General Information

The Co-Ed Cadet Basketball League is for boys and girls of all skill levels in Grades 4-6.  The league is divided into divisions, based on skill level.  Skills to be taught in this league include dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. In competing with others in the community, boys and girls are able to develop a strong ethic of sportsmanship, learning to compete in a friendly manner. Incorporated in this process is our First Friends Sports Ministry Devotional program to enhance each athlete’s development outside of practices and games.


Open Gym:  Normally held in August.  Cancelled August 2020.  Free for boys and girls in grade 4-6 Plan to attend and bring a friend!


League Dates: Normally begins in September and ends in November. Fall 2020 Session Cancelled due to Covid 19 limitations.  Please click on the link to read our Fall Sports Announcement at top of website page.  Please check back in July 2021 for details about fall session.


Fee: $55.00 league fee (subject to change)
$20.00 jersey fee. Black/red reversible basketball jersey from First Friends Sports. If you purchased one in previous years you do not need to purchase a new one.
Refund policy: $5.00 fee retained if refund requested. No refund will be given to any player who withdraws after the second week of practices. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.


Registration: Registration will be available online with debit/credit card at our website and at the church Welcome Desk at least one month prior to start of league. Registrations will be accepted until the league fills up or date TBA, whichever occurs first.
Request Policy: One request is permitted on registration form per child. Please click on the link Request Policy to read the policy regarding this.

**Disclaimer: Please note that fairness and positive competition are a high priority in our program. Thus, our league leadership reserves the right to alter team rosters/move players once scrimmages have been played in order to balance teams if necessary. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.


Skill Assessment Dates:
Second assessment TBA  Schedule will be posted on this website page after assessments.   It is important to be at the two skill assessments your child is scheduled for. If not able to attend, please email Sports Office at


Mandatory Parent’s Meeting: during your child’s skill assessment
Note to Parents: Parent’s Meeting is mandatory. It is highly recommended that all parents attend the meeting for league child is registered in, if not possible please call the Sports Office at 330-966-6868.


Practice Day and Times:  TBA


Game Day and Times: Saturdays, Times:  11am or 12:00pm, subject to change.   Some weekday games at end of season are possible


End of Season Celebration:   TBA


Parents: Please consider coaching your child’s team. Please view the “Coaches Resources” below.


Weather Cancellation Policy:  Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.


Questions? Call 330.966.6868 or email











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Printable Schedules

Schedule will be available after first practice.

Cadet Blue Division schedule (click on link to view)

Cadet Red Division schedule (click on link to view)

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Picture Day

Picture Day:  Oct. 10, 2020   Basketball League Picture Taking Schedule (coming soon)

Picture forms will be handed out at practice, available to download and print from this page and the photographer will have some available.  Payment is due with order.

Click here to download and print picture order form (coming soon)

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Coaches Resources

COACHES:   Please volunteer to coach by indicating on the registration form. Coaches Training: Sept. 1, 2020 at 6pm inside First Friends gym.   Please plan to attend.
If you have not completed a background check or concussion training in the last 3 years, please follow the directions below to complete one. 

Thank you.**Please submit all necessary signed paperwork to 

**NEW** Lindsay’s Law Required Coaches’ Training Video

Youth Basketball Rules (click on link to view)

Cadet Rotation Sheet (click on link to download)

Coaches Information Sheet (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Ohio Youth Concussion Test (Click Link)

Background Check (Click Link)

Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click Link)

Lindsay Law Information Sheet (Click Link)

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Parent Resources

Click the links below to access a downloadable/printable version of our Parent Resources…


Youth Basketball Rules (click on link to view)

Lindsay Law Parent Info Video (Click here to watch video)

Lindsay Law Parent Informational Handout (Click here to download)

Lindsay Law Parent Athlete Signature Form (Click here to download)

Cadet Basketball Parent Meeting Handout (click on link to view after Parent Meeting)

Picture Forms (click on link to view when available)

Family Devo’s Explanation Sheet (click on link to view)


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Past Games

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Team Rosters

Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score

Team Rosters