Camps, Trials and Events

Throughout the season but particularly during the summer months, clubs will often host camps and trials. These events can be used to encourage more people into the game and for clubs to search for new talent for the upcoming season. If we receive any information on upcoming events, we'll put the information on this page.

At Basketball England, we take safety and well-being very seriously. As such, we want to ensure that all camps and trials meet our high standard. If you wish to advertise your event on this page, please complete this form and return it with the all the details and information (be sure to include when, where, cost, contact details) about your camp, trial or event to our Compliance Manager.

London Thunder International collaboration with DME Sports Florida - Elite Showcase

This showcase along with a 3 day intensive, high level camp between the dates of 13th, 14th and 15th of February 2017 will offer 15 players the chance to travel to Florida to compete in a World Championship Event in July.  It is open to NBL Premier League Players or those playing at regional or National level. 

DME Sports are based in Florida and offer the highest level expertise in coaching and development of  players. Their customized system is geared to assist each athlete in reaching his or her full potential.  Based in Daytona Beach their facilities are world class and over the last year Thunder has developed a personal relationship with them that provides an insight into transferring in to the American system second to none.

This Elite camp which will run from 10.00am – 4.30pm on each of the 3 days and will offer you the opportunity to train with and be coached by Top US coach Dan Panaggio. Ex Suns, Lakers and Trailblazers.  You will receive an online recruitment profile with stats and key information and space to upload your highlight tape.  During the Showcase, you will also have the chance to:

  • Learn about the US college recruiting process
  • Learn how to promote yourself
  • Learn about academic requirements
  • Receive feedback from former NBA and NCAA coaches
  • Be selected to compete at the DME World Championship Tournament in July 2017 in Daytona Beach, Florida

All for a cost of just £100.  Places are strictly limited – so if you are currently playing in the U16 or U18 NBL Premier League or are at Regional Standard or above, please send your basketball bio to to see if you make the final cut. ACT NOW and secure your place.

For more infomration please contact Steve Bucknall at or watch the video below!

Eurocamp - Barrow in Furness

Where: Hoops Basketball Centre, Barrow in Furness

When: Sunday 30th July to Friday 4th August 2017.

More info:, 01229 431585