Altona Gators Junior Try-Outs 2022-2023

September 15, 2022

Altona Gators Junior Try-Outs 2022-2023

We are pleased to announce the details for Altona Gators Junior Try-Outs for the 2022/2023 VJBL Season.

Junior Try-out Details and Registration

The Age Groups for 2022/2023 are as follows:

Age Group Year of Birth
Under 12s 2012, 2013 & 2014
Under 14s 2010 & 2011
Under 16s 2008 & 2009
Under 18s 2006 & 2007

The Dates and Session times for the Try-outs can be found at the Link below:

Junior Tryout Dates 2022/2023

Under 20 Try-outs will occur with Senior Gator Try-outs. Please make sure you sign up for the correct age group.

If you wish to Try-out for Altona Gators you need to register at the following link:

You must Register for Try-outs by Wednesday, 5 October 2022.

Permission to Train

If you played basketball at another Representative Club in any previous Seasons, you are required to obtain Permission to Train from your previous Association prior to attending your first Try-out.

You can request a permission to train at the following link:

Your Association has five days to respond to the request, therefore please ensure you apply for Permission as early as possible.

If you require a Permission to Train and do not obtain one prior to Try outs, you will not be able to compete in the Try-out.

Parent Involvement

In the best interest of players and coaches, parents are excluded from try-outs.

An exception may be made for a player with underlying health concerns that needs to be constantly monitored.

Parents of players in Under 12s can attend if they wish.

Contact details of each parent are collected during the registration process and in the event an injury or illness occurs, parents would be immediately contacted.

Attendance at Try-outs and Injuries

All pre-existing or long-term injuries must be communicated at the time of Registration.

The injured player will be contacted by the Head Coach of each age group. The injured player should still attend the Try-out.

A player should not feel compelled to participate in Try-outs if they are injured.

If a player is unable to Try-out in any capacity due to a long-term injury, their selection will be based on previous performance with vast consultation with prior year coaches.

If a player is unable to attend due to illness or injury or unforeseen commitment, permission must be sought and granted prior to the commencement of the session.

Team Selection

Selection of Altona Gators VJBL teams is a process which is overseen by the Director of Coaching across all age groups.

All Coaches and Assistant Coaches will be involved in the selection process under the guidance of the Head of age group coaches.

During the Try-out process, Coaches will be assessing key attributes (but not limited to);

Athleticism, footwork, skills, fitness, poise, work rate, coachability, attitude, potential, attitude, and respect towards others.


We require volunteers to assist with the try-out process.

If you are able to assist, please email with your details and availability.

If you have any questions, please email


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