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2016 3rd-8th Grade Spring Travel Teams

We Have Boys Teams....

And Girls Teams

2016 Spring Travel Try-Outs

Date Age Group Time Location
February 22nd 3rd and 4th Grade 6:30-8:00pm Lundahl Middle School
February 22nd 5th Grade 8:00-9:30pm Lundahl Middle School
February 23rd 6th and 7th Grade 6:30-8:00pm Bernotas Middle School
February 23rd 8th Grade 8:00-9:30pm Bernotas Middle School
February 24th 3rd and 4th Grade 6:30-8:00pm Bernotas Middle School
February 24th 5th Grade 8:00-9:30pm Bernotas Middle School
Febuary 26th 6th and 7th Grade 6:30-8:00pm Bernotas Middle School
Febuary 26th 8th Grade 8:00-9:30pm Bernotas Middle School

About the Program...

The Illinois Magic has been producing some of the finest travel basketball teams in the far Northwest Suburbs for the past 14 seasons.  We have some of the best coaches in the area which include High School Varsity Coaches and College and Professional Players.  The entire staff has over 100 years of experience combine.

The spring travel season has traditionally been the best season for travel basketball.  The top competition from all over the country is in full swing.  Exposure opportunities for High School players is widespread.

During the spring season, no matter what level team we stress the following:

TEAMWORK

SKILLS TRAINING

HARD WORK

BEING GREAT ON AND OFF THE COURT


What Makes the MAGIC Different Than Other Programs?

  • We offer flexible tournaments times and we work with each team individually!
  • We DO NOT have parents coaching for us.  Our entire coaching staff is comprised of High School level coaching and above.
  • Our coaching staff cares about each and every player in our program and ample communication is always apparent with every one of our teams.
  • Check out our staff HERE
  • BECOME A PART OF THE ILLINOIS MAGIC FAMILY TODAY!!!


Whats Included?

Players will receive the following as part of their fee:

  • A season starting Mid/Late March through Late May/Early June
  • 6 Total Tournaments (Three 1-Day Shootouts and Three 2-Day Tournaments)
  • 2 Practices per week
  • Qualified High School level coaches
  • Exposure to College Coaches for High School level teams

Tournament Locations

Possible Tournament Locations include but are not limited to the following:

  • Libertyville Sports Complex
  • Barrington Field House
  • Waukegan Field House
  • Pleasant Prarie Rec Center
  • Carthage College, Kenosha
  • Kenosha YMCA
  • Rockford, IL
  • Lisle, IL.
  • Northern Illinois University

Transportation

Transportation will be coordinated by parents for local tournaments.  For overnight tournaments the Illinois Magic will reserve hotel rooms and plane tickets.  More information will be available to the families as the dates approach.

Practice Time

Each team will practice twice per week throughout the season.  Practices will be in the evening hours for 1.5hrs each.  Practices will be held Monday thru Friday.

Practice Locations

Lundahl Middle School, Crystal Lake

Bernotas Middle School, Crystal Lake

Hannah Beardsley Middle School, Crystal Lake

Prairie Grove Middle School, Crystal Lake

Trinity Oaks Christian Academy, Cary

***Additional Practice Facilities may be added at a later date.  Please note that your team will be practicing at a consistent location throughout the season.***

Tournaments

Tournaments will be either one-day or two-day events held on Saturdays and Sundays.  Each tournament will include 3 or more games depending on location and type of event.


2016 Spring Tourney Dates

Dates Location
April 9-10 Chicagoland Area
April 16-17 Chicagoland Area
April 23-24 Chicagoland Area
May 7 Chicagoland Area
May 14-15 Chicagoland Area
May 21-22 Wisconsin Dells, WI.
June 4-5 Chicagoland Area

We Will Choose 6 Tournament Dates From The Above Possible Dates

We do our very best to work with players that participate in multiple sports in the spring.  We ask that families with conflicts during the season notify their coach in order for us to register for tournament dates that do not conflict with many schedules.


2016 Spring Travel Fees

Grade Level Item Details Cost
All Levels Tryout Fee T-Shirt Included (Winter 2015-16 Players Do NOT Need to Pay) Tryout Fee FREE before February 1st $20
3rd-8th Grade Spring Travel Fee 6 Tournaments, Practice Twice Per Week $700
All Levels Uniform Fee Reversible Nike Uniform $95
All Levels (OPTIONAL) Nike Elite Package Uniform, Nike Elite Bag, Nike Elite Socks, Long Sleeve Shooting Shirt $225
All Levels (OPTIONAL) Ultimate Gear Package Uniform, Nike Elite Bag, Nike Elite Socks, Long Sleeve Shooting Shirt, Nike Shoes, Nike Warm-Up Jacket and Nike Warm-Up Pants $350

ALL PLAYERS ARE REQUIRED TO PAY SEASON DUES AND UNIFORM FEE.  IF YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER ALREADY HAS THE UNIFORM FROM THE 2015-16 FALL/WINTER SEASON HE OR SHE IS NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE A NEW ONE FOR THE SPRING.  ADDITIONAL GEAR PACKAGES ARE OPTIONAL AND NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE.


Payment Plans

Payment Plans are available online.  Please contact us for a different payment plan that is not offered online. IllinoisMagic@gmail.com