Team NB Elite 2024

 

VNB is excited to announce our plan for 2024 Team NB ELITE.

Teams

VNB plans to run the following teams this summer:

Male:

  • 1 or 2 x 17u Canada Cup Teams (2007 and younger)
  • 1 or 2 x 16u Eastern Elite Teams (2008 and younger)
  • 1 or 2 x 15u Eastern Elite Teams (2009 and younger)
  • 2 x 14u Eastern Elite Teams (2010 and younger)

Female:

  • 2 x 17u Canada Cup Teams (2007 and younger)
  • 2 x 16u Eastern Elite Teams (2008 and younger)
  • 2 x 15u Eastern Elite Teams (2009 and younger)
  • 2 x 14u Eastern Elite Teams (2010 and younger)

**The final number of teams for each age category will depend on how many athletes are selected at final tryouts.

Tryouts

Tryouts for Team NB Elite teams will consist of a Regional Tryout phase and a Final Tryout Phase.

Registration for the Regional Tryouts is open. The cost is $30 and is payable upon registration.

If you are unable to attend the regional tryout in your area, please complete the Team NB Elite Tryout Exemption request to register for the final tryout. Athletes registering for the exemption must pay the total registration cost of $60 [$30 regional tryout + $30 final tryout].

Registration closes on February 28th, 2024 @ 5:00 pm to allow for session planning.

Regional Tryouts

(For athletes born in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and younger)

The fee to register for a Regional Tryout is $30. This can be paid during check-in at the gym, or through Sportlomo ahead of time. 

  • Friday, March 1st – Edmundston, NB – Evening
  • Saturday, March 2nd – Fredericton, NB – Morning
  • Saturday, March 2nd – Miramichi – Afternoon/Evening
  • Sunday, March 3rd – Moncton, NB – Morning
  • Sunday, March 3rd – Saint John, NB – Afternoon

*The exact time for tryouts will be announced closer to the date. Athletes must try out during the time slot for their birth year.

Regional Tryout Format

VNB will host 1 on-court session per birth year, per ID camp location (if numbers permit). Every tryout will consist of the same drills, so please register and try out for the Session closest to you. 

Final Tryouts

For Athletes Selected to attend from the Regional Tryouts

The fee for Final Tryouts will be $30 per athlete. This can be paid during check-in at the gym, or through Sportlomo ahead of time.

15u and 14u Eastern Elite (2009 and 2010 and younger)
  • Saturday, March 23rd – Fredericton NB
17u Canada Cup and 16u Eastern Elite (2007 and 2008)
  • Sunday, March 24th – Fredericton NB

Final Tryout Format

VNB will host 2 on-court sessions per birth year, on the assigned day. Athletes will be required to attend both sessions that day.

Athlete Selection Process

Following the Regional Tryouts, athletes will be notified the following week if they have been selected to attend the Final Tryout, or not. 

Following the Final Tryout, athletes will be notified the following week if they have been selected for a Team NB team, or not.

Athletes will be evaluated by VNB coaching staff, and other VNB evaluators throughout their tryout time. Evaluation criteria, as well as the tryout format, will be identical for every Regional ID Camp. The criteria and tryout format will be updated for the Final Tryout Phase. 

Team NB Coaches

Our Team NB Coaching Staff will be named at a later date. Anyone wishing to apply to be a Team NB coach, assistant coach, or apprentice coach should apply at the link below. 

Team NB Training and Competition Schedule

16u, 15u, 14u Elite Teams

  • June 22-23 – Fredericton (location TBD)
  • July 6-7 – Moncton (location TBD)
  • July 13-14 – Fredericton (location TBD)
  • July 17-20 – Eastern Elite Championships – Fredericton

17u Canada Cup

  • June 22-23 – Fredericton (location TBD)
  • July 6-7 – Moncton (location TBD)
  • July 13-14 – Fredericton (location TBD)
  • July 23-28 – Canada Cup – Calgary, AB

Program Cost

The cost for Team NB Elite programs for 2024 will be posted soon. 

Eastern Elite athletes would typically pay between $900-$1200, depending on multiple factors. 

Canada Cup athletes would typically pay $1200-$1700 depending on the location of Canada Cup and multiple other factors. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: My Child wants to "play up" this summer. Can they try out for an older age team?

A: Athletes are required to attend sessions based on their birth year. All athletes will be evaluated for all teams. Athletes who are skilled enough to play for an older team will be considered for those teams by the VNB evaluators and coaching staff.

Q: I have a conflict for the Regional Tryout weekend. What do I do?

A: Athletes who can’t attend any of the regional ID camps must fill out an exemption form and pay the fee for the Regional ID camp through Sportlomo to be invited to the final tryout. 

Quick Links

ATHLETES – Register for Tryouts

2024 Team NB Elite Coach Applications

English – 2024 Team NB Elite Coach Expectations Document

French – 2024 Team NB Elite Coach Expectations Document

Eastern Elites 2023 Results

 

Team NB Elite competed in the Eastern Elite Championships in July, 2023. With 5 Female and 4 Male teams competing in 16u and 18u divisions, Team NB had some amazing results! Check out the final standings for each division below.