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STBC 2015-2016 Tryout Registration Open
08/20/2015
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Club Information
09/07/2010
Introduction The Simsbury Travel Basketball Club provides an organized...
 
STBC 2015-2016 Tryout Registration Open
Simsbury Travel Basketball Tryout Registration is open!
Tryout Dates TBA - Tryouts will be in October:
Tryouts are held at Henry James Memorial School, 7:00 - 8:30PM on weeknights
 
Teams to be offered are still to be determined. We have some uncertainty in the amount of gym time available to us for practices and games.
We will offer Boys and Girls 5, 6, 7 & 8 A teams and Boys 6, 7 & 8 B teams.  
Depending on gym time availability and registration, we may offer Boys 4th grade, Boys 5B, Girls 5/6B, Girls 7/8B.
As soon as we have some certainty regarding which teams are to be offered we will update this web site and email all those who are registered.
 
  • The tryout for each grade level will be two nights.  
  • Players should plan to attend both nights of tryouts. 
  • Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for tryouts (please no earlier than 15 minutes).  
  • Each player must be signed in the first night of tryouts by a parent or guardian.
  • There will be a brief mandatory meeting at 7:05 on the first night of each tryout for parents/guardians.
  • ​Tryouts are closed to parents.

All candidates should register using the "Register Online" Tab on the left side of the website at www.STBCweb.com or the "Register NOW" button on the top right of our home page.

There is no cost to try out.

 

Parents, please check the “PARENTS” tab for STBC Expectations, information about tryouts and more.

 

The number and structure of each team will be determined by the skill levels and number of candidates. We hope to offer the following teams:

Connecticut Girls Basketball League- CGBL: Girls 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th

Connecticut Boys Travel Basketball League - CBTBL: Boys 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th

Northern Connecticut Conference- NCC: Boys 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th, Girls 5/6 and 7/8

The 4th grade boys team will play in the 4th Grade Travel Basketball League

Players must be Simsbury residents and try out for the grade they are in this fall.

If you have any questions on the registration process, please contact the STBC Registrar

If you have any questions on the tryouts, please contact the STBC President

 

by posted 08/20/2015
Club Information

Introduction

The Simsbury Travel Basketball Club provides an organized youth basketball program for Simsbury residents in grades 4 through 8. Teams compete against teams from towns in the Hartford, CT area with most games scheduled for Saturdays and Sundays. Teams are formed in the fall based on tryouts. Practice usually begins in November. Games usually begin in December and continue into late February or early March.

Philosophy

  • Teach players the basic skills of basketball
  • Build confidence in each player and to bring out their individual talent for the game
  • Teach sportsmanship and fair play through a team sport
  • Provide an opportunity for each player to participate and have fun
  • Enforce team concepts and to enhance knowledge of the sport
  • Teach players the responsibility of each team member to try their best and to encourage their teammates to do the same
  • Prepare players for a higher level of competition and commitment to continue to play the sport at the next level.

Schedule:

Check the Weekly Schedule menu item on the left for weekly games and practice times.  During the season, teams typically practice twice a week on week nights for 90 minutes.  Games are usually on weekends.  Our teams play in the CBTBL, CGBL and NCC leagues. Click the LEAGUES tab on the left column for league web sites.

Tryouts:

More infomation about Simsbury Travel Basketball  Expectations and Tryouts can be found in the Parents tab. Online Registration for tryouts opens up in August, tryouts take place in October.  There is no fee to try out. 

Coaches:

All STBC Coaches must pass a background check, take the CDC Concussion training course and review the CDC information on staph infections for athletes.

Cost:

The cost to participate on a team is $295 per player.   Costs include gym rental & custodial fees, game officials, league fees, website fees and team equipment.  The fee does not include the cost of  a uniform - approximately $75. Individual teams may choose to participate in activities that could require additional costs. 

 

 

 


by Bill Sickinger posted 09/07/2010
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