For 2023-24, Wells Prep will resume its management of registration, team formation, uniforms, and practice coordination for Wells boys and girls teams in Goldenball, the Saturday recreational program by Portland Parks & Rec. Practice will begin in mid-November to early December. Games will be in January/February 2024. No tryouts required.

For more specifics, read our FAQ on the Rec program.



This is a competitive Development Program for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls. It is designed for players who want the opportunity to develop their skills through more competitive coaching and game experiences. Tryouts required.

Teams will play in competitive local tournaments 5-6 weekends during December 2023-February 2024. (No holiday weekends). Tournament format will largely involve two games on Saturday and two games on Sunday, but some weekends could be just one day, resulting in approximately 18-24 games for the season. Teams will practice 2 times per week for 90 minutes in SW Portland area gyms, beginning in mid-November. 

There will be one team selected per grade, per gender.

All players interested in attending team tryouts must register in advance. There is a $10 tryout fee collected during the online registration process. Please use the Code 0405 when you checkout to process the $10 fee.

Team Tryouts are Sunday October 22nd.

Boys - 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Girls - 11:45 am to 1:00 pm

Tryouts will be held at the Wells HS main gym. Enter through the Foyer doors near the Pool, on the HIllsdale side of the campus. Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.

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Team fee for players selected will be $375. Fee includes a game jersey and game shorts, which can be kept at season's end.

Once teams are selected, the $365 balance will be collected before the first practice. For players not selected, the fee will be refunded or applied to your Recreational registration. More information about this process will be provided shortly after tryouts.

Players who try out and are not selected will be directed to our Rec program (See above).