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Welcome to 2017 Piedmont MVP Basketball!

by jond on October 11, 2016 · 0 comments

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Evaluations will be held December 4, 2016  
Register here: https://go.teamsnap.com/divisions/52390/registration/40498/register/new

Welcome to the Spring 2017 MVP basketball season!
The 2016 season was one of our best ever, including 8 of our 14 teams playing in the championship game and 5 of them winning titles. More importantly we helped develop the skills of over 150 young players and exposed them to competitive basketball and excellent coaching.

We will hold evaluations for all players Sunday December 4th at the JamTown facility in Oakland (31 4th St., Oakland) from 11am-5pm.
A make up date may be added at a later time but we encourage attendance that day. Coaches and independent evaluators will select teams.

Please follow the registration link below to enroll your child for the Spring 2017 season. We welcome and encourage parent volunteers for team managers or coaching duties. No payment is required for attending evaluations and you need not pay for the season until you are assigned to a team. Please register ASAP in order to participate on December 4th.
https://go.teamsnap.com/divisions/52390/registration/40498/register/new

The Evaluation schedule is as follows:
Court 1 – JamTown                          Court 2 – JamTown
11am-12pm:     Boys 3rd grade                                  Girls 3rd and 4th grade
12pm -1pm:      Boys 4th grade                                  Girls 5th grade
1pm -2pm:        Boys 5th grade                                  Girls 6th grade
2pm -3pm:        Boys 6th grade                                  Girls 7th grade
3pm -4pm         Boys 7th grade                                  Girls 8th grade
4pm -5pm:        Boys 8th grade

More specifics about the PBBF teams:
- Highly competitive (playing at AAU skill level) and competing in the MVP Elite league in Walnut Creek (8 league games and possibly 2 playoff games).
- Many “pro” coaches from various high school programs in the area (Piedmont, Campolindo, Alameda etc.)
- Teams available from 3rd-8th grade (both boys and girls)
- 10-12 kids per team on average. Cuts are avoided when possible but often we cannot accommodate a handful of players due to size of enrollment and limited resources.
- ‘B’ teams may be added in grades if we have enough players to develop & compete at this level.
- Playing time is earned through performance in practice and will not be equal among all players. This is a significant difference from Recreational Leagues and should be understood by both kids and parents before enrolling.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE:
- Spring season runs Late February – late May (roughly 12 weeks)
- Games are played in Lafayette, Walnut Creek and Concord.
- Fees $475 per player (uniforms paid for separately).
- Uniforms: a separate link will go out for new players to purchase the PBBF uniform or for returning players to get bigger sizes in jerseys and/or shorts. Orders will be placed by parents and items shipped to you directly.
- Practice: 2 times per week (coach-led practices at Jamtown in Oakland and Piedmont gyms). This is a change from last year when we offered one practice and one training session. Coaches requested two practices per week for better team development. Practice details (days, times, location) will be communicated after teams are set.

Thank you!  Please be sure to let anyone who is interested know about our website and the info here. We are looking forward to a great 2017 season!

Please direct any questions about the program to
Jason Harris jason@kensquare.com or
Jamie Flaherty Evans jamieflahertyevans@yahoo.com

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Piedmont Celebrates March Madness! Sign up now!!

by keith @pbbf on March 8, 2016 · 0 comments

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Join in the fun! Compete against your friends and neighbors and support the Piedmont Basketball Foundation. Follow the instructions listed below to complete your bracket selections and test your basketball knowledge against the other hoopnuts in the community.
Besides City-Wide Bragging Rights, prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.  Participating in the PBBF Bracket Challenge is a really fun way to connect with the local basketball community and participate in the excitement of the NCAA tournament. You will be able to go to the Piedmont Pool Page throughout the tournament to see how your brackets measure up.
Follow these easy steps to create your brackets:

1. Donate: please donate $20 PER BRACKET.  You can pay via paypal by sending a payment to treasurer@piedmont-hoops.net, indicating “St. Patricks Day Party” with your payment.  Or send a check made out to Piedmont Basketball Foundation to PBBF Treasurer, 1338 Grand Ave, Piedmont, CA 94610.

2. Go to the Piedmont Private Pool Page: by clicking on (or copy/paste):

http://piedmontbasketball.mayhem.cbssports.com/e?referrer=MKTG_BM_INVITE

3. Verify POOL Password: POOL password is highlanders

4. Sign in with an existing account or Register a new account if you do not already have one.
Note: you can create up to 7 brackets per CBS Sports Account. If you wish to create more than 7 brackets you can create
multiple Sports Accounts using different email accounts.

Brackets will be Live beginning Sunday, March 13, 2016.  Your picks MUST be registered by 8:00 am, Thursday, MARCH 17, 2016.  Then join the  March Madness party from 5:30-8:30pm that evening at Veterans’ Hall to watch the games live on big screens, feed the kids (games for them too), and enjoy adult refreshments.

 

Good luck and thank you for supporting the Piedmont Basketball Foundation!

Questions? please contact Ellie Campbell mecampbell@ hotmail.com or KeriAnne Hohener khohener@sbcglobal.net

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PBBF Tryout Registration Open!

by jond on November 17, 2015 · 0 comments

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Registration NOW OPEN for tryouts on Dec 6th, 2015 at JamTown in Oakland!

See detailed info below about our organization, the league and tryout times. Thank you!

https://go.teamsnap.com/divisions/52390/registration/18409/register/new

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SAVE THE DATE! PBBF Spring 2016 MVP Season: Evaluations on Sunday, Dec 6th

by jond November 9, 2015

The Piedmont Basketball Foundation (PBBF) works to promote the continued development of young players as it relates to the fundamentals of basketball, sportsmanship, and athletic competition. The PBBF teams compete in highly competitive leagues that offer players with a strong interest in basketball an opportunity to develop their fundamental skills, and to learn team play […]

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New PBBF Gear and Uniforms Now Available!

by jond February 8, 2015

PBBF now has exciting new spirit wear available for sale. Show off your PBBF pride! The whole line is available at:  https://pbbf2015.itemorder.com/sale Also, if you didn’t place an order for a uniform during your registration or realize you need an extra jersey or pair of shorts, you can order it through this website too. Orders […]

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Register NOW for tryouts on 12/14/14, make-up try-out info, and time change for 3rd grade boys

by jond December 8, 2014

The tryout schedule for Sunday, Dec 14th is listed below for boys/girls by grade level. Look to find your time and gym location. Make up tryouts will be held on Wed, Dec 17th JamTown Basketball Facility – 31 4th St., Oakland Girls (grades 3rd-8th) will be 6:30-7:30pm. Boys (grades 3rd-8th) will be 7:30-8:30pm. Please note […]

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Important: Tryout Schedule Update!

by jond November 19, 2014

The tryout schedule for Sunday, Dec 14th has been updated. See below for boys/girls and grade level to find your time and gym location. Make-up day TBD. Please note these important details about the try-outs: – Advanced registration is required. ABSOLUTELY NO WALK IN’S FOR TRY-OUTS. – Register by Monday, December 8th – Try-outs are […]

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PBBF Spring 2015 MVP season: Try-outs on Sunday, Dec 14th

by jond November 6, 2014

The Piedmont Basketball Foundation (PBBF) works to promote the continued development of young players as it relates to the fundamentals of basketball, sportsmanship, and athletic competition. The PBBF teams compete in highly competitive leagues that offer players with a strong interest in basketball an opportunity to develop their fundamental skills, and to learn team play […]

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Summer League Registration Now Available!

by jond May 27, 2014

Player Registration for PBBF Summer MVP League is now open at: https://www.tawala.com/p/5bov61y5i9mzb3r/b6ci2pk.Registration Coaches, please register using this link: https://www.tawala.com/p/5bov61y5i9mzb3r/b5of1qp.CoachRegistrationStart If your player is interested in playing this summer, please register now! Summer league is a fun way to keep improving his or her skills in a competitive, but somewhat more relaxed, atmosphere. Games will generally […]

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Congratulations and Payment Information for the FY 2014 Season

by jond February 7, 2014

Congratulations to those many young hoopsters who will be playing on PBBF’s MVP teams this Spring! Please make the payment for the 2014 season now through the Player’s Dashboard, the link to which was in the confirmation e-mail immediately after you registered your player, and again in a recent e-mail. If you’ve misplaced the e-mail […]

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