Youth Basketball for the Sycamore Coummunity School District in Cincinnati, Ohio. 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades Boys and Girls Basketball

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SAC Basketball provides more competitive programs for talented boys and girls that are motivated to improve their basketball skills and are interested in playing advanced competition.  If your child is a 3rd Grader, RecPlus is the more competitive option. If your child is in grades 4-6, they are eligible to try out for one of our many Select teams. Open tryouts are held in early October to evaluate players and determine which players have the potential to be successful in these programs.  Players of like skill are placed on teams based on the evaluation of our tryout coordinator and their staff.  During tryouts, players take part in drills that will help us to access their skill level. In addition to these skills, players participate in various 1 on 1, 3 on 3, and 5 on 5 scrimmages.

All tryouts for the 2017-18 season will be held October 2-5 at E.H. Greene School.  Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to your first tryout night to register and be assigned a uniform number.  A brief information session for parents will be held at the start of tryouts on the first night.

Tryouts by Age Group each night
Monday, October 2nd 6-7:30 pm 4th Grade Boys
  7:30-9 pm 5th Grade Boys
Tuesday, October 3rd 6-7:30 pm 4-6 Grade Girls
  7:30-9 pm 6th Grade Boys
Wednesday, October 4th 6-7:30 pm 4th Grade Boys
  7:30-9 pm 5th Grade Boys
Thursday, October 5th 6-7:30 pm 4-6 Grade Girls 
  7:30-9 pm 6th Grade Boys
Monday, October 9th 6-7:30 pm 3rd Grade Rec Plus











Q: What is RecPlus and how is it different than Select?
A: A RecPlus team is offered for talented 3rd graders. It combines regular season Recreation team play (10 game intra-league play) with an additional 10+ games playing in a more competitive league.  This combination of recreational and competitive games is a great way to introduce your child to more competitive play.

Q: Who is eligible to play on a Select basketball team?
A: Any 4th, 5th, or 6th grader who lives in the Sycamore School District

Q: If I have questions about your Select program, who should I contact?
A: Please contact Gordon Anaple with any questions that you might have.

Q: What is the advantage of playing on a Select team?
A: Select teams get more practice time to work on skill development and game strategy. In addition, Select teams play tougher competition in league play.  Teams will play 20 regular season games as opposed to 10 regular season games for recreational teams, and will typically play in a few tournaments throughout the year.

Q: Does it cost more to play on a Select team?
A: Yes. Select players currently pay an additional $105 per season.

Q: Can my child play up a grade?

A: All players must attend the Select try out for their current grade.

Q: Does my child need to attend both nights of tryouts?
A: The SAC Board highly recommends that players attend both nights of Select tryouts. However, if a player cannot attend one night of tryouts or is injured, the SAC Board has the discretion to place the player on a Select team. 

Q: How will the results of the tryouts be communicated and when?
A: SAC Board members and try out evaluators will meet to process evaluations and put together the teams. Once all teams have been finalized, results are posted on our website typically no later than the Sunday evening after tryouts are complete.

Q: What if my child does not make a Select team?
A: Your child will automatically be put in our draft and placed on a Recreational team.