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Traveling Myths

Travel Basketball Myths

MYTH:  You will spend the entire weekend, from November to March, at tournaments.

FACT:  Most tournaments are 2 days with a minimum of 3 games per weekend.  Depending on the grade level, there are 9-11 weekend tournaments between November 1st and March 15th.

MYTH:  'Traveling' means we will be going to tournaments that are fifty or more miles from home.

FACT:  A majority of the tournaments we participate in take place around the south Metro.  There is typically one overnight tournament per season in Rochester otherwise overnight tournaments are rare.

MYTH:  Only the highest level players are allowed to play and develop.

FACT:  All players are given the opportunity to develop their game due to balanced playing time and access to various team and individual development opportunities.

MYTH:  The teams are decided based on the previous years teams.

FACT:  All players participate in an impartial and fair tryout process prior to each season.

MYTH:  Practices occur every night and usually last for several hours.

FACT:  Typically, teams practice two to three nights per week with each practice lasting at most 1.5 - 2 hours.