Keilor Youth League tryouts announced

The Keilor Thunder have released information surrounding tryouts for their youth league teams for season 2019.

2018/19 Keilor Thunder U21 & Youth League Try-Outs Information

Thursday 25 October 2018
 Girls U21 & Youth League Women – 6.30pm – 8.00pm
 Boys U21 & Youth League Men – 8.00pm – 9.30pm

Sunday 28 October 2018
 Girls U21 & Youth League Women – 12.30pm – 1.30pm
 Boys U21 & Youth League Men – 1.30pm – 2.30pm

 To trial for U21’s, players must be born in 1999, 2000 and 2001.
 To trial for Youth League, players cannot be born earlier than 1996. For players aged 16 and under, you must have a consent form signed by a parent or guardian, and present it at try-outs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?

Click on to register. Registrations close strictly at 9.00am on Monday 22 October 2018. All players (including 2017/18 Keilor Thunder players) must register in order to trial.

Where are the try-outs held?

At Keilor Basketball Stadium (Stadium Drive, Keilor Park, 3042).

What do I bring to trials?

Players are asked to bring a light and dark top, a drink bottle and a basketball with their name on it.

What do I do once I arrive?

Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled trial time. Go to the main foyer and see one of the people sitting at a desk. They will sign you in and point you in the right direction. If you eligible to play in a Junior Rep team (including U21’s) and you are from another Association, you MUST bring along a completed Permission to Train Form, which can be found on the VJBL website.

What happens after trials?

After the trial process is complete, you will be contacted via email and advised if you have been successful in making a team or not. Please note, some players may be required to attend further trials. Not all players will be successful in making a team.

Can I receive feedback about my trial?

Due to limited resources, we will not be in a position to provide feedback about trials.

What happens if I am offered a spot on a team?

 A full commitment to attend all games and training sessions is mandatory.
 Once you accept your position, it is expected that you pay your fees on time and in full. Depending on if you are on an U21’s team or Youth League team, the fee structure will be different. This will be communicated to you at a later date.
 Any injuries are to be notified to your team manager ASAP.
 If you need to raise a complaint for any reason, please notify you team manager, who will then notify the Association, if they deem it necessary.
 It is expected that you will be supportive of your coach at all times.
 Once teams are finalised, there will be a mandatory meeting for all parents and players.

What if I have any other questions?

Contact the KBA office on 03 9336 0178.

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