Our 2016-2017 Youth Basketball League is getting ready to begin again! If you are interested in your child participating again this year, click here for a copy of this year’s registration form. You can drop off your registration form at the church office during the week.
If you have any questions about the registration process, you can contact Serena Bell or call the church office at 791-6053.
Schedule and Evaluations Info
Registration and Evaluations will take place on Saturday, October 29th, beginning at 9am in the Life Center on the campus of Northside. Ages 9-11 will be evaluated from 9am – 10am, 12-14 will be evaluated from 10 – 11am, and 15-18 will be evaluated from 11am – 12pm. 18 year olds may only play if they are still in High School. Evaluations are for the purpose of forming teams with similar playing ability.
Beginning in November, coaches will begin to contact players regarding their team placement and practice schedule. This league is a 9 game season that begins on January 7th and concludes on March 18th. All games will be played on Saturdays between 9am and 4pm.
Each team will have a one-hour practice time on either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday at either 6pm, 7pm, or 8pm depending on the age of the players. Younger players will have the earlier time slots. During the practices, the following basic skills will be taught:
– Passing: Chest pass, bounce pass, and overhead
– Dribbling: Right and left hand
– Lay-ups: Right and left hand
– Shooting: Instruction and correction
– Free Throws: Positioning
– Out of Bounds: After shots and dead ball
– Defense: Man-to-man and Zone
– Pivoting/Jump Stop
– Rules of the Game