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.

 

League Dates:  August 30 – Nov 5, 2022

 

Fee: $65.00 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 will be available by June 17.   Registrations will be accepted until the league fills up or Sept 1, whichever occurs first.

Click on “register now” button on this webpage to register with debit/credit card, or click on link below to print form and return to church Welcome Desk with check/cash payment. Office hours 9am-3pm Mon-Fri.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM

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:
August 30 and Sept 1 at 5pm or 6pm.  Assessments schedule will be posted here August 26.    If you are unable to attend the assigned assessment time, please email sports@firstfriends.org.
Second assessment schedule will be posted on this website page after first assessment.   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 sports@firstfriends.org.

 

Mandatory Parent’s Meeting: during your child’s first practice, Sept 6.
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

 

Game Day and Times:  Saturdays, Times:  11am or 12Noon.   Some weekday games at end of season are possible.

 

End of Season Celebration:   Nov 5 in rooms L1,2,3 after basketball games.

 

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 on Aug 27 at 10am or Aug 29 at 7pm 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 sports@firstfriends.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Printable Rosters/Schedules

Please click on this links below for game schedules and rosters for each division.  (when available)

Gray Division Roster and Game Schedule

Scarlett Division Roster and Game Schedule

 

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Picture Day

Picture Day:  TBA

Basketball League Picture Taking Schedule (coming soon)

 

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Coaches Resources


COACHES:   Please volunteer to coach by indicating on the registration form.

Coaches Training:   August 27 at 10am or August 29 at 7pm  Location: M121 inside church 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 sports@firstfriends.org 

**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…

Parent Meeting Notes (click on link to view)

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 Day, TBA- check back for schedule and more information

 

 

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Standings

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score

Team Rosters

Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

© 2022

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Standings

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score

Team Rosters