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.
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.
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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