Welcome to Essence Girls Basketball (EGB), in its 25th year is one of the top Girls Travel Program in the country seeking to optimize athletic and leadership abilities. Essence’s unique program delivers customized basketball experience with training and competition directed by top coaches, former Division 1 athletes and former/current professional players.
Every player receives Performance Training – athletic development, mental skills development, character building and a variety of scholarship opportunities and options.
Dear Alumnus and Parents:
We would be delighted to invite to the Alumni Celebration July 21-25, 2022. Alumni Social Friday, July 22nd and Banquet Saturday, July 23rd. Basketball games July 21-25, 2022 on one of the largest events in the country hosted by Essence - Basketball on the Bayou which is also celebrating 20 years of existence as well as The Big Easy Hoopfest.
Let's all catch up on the old times and walk down memory lane as we celebrate 25 years of Essence along side current players and parents. We would certainly want your continued and valued association with our esteemed program.
Rooms have been blocked off at:
Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Convention Center
1201 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA, 70130
$139.00 + tax
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You may also book rooms. Here is the link
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Hotels, activities , and Bourbon St (LOL) are all in close proximity and no need for a vehicle if you choose to go without.
$55.00 - Banquet Ticket Only
$30.00 - Additional Banquet Ticket
$30.00 - Social Ticket Only
$20.00 - Additional Social Ticket
$35.00 - Current Essence Coach, Parent or Player - Banquet Ticket
2019 WNBA ALL-STAR MVP
Over 20 All-Americans °°° 9 USA Olympic Invitees °°° 4 USA Gold Medalists °°° 40 Professional Players °°° 4 WNBA Players / 15 Overall WNBA Players °°° Over 200 Division 1 Players °°° Over 75 Power Conference Players ….and COUNTING
JANIAH BARKER u16 USA TEAM MEMBER - 2019
2019 u16 NIKE NATIONALS GOLD RUNNER-UP • 2018 u16 NIKE NATIONALS ELITE 8 • 2019 u16 BIG STATE FLAVA JAM CHAMPIONS • 2019 u17 BIG STATE FLAVA JAM RUNNER-UP • 2018 BASKETBALL ON THE BAYOU RUNNER-UP • 2017 ELITE 8 NIKE NATIONAL SILVER • 2017 BASKETBALL ON THE BAYOU CHAMPIONS • 2016 ELITE 8 NIKE NATIONAL GOLD • 2016 BASKETBALL ON THE BAYOU CHAMPIONS