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WELCOME TO HAYAA BASKETBALL

HAYAA Basketball is open to all boys and girls in the Hartland, MI (and local surrounding) area who are entering 1st - 8th grade.   It is also open to boys in 9th - 12th grade who are not playing on the High School team. Registration is available online at hayaasports.com. 

This page contains lots of information regarding travel tryouts, in-house evaluations, registration dates and more.  Please take the time to read through and take note of this information.

!! QUICK LOOK AT UPCOMING DATES !! 2019-20 Season

Date Notes
Online Registration Begins July 1, 2019 140.00 Fee ($60.00 instructional)
Online Registration Ends September 29, 2019
Late Registration Applies to All Walk In Registrations 170.00 Fee (total)
Girls Travel Tryouts September 22, 2019 See Chart for Times
Boys Travel Tryouts 3rd-6th September 22, 2019 See Chart for Times
Last Day for Refunds Requests must be made within 24 hours of evaluation day
In-House Boys Evals October 6, 2019 3rd-6th grade (see chart)
In-House/Rec-Travel Girls No evals are held NO WALK IN REGISTRATION
In-House Boys Make Up Evals
FB, FG & JVB Coach Meeting Commissioner will email you for times/location
Online Registration Closes November 4, 2019 7th-12th grade boys and 3-6 girls only
In House Boys Evals November 11, 2019 7th-12th grade (see chart for times
Boys Travel Tryouts November 11, 2019 7th & 8th grade only (see chart for times)

INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE - 1ST AND 2ND GRADE (CO-ED)

A great introduction to Basketball!  Boys and girls in 1st and 2nd grade will play in our co-ed “Instructional League”. This is a six week league. Each player will receive a t-shirt.  This league does not require evaluations; everyone in 1st and 2nd grade is welcome! Bring a 27.5" ball if you have one (we have some to borrow too) and a water bottle and be ready to learn! This league will run starting in November.  Check the "Instructional" tab for more information.

If you are interested in helping coach at this level, please contact the commissioner of the league.  Contact link can be found under the Board tab.

The fee for this league is $60.00. **No late registrations will be accepted** (limit of 28 players per grade group) (plays Tuesday nights, see instructional tab for dates and times)


FRESHMAN, JV, VARSITY GIRLS (REC-TRAVEL)

Freshman girls rec-travel (grades 3 & 4), will practice in Hartland and have home and away games.  Away games will be held in South Lyon, Howell, Huron Valley or Pinckney.  Practices are once per week for 2 hours (days/times will vary).  Coaches should notify you of your team placement in November.  Practices will begin in December.  Games will begin in January and will be played on Saturdays.  Home games are at Farms Intermediate School.  Due to no evaluations, registrations must be done online.  No walk-in registrations will be accepted for this league.  

JV girls rec-travel (grades 5 & 6), will practice in Hartland and have home and away games.  Away games will be held in South Lyon, Howell, Huron Valley or Pinckney.  Practices will be once per week for 2 hours (days/times may vary).  Practices will begin in December.  Games will begin in January and will be played on Saturdays.  Home games are at Farms Intermediate School.  Due to no evaluations, registrations must be done online.  No walk-in registrations will be accepted for this league.

Varsity girls rec-travel (grades 7 & 8) will practice in Hartland and have home and away games.  Away games will be held in South Lyon, Howell, Huron Valley or Pinckney.  Practices will be once per week for 2 hours (days/times may vary).  Practices will begin in October.  Games will begin in October and will be played on Saturdays.  This league will run through December  to allow the girls to try out for their school team if they would like.  Girls who plan to try out for the Middle School team may also play for HAYAA.  Due to no evaluations and the early start for this league, all registrations must be done online.  No walk-in registrations will be accepted.

All girls rec-travel leagues will use a 28.5" basketball.  Please bring a ball and water with you to practices.  Basketball shoes are not required, but are recommended.

Registration fee is $140 ($170 with late fee), and includes a jersey and shorts.  

NO EVALUATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE GIRLS REC-TRAVEL LEAGUES.  YOUR COACH WILL CONTACT YOU ONCE TEAMS ARE MADE.  IF YOU ARE TRYING OUT FOR A TRAVEL TEAM, YOU MUST ATTEND TRYOUTS.

If you have questions are would like additional information, please contact the commissioner of your division.  Contract info can be found under the Board tab.  As with any type of community team, everything is dependent on having enough players to make a Hartland team and other communities also having enough players to make teams.  As always, we will do our best to find our girls a place to play.  Refunds will be issued if, for some reason, there is no league available. 


IN-HOUSE EVALUATIONS ARE MANDATORY FOR BOYS GRADES 3 and UP!  If you are unable to attend the evaluations, please send an email to hayaabasketball@yahoo.com.

Dates/times/locations of evals are located on the charts below.  If you tryout for a travel team, but do not make the team, your registration will be transferred to our in-house program and you are required to attend the in-house evaluations.


FRESHMAN & JV BOYS (In-House)

The Freshman league is for players in 3rd - 4th grade.  The JV league is for players in 5th - 6th grade.  Teams will practice one night per week for 2 hours starting in November.  Games will begin in December.  This league will run through February 2020. 

Freshman play games Friday nights at Farms Intermediate School.  JV play games Saturdays at Farms Intermediate School.  Games or practices cancelled due to weather will not be made up.

Freshman and JV boys teams will use a 28.5" basketball.  Players should bring a ball and water to practices.  Basketball shoes are not required, but recommended.

REGISTRATION FEE OF $140 ($170 with late fee) includes a jersey and shorts.

Evaluations are required.  Please see chart below for times.

In-House Evaluations - Freshman and JV Boys

Division Day Date Time Location
Boys 3rd-4th Grade Last Name A-M Sunday October 6 12:00-1:00 HESSC (M59)
Boys 3rd-4th Grade Last Name N-Z Sunday October 6 1:00-2:00 HESSC (M59)
Boys 5th-6th Grade Last Name A-M Sunday October 6 2:00-3:00 HESSC (M59)
Boys 5th-6th Grade Last Name N-Z Sunday October 6 3:00-4:00 HESSC (M59)

VARSITY & SENIOR BOYS (In-House)

The Varsity boys league is for players in 7th - 8th grade.  Boys in 7th & 8th grade who plan to try out for their middle school team but want HAYAA as a backup must still register.  If a player in 7th - 8th grade is selected for a school team they may still elect to play for HAYAA. **If you make the school team and do not wish to play in HAYAA, you must contact HAYAA to receive a refund as soon as you make the school team.  We cannot issue refunds once HAYAA teams have been made**  Any players who play HAYAA and are also on the school team will not be able to play in a HAYAA game until the school team has ended, per MHSAA rules.  

The Senior boys league is for players in 9th - 12th grade who are not playing on the high school team.  9th - 12th graders who make the high school team are not eligible to play HAYAA basketball.  **If you make the school team, you must contact HAYAA to receive a refund as soon as you make the school team.  We cannot issue refunds once HAYAA teams have been made**

The Varsity and Senior leagues will begin practices in December.  These leagues will run through March.  Games and practices cancelled due to weather will not be made up.  Players will use a 29.5" basketball. Games will begin in January.  Practices are one day a week for 2 hours.  Games are played Saturdays at Ore Creek Middle School.

**Game dates/practice dates/schedules are subject to change at any time due to gym availability.  Games and practices that are cancelled due to weather will not be made up**

REGISTRATION FEE OF $140 ($170 with late fee) includes a jersey and shorts.  No registrations will be accepted after evaluations.  

Evaluations are required, please see chart below.

In-House Evaluations - Varsity and Senior Boys

Division Day Date Time Location
Boys 7th-8th Sunday November 11 1:30-3:00 Ore Creek MS Gym
Boys 9th-12th Sunday November 11 3:00-4:30 Ore Creek MS Gym

TRAVEL TEAMS

HAYAA offers competitive travel teams.  Boys in 3rd-8th grade and girls in 5th-8th grade.  Players wishing to tryout must still register with HAYAA.  If you are not selected for a travel team, your registration will carry over to our in-house program and you are required to attend the MANDATORY evaluations for the in-house program.  Please see the charts for travel tryout dates, times and locations.  Also see the chart for the in-house player evaluations.  If you do not make the travel team and choose not to play in HAYAA, you must request a refund no later than the in-house evaluation date.  There will be no refunds issued after this date.

The fee for travel teams will vary.  An estimated cost is between $500-$650.  You must register for HAYAA Basketball and pay the $140 registration fee ($170 with late fee).  All additional costs will be determined by, and payable to, your head coach.

Please bring a ball to travel tryouts.

If you have any questions about the travel program and the fees, please contact:

Travel Boys - Jayson Doggett - jayson.leland@gmail.com
Travel Girls - Nick Perrine - trimer01@gmail.com

Travel Team Tryout Information

Division Day Date Time Location Coach
5th Grade Girls Sunday September 22 1:30-3:00 Ore Creek MS Gym James Fitzgerald
6th Grade Girls Sunday September 22 1:30-3:00 Ore Creek MS Gym Nick Perrine
7th Grade Girls Sunday September 22 4:30-6:00 Ore Creek MS Gym Mark Trammel
8th Grade Girls Sunday September 22 4:30-6:00 Ore Creek MS Gym Tim Seog
3rd Grade Boys Sunday September 22 12:00-1:30 Ore Creek MS Gym
4th Grade Boys Sunday September 22 12:00-1:30 Ore Creek MS Gym Jayson Doggett
5th Grade Boys Sunday September 22 3:00-4:30 Ore Creek MS Gym George King
6th Grade Boys Sunday September 22 3:00-4:30 Ore Creek MS Gym Mike Morrish
7th Grade Boys Sunday November 11 12:00-1:30 Ore Creek MS Gym Ron Baran
8th Grade Boys Sunday November 11 12:00-1:30 Ore Creek MS Gym Ed Bangs

INTERESTED IN COACHING??

We are always in need of coaches and would be happy to answer and questions you may have regarding coaching and its commitment.  This league cannot run without coaches, so please take the time to email the appropriate commissioner if you are interested.  Contact links can be found under the Board tab on the website.


HAYAA Basketball is an all volunteer organization.  If you are interested in finding out ways to volunteer or would like information about the Board and its positions, please contact us at hayaabasketball@yahoo.com.  You can also contact any commissioner directly.  Their contact link can be found under the Board tab on the page.

Thank you!  Our organization cannot run without its volunteers!

HAYAA Basketball is not a part of Hartland Community Education.  Please direct any questions you may have to hayaabasketball@yahoo.com or to your Commissioner.  Thank you.