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Welcome to Cottage Grove Basketball!

2022-2023 Registration info

Registration  is open for the CGAA 2022-2023  REC Basketball season, Junior Wolfpack, and Fall Little Dribblers!
Traveling Basketball registration is closed at this time.

Registration link for rec basketball (grades 1-6): (3rd-6th remains open until 9/30/22, 1st-2nd remains open until 10/10/22)

Registration link for Fall 2022 Little Dribblers (Remains open until 10/16/22)

If interested in coaching, please fill out this link.

Evaluations took place on the weekend of 9/17 & 9/18. Results will be available soon.

Little Dribblers Basketball Clinic (Pre-K and K): $45 - Includes gym time, equipment & t-shirt (Open 9/13/22-10/16/22)

Jr. Wolfpack (1st -2nd grade) : $125 - Includes in-house games, gym time, equipment & t-shirt. (Registration Open 7/18/22-10/10/22)
Practices will begin mid-November and will be twice per week at an elementary gym.
Boys: Mondays/Wednesdays. Girls: Tuesdays/Thursdays

Rec (3rd -6th grade ): $260 - Includes: Season games, gym time, equipment & uniforms (Registration Open 7/18/22-9/30/22)
Our rec teams play in a league organized by Woodbury Athletic Association. Practices will be twice per week, days will be dependent on coach and gym availability. Games will be on Saturdays starting in late November-February, with end of the season tournament on February 11-12, 2023.

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR: All players grades 3-8 need to attend evaluations on Saturday, 9/17/22 and Sunday 9/18/22 at Cottage Grove Middle School.
Plan to arrive 10 minutes prior to your start time, and plan to come to both days of evaluations. Please contact the rec or traveling director if you have questions about this.

Saturday 9/17/22 Age Group
7:45-8:45am 3rd & 4th grade GIRLS
9:00-10:00am 5th & 6th grade GIRLS
10:15-11:15am 7th & 8th grade GIRLS
11:45am-12:45pm 8th grade BOYS
1:00-2:00pm 7th grade BOYS
2:15-3:15pm 3rd grade BOYS
3:30-4:30pm 4th grade BOYS
4:45-5:45pm 5th grade BOYS
6:00-7:00 6th grade BOYS


Sunday 9/18/22 Age Group
7:45-8:45am 8th grade BOYS
9:00-10:00am 7th grade BOYS
10:15-11:15am 5th grade BOYS
11:45am-12:45pm 6th grade BOYS
1:00-2:00pm 4th grade BOYS
2:15-3:15pm 3rd grade BOYS
3:30-4:30pm 3rd & 4th grade GIRLS
4:45-5:45pm 5th & 6th grade GIRLS
6:00-7:00pm 7th & 8th grade GIRLS

Team formations will be communicated to parents about a week after evaluations. Following that, traveling parents will then take players to be sized for uniforms at Advanced Sportswear in Newport. Uniform cost is a part of the original fee.

$50 is collected at registration. You can choose to pay the remainder of the fee during registration or to have the rest collected in 3 equal payments during the season.

Traveling 3rd grade: $425 - Includes: 6 tournaments (including State), gym time, equipment & uniforms. (Registration Open 7/18/22-9/16/22)
Practices will be twice per week, days will be dependent on coach and gym availability. 3rd grade traveling teams play against 4th grade traveling teams in some of the tournaments.

Traveling 4th-8th grade: $650 - Includes: 10 tournaments (including State), gym time, equipment & uniforms. (Registration Open 7/18/22-9/16/22)
Practices will be twice per week, days will be dependent on coach and gym availability.

There is a 10% discount on the third registration within a family.  Please register in order from oldest child to youngest child in order for the system to recognize it. All registration must be done in the same session in order to receive the discount. 

If you are in need of financial aid, please contact Jamie Kieffer and provide your free/reduced lunch verification.

Please contact traveling or rec directors with any questions regarding the programs. 



*NOTE* Subject to changes due to State policy regarding COVID

Little Dribblers Registration Information

Registration is OPEN for our fall session of Little Dribblers!


What is it? A camp-style basketball session run by Park Girls’ Basketball Coach, Coach T, for Kindergarten boys and girls.

Where is it? Oltman Middle School

When is it? 6 sessions 6:30-7:45pm: Monday, October 17; Wednesday October 19; Monday, October 24, Wednesday October 26; Tuesday November 1; Thursday November 3. 


CGAA Basketball Options

Little Dribblers Junior Wolfpack Rec Travel
Grade level Pre-K & Kindergarten 1st-2nd 3rd-6th 3rd-8th
Season Offered in fall and spring Mid Nov-Early Feb Early Nov-Mid Feb Late Oct-Mid March
Practices 1.25 hour long 2 times per week, Practice for half hour 2 times per week (1-1.5 hours each) 2 times per week (1.5 hours)
Games No actual games On the same nights as practices (practice for half hour, then game for half hour) 1 game per Saturday All games are part of weekend tournaments, typically 3 games per tournament
Team formations N/A Groups with some from the same elementary school, even distribution of 1st and 2nd graders on each team Balanced teams--evaluations take place in mid-September Evaluations take place in mid-September, divide players up by skill-level
Playing time all participate in drills and games Equal playing time Equal playing time is required by the league Playing time will vary
Uniforms N/A Reversible team jersey included in registration cost Uniform included in registration cost Uniform included in registration cost, sized by Advanced Sportswear
Coaches Park High School coaching staff and volunteers Parent volunteers Parent volunteers Parent volunteers selected by the traveling directors. May require interview
Registration September13-October 16 Mid-July--September 16 Mid-July-Sept 16, 2022 Mid-July-Sept 16, 2022
Volunteer Requirements N/A N/A N/A Parent must work a shift at Cottage Grove hosted tournament

Traveling Basketball 2022-2023 important dates

Grades Date
Registration opens 3rd-8th Coming soon!
Registration closes 3rd-8th 9/17/22 @6:00am
Evaluations 3rd-8th 9/17/22 & 9/18/22
Teams posted 3rd-8th about a week after tryouts
Practices start 3rd-8th Late October
District 833 Border Battle Jamboree 3rd-8th 10/29/22
First Tournament 3rd-8th 11/19/22-11/20/22
Pictures 3rd-8th TBD
Cottage Grove hosted tournament (girls) 3rd-8th 12/17/22-12/18/22
Cottage Grove hosted tournament (boys) 3rd-8th 2/11/23-2/12/23
Youth night @ Park High School game 3rd-8th TBD
Girls State Tournament 3rd-8th 2/25/23-2/26/23
Boys State Tournament 3rd-6th 3/4/23-3/5/23
Boys State Tournament 7th-8th 3/11/23-3/12/23

The Cottage Grove Athletic Association is involved in charitable gambling.  CGAA Main Board meetings are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month at which gambling issues are discussed.  All active members of more than 6 months have a right to vote on any gambling issues.  These meetings are held at 7064 West Point Douglas Rd. Suite 202 Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016.


If you are a member of another sportsengine site, such as CGAA Baseball, please login with your username and password from the other site, and then click the button on the left vertical navigation bar that says join Cottage Grove Basketball Network.  You will be able to use the same password and name for all sportsengine sites.  When you go to online registration, you should already see your child's information if you have used online registration in the past with an sportsengine site.