2017/18 VJBL Tryout Information

 

Werribee Basketball is pleased to announce the tryout dates for the 2017/18 Werribee Devils Junior Representative Program. 

 

 

 

 

What is VJBL & what is Representative Basketball?

The Melb Utd. Victorian Junior Basketball League incorporates competitions conducted state-wide and provides the highest level of junior competition in Victoria. Melb Utd. VJBL boasts 1248 representative teams from 54 associations across Victoria. The competition includes the U12 to U20 age groups, in a graded structure from Victorian Junior Championship League to the Regional Competition. The Victorian Junior Championship League serves as a benchmark for excellence in competition and is the premier competition for junior teams in Victoria. The VJBL has been a key pathway for many of Australia's best players including Andrew Bogut, Penny Taylor, Andrew Gaze & Michelle Timms just to name a few. 

Playing Representative basketball requires attendance at x2 weekly practice sessions and a Friday night game. All Werribee Devils VJBL Representative Teams have coaches that are suitably qualified & experienced. All coaches work under the guidance of the Player & Coach Development Manager and the Representative Coaching Leads. Werribee Basketball aims to have a program that strongly aligns with the Basketball Victoria & Basketball Australia player development pathway, and provides opportunities for all players to play at the highest level they can achieve. 

Werribee Basketball encourages all players looking to take their game to the next level to attend these tryouts. 

 

Rep trials dates/ times/ courts 

U/12 boys & girls 
Friday 13th October - 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Girls courts 1, 2, 3 & 4/ Boys courts 5, 6, 8 & 9) 
Sunday 15th October - 8:00am - 10:00am (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 
Sunday 22nd October - 8:00am - 10:00am (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 

U/14 boys & girls 
Sunday 15th October - 10:00am - 12:00pm (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 
Friday 20th October - 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Girls courts 1, 2, 3 & 4/ Boys courts 5, 6, 8 & 9) 
Sunday 22nd October - 10:00am - 12:00pm (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 

U/16 boys & girls 
Friday 13th October 8:30pm - 10:00pm (Girls courts 1, 2, 3 & 4/ Boys courts 5, 6, 8 & 9) 
Sunday 15th October 1:00pm - 3:00pm (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 
Sunday 22nd October 1:00pm - 3:00pm (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 

U/18 boys & girls 
Sunday 15th October 3:00pm - 5:00pm (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 
Friday 20th October 8:30pm - 10:00pm (Girls courts 1, 2, 3 & 4/ Boys courts 5, 6, 8 & 9) 
Sunday 22nd October 3:00pm - 5:00pm (Girls courts 5, 6 & 7/ Boys courts 9, 10, 11 & 12) 

PLEASE NOTE U/20 trials are TBC 

WBA will be running Devils Academy & Rep Ready camps... Stay tuned for further annoucments! 


Representative Age Groups for the 2017/18 VJBL season 

U12 - players born 2007 to 2009

U14 - players born 2005 to 2006 

U16 - players born 2003 to 2004 

U18 - players born 2001 to 2002 

U20 - players born to 1999 to 2000 

 

ALL PLAYERS MUST REGISTER ONLINE - PLEASE CLICK HERE 

 *All players trialing must complete the online registration form 

*Please ensure all information is accurate & correct 

 

Cost of attending trials 

There is a tryout registration fee is $10 plus $1 transaction fee per player. This fee covers the overhead costs of running the Representative trials. 

 

Information for players trialing from other associations 

All players trialing from other associations must provide a signed "Permission to Train" (PTT) form. If this form is not provided, you will not be allowed to trial. This form can be found on the VJBL website. 

 

Information for players unable to attend trials 

*Please note that attendance of at least two (2) sessions is required to be selected in a side. 

*Any player unable to attend 2 or more trials MUST apply for an exemption by emailing reece.potter@werribeebasketball.com. Exemptions will be granted at the discretion of the WBA Representative Committee Chairperson & the Player/ Coach Development Manager. 

*Any player unable to attend 2 or more trials MUST still register & pay online.

*Players who are injured are still required to register & attend trials to observe. Injured players must provide a medical certificate & apply for an exemption as above.

*Players who are sick/ ill are not required to attend trials, but must still register & pay online. Sick players must provide medical certificate & apply for an exemption as above.

 



Questions can be directed to the Player & Coach Development Manager, Reece Potter.

Email: reece.potter@werribeebasketball.com   OR   Phone: (03) 9742 5440 




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