Futures Program

The Futures Program is the first level of the Basketball BC High Performance Program and is aligned with Canada Basketball's overall Targeted Athlete Strategy (TAS).

The Futures Program:
  • is for "recommended" boys and girls, entering Grade 7 and 8 in the fall (born in 2006 or 2007) 
  • consists of a 3 day High Performance Camp, held in the last week of December
  • promotes the development of basketball skills by introducing athletes to Canada Basketball's terms of reference, drills, and systems to assist them in becoming familiar with the Canadian style of play
  • provides identification for future participation in the Basketball BC TAS-High Performance Training Program.
  • provides early identification of future Cadet age players

Players will be eligible for participation in the 2021 FIBA America and 2022 FIBA World Championships


Futures Camp

The “Futures” Camp:
  • is for athletes who have been "recommended" by their school or club coach because they meet the program criteria
  • is based on FIBA points of emphasis and concepts of play with a designed structure and format in developing multi-skilled player  
THE ATHLETE MUST BE RECOMMENDED BY THEIR SCHOOL OR CLUB COACH BECAUSE THEY MEET ONE OF THREE CRITERIA:
  •  Skill: Athlete is highly skilled in basketball for her/his age
  •  Athleticism: Athlete has limited skills but is very athletic (Speed, Agility, Quickness)
  •  Size: Girls - 5’10 or taller; Boys - 6’2 or taller

Location: Langley Events Centre
Date: December 27-29, 2019
Times:
Girls: 9am - noon
Boys: 1pm - 4pm

Fee:  $75 (fee will not be adjusted for partial participation)
(A 2019-20 Basketball BC Athlete membership is required for participation.  The membership fee of $15 will be added to the registration if required.)

Maximum Number: 70
Note: Name of coach (and school/club) who recommended athlete will be required for registration.  Basketball BC reserves the right to remove any athlete who does not meet the program criteria.  Fees will not be refunded in full. The applicable administration fee will be applied.

Participants receive:
  • camp t-shirt
  • 9 hours of instruction from trained/certified coaches

​Program Questions?
Girls Contact
Shaun McGuinness
Boys Contact: Joe Enevoldson

Updated: October 27, 2019


Registration Information

PROGRAM REGISTRATION: ONLINE ONLY
DEADLINE: December 19, 2019 or until camp is full (Maximum 70)

Note: Name of coach (and school/club) who recommended athlete will be required for registration.  Basketball BC reserves the right to remove any athlete who does not meet the program criteria.  Fees will not be refunded in full. The applicable administration fee will be applied.

PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE THE DEADLINE AS REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR - In accordance with Basketball BC policy, all participants must be preregistered (for the correct tryout/clinic/program) to attend each specific Basketball BC tryout/clinic/program.  

PLEASE SELECT THE CORRECT REGISTRATION - A registration list for each specific tryout/clinic/program will be used to confirm the participants.  Only those individuals on each specific registration list will be allowed to participate.  Basketball BC is not responsible for any user errors which may result in an individual being excluded from participating in the tryout/clinic/program if the individual is not on the registration list.  

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE - If the individual is registered for the wrong tryout/clinic/program, the individual will need to be registered for the correct tryout/clinic/program before the stated registration deadline.  Please send a refund request for the original registration to Basketball BC.  An administration fee will be charged in accordance with our Refund Policy.

EMAIL CONFIRMATION - Upon successful completion of the registration (and payment), an email confirmation will be sent to the Account Holder (Parent if account is for a child).  The email may be sent to a "junk" folder depending on the email filter - please check that the junk folder is not set to "auto delete".  If you do not receive or cannot find the email in the junk folder, contact Basketball BC to confirm that the individual is registered for the tryout/clinic/program.

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS/PROBLEMS


REFUND POLICY

If you have paid for a program/event and are unable to attend, you must email Basketball BC to request a refund.  

The following policy will be applied to all refund requests.  If the request is within the policy, the refund will be processed to the credit card used in the online registration transaction.  Please allow 1-2 weeks for processing.
Basketball BC is not responsible for any loss of funds if notification is not provided and a refund is processed to an invalid or expired credit card. 
NOTE: Program fees cannot be transferred to another program

Player and coach memberships
  • No refund - player and coach memberships are NON-REFUNDABLE (exception - see Full Refund)
Player camps and Coaching clinics 
  • Refund less an administration fee - up to 5 days prior to the start of the program or event
  • No refund - within 5 days of start of the program/event 
  • No refund - for partial participation
POD Training/Centre for Performance
  • No refund after the start of program (exception - see Withdrawal Due to Injury)
Provincial Teams
  • Refund less an administration fee – if a replacement player is available to fill the vacant spot.  The refund will be equal to the fee less the sum of the cost of participation to date, cost of provincial team apparel, and an administration fee.
Team Events/Tournaments
  • Refund less an administration fee - up to 2 weeks before the start of the tournament or event.
Withdrawal Due to Injury (must provide a doctor’s note)
  • Partial refund MAY be considered on a case by case basis. An administration fee may still be assessed.
Administration Fee
  • The administration fee for all refunds will be assessed at 10% of the program/event registration fee 
Full Refund 
  • If there is a program change in date and/or time by BASKETABLL BC and registrant is not able to attend due to the change (valid for a up to a week of notice of change)
  • If a membership fee was purchased with the program registration (relates to program change above), as long as the membership was not used to register for another Basketball program/event

Refund request?
Contact:
 info@basketball.bc.ca