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Welcome to Warwick Bears Basketball!! It was great to see so many people at Sports Fair, and we hope to see everyone again throughout the coming term. We have a lot going on over the next few weeks so get involved and don't miss out!


Taster/Open Sessions: Run every week, Tuesdays 4-5pm and Thursdays 3:30-5pm in the Sports Centre, for all abilities

Beginners' Sessions: Tuesdays 9-10pm in Main Hall

Socials: Regular socials throughout term, open to all club members, more details to come

Trials: The 1st stage of Men's trials will take place at 7pm on Friday 7th October in Main Hall. Arrive 15 minutes early so we can get everyone registered and start as soon as possible! If you are successful, stage 2 will be the following day, Saturday 8th October (11am-1pm, Desso Hall), and the final stage will be Sunday 9th October (6:30-9:30pm, Desso Hall). We will let you know at the end of each day whether you have succeeded and give you further details on the arrangements for the next day.

Stage 1 of Women's trials will be at 1pm on Saturday 8th October in Desso Hall. Arrive 15 minutes early so we can get everyone registered and start as soon as possible! For those that get through the first stage, the final set of trials will be on Sunday 9th October (9-11am, Desso Hall). Again, we will let you know whether you have got through each stage at the end of the day and give further information on the next stage.

You must attend trials in order to make the team. If you can't attend the first day, send a message to the Club Facebook page letting us know why!

**Beginners and Social players come to the trials!! It's a great opportunity to experience the basketball club and we give out more information about all the sessions club members can attend!**

Taster/ Open Sessions: During Week 2 there is the opportunity to come along to Taster Sessions on Tuesday 11th (3-4pm, Desso Hall]) and Thursday 13th (3:30-5pm, Desso Hall). Come along and try out the club! Open to all abilities, get down to the Sports Centre and play! Open sessions will run from Week 3 onwards, Tuesdays (4-5pm, Main Hall) and Thursdays (3:30-5pm, Desso Hall). These are free for all club members to attend and a great way to work on your game!

Beginners Sessions We run Warwick Active's Rock up & Play Beginners sessions on Tuesday evenings 9-10pm. A great introduction to basketball, we coach you through a few drills and play games to get everyone enjoying the sessions! For more information, see http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/sport/active/rockup/basketball

Socials Socials are organised by our 2 social secs frequently for all club members. Keep your eyes on the Facebook page for more information on upcoming events!

**First Game: The Men's 1s kick off the season with a Home game against Aston University on Wednesday 12th October, it would be great to see people come along and support the team!**

Make sure you like us on Facebook and follow our Instagram and twitter accounts to keep up to date with all club news!

See you at trials!

Posted on 6th Oct 2016


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