Jr. NBA – the NBA’s global youth development program that promotes basketball participation and an active lifestyle among children is back in Singapore for the fourth year! Co-organized by Sport Singapore, ActiveSG Basketball Academy and the NBA, the Jr. NBA Singapore 2019 program for boys and girls between the age of 5 and 14 is free across all stages.
Through a series of basketball clinics and selection trials, participants will be trained in the fundamentals of basketball and learn the importance of the Jr. NBA’s core values, including Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude, and Respect (S.T.A.R.).
At the end of the program, five boys and five girls will be named as 2019 Jr. NBA Singapore All-Stars and will participate in the first Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp, a 2-day event scheduled June 15 -16, featuring top youth players from the region. The top performing 10 boys and 10 girls between 11-14 (born between September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2006) will be eligible for selection to represent Asia Pacific in the second annual Jr. NBA Global Championship held in the US from August 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida).
Date: 18 to 2 June
Venue: ActiveSG Sports Centre
Interested participants can head over to www.myActiveSG.com/Academy/Basketball for more details and to register!