich 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 participants and we look forward to seeing more submissions and results next month!
Traveling League Fees for 2019-2020 Season*
4th-6th grade = $400
7th grade = $425
8th grade = $450
Plus checks for Volunteer deposit ($200) and Coaching fee ($275) must be turned in at or before player check-in on the first day for tryouts. Volunteer deposits will be destroyed after volunteer tournament hours are completed. Coaching fee will be cashed once player is placed on a team.
Travel Uniforms ALLNEW players to EPGBA will need to stop by the uniform table before or after tryouts to size and recieve ordering insturctions for your uniform. All CURRENT travel players who wish to order new sizes or another uniform can stop by and do this during tryouts as well. All uniform orders will need to be placed by September 18th to ensure delivery before the first tournament.
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 9/12/19 (Thursday prior to tryouts)
*EPGBA does not accept walk-in registrations on either of the tryout dates.
*Per EPGBA policy, there are no refunds once tryouts have started.
Applications for Travel Coaches
Now Being Accepted for the Upcoming 2019-20 Season
The Eden Prairie Girls Basketball Association is seeking individuals interested in serving as Head Coaches for grades 4 through 8 during the 2019-20 travel basketball season. Individuals will be need to complete an application detailing their basketball backgrounds and prior coaching experience. Questions may be directed to Shari, Coach Selection Coordinator, at
Applications must be received prior to July 30th to be considered for a head coaching position. EPGBA will conduct interviews in early August to determine available coaches for each team. Head Coaches will be assigned prior to tryouts and will be part of the Tryout Team Formation Committee based on EPGBA's Travel Tryout Policy in September.
EPGBA will be hosting its 27th annual tournament on November 2-3, 2019. The EP Tip Off Tournament is considered one of the premier girls' tournaments offered early in the winter travel season. Eden Prairie High School, with 9 courts available, is where all teams will play their games. We guarantee each team 3 games, with certified officials, certified medical staff, full concessions, food vendors and a fun retail vendor or two.
A, B and C Divisions
$250 per team (3 games guaranteed) Registration Deadline: October 1st
Special Discount for registrations of 5 or more teams by Sept 1st - $225 per team
For more information, please contact: Todd Holloway, EPGBA Tournament Director
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.