The Western PA Bruins will hold tryouts for grades 4th – 8th at Duquesne University at the AJ Palumbo Center. The Bruins teams will compete on a local, regional and national level. Our coaching staff is comprised of current and former college and high school coaches.

There will be an informational packet about the Western PA Bruins available for parents at each tryout. Should you have any questions prior to the tryouts, please call Coach John Tate 412-370-4743 or Coach Brian Murray 412-977-1266.

2019 Tryout Registration

Saturday, January 5

  • Grades 4th, 5th, 6th: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Grades 7th & 8th: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday, January 6

  • Grades 7th & 8th: 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Grades 4th, 5th, 6th : 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Sunday, January 13

  • Grades 4th, 5th, 6th: 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Grades 7th & 8th: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Duquesne University at the AJ Palumbo Center, 1304 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15282 · Google Map →

Complete Waiver & Registration

To register for Tryouts, you must complete both the waiver form & registration by Wednesday, January 2. If you register and pay online through PayPal, the fee is reduced to $15. If you register and don’t complete the pay online, please bring $20 to the first tryout.


Complete the Waiver

Complete the online facility waiver & consent form.

Waiver Form


Register your Player

Register for tryouts and pay the $15 fee through PayPal.

Register & Pay

· OR · Register now and pay $20 at Tryouts.

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