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2017 Canada Games Men's and Women's Tryouts

Head Coaches for the 2017 Canada Games Men's and Women's Basketball Programs, will hold the final tryout sessions for athletes wishing to be selected to the 2017 Men's and Women's Canada Games Program. Tryouts will be held on Thursday December 22nd and Friday December 23rd in St. John's. The tryout will be held at the NL sports Centre on Crosbie Road. Sessions will run from 11:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pm on the 22nd and 9:00am-11:00am on the 23rd. The sessions are open to individuals born in 2000 and 2001.

Athletes selected to the program will commence training for the 2017 Canada Games taking place in Winnipeg, Manitoba in late July and early August, 2017. There will be no charge for the tryout and athletes will register through the NLBA prior to tryouts. Please bring a reversible and basketball. Please note this is the final tryout camp for this program.

2017 Canada Games Registration Form

2017 Minor School Championships

The 2017 Minor tournament hosting sites have been determined. For more details on sites, dates and registration fees, please download the Minor Sites and Dates form. There are still events where hosts are not yet secured. If you are interested in hosting, please contact the office. These will be awarded on a first come first served basis.

2017 Minor School Tournaments Registration Form. The deadline to register is January 31, 2017
2017 Minor School Tournaments Sites and Dates
2017 Minor School Tournaments Hosting Application

2016 - 2017 Minor Rule Changes

To view the minor rule changes for the 2017 basketball season, please download a copy of the 2016 - 17 Minor Rule Changes in PDF format.

NLBA Healthy Eating Policy

The NLBA recognizes the importance of healthy eating and the overall benefits of this practice. In support of Healthy Students Healthy Schools and the Provincial School Food Guidelines, NLBA has implemented a new Healthy Eating Policy for NLBA events where food and beverages will be served. The Healthy Eating Policy ensures that healthy options are provided to participants attending these events.

Effective October 2105, all NLBA event hosts will be asked to comply with the Healthy Eating Policy. Please refer to Provincial School Food Guidelines for planning your meals and snacks: Additional support is available from the Eat Great and Participate Coordinator at 709-729-4432 or from your local Regional Nutritionist.

For additional information, please refer to the Heatlthy Eating Policy.

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