POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER 2015
First Annual Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) & Women’s Basketball Showcase (WBBS) Professional Combine and Free Agent Camp
The Women’s Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) is the premier professional development basketball league for women. The WBCBL's mission is to provide highly competitive basketball for women.. The competition level ranges from former college players to former NWBL/WNBA players and current international players. In addition, the WBCBL has built a networking relationship with professional international basketball scouts and agents to broaden the possibility of higher-level jobs being offered.
Since 2005, the WBCBL/WBBS have assisted hundreds of players in their pursuit of professional careers in basketball here in the U.S. and internationally. We are excited to be able to extend the opportunity to more women this year!
Who is eligible to participate? Any young lady who is at least 20 years old (by May 1st), has no collegiate eligibility remaining and has the skill and desire to continue her playing career at the professional level
When: TBA 2015
Where: Greensboro, NC
Registration: $300/player (including accommodations; double occupancy)
· Transportation from Piedmont Triad Airport (PTI)
· Intense training sessions
· Quality information sessions
· Q & A sessions regarding international play
· Use of reversible jerseys
· Balanced teams
· Great competition
What to bring:
· Black shorts
· Basketball shoes
· A teachable spirit
· A winning attitude!
Note: SELECT PLAYERS WILL HAVE ANY OPPORTUNITY TO TRAVEL ON EUROPEAN PRO TOUR!!!
Please send your basketball bio, including a head shot not larger than 2x2 and $300 registration fee to:
P.O. Box 8305
Greensboro, NC 27419
Deadline: TBA, 2015
*Only money orders and certified checks (made payable to the Women’s Basketball Showcase) will be accepted.
For more information, please contact us via phone at 336.303.8683 or via email at email@example.com.
Space is limited so register today!
Preparation + Opportunity = Success!
Tamika is a player for the Indiana Fever of the WNBA and Turkish team Galatasaray. She is a prolific scorer close to and far from the basket, as well as a capable rebounder, ball handler, and defender. After playing at Adlai E. Stevenson High School and graduating from Duncanville High School, Tamika Catchings became one of the stars of the University of Tennessee women's basketball team.
In 2001, she was drafted by the Indiana Fever. After sitting out the entire year in which she was drafted due to injury, she had an all-star rookie season in 2002. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history. Catchings is a 9-time WNBA All-Star, a 5-time All-WNBA selection and is famous for recording the first ever quintuple double (25 points, 18 rebounds, 11 assists, 10 steals and 10 blocks in 1997). She serves as President of the WNBA Players Association as of the 2012 season.
On August 23, 2014 she set the all time WNBA playoff scoring record off a three-point field goal in Game 3 of the eastern conference semifinals against the Washington Mystics surpassing Lisa Leslie's 908 career playoff points. She finished the game with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 7 steals also surpassing Lisa Leslie for most WNBA career playoff rebounds.
After the 2014 season she ranks 1st all-time in career playoff points, 1st all-time in career playoff rebounds and 3rd in all-time career regular season scoring. She also holds the WNBA record for most consecutive playoff appearances of 10 straight seasons.
In October 2014 in a TV interview, she revealed that she will be retiring after the 2016 Summer Olympics. She said;
""I will be retiring in 2016, Lord willing, if my body holds up," "Although I plan to step away as a player that is not to say I'll step away from the game, hopefully. I am so thankful and blessed to have had an opportunity to play the game I have loved for so long. "God has truly blessed me with an amazing playing career, and now it's time to start transitioning to what He has for me beyond the lines of the basketball floor."
Tamika is the Founder of the Catch the Stars Foundation and is proud to help "prepare youth to catch their dreams one star at a time." The goal of her foundation is to provide youth with organized programs geared towards motivating them to set goals, dream bigger and achieve more. 2
Dr. Geri "Kay Kay" Hart
Dr. "Kay Kay" Hart is a standout on and off the basketball court. She has made strides in her professional career that add to the powerhouse she was on the court.
Kay Kay was a prominent All-American Academic Player at University of Kansas. She was a two time Big 8 player and league assists leader. Hart holds the record for most minutes played in Kansas Jayhawk history in the Big 8 with 3,841 minutes. She led KU her senior year to the Big 8 Champs with 22-6 record going undefeated in Big 8 and making it to the NCAA sweet 16.She is a “Jayhawk of Distinction” and one of the smartest basketball players in KU history. Awarded the NCAA Post Career Scholarship to Medical School with a 4.0 GPA.
Dr. Hart is a pioneer in the game of professional women's basketball by playing in the WBA. She was apart of the Kansas Crusaders, WBA 1st Champion in 1993. She is featured on WBA Collector All-Star Cards as a two time All-Star and also played on the Iowa WBA expansion team in 1994. She continued to be apart of the WBA as a radio announcer and college basketball radio play by play commentator. She also spent one season as USA Women’s Basketball Team Doctor.
Awarded the 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians Fellowship. The Degree of Fellow recognizes AAFP members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to family medicine, by their advancement of health care to the American people and by their professional development through medical education and research. .
For more information on Dr. Geri Kay Hart please visit www.hutchclinic.com