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Travel Youth Basketball

The Grand Ledge Athletic Department has combined forces with the Grand Ledge Youth Basketball Association in efforts to streamline youth basketball in the Grand Ledge community! Below you will find information about how to get your child on a GL travel team and how the program works.

4th - 8th grade  

(All Skill Levels Welcome!)

Participant must live in the Grand Ledge School District or attend a Grand Ledge School.

Evaluations will be conducted and players will be placed on teams based on their potential position and skill set. Teams are formed for each grade and gender. 

3 levels of teams will be created - Gold - Silver - Bronze.

No cuts are made! Everyone will be placed on a team

All GL teams will participate in the Red Cedar Basketball League where they'll play against other community based teams of the same grade and skill level. Coaches are volunteers and will be guided and trained by the MS & HS basketball coaching staff. Teams will practice in GLPS gyms and home games will be held at the GL Middle School and/or High School. Away game locations will vary in the Tri-County area.

Teams will also have the opportunity to play in outside tournaments on weekends they are not schedule league games.

Evaluations

It's important for anyone interested in playing on a travel team to attend the evaluations. If you're unable to attend evaluations you will be placed on a Bronze team.

PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON A TEAM.

Pre-Registration is required in order to participate in evaluations.

7th/8th Grade Girls Evaluations

Sunday, October 2, 2022 @ Beagle Middle School Gyms

7th Grade: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

8th Grade: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

4th - 6th Grade Girls Evaluations

Sunday, October 16, 2022 @ Beagle Middle School Gyms

4th Grade: 4:00 - 5:00 pm

5th Grade: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

6th Grade: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

An additional evaluation might be needed based on numbers. This will be determined and announced at the conclusion of the evaluation on 10/16.

4th - 6th Grade Boys Evaluations

Sunday, October 30, 2022 @ Beagle Middle School Gyms

4th Grade: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

5th Grade: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

6th Grade: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

An additional evaluation might be needed based on numbers. This will be determined and announced at the conclusion of the evaluation on 10/30.

7th/8th Grade Boys Evaluations

Sunday, December 18, 2022 @ Beagle Middle School Gyms

7th Grade: 5:00 - 7:00 pm

8th Grade: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Season Dates

7th/8th Grade Girls

Practices Start: Week of October 17, 2022

Games Start: Weekend of November 5, 2022

Please Note: the 7th/8th grade girls season play doubleheaders on either Saturday or Sunday. 

4th-6th Grade Girls & Boys

Practices Start: Week of November 7, 2022

Games Start: Weekend of December 3, 2022

Games are played on either Saturday or Sunday

7th/8th Grade Boys

Practices Start: TBA

(Looking into arrangements to start practices the week of 1/2/23 during break)

Games Start: January 14, 2022

Games are played on either Saturday or Sunday

FOR ALL GRADES: Practices are twice a week in the evening (after 5pm) for 1.5 hours. Days & Times are chosen by the coach. Practice info will be provided shortly after teams are formed/announced.

All games are scheduled by the Red Cedar Basketball League. Below is the link to their website:

Red Cedar Basketball League Website

Once schedules are posted by Red Cedar we will send each coach their team's schedule in a format easy to follow for parents. Teams will play 8 league games and an end of season tournament.

We recommend opting into the Red Cedar Text Alerts to get updates on weather cancellations, schedule changes, etc. Info on Rained Out is located on the bottom left of the Red Cedar website home page.

 

 

 



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