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.
League Dates: August 29, 2023 – November 4, 2023
Fee: $75.00 league fee
$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 is available online now, and paper forms will be in the church brochure racks by next week. Registrations will be accepted until the league fills up or Aug 30, whichever occurs first.
Click on “Register Now” button on this webpage to register with debit/credit card. Please check your email account after completing the online registration to make sure you receive a confirmation email. If you don’t receive an email within minutes of registering your child, please contact the sports office at 330-966-6868.
CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM and pay with check/cash at the Welcome Desk inside the church. Office hours are 9am-3pm Mon-Fri.
Request Policy: One request is permitted on registration form per child. Please click on the link Request Policy (updated Aug 2023) 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: (Plan to attend both assessment dates)
1st Assessment: Aug 29: 5pm and 6pm. Please check back closer to Aug 29 to see what time your child is scheduled to come. If you are unable to attend the assigned assessment time, please email email@example.com.
2nd Assessment: Aug 31: The schedule will be posted on this website page on Aug 30. It is important to be at both of the skill assessments your child is scheduled for. If not able to attend, please email Sports Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mandatory Parent’s Meeting: during your child’s first practice on Sept 5.
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: Tuesdays 5pm or 6pm, possibly 4pm if needed.
Game Day and Times: Saturdays, Times: 11am or 12Noon, or 1pm if needed. Some weekday games at end of season are possible.
End of Season Celebration: Nov 4 after the games are played.
Parents: Please consider coaching your child’s team! Please indicate on your child’s registration form you would like to coach and plan to attend the Coaches Meeting August 24 at 7:30pm held inside First Friends Church. 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 email@example.com.
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