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Who can register to tryout for elmhurst airborne basketball ?

Tryouts are open to School District 205 Residence.  (Girls & Boys) incoming  4th through 8th grade. 


How do the tryouts work ?

Tryouts typically have 2 stages,  Initial and Callback. The Initial Tryouts are 2hrs long and Callback Tryouts can rage from 1-1/2 to 2 hrs in length. Initial Tryout results will be posted at this LINK along with the Callback Tryout date & time for your players gender/grade.

when does tryout registration begin and end ?

Player tryout registration is open NOW!

BOYS On-Line Tryout Registration ends Tuesday August  22nd @ 11:59 pm.

GIRLS On-Line Tryout Registration ends Friday September 8th @ 11:59 pm.

how do i register my player for tryouts ?

All  player registrations are to be completed at this LINK.

There will be no "on-site" registration the day of Initial Tryouts. 

what is the cost for tryouts ?

There are no fees for player tryouts.

what is the cost for the airborne season and where do i get more info ?

The season fees are $595.00. Season runs from Late October to Early March.  More information about Elmhurst Airborne  Basketball  & Season Details can be found at this LINK. 

what does my player need to bring for tryouts ?

* Please arrive 20-30 minutes before your scheduled tryout to "check-in" and receive your players number. These self adhesive "race style" numbers will be applied to both sides of each players shorts. Safety Pins will be available for any numbers that have difficulty adhering to the players shorts.

* Each player should bring their own basketball with name clearly marked.

* All girls levels along with 4th and 5th grade boys will use a 28.5 basketball.

* 6th through 8th boys levels will use a regulation 29.5 basketball.

* Water Bottle.  (please no sports drinks)

* Dedicated court shoes are not required, but will provide better performance on all of the indoor courts at York H.S.

where are the tryouts ?

York Community High School, Campbell Gym.


when are the Initial & callback tryouts ?

Initial Tryout schedule is shown below.
Callback Tryout schedules will be posted with Initial Tryout results at this LINK.  Generally, Callback Tryouts will be held within 1 week to 10 days of Initial Tryouts.



Elmhurst Airborne is a not-for-profit traveling basketball club for District 205 grade school and middle school boys and girls 4th through 8th Grade. The mission of this organization is to provide a fun, safe and positive environment for competitive youth basketball in suburban area leagues. We provide an environment for the development of each player's skills, knowledge and appreciation for competitive basketball, as well as the positive values of good sportsmanship and teamwork.

Elmhurst Airborne seeks to provide the best training, structure and positive approach to competitive basketball, as well as an environment in which friendships and the positive values of athletics are nurtured.

For more detailed information click this LINK.

For more information about Elmhurst Airborne Coach Bill Baldridge and his "Hoops Intensity Training" program, please visit his web site at this LINK. 
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