General Information

The First Friends Church (FFC) Men’s Open Basketball League is designed for players of moderate to advanced skill levels to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for men age 18 to 39 based on First Friends Sports Ministry concepts.  During this unique time of fellowship, biblical concepts will be explored as we seek to elevate Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior in all that we do. Registrations are on an individual basis, and all teams are drafted after the open gym assessments.  Open gyms are for paid registered participants only!


League Dates:  January 5, 2021 – March 16, 2021.


Fee:  $60.00 league fee; $20.00 additional for required black/red First Friends jersey (if you don’t have one).
Refund Policy:  ($5.00 fee for all refunds) No refund will be given to any player who withdraws on or after the first week of games. 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:   Registrations for 2021 Winter league is available now online with debit/credit card payment.  Paper brochures will be available at the church Nov 6 and accepted with check/cash payment at the church welcome desk during office hours Mon-Fri 9am-3pm.  Payment must be received at time of registration. Church offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and the day after, and for Christmas Holiday break beginning Dec 24.  Office hours will resume on Monday, Jan 4.



Game Nights:  Note:  New day:  Tuesdays at 9pm or 10:15pm




NOTE: Open gyms are for registered participants only.


Jan 5 and Jan 12:

  • 9:00-10:00pm – Coaches and Last names beginning with A-M
  • 10:00-11:00pm – Last names beginning with N-Z



Questions?  Call 330-966-6868 or email


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Printable Roster/Schedule

Please click here to view and print Team Rosters – (click here after open gym)

Please click here to view and print Game Schedule – (click here after open gym)

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Coaches Resources

Click the links below to access each specific coaching document


Men’s Open Rules

9-man Rotation

8-man Rotation

7-man Rotation

6-man Rotation

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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