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League Notices


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Tournaments


St. Anne's 7th Annual Presidents Day Instructional Tournament - Boys and Girls brackets; February 15-16, 2020; Each team plays two games. All teams play on Saturday and Sunday. The championship and consolation games are on Sunday; Cost $100.00/team; Trophy for the 1st place team in each division; T-shirt for each player; Location: St. Anne School, 4040 Willow Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15234; For more information contact Rich Unger (412-443-5601, runger@2badcats.com) - Flyer and Roster Form (PDF), Flyer and Roster Form (Word)
Saint Anne School is looking for Boys and Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity ‘B’ teams to attend the 12th Annual Miracles in March Basketball Tournament at Saint Anne School; The Tournament begins on February 29, 2020 and concludes the week of March 14, 2020;  Double elimination format over three weekends; Entry Fee is $175 per team for up to 12 players, 2 coaches - add $5 per additional player/coach; Make checks payable to St. Anne Athletic Association, and mail to St. Anne School, 4040 Willow Avenue, Castle Shannon, PA 15234, ATTN: Nick Waskiewicz-Tournament Director; The team registration form is attached - please send rosters as soon as possible to miraclesinmarch@gmail.com; Tournament is held at Saint Anne Gym in Castle Shannon, PA.  Any questions, please contact Nick Waskiewicz, Tournament Director at miraclesinmarch@gmail.com or 412-735-2409 (c) - Registration Form (PDF), Registration Form (Word)
NORTH ALLEGHENY BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Boys & Girls 2020 TOURNAMENT - "A" & "B" Divisions; Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16; DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS FEBRUARY 7; Entry fee: $225 per team - Three Games Guaranteed - Flyer and Registration Info
Our Lady of Fatima 36th Annual William L Davis 5th Grade Tournament - Girls and Boys Divisions; February 26 through March 1, 2020; Each team is guaranteed three games. ‘Early-bird’ registration cost is $125.00/team, $200 for two teams from the same school. Early-bird pricing runs through January 26, 2020. After this date, cost is $150 for first team and $100 for 2 nd team from the same school; Team and individual trophies for the 1st and 2nd place teams in each division; Ample parking and extensive concession hot food selections; Location: Our Lady of Fatima School 3005 Fatima Drive Aliquippa, PA 15001; For more information contact Chris Kovell (412-582-9951) or Erik Cornman (412-303-9990)
Basketball Stars of America will be hosting Tournaments & 1 Day Shootouts in the Pittsburgh area for Boys & Girls teams during the Spring, Summer & Fall months. This is BSA’s 13th year running these events! Spring & Summer Tournament and 1 Day Shootout information is available at: http://www.basketballstarsofamerica.com/basketball-tournaments-shootouts. Fall Tournament and 1 Day Shootout information is available at: http://www.basketballstarsofamerica.com/fall-tournament-and-shootout-dates. For more info or registration by phone call 412-400-1320.
Shaler Area Elementary Basketball Association January Jam 2020 - January 22-26; Girls and Boys Divisions; Games played at Shaler Area Elementary & Middle Schools; $230 per team; School & Community teams welcome (no AAU); For more information on registration and payment visit saeba.org; Contact for questions -  Theresa Thompson (412-897-1025, tkabala33@hotmail.com, saebahoops@yahoo.com) - Flyer


Clinics


The Scoring Factory was founded in 2009 to fill the need for advanced training and skills development in the Pittsburgh area. Our extensive coaching staff includes experts in all aspects of the game. From personal training sessions, to our skills clinics, there is something for every player to become their best. Visit our web site for information on our current programs, our Sunday Skills Clinics, and our unique Academy. Come see our new locatio in Shadyside Academy. Our Academy vigorously promotes individual growth within a team environment, creating versatile and complete basketball players. Our objective is long-term player development and creating a brighter future for  Pittsburgh's basketball landscape. Academy players are exposed to professional instruction through consistent and intense practices and scrimmages. See the attached Flyer - Flyer
The McConnell Academy at Cool Springs (3001 Cool Springs Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15234) is head by legendary Pennsylvania Coach Tim McConnell and his team. We provide a state of the art Basketball training program that specializes in fundamentals and player development for Boys and Girls in Grades K – 9. All of our players work directly with Coach McConnell and Coach Rico to improve their overall skills within all elements of Basketball. In addition to our weekly Academy sessions, we also offer seasonal leagues and tournaments! See the attached flyer or contact Eliza at 412-918-0295 or basketball@playcoolsprings.com. - Flyer


Misc


Kandy Newell "Sports" Photography (www.kandynewellphotography.com) offers standard photographic products for parents such as Trading Cards, Magazine Covers, Keychains, Magnets, Buttons and Plain Old 'Pics'. School receives 2 free 5x7 free pictures of all team photos (for coaches), and free digital pictures of all team photos, for use in the yearbook, sports programs, etc. - Flyer


Tryouts


Basketball Stars of America, the AAU leader in Western PA, will be holding its 2020 Spring AAU Basketball Tryouts for Boys & Girls in 1st to 12th Grade throughout January, February and March at locations in Wexford, Canonsburg, Bethel Park, Cheswick, Elizabeth and Monroeville. Spring In House & Weeknight Skills Basketball Programs are also offered! All Tryout and Program information is available at: http://www.basketballstarsofamerica.com/aau-tryouts-house-programs or by calling 412-400-1320.


Workouts


The Scoring Factory was founded in 2009 to fill the need for advanced training and skills development in the Pittsburgh area. Our extensive coaching staff includes experts in all aspects of the game. From personal training sessions, to our skills clinics, there is something for every player to become their best. Visit our web site for information on our current programs, our Sunday Skills Clinics, and our unique Academy. Come see our new locatio in Shadyside Academy. Our Academy vigorously promotes individual growth within a team environment, creating versatile and complete basketball players. Our objective is long-term player development and creating a brighter future for  Pittsburgh's basketball landscape. Academy players are exposed to professional instruction through consistent and intense practices and scrimmages. See the attached Flyer - Flyer


Instructional Tournaments


St. Anne's 7th Annual Presidents Day Instructional Tournament - Boys and Girls brackets; February 15-16, 2020; Each team plays two games. All teams play on Saturday and Sunday. The championship and consolation games are on Sunday; Cost $100.00/team; Trophy for the 1st place team in each division; T-shirt for each player; Location: St. Anne School, 4040 Willow Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15234; For more information contact Rich Unger (412-443-5601, runger@2badcats.com) - Flyer and Roster Form (PDF), Flyer and Roster Form (Word)
Butler Catholic School is hosting a Girls Developmental (3rd & 4th Grade Teams) tournament. February 22 thru March 6 2020; The tournament will be pool play; Three games guaranteed; Teams will be matched according to grade/skill level; There will be two 1st place winners and two 2nd place winners for each grade level; First and second place winners will receive player trophies and a team trophy! All games are at Butler Catholic School Gymnasium; See the attached flyer - Flyer and Registration Form
The BLESSED TRINITY ACADEMY DEVELOPMENTAL CLASSIC - February 22-29 (end date may be extended depending on weather); Boys and Girls; Entry fee: $150.00; Two Game Minimum Guaranteed; Champion & Runner-Up Team Trophies; Champion Player Hoodies; Tournament T-Shirt for all other participants; Bulldog Cafe Concession Stand - Flyer and Registration Forms
Saints Peter and Paul School in Beaver, PA will be hosting their 20th annual JJV basketball tournament for JJV girls and JJV boys teams starting on Tuesday, March 3 thru Sunday, March 8, 2020. Team and individual trophies for 1st and 2nd place teams. 3rd grade division with medals for 1st and 2nd place teams (if enough interest/teams).  Team free throw shooting contest with awards. Food, music, raffles and much more. 20TH ANNIVERSARY PRICING, ONLY $50 PER TEAM! Single elimination with minimum of 2 games guaranteed. If you have any questions or want to register, please contact Marty Samchuck (724-683-4077, martinsamchuck@comcast.net). December 31 deadline to enter for all Diocese schools, after which the tournament will open to all area schools. Registration closes at 20 teams. - Flyer and Registration Form
Holy Cross Academy Boys and Girls Developmental Tournament - Boys tournament runs February 27 through March 1; Girls tournament runs March 6 - 10. There will be a separate 3rd grade only division and a 3/4th grade division. Minimum of two games for both divisions. Games are at Holy Cross gym (311 Siebert Road Pgh PA 15237) as well as St Teresa gym (1000 Avila Ct, Pittsburgh, PA 15237). Cost is $150 with t-shirts for all participants. Deadline to enter is February 5 for boys and February 12 for girls.    For more information contact Sheila Duffy (smburke11@yahoo.com, 412- 260-7662)  - Flyer and Registration Form


Special Events


Pitt Basketball Game Day Experiences - Be part of the action at the Petersen Events Center by having your team participate in any of our exclusive experiences at both Men’s and Women’s basketball games this season. To get your team involved in halftime scrimmages, benchwarmers, and fan tunnels, contact Christina Brentin at 412-648-8307 or cbrentin@athletics.pitt.edu - Men''s Games Group Tickets














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