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    Volunteer Opportunities for Travel League Parents

    Please sign up for a minimum of six (6) volunteer hours at the Elk River Classic Tournament on Saturday, December 2nd, and Sunday, December 3rd, to meet your Travel League volunteer requirement.   

      All volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.  

    Opportunities to volunteer will be released each day at approximately 6pm on Monday, November 13th, Tuesday, November 14th, Wednesday, November 15th, and Thursday, November 16th. 

    We are continually monitoring the volunteer needs at our three tournament venues to ensure that this year's tournament is the best one yet for all of our families.  More opportunities will be made available if any family wants to volunteer but all shifts are claimed.  Travel League Head Coach families are exempt from the 6-hour volunteer requirement.  Travel League Head Coaches also have 6 volunteer hour credits to distribute to their Assistant Coach, Team Manager, or to split between the two (contact your child's Head Coach or Kyle Torfin for more information).

    Kyle Torfin

    Volunteer Coordinator

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    Shown below are the current available volunteer opportunities.  If none are listed, they have been claimed already.  


    Apparel Available for Online Purchase

    Our online store is open until November 19th to take your apparel orders.

    To make sure all orders arrive before Christmas, all orders will be shipped to you directly.

    There will also be limited apparel available onsite during in-house tryouts on 11/7 and 11/9.

    If you have not yet registered,  In-House Registrations remain open until evaluations begin on 11/7 or 11/9 (see below).

    If you are already registered, evaluations will be held at VandenBerg Middle School (door N) on Tuesday or Thursday, depending on the age of your player. There are no evaluations for the 1st/2nd grade division.

    Tuesday, November 7th:

    • 6pm - 7 : Grade 3
    • 7:10 - 8:20 : Grade 4
    • 8:30 - 9:30 : Grades 5, 6

    Thursday, November 9th

    • 6pm - 7:15 : Grades 7 & 8
    • 7:20 - 9:10 : Grades 9 - 12

    Please arrive 30 minutes prior to check in to receive a numbered evaluation jersey prior gym entry. If your son participated in the self-paced 10,000 shot 1,000 minute summer challenge, turn in your forms at this time as well.

    Gyms will be closed to the public and only verified house coaches will be allowed to enter the gyms. If you want to be considered for coaching, please contact the House Coordinator, Josh Bantz.

    Basketball apparel will also be available to purchase at this time. 

    A general overview of the evaluation process is available on our website.  Use this link, search in the upper right, or see the House->Evaluations page.

    We are expecting to announce teams within two weeks of these times for all divisions including 1st and 2nd grade.  All participants will be placed on teams, so expect an email from your coach for your team-specific information.

    Other pertinent dates for the season:
    • Practice begins the week of December 3rd
    • Season play begins Saturday, December 9th
    • Midseason Tournament, January 27th & 28th
    • End-of-Season Tournament, February 24th & 25th

    Parents of incoming 3rd and 4th grade players will receive a follow-up/welcome email after evaluations. There will be no parent meeting the evening of 11/7 as previously planned.



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    Elk River, MN 55330