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Emporia Basketball Academy
Frequently
Asked
Questions
What is EBA?
  • Emporia Basketball Academy was formed in conjunction with Emporia High Boys and Girls Basketball programs to organize and coordinate the development of basketball skills for boys and girls in and around the Emporia area. The EBA is committed to programs to hone these skills for youth of all ages at all levels of play. EBA also wants to provide players with the opportunity to compete in local and regional tournaments while stressing the importance of sportsmanship, work ethic, character and education. At EBA, we seek to develop relationships within the community to foster a healthy learning environment both on and off the basketball court.

Why should my child participate?
  • To develop skills to potentially compete at a higher level.
  • To get the opportunity to develop sportsmanship, work ethic, character and basketball education.

How is this different from other camps or academies?
  • Primary focus will be on development of specific skills and proper fundamentals.
  • Ongoing sessions to provide repetition and efficiency of skills.
  • A basketball community dedicated to the youth in an effort to develop future Emporia High Basketball programs.
  • Offers development of skills that can be taken advantage of for a kindergartner through the 6th grade.

Who should attend?
  • Boys and girls of all ages and skill level (K-6th grade).
  • We want anyone who wants to learn and get better at basketball.

Will girls and boys participate together?
  • At times they will be working out together, while other times they will be split by either age, skill level and/or gender.

Are games involved?
  • Time at the academy will be spent on skill development rather than games; there may be small scrimmages, drills that are game like in nature, etc.
  • If there are enough kids in certain age groups, travel teams may form, although will not be required or guaranteed.

What if my child can’t attend every time?
  • We want them there as often as possible, but understand there are other obligations and conflicts. 
  • Come as much as you can.

How often will the sessions be available?
  • Our goal is to offer 2-3 sessions per year.

Who are the coaches?
  • Experienced high school and college players and coaches

What does my child bring?
  • A water bottle, basketball (if have one), tennis shoes/basketball shoes, a good attitude, a desire to get better and work hard.

Are there scholarships available?
  • Contact a board member for more information about scholarships.








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Emporia Basketball Academy was formed in conjunction with Emporia High Boys and Girls Basketball programs to organize and coordinate the development of basketball skills for boys and girls (K-6th Grade) in and around the Emporia area.