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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q- What are girls regional camps?

A- Based on the highly successful National Team trials sessions and open application process for girls at the U16/U17 level, USA Basketball is proud to expand the concept nationally with girls regional camps. Camps will combine on-court skill lessons with off-court educational sessions that give players a great opportunity to improve their skills and learn from National Team caliber coaches and staff.

Q- What is the purpose of girls regional camps?

A- Camps are designed to increase participation and quality of the sport by allowing players to develop their game in a fun environment. Another purpose of regional camps is to further spread the USA Basketball National Team reach across the country by allowing more players to be evaluated and learn the USA Basketball philosophy.

Q- What skill level must a player have to participate in girls regional camps?

A- Regional camps are open to players of all skill levels and abilities. While this may be an opportunity for a player to be evaluated by USA Basketball for further involvement, camps are designed to improve individual and team skills for any player seeking to make their school or club teams.

Q- Are the girls regional camps a part of National Team trials?

A- The primary goals of these camps are skill development and individual improvement - they are not meant to be part of National Team trials; however, if talent is recognized as National Team quality, it could result in an invitation to a future trial from USA Basketball.

Q- What are the eligibility requirements for the girls regional camps?

A- Our eligibility requirements are different for each event. Please visit the event page for specific age requirements.

Q- Does USA Basketball offer regional camps for boys?

A- Yes, USA Basketball offers regional camps for boys. Click here for more information on Boys Regional Camps!

Q- Who are the coaches for the girls regional camps?

A- All USA Basketball girls regional camps are hosted and operated by the Women’s National Team program as well as the Youth Development Division. USA Basketball will select all coaches to serve as court coaches for the camp.

Q- What are the players responsible for providing?

A- Players are responsible for the following:

  • Transportation to and from the gym

  • Lodging

  • All meals

  • Registration fee

  • All clothing and basketball shoes (jersey provided by USA Basketball)

Q- What are the benefits of attending girls regional camps?

A- There are many benefits to regional camps including:

  • Opportunity to refine your individual basketball skills

  • Learning a unique level of drills, strategies and skill sets in a developmentally appropriate environment with a schedule designed by USA Basketball

  • Competing with players from across the country

  • Learning from top coaches from the region

  • Experiencing similar camp structures that mirror National Team trials sessions

  • Association with USA Basketball - the official National Governing Body of the sport in the United States

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