Sample Image(Toronto, ON) – Canada Basketball will conduct a Cadet Men’s National Team (CMNT) open assessment session on Thursday May 19, 2011 at Ryerson University from 6:30 – 9:30 pm ET. This is open to Canadian male athletes aged 16 and under as of December 31, 2011 and have a valid Canadian passport. Players will be assessed by the National Team Coaching staff for potential selection to the 2011 Cadet Men’s National Team Program.

Athletes interested in participating in the CMNT open assessment session can pre-register by completing the online registration form and insurance form, which can be found on

(click here for online registration form).


Players must bring these signed forms to the camp in order to register. Registration and sign-in at Ryerson University begins at 5:00 pm and will close at 6:15pm. Registration and insurance forms will also be available on-site.

Note that your parent/guardian must sign the registration and insurance forms.






Thursday May 19, 2011


Kerr Hall Gymnasium, Ryerson University


Thursday May 19, 2011

Open Tryout 1996 Born athletes

Kerr Hall Gymnasium, Ryerson University


Thursday May 19, 2011

Open Tryout 1995 Born athletes

Kerr Hall Gymnasium, Ryerson University



All athletes are responsible for their own gear and expenses to attend and participate in the open tryouts. There will be an athletic therapist on-site; however, all athletes are responsible for their own wraps and taping.

The Cadet National Team will represent Canada at the FIBA Americas U16 Championship for Men from June 21 – June 25 in Leon and Guanajuanto, Mexico.


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Last summer, the Cadet Men’s National Team won bronze at the 2010 U17 FIBA World championship for Men in Hamburg, Germany. This marked the first time ever FIBA has hosted a tournament at this age level.

About Canada Basketball:

Canada Basketball ( a private, not-for-profit corporation that is committed to the growth of the sport in Canada.  Just as important, Canada Basketball is focused on the development and preparation of Canada’s national teams for the Olympic; Pan American and FISU Games as well as the World Championships.  The aspiration of Canada Basketball is to instill the pride, commitment, passion and respect that Canadians personify into the development of basketball across the country and internationally. 

FIBA (, the world governing body for basketball, is an independent association formed by 213 National Federations of basketball throughout the world. It is recognized as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Its main upcoming events in 2011 for men and women`s teams include the FIBA Americas U16 Championships, the FIBA U19 World Championships, and the FIBA Olympic Qualification Tournaments.


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