Tryout Question and Answers
Is it to late to tryout? No we are still looking for players for teams.
Do you have cuts? We try and find a level for all or most players but the answer is yes we do make cuts.
Do Teams Travel? With the exception of Nike Affiliated Elite Travel Teams most teams play locally at Hardwood, Courtside or Sacramento area. We are a travel program but teams travel to us here at Hardwood Palace. Often times we play Bay Area, Sacramento, Reno and Local teams here at Hardwood.
How long is the season? Preseason Nov-Dec /Winter Season Jan 8th-Mar 11th, Spring Mar 12-May 28th
Teams stay the same Winter-Spring. If we lose a player or 2 off of winter teams for baseball we back fill player to open spots from our spring tryouts.
How much is it? Cost is $350 Nov-Mar 11th Includes, Coaches stipend, Tournaments, Practices and Training: (Not including uniform for new players) ~Note 2/3rd Grade teams have uniforms donated~
How many days per week do they practice? (Preseason Nov-Dec) 1 Day practice per Week (Winter season Jan 8th-Mar 11th) 1-2 Practices per week Depending on Level of Team
How many tournaments or games do they play in?
- Preseason 6-9 Games
- Winter season 14-18 Games
- Total: (20-27 Games Total November through March 11th)
When are Games? Games are on Sat and/or Sun the times are posted Thursday before each weekend on the YBA website (Click Here to find out how to get game times)
How can I help? We are looking for Sponsors, Volunteers, Coaches and Trainers with College, High School or middle school coaching experience please let me know if you can help.
Please feel free to ask and questions or contact me with any concerns.