Welcome to Cottage Grove Basketball!
|Registration opens||3rd-8th||June 15, 2023|
|Registration closes||3rd-8th||9/8/23 @11:59pm|
|Teams posted||3rd-8th||about a week after tryouts|
|Practices start||3rd-8th||Late October|
|District 833 Border Battle Jamboree||3rd-8th||10/28/23-10/29/23|
|First Tournament||3rd-8th||Girls: Nov 11-12. Boys Nov 18-19|
|Pictures||3rd-8th||Nov 13 & 14|
|Cottage Grove hosted tournament (girls)||3rd-8th||12/16/23-12/17/23|
|Cottage Grove hosted tournament (boys)||3rd-8th||2/10/24-2/11/24|
|Youth night @ Park High School game||3rd-8th||12/21/23|
|Girls State Tournament||3rd-8th||2/24/24-2/25/24|
|Boys State Tournament||3rd-6th||3/2/24-3/3/24|
|Boys State Tournament||7th-8th||3/9/24-3/10/24|
|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||45 minutes||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 is a separate cost, ($123) 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||Opens approx. 1 month prior to session||August-October 2023||June 15-September 8, 2023||June 15-September 8, 2023|
|Volunteer Requirements||N/A||N/A||N/A||Parent must work a shift at Cottage Grove hosted tournament|
Little Dribblers Basketball Clinic (Pre-K and K): $40 - 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 (possibly a 7:30-8:30 timeframe occasionally)
Girls: 6:30-7:30 Tuesdays/Thursdays
Rec (3rd -6th grade ): $260 - Includes: Season games, gym time, equipment & uniforms (Registration opens June 15-Sept 8)
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 November 11-February 3, with end of the season tournament on February 10-11, 2024.
$30 is collected at registration. You will receive a link to register for Rec Basketball after evaluations, which are held on Sept 14-17.
Traveling 3rd grade: $475 - Includes: 8 tournaments (including State), gym time, & equipment. (Registration Open 6/15/23-9/11/23)
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: $575 - Includes: 10 tournaments (including State), gym time, & equipment. (Registration Open 6/15/23-9/11/23)
Practices will be twice per week, days will be dependent on coach and gym availability.
If you are in need of financial aid, please fill out the financial aid form found HERE and send to Jamie Kieffer and provide your free/reduced lunch verification. Families receiving financial aid will have additional volunteer hours to complete.
Please contact traveling or rec directors with any questions regarding the programs.
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.