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Sharon Travel Basketball Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates of the season?
The season runs from November to March. Practices start in November.

How many practices and games are there?

There are generally two practices per week in the evenings with league games on Sundays. Games can be in the morning, afternoon, or early evening. Most teams will also play in 2 to 3 holiday tournaments each year which could include Saturday games. Playoff games in March can be during the week.

Where are practices and games?
Practices and home games are at two facilities on the Mansfield/Foxboro line, MP Courts and Mansfield Sportsplex.

Where do the teams travel to?
Sharon plays in the Metrowest League. Home games are at Mass Premier Courts in Foxboro. Away games are generally within a 30-40 minute drive and are often much closer.

Can my child still play Rec Basketball?
Where at all possible, we attempt to schedule around rec basketball. In fact travel players are strongly encouraged to continue to play Rec as well. Rec basketball is run by the town of Sharon, NOT by the Sharon Travel Basketball Association.

If my child tries out, is he guaranteed to be placed on a team?
No. There will be cuts. This is a competitive program. You must be registered for the tryout and if you can’t make it then contact a board member for alternative options to evaluate the player. An evaluation is required. 

How much will the program cost?
The cost per player ranges between $350-$450. The fee pays for gym time rental, referees, uniforms, league fees and tournament.