TORONTO (September 5, 2023) - Canada Basketball will host a Men’s High Performance National Team Age-Group Assessment Camp at Humber College (Toronto, ON) from October 6-9, 2023, for athletes interested in consideration for both U17 and U18 men’s national teams next summer, as well as the 2023-24 Junior Academy season.
Athletes interested in participating must register for the assessment camps by Monday, September 26, at the below links:
Jr. Academy: https://forms.gle/evmUhrjchhc3M5LAA
Athletes born in 2007 or 2008 will be assessed for participation on the U17 team, which will compete next summer at the FIBA U17 Men’s World Cup 2024, held July 29 - July 7, 2024 (location TBC). Earlier this summer, the team earned a silver medal at the FIBA U16 Men’s Americas Championship 2023 in Yucatan, Mexico, to qualify for the World Cup.
Junior Academy is the entry point into Canada Basketball's High Performance Athlete Development Pathway. Through excellent coaching and programming, the program provide grade 7 and 8 students with an opportunity to train and develop in a high-performance environment. For additional information on Junior Academy, click here.
A $40 registration fee will be collected upon arrival upon arrival. All participants will be provided with a shirt to be worn during the assessment camp.
Canada is ranked 7th overall in the FIBA boys age-group rankings, presented by Nike.