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  • February02Sunday
    Location: Sparta Jr NBA Skills Challenge Boys & Girls Ages 12 and Under
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    10:00 am 11:00 amThe House Of Sports 14 Park Lake Rd Sparta, New Jersey 07871
  • February02Sunday
    Location: Sparta Jr NBA Skills Challenge Boys & Girls Ages 13 to 14
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    1:00 pm 2:00 pmThe House Of Sports 14 Park Lake Rd Sparta, New Jersey 07871
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    PROGRAM OVERVIEW

    The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour provides boys and girls ages 13 and under
    the opportunity to showcase their dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills in the sport of
    basketball. An online administrative tool kit will allow organizations to easily administer the program.
    Boys and girls compete separately in two different age groups: 11U and 13U. Participants compete
    in up to three (3) levels of competition, including the National Finals in New York City before the 2020
    NBA Draft presented by State Farm. The program is free for all participants and organizations.

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    Local Competitions: November 1, 2019 – February 15, 2020 (Nationwide)

    Jr. NBA organizations can register to conduct the Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour program for their participants using the online administrative tool kit.

    1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place finishers in each age and gender group are submitted and advance to a Regional Competition.

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    PROGRAM GOALS

    The Basketball Factory puts an emphasis on using proper basketball footwork. Having great footwork can enhance your speed on the court and help you contain a faster player. The most skilled players in basketball have great footwork.

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    PARTICIPANTS

    All participants must have a parent or guardian fill out a registration/liability form obtained from the
    Jr. NBA member organization hosting a Local Competition or online at www.jrnba.com/skillschallenge.
    Boys and girls ages 13 and under MUST provide a copy of a valid birth certificate or other proof of
    identification for age verification. Each player may participate in only one Local Competition.
    Competing in more than one Local Competition will result in disqualification.

    AGE GROUPS
    The two age groups are: 11U and 13U with boys and girls competing separately.

    AGE VERIFICATION CHART
    To determine the appropriate age group for each participant, refer to the chart below. Participants
    must compete in the age groups identified below. Age groups are based upon the participant’s age
    as of August 31, 2020.

    Age Groups Born Between
    11U Born on or after September 1, 2008
    13U September 1, 2006 – August 31, 2008