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SYBA Competitive Travel Basketball Teams - Tryout Dates & Information **CORRECTION TO 8TH GRADE**

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Any SYBA player looking to play a higher level of basketball has the opportunity to tryout for a 

Smithfield Competitive Basketball Team.

--Teams are separated by school grade and will consist of approximately 8 to 12 players based on the coach’s discretion.  Team members are selected by the coaches and there is no guarantee that each player that attends tryouts will make the team. A second team may be formed should there be enough players and coaches.

--You need to be a player in the Smithfield Youth Basketball Recreational Program to be eligible to play.

--Teams will compete in approximately 8 to 11 tournaments within the RI Youth Basketball Association throughout the season, (November – March) culminating in the State Championships the 2nd week in March. Tournaments are held in a different RI town each weekend

--Teams are guaranteed to play a least two games each tournament, and have the potential to play up to 5 games in a weekend should your team advance to the tournament’s final game.   

--The cost to play on a team can be between $175 and $250 depending on the amount of tournaments a team participates in.  The cost includes a team uniform.  A weekend pass for adult admittance to each tournament is $5.00 

--Teams will hold at least one 90 minute practice session per week - Wednesday nights @ either Gallagher Middle School or Old County Road Elementary School.

--All players need to attend at least one of the tryout sessions to be eligible to play however, it is highly encouraged that players attend both tryout sessions.

--Should you have any questions regarding the Smithfield Travel Program, please contact Travel CoordinatorDan Snowman at


Tryout Dates/Times/Locations:

4th Grade - John Wozniak

Wednesday, 10/23 & 10/30, 6:00 PM at Old County Road Elementary School

5th Grade - Dennis Dwyer

 Wednesday, 10/23 & 10/30, 7:00 PM at Old County Road Elementary School

6th Grade - Dan Snowman

Wednesday, 10/23 & 10/30, 7:00 PM at  Gallagher Middle School

7th Grade - Roland Reed

Wednesday, 10/23 & 10/30, 6:00 PM at Gallagher Middle School

8th Grade - Sam Perry

Wednesday, 10/23 & 10/30, 8:00 PM at Old County Road Elementary School

Posted by Damien Edsall, Created Sat Oct 19, 2019

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