Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Philippines 2015 presented by Alaska

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Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska returns to the Philippines for the eighth consecutive year with a more extensive program. Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines 2015 presented by Alaska tips off in Manila then moves to Bacolod, Puerto Princesa, Iloilo, Baguio, Bacolod, Davao, including first-time stops in Baguio and Binan—reaching over 700 schools and communities nationwide.

The leading youth basketball program is free and open to players aged 10 to 14 years old. More than 100,000 students, parents, and coaches will benefit through Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA activities including camps and clinics, NBA Cares outreach activities, television programs and digital initiatives.

The search for the 2015 Jr. NBA Coach of the Year and 2015 Jr. WNBA Coach of the Year also begins on January 24 in Manila. This year’s Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA will be led by Coach Chris Sumner.

Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA 2015 presented by Alaska is comprised of four stages: the Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Touring Clinics for coaches and players from January to February, the Regional Selection Camps in March, the National Training Camp in April and the NBA Experience later in the year.

Jr. NBA was first introduced in the Philippines in 2007. In 2008, the program expanded from 16 schools to more than 200, reaching approximately 20,000 students, parents, and coaches across the country. In 2014, the program reached over 500 schools and communities and 80,000 students, parents, and coaches across the country.

Participants: Players aged 10 to14 years old

Coaches Level-Up Program: The Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Coaches Level-Up Program creates a distinction between the average basketball instructor and a coach. The program is designed to offer aspiring coaches a platform to enhance their basketball knowledge and acumen, while providing rewards to those who have managed to progress through the ranks. Visit www.jrnba.asia/philippines/xx to learn more.

Organizer: NBA

Presenting Partner: Alaska

Official Partners: Gatorade
Phoenix Petroleum

Official NBA Broadcasters: Basketball TV, NBA Premium TV, ABS-CBN Sports + Action

Supporting Partners: KFC

Supported By: Basketball Coaches Association of the Philippines

Schedule of Events:

Stage 1 January 2015: Tip Off & Open Clinics
Stage 2 February 2015: Regional Selection Camps to select National Training Camp participants
Stage 3 April 2015: National Training Camp to determine 2015 Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA All-Stars
Stage 4 (Q4 2015): NBA Experience Trip


Official Website:                       www.jrnba.asia/philippines

Official Facebook:                    http://www.facebook.com/jrnbaphilippines

Official Twitter Feed:              http://twitter.com/nba_philippines

Official Email:                          jrnba-philippines@nba.com




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