CourtKings open tryout coming!

The Cedar Valley CourtKings minor league basketball team will hold their annual player open tryout on Sunday Oct. 20 at their home arena at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex at 300 Jefferson St in Waterloo. Registration will be from 3pm to 3:45 with the tryout starting at 4:00pm. There is a $20 non refundable fee to tryout for the team. No need to pre-register, just sign up the day of the tryout. Over half the players that have played in the first four seasons for the Cedar Valley CourtKings have made the team through the open tryout process!

The Cedar Valley CourtKings are starting their fifth season of competition and are the 2 time MBL champions. This season the CourtKings will play in The OBA, The Official Basketball Association, a 28 team league with teams in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Texas.

The CourtKings season starts in March with training camp with the regular season running from April to Mid July and the playoffs to follow.

The CourtKings have had great success in their first four seasons in helping players advance in their pro career with numerous players getting overseas contracts and one player making it to the NBA-G league.

For players outside the immediate area and needing hotel accommodations ask for the CourtKings special rate at the Ramada Hotel in Waterloo, two Blocks from the Cedar Valley SportsPlex or the Lifestyles Inn in Cedar Falls.

If you need more information call the CourtKings at 319-404-5941 or email us at

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