2018 Novice Program Information

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2018 FALL NOVICE PROGRAM INFORMATION

The Ottawa Shooting Stars Novice program is designed with a focus on skill development and teaching players the fundamentals of the game (dribbling, passing, shooting and defending). We aim to build a solid foundation for future play and competition. The program is led by experienced coaches with have a high level of knowledge and enthusiasm. The program consists of weekly practice sessions and scrimmages with the goals of fun and physical fitness. The Novice program is open to boys and girls.

Children are supplied with a practice jersey and ball and should wear a good pair of indoor shoes. Practices start in mid-October and run through to the end of April. No prior basketball experience is necessary.

Competitive Novice Teams

Novice Development Teams for both girls and boys will be formed after the season starts. Players will be selected based on basketball interest and potential. Novice Development Teams will play games against other regional Novice teams. Additional practices and games will be organized for this group. Times and dates are still to be confirmed.

NOVICE PRACTICE SCHEDULE: BOYS

NOVICE BOYS BORN 2010 (Starting October 12th)
Skills: Fridays @ Broadview 6-7pm
3×3: Saturdays @ Broadview 230-330pm

NOVICE BOYS BORN 2009 (Starting October 12th)
Skills: Fridays @ Broadview 7-8pm
3×3: Saturdays @ Broadview 330-430pm

COMPETITIVE NOVICE BOYS 2009/2010
**This is in addition to Skills and 3×3. Try outs will be during regular novice sessions in October. Competitive also includes an addition fee.**
Practice: Mondays @ St. George School 6-7:15pm (Starting the end of October)

NOVICE PRACTICE SCHEDULE: GIRLS

NOVICE GIRLS BORN 2010
Skills: Fridays @ St. George School 6-7pm
3×3: Saturdays @ Hopewell 3-4pm

NOVICE GIRLS BORN 2009
Skills: Fridays @ St. George School 7-8pm
3×3: Saturdays @ Hopewell 4-5pm

**CURRENTLY NO COMPETITIVE NOVICE GIRLS**

REGISTRATION FOR NOVICE PROGRAM: BOYS AND GIRLS: 8-9 YEARS OLD

Thursday September 27th