For Immediate Release
Date: January 24, 2024

Jessica
Tackaberry
Public Affairs Officer
Europe

+49-0611-143-545-1518

(314) 545-1518

DoDEA-Europe Girls Basketball All-Stars - Winter 2024

boys basketball

Host LocationUSAG Vicenza (Italy)

General Information:

Training sessions will be held Friday 23 FEB (2 per day) at Vicenza HS/Vicenza MS.

Competition to be held Saturday 24 FEB at VHS

  • 3 pt Shootout and Team Skills Competition 1000
  • All-Star Game tips off at 1400

1. ROSTERS

  • Number of Players per team: 10 (2 teams will be selected)
  • Team Composition:
  • Players invited based on coach nominations.
  • 10 total per team.
  • Selection Process: Nominations accepted via the Google Form:

2024 Girls Basketball All-Star Game Nominations (google.com)

Nominations must be entered by Feb. 1

  • Three nominees max per team
  • Coaches rank their players (1, 2, 3 - #1 their top player)
  • Provide name, position, grade and comments for each player nominated.
  • A Selection Committee will make the final determination.
    1. The 2024 Committee will meet virtually the weekend of Feb 2-4 and finalize selections.
    2. Players and Parents Notified by: NLT Tuesday Feb. 6.
  • After selection of players and acceptance, committee will divide players into two teams using the following guidelines:
    1. No more than three (3) players from any one team may be nominated by coaches. Total team members are 20 with no more than two (2) on any one team of 10.
    2. In the event, any of the top 20 do not wish to accept the invitation, alternates in that position will be extended an offer to participate instead.
  • The selection committee may decide to offer an at-large position to a player from any school that they feel deserves the honor, based on their ability to play at a higher level, or if there is a positional need for success of the players and the event to sustain a high level of play
  • This CAN be a player from a school that has already had three players selected already or from a school that did not submit any players. This is at the discretion of the committee with approval by the Europe athletics coordinator.

2. SELECTION OF COACHES

  • Coaches who play in the Championship Matches at Europeans will be offered the opportunity to coach the 2024 All Star Teams.
  • Head Coaches will be assigned at the discretion of the DoDEA-E 
  • Athletics Coordinator, Kathlene Clemmons in consultation with the All Star Committee.
  • If coaches are unable to coach, other coaches will be assigned as necessary by the Athletic Coordinator and Committee. 
  • Coaches will be provided a Travel Day, Thursday Feb 23, 2024. Transportation is not provided by DoDEA-E and no additional costs are authorized.

3. FORMAT OF PLAY

  • 1 Game 4x 10 minutes quarters
  • Costs for Players
  • Transportation - Player Expense to/from Vicenza HS
  • Lodging - Players will stay in available classrooms at Vicenza High School.
  • Meals - Player Expense (plan on $60-70 US) to include Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (Local Italian Meal) on Friday and Saturday  Breakfast and Lunch.
  •  Uniform - Players will bring their respective home and away jersey and shorts (free)

 

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