Programs at a Glance

Basketball programs in the Yampa Valley are available for all ages: Recreational, Competitive, and Adult.

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Competitive - HAB Select Grades 7-8 Boys

HAB Select is designed to give grades 7th through 8th grade boys within the Yampa Valley region a chance to play competitive basketball. Try-outs will be held and the best 10 players will be selected to travel and compete in western slope and front range tournaments. It is HAB's goal that the team participate in tournaments where the participants can have a fun and competitive experience. Participants will gain an understanding of what it takes to compete and be successful at the competitive level.

General Information

Important Dates

November 25 - Tryout Registration opens

December 14 and 15 - Tryouts at SSHS.

* December 14 at 6 pm and December 15 at 1 pm

Teams created and rosters out on December 17th. There will be ONE team per grade.

Once your player is on the roster, then you will register for the program on December 17th and before December 20th.

Season runs mid- January through mid-March.

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Team Structure/Try-outs

Try-outs will be regionalized to the Yampa Valley (Steamboat Springs, North Routt, South Routt, Hayden, Craig). Try-outs will be held and the best 10 players will be selected to participate. Participants will be placed on team(s) based on their talent level. Decision on participant placement and cuts will be made by the HAB coaching staff.

Tournament/Games

SLAM League - SLAM League is an 8 week league with an end of season tournament based at Coal Ridge High School. Our schedule is tentatively scheduled for every other Sunday in January and February. The final schedule is still TBD.

The team(s) will participate in THREE western slope and front range tournaments. Western slope locations include but are not limited to: Grand Junction, Rifle, Montrose, Glenwood, Steamboat Springs, etc. Front Range locations include but are not limited to the greater Denver area. Tournaments may be one-day and/or two-day overnight tournaments.

Practice

Practices will be run by HAB skill development coaches and team coaches. Participants can expect two practices during the week and one practice on the weekend when no travel is committed during the season at Yampa Valley regional schools.

Practice - Starts Jan 6th

Monday and Wednesdays 5:30 - 8:30 pm SSMS

Saturdays 4:00 - 6:00 pm SSMS Jan 4, 18, Feb 1, 15,29, March 7

Tournaments/Travel

Slam League - Coal Ridge High School January 12, 26, Feb 6, 23.

Montrose Tournament March 13-14

Glenwood Tournament March 20-22

Participant Commitment

Participants will be expected to attend the majority (80%) of practices and skill development sessions. Participants will be expected to attend all tournaments.

Parent Volunteers

Parent volunteers are a crucial asset to the Competitive program's success! Parents will have the opportunity to volunteer in multiple capacities.

- Travel Coordinator

- Team Coordinator/Administrator

Cost: $595 (Payment Plan available) 3 payments of roughly $200 spread out over 3 months.


What's Included in the Cost?
- Two Practices per week (approx. 30 total) depending upon gym availability

- HAB Skill Development Coaching

- 970 Hoops Skill Sessions

- Away Tournament Entry Fees

- Gym Use Fees (Practices, Scrimmages, etc.)

 
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