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WAA Basketball Board

The WAA Basketball Board is looking to fill the following positions:

Basketball Treasurer 

Grade Level Coordinators

 

Please contact Christine Smith or
Angie Heldstab if you are interested in being a part of our program!


Important Travel Dates

 

Date

Location

Time

Registration Opens

June 25

WAA Website

 

Coaching Application Aug 25

Boys Application      Girls Application

Registration Closes

Aug 31

WAA Website

 

Virtual Parent Meeting

Sept 8

Zoom Link on Travel Page

8pm

Boys Tryouts

Sept 12-16

Lake Middle School

6:00-9:15 pm

See the Boys Travel page for specific times for each grade level.

Boys Pre-Season Workouts with High School Coaches

Sundays

 

Sept 11, 18, 25 & Oct 2, 9                                   

Woodbury High School

Main Gym

4:00-4:50 4th/5th

 

5:00-5:50 6th-8th

Girls Pre-Season Workouts with High School Coaches

Skills Sessions:

8/30, 9/1,

9/ 13, 9/15, 9/27

 

Woodbury High School Main Gym

 

 

Additional Open Gyms for ALL 4th-8th Graders:

9/7  4:30-6:30

9/20  4:30-6:30

9/21  4:30-6:30

9/26  4:00-6:00

4th and 5th

6:00-7:00

 

6th and 7th

7:00-8:00

 

 

Girls Tryouts

Sept 19-23

Legacy Hoops Woodbury

6:00-9:00 pm

See the Girls Travel page for specific times for each grade level.

Practices Start

Week of Oct 17

TBD

District 833 Jamboree

Oct 29 and 30

TBD

IMPORTANT IN-HOUSE DATES

 

Date

Location

Time

Registration Opens

June 24

WAA Website

 

Registration Closes

Sept 23

WAA Website

 

Coaching Application Sept 23 On registration, click YES on the question that asks if you'd like to be a coach

Virtual Parent Meeting

Sept 26

Zoom Link on In-House page

8:00pm

Girls Shoot Around

Oct 3-6

Liberty Ridge Elementary School

6:30-9:30 pm

See the In-House page for specific times for each grade level.

Boys Shoot Around

Oct 3-7

Lake Middle School

6:30-9:30 pm

See the In-House page for specific times for each grade level.

Practices Start

Week of Nov 1

TBD

Games Start

Nov 12

TBD

End of Season Tournament Feb 11 & 12 TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2022-2023 Basketball Registration is CLOSED

If you are late to registering and placed on waitlist, we will reach out to you if there are any openings. 

 

Travel Registration closed Aug 31 . In-house Registration closed Sept 23.

Once registration closes, players will be put on a waitlist so please be sure to register before the deadline.


What Programs are available through WAA?

In-House Basketball

Travel Basketball

Boys and Girls Grades K-2nd

Boys Grades 3rd-12th

 

Girls Grades 3rd-8th

Grade Levels

Grades 4th-8th

K-2nd In-House

Program Links

Boys Travel

Girls Travel

November-February

November - February

Season

October - Beginning of March

$100 $250 Cost

$475 Registration

(most tournaments will be 1 day format with no gate fees)

 

$100 Uniform & Shooting Shirt

(if new one needed)

1 per week for 1 hour

 

K: Saturdays

1st/2nd: Choice of Wednesday or Saturday

2 per week for 1 hour

 

Boys Divisions

3rd, 4th, 5th/6th, 7th/8th, 9th/10th

 

Girls Divisions

3rd, 4th, 5th/6th, 7th/8th

Practices

2 per week

Kindergarten and 1st grade will focus on skills and drills to teach the game of basketball, while 2nd graders will have more game-like situations.

League Play Saturday Mornings or Afternoons

 

Games start Sat, Nov. 5

Games

All games are a part of weekend tournaments. 3 games minimum.

None

All teams will participate in an end of year Tournament in February 11 & 12

Tournaments

10 Tournaments

N/A

We attempt to balance teams to promote competitive play. 

 

Boys Shoot Around  Oct 3rd-7th from 6:30-9:30 at Lake Middle

 

Girls Shoot Around  Oct 3rd-6th from 6:30-9:30 at Liberty Ridge

Team 

Formation

Tryouts occur in mid-September. 

Teams are divided by skill (A, B, C).  Independent facilitators (not coaches or parents) evaluate players during tryouts. 

 

Boys Tryouts Sept 12-16

6:00-9:15 at Lake Middle

 

Girls Tryouts September 19-23

6:00-9:00 at Legacy Hoops

Players are assigned by day and grade. If you sign up for the same day, friends in the same grade level will be together.

Players can make ONE friend request but both players must have each other's name requested in order to honor this. 

 

Multiple friend requests are not possible because of the need to make equal and fair teams.

Friend Requests

None 

Travel teams are determined based off tryout

N/A

Equal Play Time

Playing 

Time

4th & 5th Grade:

Minimum 50% playing time rule 

 

6th, 7th & 8th Grade:

Fair and reasonable playing time based on the coach’s discretion 

WAA T-shirt

Reversible Team Jersey 

(players keep jersey)

Uniforms

Full Uniform must be purchased 

(players keep uniform)

Ball is given to you by WAA

Girls

3rd/4th grade - 27.5”

5th grade & up - 28.5”

 

Boys

3rd/4th grade - 27.5”

5th/6th grade - 28.5”

7th grade & up - 29.5”

Ball Size

Girls

4th grade - 27.5”

5th grade & up - 28.5”

 

Boys

4th grade - 27.5”

5th/6th grade - 28.5”

7th grade & up - 29.5”

Parent Volunteers

Parent Volunteers

Coaches

Parent Volunteers that apply and interview with the WAA board. 

 

Occasionally a non-parent coach if there are not enough volunteers. 

July - October 

July - September

Registration

July - August

October TBD - Virtual Meeting

September TBD - Virtual Meeting

Parent 

Meeting

September TBD - Virtual Meeting

None

None

Volunteer Requirement

All travel families are required to volunteer during this tournament or request a paid replacement volunteer prior to the event. Families who do not meet this obligation will be charged an incremental fee. 

 

Tournament Dates:

Boys Jan 28 & 29

Girls Feb 4 & 5


Thank You Volunteers!...

We would like to thank the many volunteers who make WAA Basketball a great experience for the players and families!