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BASKETBALL - Select Tryouts 2017
 

CSA is gearing up for another successful basketball season! CSA offers two Select program levels for 4th-9th grade teams in the following leagues:

  • I270 – Highly competitive, high commitment level, no must-pay rule
  • Rising Star – Competitive, moderate commitment level, no must play rule.

The basketball tryout and selection process is the same as in previous seasons.  However, the tryout fee is $25 which is non-refundable and must be paid before tryouts.  Payment of the full registration fee of $325 must be paid after selection to a Select program.  Click HERE to register for tryouts!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Rec players will register through the county this year as CSA will not offer the RecPlus program.  Please visit ActiveMongtomery.org to register for the county’s rec program)

So, what program is best for your son and/or daughter?  Please review the information below to determine the best fit for your child.

2017/2018 Basketball Options

Which option is best for my son and/or daughter?

 

Recreation (Rec) Basketball

Rising Star Program-Select

I270 Program-Select

Management (registration, scheduling, staffing)

Historically CSA. As of 2017 winter season, offered via Moco Rec

Clarksburg Sports Association (CSA)

Clarksburg Sports Association (CSA)

Season

Typically, January-March for grades 3rd-8th

Typically, January-March

Typically, mid November-mid February

Player Eligibility

K-8th grade.  Placement of an individual on a team is contingent upon sufficient registration to form a team and recruitment of a volunteer coach.

Must be in the 5th-8th grade. 4th graders are permitted to participate in the 5th grade Rising Star program. 3rd graders or below are not eligible.  Players are not eligible to play up two grades.

I270 is a feeder league into the local high school. There are 3 divisions:

Bantams-up to 10 years old as of 9/1/17

Juniors-up to 12 years old as of 9/1/17

Seniors-up to 14 years old as of 9/1/17

Practices

Grades K-2: Start in January and are on Saturday mornings

Grades 3-8: Start late November. All teams are allotted 1 practice hour per weekday scheduled by the county.

Practices are held once or twice a week starting in October. Coach will determine his/her practice schedule.

Practices are held once or twice a week starting in October. Coach will determine his/her practice schedule.

Games

Games are played on Saturdays and Sundays.

Each team is guaranteed to play 8 games. Games are played on Saturdays and Sundays

Each team is guaranteed 16 regular season games followed by a single elimination playoff.  Games are played on Saturday and Sundays.

How teams are Chosen

Players are assigned to random teams or a coach can form a team

Tryouts occur in September.  Player placement is determined by CSA.

Tryouts occur in September. Player placement is determined by CSA.

Playing Time

Equal playing time

No guaranteed playing time

No guaranteed playing time

Game Rules

Determined by the county

In general, unless modified by the league, all games are played using the current National High School Federation Basketball rules.

In general, unless modified by the league, all games are played using the current National High School Federation Basketball rules.

Uniform

Team jersey provided by the county

Full official uniform provided by CSA

Full official uniform provided by I270 League

Coaches

Parent Volunteer

More qualified coaches

Experienced, qualified coaches

Registration Timeframe

Historically opens in September through the end of November

Tryout registration begins in September until first tryout date. Full program payment must be paid prior to first practice.

Tryout registration begins in September until first tryout date. Full program payment must be paid prior to the first practice.

Fees

Determined by the county.

 

$25.00 tryout fee (non-refundable)

$325 program fee

$25.00 tryout fee (non-refundable)

$325 program fee

 

To register for K-8th grade Rec Basketball: Register online via ActiveMontgomery.org.  All individual players need to complete a registration form either hard copy or online.  Be sure to list your coach’s name and nearest MCPS school on the registration form.  If you are a new player or do not have a coach, write “none” for coach’s name and they will try to find one for you.

If you are interested in coaching Rec Basketball, please contact Countywide Sports Team office at 240-777-6870.

Attending tryouts is mandatory if your son and/or daughter would like to be considered for placement on a Select team. 

Due to liability reasons, any participant not paid in full by September 11, 2017 will not be allowed to enter the gym for tryouts; you must pay the tryout fee of $25 online in advance.

Tryouts will be held on Monday, September 11, Thursday, September 14, and Wednesday, September 20 at Clarksburg High School – Main Gym.

  • 7:30pm-8:30pm I270 Bantams and 4th/5th grade Rising Star
  • 8:30pm-9:30pm I270 Juniors and Seniors and 6th-8th grade Rising Star