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Basketball League - Boys Grades 4-8
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This is not a practice league. Players MUST be able to commit to a one hour practice one night per week plus a game on Saturday. (Non-residents are welcome)
The Recreation Department has revamped the recreation basketball league! The program will focus on skills, fundamentals and game play. Players will be grouped into teams within grade appropriate brackets based upon registrations. Rules are designed for participation and clinical skill development for all involved. We will be using certified professional referees for our games.
REGISTRATION IS AUGUST 27 - SEPTEMBER 28, 2018. Late registrations are subject to a
$25 late fee (NO EXCEPTIONS!)
and may be accepted beginning September 29, if space allows. Registrations will not be accepted after October 16, 2018.
(Non-residents are welcome)
There is a $15.00 discount for the third or more player in the same family.
August 27 - October 26.......... 100% refund.
October 27 - November 9.......... 80% refund.
If you contact our office after November 9, we cannot issue any refund.
Players will be evaluated in a non-competitive, rating session in order to form balanced teams. There will be a mandatory rating session for all participants of this league. Participants must wear sneakers. Basketballs will be provided.
BOYS GRADE 4-8 RATING SESSION IS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 AT TBS ON THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE:
Grade 4 is from 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Grade 5 is from 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Grade 6 is from 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Grade 7 is from 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Grade 8 is from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The coaches meeting and draft will be on Monday, November 12 at the Avon Middle School from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Coaches and players cannot be paired. Assistant coaches must be obtained from the parents/guardians of the players drafted.
Youth basketball coaches and Assistant Coaches are parent volunteers and are needed for this program. Please indicate if you are interested in being a Head Coach or Assistant Coach role when registering your child. All coaches must be signed up by September 28, 2018, agree to a background check, concussion training and attend the coaches meeting on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Avon Middle School. No coaches or players will be paired. Assistants must be obtained from the parents/guardians of the players drafted.
There will be a training session for new coaches. If you are new to our Recreation Basketball Program, you must attend a MANDATORY Coaches Training Session. All other coaches may attend if they wish. We will cover drills, rules, etc. Please contact the Recreation Department to reserve a spot. The training will be held in conjunction with the Coaches Meeting
Weekly practices and scrimmages
Begin November 26 and are held Monday - Friday at each school at the coaches discretion between the hours of 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Exact practice night, time and location will be determined at a later date after the coaches meeting. Practices will not be held December 24 - January 1.
Official League Play
Games are held on Saturdays December 1 - February 23, 2019. (No games 12/22, 12/29, 2/16) with 10 games for the season. Once the number of teams have been determined, the Games schedules will be posted online at www.avonrec.com.
Additional Forms and Files:
Grade 4 Rules
Grades 5/6 Rules
Grades 7/8 Rules
BOYS Grade 4 Schedule 2018/19
BOYS Grades 5/6 Schedule 2018/19
BOYS Grades 7/8 Schedule 2018/19
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