DUBOIS, Pa. – It’s almost basketball season, and that means it is time for the 2021 DuBois Dream Day on Saturday, Nov. 13, sponsored by Spitzer Auto World.
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The all-day event will take place at DuBois Christian School located at 197 Eastern Avenue in DuBois and will include a free kids camp from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., AAU Tryouts and Youth Basketball Registration starting at 11 a.m. (see specific times below), and the Blue-White PBL game starting at 4 p.m.
Each attendee at the free kids camp will receive a free t-shirt along with skills instruction from DuBois Dream players and coaches. The camp is open to kids 12 and under.
Players are encouraged to bring their own basketballs.
Pre-registration for the Kids Camp is highly encouraged and be done here.
AAU TRYOUTS AND YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
12U Boys’ and Girls’ Registration will take place from 11 a.m. to Noon with 14U and High School Girls’ Registration taking place from Noon to 1 p.m. followed by 14U Boys’ Registration from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
High School Boys’ Select Tryouts will take place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
There is a $50 non-refundable deposit to reserve your roster spot on travel teams. If the player participates during the Spring season the $50 will be applied to the total travel team fee.
AAU and Youth Basketball season generally starts in March. Travel teams and developmental programs practice twice per week on weekdays. The travel teams usually play in four to five tournaments from March through June on the weekends.
Pre-registration for the AAU and Youth Basketball can be done here. If you are unable to attend the tryout on Nov. 13, but would still like to play then please fill out the registration form. You may also fill out the pre-registration form if you are planning on attending on Nov. 13.
BLUE-WHITE EXHIBITION GAME
The day-long event concludes with the Blue-White Exhibition game featuring members of the DuBois Dream as well as some AAU alums.
Entry to the game is free.
DREAM DAY FAQ
An FAQ about Dream Day is available here.
ABOUT THE DUBOIS DREAM
The DuBois Dream is a professional minor league men’s basketball team and AAU and Youth Basketball Development organization based in DuBois, Pa.
The Dream was founded in 2016 by current owner and player, Albert Varacallo, III. This organization combines his passion for basketball and his commitment to his hometown. Each season, the DuBois Dream aims to bring talented players, coaches and staff members together to positively impact the community.
While winning is always a top priority, the organization is also dedicated to the young people of the region. We aim to inspire and motivate fans to work hard and set their sights on their own goals and dreams.
The DuBois Dream expanded its organization to include AAU & Youth Basketball teams for boys and girls in the Spring of 2018 to help with the demand for the youth to play basketball year-round as well as develop talent in the Tri-County Region.
With boys’ and girls’ teams in the 17U, 14U, 12U and Developmental (Ages 4 and up) age ranges, the DuBois Dream has been able to provide that opportunity for kids of all ages.
Anyone who would like to be a part of the DuBois Dream’s ever-growing basketball organization can contact the Dream at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this form and the Dream will be in touch.
2022 DUBOIS DREAM SEASON
The DuBois Dream play in the Premier Basketball League and will hold training camp in December followed by the regular season from January through May. A schedule will be announced soon and can be found on the Dream’s website, www.duboisdream.com.