Tryouts for the upcoming 2011-12 Laguna Beach Winter National Junior Basketball season are Monday at the Thurston Middle School gymnasium. Tryout times by division are: boys' Division 3 (grades 3/4) and girls' Division 3 (grades 3/4), 5-5:45 p.m.; girls' Division 2 (grades 5/6) and girls' Division 1 (grades 7/8), 6-6:45 p.m.; boys' Division 2 (grades 5/6), boys' 5th-grade All-Net and boys' 6th-grade All-Net, 7-7:45 p.m.; boys' Division 1 (grades 7/8) and boys' 8th-grade All-Net, 8-8:45 p.m.
To be eligible, girls and boys must live within the Laguna Beach Unified School District boundaries but may attend private schools. Players are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to a tryout for check-in, register and jersey sizing.
Laguna Beach teams will compete against other NJB teams in Orange County. Games are schedule on weekends (primarily Saturdays) and the season runs December through February. Practices start in mid-October and are generally held once a week at the Thurston gym.