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03/17/2017

OPEN TRYOUT FOR U16 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM IN TORONTO


 

Canada Basketball is hosting an open tryout for the 2017 U16 Cadet Men’s National Team from April 14–16 in Toronto. The team will compete for the U16 FIBA Americas tournament this summer.
 

Eligibility

Athletes must be born January 1, 2001 or later.

All athletes must have a valid passport.
 

Date

Friday, April 14 to Sunday April 16
 

Time

5:30-6:15 p.m. on Friday, April 14
 

Location

Kerr Hall, Ryerson University (350 Victoria St., Toronto)
 

Registration

Register online as soon as possible to reserve a spot. The registration deadline is March 31, 2017.

All athletes must complete an Insurance Form [.pdf] and bring it to the tryout.

Note: A parent/guardian signature is required on the Insurance Form in order for athletes to participate.
 

Cost

There is a $30 registration fee, which must be paid in full upon arrival on Friday evening. Athletes will receive a Canada Basketball shirt after registering.

All athletes are responsible for their own gear, taping, and expenses to attend.
 

Accommodations

Canada Basketball will not provide accommodations for athletes, but has arranged for a discounted rate at the Holiday Inn – Downtown Toronto, approximately 600m from the gymnasium.

The discounted rate will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis until Thursday, March 30 at 11:59 p.m. Take advantage of the discount here.

Note: All athletes must be accompanied by an individual 19 years of age or older to check in to a hotel in Toronto.
 

Contact

Technical Questions: Michael Meeks, Manager of Youth Player Development, Canada Basketball

Logistical Questions: David Grundman, Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Operations, Canada Basketball

 

About the U16 Cadet Men’s National Team
The U16 Cadet Men’s National Team has had a successful quad (2013-16) with a cumulative record of 18-6 at international competitions. At the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships, the Cadet team finished 5th with a record of 6-1. A year earlier at the U16 FIBA Americas, they earned a silver medal. Canada Basketball looks forward to continuing to field teams that will compete for a place on the podium at international competitions.
 

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