2018 PEI Provincial Basketball Tryouts

Tryouts for this year’s provincial basketball teams are coming up. Please check back regularly for updates.

Anyone trying out for a provincial team MUST be a Basketball PEI Member. If you participated in the Provincial Training Program or were part of a Minor Association this winter, you are already a member. If you are not a member, you will have to fill in a membership form (word/ PDF) as well as pay a $15 try out fee upon registering prior to the first try out.

U17 Male – Those born in 2000 or later are eligible to try out. *Only 2 positions available for those born in 2000.

7:30-9:15 PM April 18th @ Colonel Gray (Registration @ 7:15 PM) – New time due to school closures on April 17th.

11 AM-1 PM April 21st @ Three Oaks

U17 Female – Those born in 2000 or later are eligible to try out. *Only 2 positions available for those born in 2000.

Coach Katie Donahoe would like to encourage all eligible athletes to come and try-out for the U17 Women’s Provincial Team. All athletes born in 2001 and later are eligible. There are also up to two positions open to athletes born in 2000. The team will compete in various Eastern Canadian tournaments this spring and summer, including the National U17 Championships being held in Fredericton, NB August 6-11. The tryout schedule is as follows:

Try-out #1 – Wed, Apr 18th, 6-7pm at Charlottetown Rural

Try-out #2 – Fri, Apr 20th, 7-9pm at Charlottetown Rural

U15 Male – Those born in 2002 or later are eligible to try out. *Only 2 positions available for those born in 2002.

7:30-9 PM Thursday, April 19 @ Charlottetown Rural (Registration @ 7:15 PM)

5-7 PM Friday, April 20 @ Summerside Intermediate

10 AM-12 PM Sunday, April 22 @ Summerside Intermediate

U15 FemaleThose born in 2002 or later are eligible to try out. *Only 2 positions available for those born in 2002.

Saturday, April 21st – 12-2 PM @ Summerside Intermediate

Monday, April 23rd – 5:30-7:30 PM @ Bluefield High School

U13 Male – Those born in 2005 or later are eligible to try out. 

Thursday, April 19th 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Summerside Intermediate School

Friday, April 20th 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm – Bluefield High School (Changed from Wednesday)

Sunday, April 22nd 3:00pm to 5:00pm – UPEI

U13 Female – Those born in 2005 or later are eligible to try out. 

April 19th – 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM @ Birchwood (Registration @ 4:30 PM)

April 21st – 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM @ Athena Consolidated 

 

U-14 Mid Isle Magic Girls Team

Cassidy Hurley
Alina Crockett
Bonnie Thompson
Dara McCabe
Menna McCabe
Abby MacDonald
Sydney Lawlor
Zoe Olscamp
Ava Sinnott
Emily Thistle
Brooke Walsh
Isabelle McGeoghan
 
Practice schedule:
Wednesday, April 11 – 6:00-7:45 at Birchwood
Sunday, April 15 – 11:00-1:00 at Stonepark
Monday, April 16 – 7:00-8:30 at Stonepark
Wednesday, April 18 – 7:00-8:30 at Birchwood

2018 Red Rock Registration is Now Open!

Last year saw 39 teams compete in the Red Rock Classic. We invite all teams back that have participated in previous years as well as any new teams!

Tournament Details:

Dates: May 25-27, 2018
Registration fee: $425
Deadline to register: May 4th, 2018
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Host Hotel: Rodd Royalty. To reserve your rooms using the Red Rock rate, call Stephanie at (902)629-1141.

Looking to register? Sign up by filling in a registration form: (PDFWord) and returning to Trent@basketballpei.ca at Basketball PEI. Teams will not be considered registered until Basketball PEI has received this completed form as well as the $425 registration fee. Cheques can be made payable to Basketball PEI. E-transfer can be sent to Trent@basketballpei.ca.

The first 8 teams registered for each division will get priority. Register early to ensure your spot!

Any questions, please contact Basketball PEI Executive Director Trent Whitty at (902)368-4986 or Trent@basketballpei.ca.

Charlottetown Tigers Skills & Drills Program

CTMBA will be holding a SKILLS and DRILLS PROGRAM for 6 weeks beginning on Thursday, April 5th. We welcome UPEI Men’s & Women’s players as coaches.

For more information on the program, click here.

Town of Cornwall - Spring Basketball Program

The Town of Cornwall will be running a youth spring basketball program geared towards skill development as well as an introduction to the game.

The overall program leader will be former UPEI Basketball player Greg Lucas with staff from various high school basketball programs throughout the Maritimes.

The program schedule is as follows:

Mondays and Wednesday (April 16-May 16)

5:30-6:15pm Grades 1-2

6:30-7:30pm Grades 3-4

7:30-8:30pm Grades 5-6

Cost of the program is $40 ($50 for non resident). All sessions will be at Westwood Elementary School.

To register please go to www.cornwallpe.ca or call 902-566-2354

East Wiltshire Basketball Camp

Basketball camps will be running again this year starting Saturday, April 14th/2018 at East Wiltshire Intermediate School. Each camp session will be 1 hour and consist of drills and skills followed by a game. The camp will run for 8 consecutive weeks and finish on Saturday, June 2nd. The cost of the program will be $40 with limited space available. Registration will be Saturday, March 10th (10 am – 12 noon) at East Wiltshire Intermediate School.

Camp 1 (9am-10am) – for grades 4,5,6 (Boys and Girls)

Camp 2 (10am-11am) – for grades 7,8,9 (Boys)

Camp 3 (11am-12pm) – for grades 7,8,9 (Girls)

Camp Dates

April 14

April 21

April 28

May 5

May 12

May 19

May 26

June 2

Contact:  Troy MacCallum  (902) 940-3627

* Reminder to bring a water bottle, indoor sneakers and your basketball, if you have one.

Basketball PEI/ADL 2016-2017 Annual Awards

We recognize the amount of hard work and dedication to the sport of basketball that has taken place over this past year and we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016-2017 Basketball PEI awards.

The award presentation occurred on Sunday, February 4th, 2018.

Award Winners:

Bantam Male: Spencer Rossiter 

Bantam Female: Sydney Strain

Junior Male: Adam Ryan

Junior Female: Nikki Arsenault

Volunteer: Darryl Gaudet

Administrator: Brenda Brydon

Official: Matthew McNally

Coach: Reagh Vidito

Senior Male: Jack MacAulay

Senior Female: Jenna Mae Ellsworth

Team: Charlottetown Rural “AAA” Girls

 

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 award winners!

Team PEI 2017 Canada Games Men

Back Row (L to R): Lucas Squires (coach), Adam Ryan, John Alex Vos, Joe Thomson, Parker Roche, Josh Bourque, Thomas Hogan, Troy MacCallum (coach), Reagh Vidito (coach)
Front Row (L to R): Zack Wall, Yousef Sefau, Will Vidito, Logan Cameron, Yahya Sefau, Logan MacCallum

The U17 PEI men’s basketball team will be heading to Winnipeg to participate in the 50th Canada Games the week of July 29th-August 4th. The team will be competing in tournaments around Atlantic Canada to prepare.

Team PEI 2017 Canada Games Women

Back Row (L to R): Katie Donahoe (coach), Todd MacInnis (manager), Gemma Shea, Rylee Connolly, Sydney Whitlock, Brynn Essery, Samantha Silliphant, Lexi MacInnis, Trent Whitty (coach)
Front Row (L to R): Devon Lawlor, Frances Alvarez, Samantha Strain, Nikki Arsenault, Haley Cole, Ashley Plaggenhoef

The U17 PEI girl’s basketball team will be heading to Winnipeg to participate in the 50th Canada Games the week of July 29th-August 4th. The girls will be competing in tournaments around Atlantic Canada to prepare.

U14 Boys Provincial Development Team

The PEI Boys Provincial Development team will be participating in tournaments around Atlantic Canada this spring & summer. They will also be playing host for the boy’s development division at the Red Rock Classic on June 2-4 weekend. Good luck, boys!

Back row (L to R): Ian Lilly (Coach), Sam Crockett, Luke Thomson, Kalon MacDonald-Wood, Jeremey Norman, Spencer Rossiter, Nathan Swansburg, Colton Wadman (Coach)
Front row (L to R): Shawn Aitken, Ryan MacKinnon, Clark Farrell, Armaan Singh, Sam Birtwistle Missing: Tyler Kennedy

U14 Girls Provincial Development Team

Basketball PEI is pleased to announce the 2017 U14 Girls Provincial Development team. The girls are going to be representing PEI across the Atlantic Canada this Spring/Summer in exhibition play as well as several tournaments. They will be playing host for the Girls Development division at the Red Rock Classic on June 2-4 weekend. Good Luck girls!

Back (L to R): Ava Sinnott, Abby McGeoghan, Taylor Mitton, Abby MacDonald, Grace Morrison, Leah Johnston, Grace Killorn

Front (L to R): Amy Plaggenhoef, Paige MacLean, Katie Vidito, Sydney Lawlor, Dara McCabe, Sydney Strain Coaches: Kathy Murray, Jay Mingrone, Katie Morrison

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President: Peter Lawlor
Vice President: Brian Chambers
Treasurer: Meaghan McQuaid
Secretary: Lesley Whitlock
Staff Executive Director: Trent Whitty

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Past President: Peter Murray
Minor Basketball Council Rep: Clint Brink
PEIBOA Representative: Todd MacInnis

Members at Large:
Shayne Connolly
John Hammer
Jeff Walker
Cheryl Tanton

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