Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA TIP-OFF 2016

Ms. Belen Fernando, Alaska Marketing Director and Mr. Carlo Singson, NBA Philippines Managing Director officially open the Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016

The Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Philippines 2016 Tip- Off presented by Alaska was held on January 23, 2016 at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Makati City Philippines.  This is the 9th season of Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA here in the country where kids - Boys and Girls age between 10-14 are encourage to  join into basketball sports.

Jr. NBA Coach Craig Brown lecturing kids during  2016 Tip-Off of  Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska

The Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska have Four (4) stages or series of program.

1.  Basketball / Skills Clinics - usually happen at schools and communities
2.  Selection Camps - the regional selection camps
3.  National Training Camp - selected players that pass the regional selection camps will go to Manila to join other kids for the National Training Camp.
4.  NBA Experience - selected players at NTC will get the chance to fly abroad for the real NBA experience.

This is free registration  where kids will only show their talents and hone later on to enhance and develop the skills during this season.  The program will run from January 23 to April 24, 2016 and facilitated by the Coaching  Team of Jr. NBA /Jr. WNBA Philippines.

Jr. NBA Head Coache Craig Brown (5th from the left), Chris Summer  (3rd)along with Alaska Power Camp Coach Jeffrey Cariaso (4th) and the rest of  Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Official Coaches for 2016 season.
Early in the morning,   the gym's benches were occupied by basketball enthusiasts,  Coaches,  Youth,  Press and Media personalities to witness the Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Tip-off.
Coaches and Basketball Enthusiasts listening to Coach Chris Summer 

Defense / Blocking 

During the break,  Basketball Coaches were invited to be part of the intermission number prepared by Alaska.  Teams who gathered the most number of points from the free throw line. will received special gift packs.

(The 2nd part of the program happened after the lunch break)

“These holistic programs train children to be confident, disciplines and hardworking because Alaska Milk Corporation aims to prepare them to be winners in life in the future,” said Alaska Marketing Director Belen Fernando.

The Jr. NBA Philippines is the league’s longest – running youth basketball program outside the United States,NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson

The program continues to positively impact the lives if children, parents, and coaches, and reinforces the positive values that go beyond the four corners of the court.  Together with Alaska, we are committed to providing world-class basketball instruction to more communities to further our mission of encouraging an active lifestyle among Filipino youth.”, he added

Chris Summer, Head Coach of the Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA 2016

Don Bosco students during the Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA presented by Alaska Tip-Off 2016

Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Alumni

Batang Alaska, Laking Alaska tried to shoot the ball :)

Sets of Ball for the 3-point shot game

Winner (center) for the 3-point play during the Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA 2016 presented by Alaska

The Regional Selection Camps will happen on the following dates and venues.

Baguio - February 20 – 21, 2016
Davao - February 27 – 28, 2016
Cebu - March 5 -6, 2016
Metro Manila - April 9 – 10), 2016

The Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA team will select the top 50 boys and 24 girls from the Regional Selection Camps and will advance to the National Training Camp to be held on April 22-24, 2016 at Manila.

Visit the following link for more details:

Registration Online:  http://www. Jrnba.asia/Philippines
Jr. NBA / Jr. WNBA Facebook Fab Page:  http://www.facebook.com/jrnbaphilippines
NBA Website: http://www.nba.com
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