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 Female – Those 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
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!
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: (PDF/ Word) 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)
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.
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
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
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