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Jr. NBA returns to Cebu for Visayas regional camp

By Dugout Philippines

MANILA–Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 presented by Alaska holds its regional selection camp for the Visayas this weekend at Don Bosco Technology Center at Pleasant Homes Subdivision, Buhisan Rd., Cebu City from March 11-12.

Boys and girls aged 10-14 are invited to participate in a learn-and-achieve camp that will test their physical and basketball smarts through NBA style skills tests and basketball drills.

The two-day selection camp starts at 9 a.m. on March 11, with the final selection of Visayan finalists to be announced on March 12.

This is the sixth time that the Jr. NBA is staging its regional selection camp in Cebu.

On Day 1, participants will undergo vitals tests, skills tests, and drills after which the top performers of the day will be selected based on their scores.

On Day 2 participants will have more intense drills, team activities and scrimmages that will determine the level of their basketball skills.

Jr. NBA coaches led by Coach Chris Sumner and local Jr. NBA coaches led by PBA Legend Jeffrey Cariaso will run the camp alongside local volunteer coaches and make the final selection for the regional finalists.

The selected players will represent the Visayas in the National Training Camp that will be held in Pasay on May 12-14.

Boys and girls born from Jan. 1, 2003-Dec. 31, 2007 are encouraged to take advantage of the NBA’s international youth development program where they can learn not only the proper basketball skills but also the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA S.T.A.R values of sportsmanship, teamwork, a positive attitude and respect.

Young ballers can register for the Regional Selection Camps through the Jr. NBA event website www.jrnba.asia/philippines, where full program terms and conditions can be found. Registration and participation in the camp are absolutely free.

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