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    Welcome to Cottage Grove Basketball!

    Upcoming Basketball Opportunities

    Occasionally we are contacted by other basketball organizations to spread the word about opportunities outside of our organization. These are not connected or affiliated with CGAA Basketball in any way. Feel free to check them out: 

    Free Basketball Clinic for boys and girls in grades 3-8 on February 20. Offered by MN Heat. Click here for more info and to register.
    Find an AAU team to play with at the AAU Mega Tryouts event. Girls in grades 3-11 date: March 12
    Boys in grades 3-11 date: March 19
    Click here for more info and to register.
    Macalaster College has posted their boys (grades 4-8) summer basketball camp schedule. Click here for more info and to register.

    4th grade traveling team gets first place in North St. Paul 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 1/27/23 & 1/30/23
    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

    2022-2023 Registration info

    Registration for CGAA Basketball is closed. 

    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

    2022-2023 Program information

    Little Dribblers Basketball Clinic (Pre-K and K): $45 - Includes gym time, equipment & t-shirt 

    Jr. Wolfpack (1st -2nd grade) : $125 - Includes in-house games, gym time, equipment & t-shirt. 
    Practices will begin mid-November and will be twice per week at an elementary gym.
    Boys: 6:30-7:30 Mondays/Wednesdays OR Tuesdays/Thursdays at Grey Cloud Elementary. Girls: 6:30-7:30 Tuesdays/Thursdays at Pine Hill Elementary

    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.

    $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

    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.