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  • Mid-Maryland Tryouts

    Time TBD on Tuesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 19th

     JV (6/7): 6:00-7:30p on Monday, October 16th, and Wednesday, October 18th
    Varsity (8): 7:30-9:00p on Monday, October 16th, and Wednesday, October 18th

    All tryouts will be at Walkersville Middle School

    Coaches are asking that all players be registered online in order to participate.

    Tryouts will be closed to coaches and players only.

    GVAA Intramural & Travel Basketball

    GVAA offers both Intramural and Travel Team opportunities.  For younger athletes (Grades K-2) we provide a weekly instructional clinic.  Intramural (Grades 3-12) teams compete in the Monocacy Youth Basketball Association (MYBA) and play both home and away games against other area recreation programs, as well as GVAA teams.  Travel Teams (Grades 6-8) compete in the Mid-Maryland Basketball League and play against teams affiliated along Middle School draw areas.

    Registration Information

    Fees for the upcoming year are listed below.

    Intramural  $130.00 
    Travel $220.00 
    K-2 Clinic $70.00 

    Middle school open gym (closes October 12th) =
    • Mid-Maryland (6th/7th/8th grades) boys/girls (closes October 19th) =
    • 3rd/4th Boys/Girls (closes October 28th) =
    • 5/6 Boys/Girls, 7/8 Boys/Girls, 9/10 Boys and 9/10/11/12 Girls (closes November 11)=
    • K-2 Clinic (Registration closes January 2nd, 2024)=

    This for should be used for Travel, Intramural, and Clinic.

    If your athlete is selected for the travel team the additional fee ($90) will be due at a later date. 

    Travel Team Information 

    We sponsor four teams (Boys and Girls Varsity & JV) in the Mid-Maryland Youth Basketball League.  These are competitive teams and are selected by tryouts only.

    Travel Team tryouts for both boys and girls will be held mid-October at Walkersville Middle School and practice will begin immediately after team selection. Regular season games will begin in December and run through end of March. 

    There is an additional fee that must be paid upon selection to a travel team.  Total fee for Travel team is $220 ($130 at registration, $90 payable after selection to the team).

    The same academic eligibility requirements that must be met at the high school level also apply to travel teams.  There is no guarantee of playing time for those selected for travel teams. 

    Intramural Team Information

    Intramural teams are grouped by grade (3rd/4th, 5th/6th, 7th/8th, 9th/10th) for both girls and boys. The league will offer one age group for High School girls the teams will be 9th-12th. 
    There will be NO Boys 11th/12th grade teams in the league this year. 

    Practices for all Intramural teams will begin November 4th (3rd/4th grade boys and girls) and November 18th (everyone else). Regular season games will begin December 9th for 3rd/4th grade boys/girls, and January 6th for everyone else. 


    Anyone interested in coaching (Head Coach or Assistant Coach) an Intramural team please indicate such on the registration or contact Eric Vesely at evesely2[email protected] or Troy Bolyard @ [email protected]  

    We rely on parents to participate to make our basketball program successful.

    The fee for all intramural age groups is $130 which includes team jersey. 

     K-2 Clinic Information

    We offer clinic program for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders for an 8-10 week period.  During these sessions young athletes will receive instruction on all fundamental aspects of the game & near end of program participate in game situations. Clinic will begin in December.

    Clinic fee is $70 and will include tee-shirt or bag for each participant.

Basketball Committee

Commissioner:  Troy Bolyard
Email Contact - [email protected] 

Assistant Commissioner & Intramural Coordinators: Eric Vesely 
Email Contact - [email protected] 

Members:  Cameron Egan, Jason Bryan, Dave Pezenosky, Norman Brown,
and Kirsten Brown.

Contact Us

Glade Valley Athletic Association

P.O. Box 302 
Walkersville, Maryland 21793

Email Us: [email protected]
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