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Grafton Hoops will be holding tryouts for the 2023-24 basketball season! This year we are conducting tryouts over two days to help evaluate the skills of the players. Players are expected to attend both sessions.


August 13th & 27th


August 13th @ Woodview Elementry School

August 27th @ Grafton High School

Grades & Time

3rd Grade - 9:00 am

4th Grade - 10:00 am
5th Grade - 11:00 am

6th Grade - 12:00 pm

7th Grade - 1:00 pm

8th Grade - 2:00 pm

Players will be evaluated by High School Head Coach Damon James and his staff.  Tryouts will be "closed door," and parents will not be allowed in the gym.  Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to try on uniforms and complete registration forms. 

Grafton Hoops policy is as follows: When there are enough players and coaches for more than one team, multiple teams will be formed. 


  • 3rd through 8th grade will play in the Wisconsin Youth Basketball League (WYBL).  League games are every other Sunday, starting in November through March.  Teams will play two games on the Sundays they are scheduled to play.  This league involves our teams traveling to other schools like Germantown, Brookfield, Waukesha, Greenfield, Brown Deer, Mukwonago, and Menomonee Falls, to name a few. 

  • Each grade level will offer a tournament team option. Tournament teams will be selected by the high school coaching staff at tryouts or after the first week of practice.  Tournament team play will involve an additional expense per tournament. Teams generally participate in 5 tournaments but this is up to the head coach of each tournament team.  


Grafton Hoops may have non-parent coaches for 7th and 8th-grade teams. We are evaluating the coaches for the 2023-24 season. 


Teams will practice two days per week at Woodview Elementary School or John Long Middle School.  Days/times are to be determined.


We will follow Grafton School District guidelines for masking and health protocols.

2023-24 Grafton Hoops Fees are roughly $220 and will be invoiced after teams are finalized. 

~$130 - Uniforms (jersey, shorts, and shooting shirt) are purchased online through the spirit wear store after tryouts. Returning players may reuse their 2022-23 uniforms. New uniform prices have not yet been finalized.

$25 - Fee per Tournament -  (tournament team only)

FULL PAYMENT is due prior to the first practice. Please email me if you would like to set up alternative payment arrangements.


Grafton Hoops does not intend to reimburse for any costs lost due to COVID-19. All fees collected are immediately used to pay for the use of gym space, tournaments, insurance, etc.


If you have any questions please contact Andy Kivioja - 


We look forward to a fun basketball season!

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