Ridgewood Travel Basketball Season Info

  • Season will begin mid November and run until early March

  • Teams will participate in the Bergen Travel Basketball League which will begin games in early January. Each team is guaranteed 14 games plus playoffs!

  • Each team will have a chance to play against the 20-40 teams represented in Bergen County including Midland Park, Fair Lawn, Upper Saddle River, Mahwah, Paramus, Ho Ho Kus, Oradell, Hillsdale and Woodcliff Lake.

  • Team will practice two times a week (Days/Times TBD)

  • All players must live in Ridgewood but don't need to attend Ridgewood Public schools.

  • Teams will play in an additional tournament - either a Thanksgiving Tournament or Christmas Tournament - TBD

  • There will be NO parent involvement. Tryouts will be run by 2-3 High School Coaches who will decide on the final rosters. No parents will be involved in the tryout process to avoid favoritism so we can create a solid A team and B team (if necessary). 

  • 10-12 kids max will be placed on each team. The League mandates that all players have equal playing time for the 2nd and 3rd grade teams.

  • Coaches for Ridgewood Travel Basketball will be assigned after rosters are made. Coaches include Joe Jackson, Jeff Graham, George Muller, Dwight Wilbur, Nick Vier and Pete Brown

  • Games in the Bergen Travel Basketball League (bergentravelbasketball.com) will be held in gyms all over Bergen County. The BTBL is the largest youth basketball league in the state of New Jersey, encompassing 400 teams. Our home games will be played at Ridgewood YMCA,Mt Carmel School Gym in Ridgewood, Hoop City in Wyckoff. 

  • Cost for the season is $645 + $50 for a uniform