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2017 Summer Provincial Tryouts

Provincial Team Tryouts for:

U16 Boys and Girls
Midget (U15) Boys and Girls
U14 (Development) Boys and Girls

Site: NLSC, 100 Crosbie Road, St. John's, NL
April 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2017

Tryout Cost: U16 and Midget Programs - $80.00 per athlete / player
Tryout Cost: U14 Programs - $65.00 per athlete / player

The tryouts will take place over the Easter holidays and this will be the only tryouts for these summer programs. The deadline to register is April 10th, 2017.

For more information, please read the attached brochure carefully and fully!

Tryout Brochure

Tryout Application

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 dates to register is as follows:
Grade 4, 5 and 6 = January 16th, 2017
Grades 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 = January 31st, 2017

2017 Minor School Tournaments Sites and Dates
2017 Minor School Tournaments Hosting Application
2017 Minor Rulebook

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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