Basketball Skills Competitions

The Basketball Skills Competitions are offered in several school districts across the state, providing athletes with an opportunity to compete in the three basic skills of basketball: dribbling, passing and shooting. 

New in 2013-14, the basketball skills competitions are offered in November instead of in the spring.

Competition Information

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Competition Information for fall 2013

Rules for Individual Skills Competition

Rules for Young Athletes Skills Events

Note: Young Athletes eligible to attend the skills competitions must be in grades Kindergarten or higher and ages 7 and younger.

Dates and locations

All events begin with an Opening Ceremony at 10:15 a.m. and  conclude by 1:30 p.m.

Results - Caesar Rodney

Results- - Sussex County

Results - Smyrna

Results - Colonial

Results - Appoquinimink

Results - Brandywine/Red Clay

Results - Capital

Results - Milford

Results - Christina


Levels of Competition

Motor Activity Training Program: Individually-designed activities for athletes of all ages who are not able to successfully participate in the traditional Individual Skills events.

Young Athletes: Children ages 7 and under participate in the Individual Skills events, but do so without competing, each receiving a participant medal. 

Modified Skills: Designed for athletes ages 8 and above who are not able to successfully participate in the 10-meter dribble, this event offers an alternate stationary dribbling event in addition to the target pass and spot shot events of the Individual Skills competition.

Individual Skills: Athetes ages 8 and over participate in the traditional Individual Skills events of 10-meter dribble, target pass and spot shot.

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