Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that coaches from the Canadian Men's and Women's National Basketball Teams are coming to Manitoba to identify male and female athletes born in 2004, 2005 & 2006.  Identified athletes from these weekends may be invited to future Training Camps used to select Canada Basketball's U17 and U18 age group National Teams.  The U17 National Teams will represent Canada this July at the U17 World Championships, while the U18 National Team will represent Canada this June at the FIBA Americas qualifying tournaments.


  • Gender: Female
  • Ages: Born 2004, 2005 or 2006 only
  • Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
  • Time: 3:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Location: Sport Manitoba / Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg, MB  (MAP)

  • Gender: Male
  • Ages: Born 2004, 2005 or 2006 only 
  • Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
  • Time:  3:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Location: Sport Manitoba / Sport for Life Centre, 145 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg, MB (MAP)


  • Identified athletes from the Open Sessions will be invited to come back to the Sport Manitoba Courts the following day (Female: Sunday from 12:00 - 2:30 pm; Male: Sunday from 2:30 - 4:30 pm).
  • The tryouts and training camp will follow all current Manitoba Public Health Guidelines and are subject to change along with public health orders at that time including the total number of participants permitted in an indoor space at a time.  
  • This registration process will also be used for contact tracing by the Manitoba Government if required.

PUBLIC HEALTH NOTES: (Please note that the current Public Health Orders do change and that the latest information around them can be found HERE.  
  • Masks are required in indoor public settings with participating players and coaches having the option to remove their masks while active on the court.  
  • Players are to arrive no sooner than 30 minutes before their ID Camp session and leave immediately following.
  • Players are to pre-register using the below form and registration numbers will be limited, so people are encouraged to register sooner than later to avoid disappointment.
  • Players are to bring their own basketball to be used during the tryouts. Personal basketballs should be marked with the player’s name on them to aid in identifying the equipment.  
  • Bring your own pre-filled water bottle (a contact-less option to refill is available).
  • Bring your own towel.
  • Player equipment will be spaced out along the marked locations inside the gym.
  • Players are to come dressed ready to work out and should not expect any access to locker rooms/showers, etc.
  • Use the hand sanitizer provided at the main Sport Manitoba desk upon arrival and departure and again every time re-entering the gym space (sanitizer is also located on the wall at the main gym entrance).  
  • Follow all other health and hygiene requests as detailed in the Basketball Manitoba Return to Basketball Plan (social distancing when on the sidelines, no sharing of food or drink). 
  • Medical supplies and ice will be available for first aid needs only, no therapeutic.  
  • No guests or spectators are allowed inside the gym due to the configuration of the gym to maximize space for the participants.  Parents/caregivers are asked to drop off their children and not remain inside the facility.  Pick-ups will be available on Alexander Avenue (see below map).  
  • Area parking details can be found at ($2/hr in parkade or $1.75/hr on street on weekdays).


Questions on the program can go to Dan Becker to


The deadline to register for the program is the Wednesday (3 days prior) before the camp OR when the camp sessions are filled to capacity.  Register now to avoid disappointment.  There will be no participant cost to attend these sessions.

Can't see the below form?  CLICK HERE to view it in a new window.

Please note that the above basketball program has been approved by Basketball Manitoba as part of the Return to Basketball Plans.  All participants (players, coaches, volunteers and parents/caregivers) are expected to follow the new safety guidelines as detailed.  More information can be found HERE.  
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