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TWO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE KNIGHTS' TRYOUT SCHEDULE!

September 19, 2018

TWO CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE ORIGINAL TRYOUT SCHEDULE. (1) Coach Abby Kelly's U-10 Boys had a tryout scheduled for Thursday, 9/20/18 at 6:00 pm. Due to a Back to School Night conflict, this tryout has been moved to FRIDAY, 09/21/18 at 6:00 pm at Maple Place. (2) The U-9 Girls tryout that is scheduled for Monday, 9/24/18 at 6:00 pm at Maple Place School has been moved to the Monmouth Beach School.  The tryouts in red below reflect these changes. You can see all tryout dates in a calendar format by scrolling all the way down to the bottom of this page.

All tryouts are at Maple Place School (MP), Wolf Hill (WH) or Monmouth Beach School (MB). The tryout schedule is below:

Division/Team

Tryout Dates/Times/Place

Eligibility

U-13/Senior Boys (Coach Murphy)

9/10/18 – 7:00 to 8:00pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2004 (Primarily 8th graders)

U-13/Senior Boys (Coach Murphy)

9/12/18 – 7:00 to 8:00pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2004 (Primarily 8th graders)

U-12/Int. Boys (Coach Sears)

9/10/18 – 8:00 to 9:00 pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2005(Primarily 7th graders)

U-12/Int. Boys (Coach Sears)

9/12/18 – 8:00 to 9:00pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2005 (Primarily 7th graders)

U-11/Jr. Boys (Coach J. Murphy)

9/10/18 – 6:00 to 7:00pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2006 (Primarily 6th graders)

U-11/Jr. Boys (Coach J. Murphy)

9/12/18 – 6:00 to 7:00pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2006 (Primarily 6th graders)

U-10 Boys (Coach Kelly)

9/21/18 – 6:00 to 7:00 pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2007 (Primarily 5th graders)

U-10 Boys (Coach Kelly)

9/23/18 – 3:00 to 4:00 pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2007 (Primarily 5th graders)

U-9 Boys (Coach Boresen)

9/16/18 – 2:00 to 3:00 pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2008 (Primarily 4th graders)

U-9 Boys (Coach Boresen)

9/20/18 – 7:00 to 8:00 pm @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2008 (Primarily 4th graders)

U-8 Boys (Coach Eibeler)

9/20/18 – 7:00 to 8:00pm @ WH

Boys born after July 31, 2009 (Primarily 3rd graders & below)

U-8 Boys (Coach Eibeler)

9/22/18 – 9:00 to 10:00am @ MP

Boys born after July 31, 2009 (Primarily 3rd graders & below)

U-13/Senior Girls (Coach Guidetti)

9/17/18 – 6:00 to 7:00pm @ MB

Girls born after July 31, 2004 (Primarily 7th AND 8th graders)

U-13/Senior Girls (Coach Guidetti)

9/18/18 – 6:00 to7:00pm @ MP

Girls born after July 31, 2004 (Primarily 7th AND 8th graders)

U-11/Jr. Girls (Coach MacRae)

9/07/18 – 7:00 to 8:00 pm @ MP

Girls born after July 31, 2006 (Primarily 6th graders)

U-11/Jr. Girls (Coach  MacRae)

9/13/18 – 6:00 to 7:15 pm @ MP

Girls born after July 31, 2006 (Primarily 6th graders)

U-10 Girls (Coach Coyle)

9/17/18 – 7:00 to 8:00pm @ MB

Girls born after July 31, 2007 (Primarily 5th graders)

U-10 Girls (Coach Coyle)

9/19/18 – 6:00 to 7:00pm @ MP

Girls born after July 31, 2007 (Primarily 5th graders)

U-9 Girls (Coach TBD)

9/19/18 – 7:00 to 8:00pm @ MP

Girls born after July 31, 2008 (Primarily 4th graders and below)

U-9 Girls (Coach TBD)

9/24/18 – 6:00 to 7:00pm @ MB

Girls born after July 31, 2008 (Primarily 4th graders and below)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE U-8 BOYS TRYOUT ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 IS AT WOLF HILL SCHOOL!

What is the 2018-19 Age rule?

There will be no waivers granted for age.

 

  • 13s born after July 31, 2004  or born after June 30, 2004 and in 8th  grade
  • 12s born after July 31, 2005  or born after June 30, 2005 and in 7th  grade
  • 11s born after July 31, 2006  or born after June 30, 2006 and in 6th  grade
  • 10s born after July 31, 2007  or born after June 30, 2007 and in 5th  grade
  • 9s  born after July 31, 2008  or born after June 30, 2008 and in 4th  grade
  • 8s  born after July 31, 2009  or born after June 30, 2009 and in 3rd  grade

 

PLEASE NOTE:

·         All candidates must reside in Monmouth Beach, Oceanport, or Sea Bright and must attend at least ONE tryout session. We reserve the right to conduct additional tryout sessions, if necessary.

·         All candidates will be notified shortly after the last day of their respective tryouts whether they made the team or not; some candidates will be cut after tryouts.

·         Candidates should dress comfortably for tryouts by wearing a tee shirt with a number on the back, shorts and good basketball shoes, and bring a photocopy of your birth certificate.

·         MMBL Fall and Winter teams will play approximately 12 games as part of their league schedules, plus possible playoffs. MMBL Intermediate teams will play 8-10 games, plus possible playoffs. Home games will be played at Maple Place School

·         SPECIAL NOTE: In contrast to the Recreation basketball program, some players who try out for a traveling team will not be selected to participate. For those selected, there is no minimum playing time guaranteed for any participant.  Each player chosen must earn playing time via effort, attitude and performance in practices and games.

·         Each player selected will be responsible to pay a fee of $300.00.  This fee includes two tickets to the KNIGHTS’ Annual Tip-Off Fundraiser Party, which will be held during the season.

·         Families with multiple players in the Knights program will be required to pay $300.00 for the first child, $170.00 for the 2nd child and $90.00 for each child thereafter.

 

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE OCEANPORT REC AND TRAVEL PROGRAMS, PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE 2018-2019 WELCOME LETTER. 

QUESTIONS? – E-mail us at obahoops@att.net


REMINDER REGARDING SPORTS SPECS/GLASSES

As of July 11, 2006, the laws of the State of New Jersey require that participants in youth sports who wear eyeglasses must now wear PROTECTIVE SPORTS GLASSES while playing sports. Your child will NOT be permitted to participate in any game or practice while wearing non-protective sports glasses. This is the actual body of the law:

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

C.5:18-1 Protective eyewear for certain children participating in sports.

1. Any child who wears corrective eyeglasses while participating in racquetball, squash,tennis, women's lacrosse, basketball, women's field hockey, badminton, paddleball, soccer,volleyball, baseball or softball, sponsored by a school, community or government agency, shallbe required to wear protective eyewear that meets the frames standards of the American Societyfor Testing and Materials (ASTM) F803 and lens standards of the American National StandardsInstitute (ANSI) Z87.1.C.5:18-2 Grants to assist low-income families.

2. The New Jersey Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, established under P.L.1999,c.265 (C.26:1A-37.5 et seq.) is authorized to provide grants to assist low-income families inpurchasing the protective eyewear. As used in this section, a "low-income family" means afamily which qualifies for low-income housing under the standards promulgated by the Councilon Affordable Housing pursuant to the "Fair Housing Act," P.L.1985, c.222 (C.52:27D-301 etal.).C.5:18-3 Immunity from civil liability.

3. No school, community or government agency engaged in organizing, teaching, refereeingor coaching a sports activity described in section 1 of this act shall be liable in a civil action forfailure to administer or enforce the provisions of this act.4. This act shall take effect six months after the date of enactment.Approved January 11, 2006.


2016-2017 OBA REC BASKETBALL RULES - REVISED AS OF 11-14-2015

November 14, 2015

Click HERE for a copy of the rules for all three divisions as amended on 11/14/15.


MEN'S 35 AND OVER REC BASKETBALL PLAYED ON SUNDAYS 8:00 to 10:00 AM

Men's 35 and Older recreation basketball pick up games at Maple Place School are open to all Oceanport residents 35 and older on Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Out of shape has beens and never wuzzes who live in Oceanport and who are at least 35 years of age are invited to play something that resembles basketball, except that it is played in very, very slow motion. Schoolyard rules (call your own fouls, all shots count as 1 point, losers sit, John Feiter is never wrong) apply.  

Upcoming Games & Practices
Sep 19
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
TRYOUTS @ 2018-19 KNIGHTS U-10 GIRLS
6:00pm
TRYOUTS @ 2018-19 KNIGHTS U-9 GIRLS
7:00pm
Sep 20
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
GYM NOT AVAILABLE @ GYM NOT AVAILABLE
6:00pm
TRYOUTS @ 2018-2019 KNIGHTS U-9 BOYS
7:00pm
TRYOUTS @ 2018-19 KNIGHTS U-8 BOYS
7:00pm
Sep 21
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
TRYOUTS @ 2018-19 KNIGHTS U-10 BOYS
6:00pm
Sep 22
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
TRYOUTS @ 2018-19 KNIGHTS U-8 BOYS
9:00am
Sep 23
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
TRYOUTS @ 2018-19 KNIGHTS U-10 BOYS
3:00pm
Sep 24
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
TRYOUTS @ 2018-19 KNIGHTS U-9 GIRLS
6:00pm
Oct 18
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY @ GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY
6:00pm
Oct 30
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY @ GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY
6:00pm
Nov 12
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY @ GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY
6:00pm
Nov 13
KNIGHTS TRAVEL TEAMS
GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY @ GYM NOT AVAILABLE ALL DAY
6:00pm
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