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The following matrix describes some of the similarities and differences between the Eden Prairie Girls Travel and In-House Basketball programs.




Program Fees

4th Grade = $625 ($350 Registration fee plus $275 tournament fees)

5th Grade = $675 ($400  Registration fee plus $275 tournament fees)

6th Grade = $675 ($400  Registration fee plus $275 tournament fees)

7th Grade = $725 ($425 Registration fee plus $300 tournament fees)

8th Grade = $750 ($450 Registration fee plus $325 tournament fees)

Rookie League = $90
2nd Grade = $130

3-8th Grade = $175

Registration Period

Opens July

Opens late August

Player Evaluation

One (90-120 minute) evaluation by outside independent evaluators during evaluation phase. One (45-60 minute) scrimmage session during team formation. 

No evaluations.


Girls must be able to play at a “travel” level and there must be enough girls for full teams in the grade level. Some girls may be cut.

All girls that register will be placed on a team.

Players per team

8-10 players based on numbers and/or natural breaks in talent. 

2nd grade: 6-8 players; 3rd grade & up: 8 to 10 players; depending on registration numbers

Length of Season

October through early March.

Rookie: December - February
2nd-8th Grade: November - February

Note: Individual Skills Clinics & Player Evaluations & Team Clinics occur over 3 weekends in November.

League Games


One refereed game per week on Saturday

Number of Tournaments

Grade 4-6:  8 tournaments
Grade 7:   9 tournaments
Grade 8:   10 tournaments
Includes one out of town tournament in Rochester

End of season jamboree or tournament (usually the last weekend of February)

Additional Tournaments

Can add up to 2 addtional tournaments at the discretion and expense of the team.

Not Applicable


2 or 3 per week throughout season; mandatory attendance.

1 scheduled practice per week

Playing Time

If basic criteria are met, players receive 50% playing time (if ≤ 8 players) or 40% playing time (if >8 players) over the course of a tournament.

50% for every game


Each player is required to purchase one uniform kit (home jersey, away jersey & shorts).

Uniforms are updated every 2-3 years. 

Each player will receive a basketball jersey.  Rookie receives a T-shirt.


All head coaches are selected through an interview process. 

All coaches are parent volunteers.

Coaches do NOT need to be parents for high school league.

Eden Prairie Tournament Work Shifts

Parents work a 4-8 hours shift per player or forfeit $200 deposit.

Not Applicable


Volunteers needed as assistant coaches and team managers.

Volunteers needed as coaches, assistant coaches, team managers, grade level commissioners.