Upward Basketball provides each child with an equal opportunity for improvement through a substitution system that ensures:
Upward Basketball is part of Upward Sports, the world’s largest Christian sports program for children, was created with a vision to provide the best sports experience possible for every child. Each year some 1 million people around the world play, coach, referee, or volunteer in Upward Sports leagues and camps hosted by more than 2,600 churches. Anyone – children and volunteers of any faith or no faith – can participate in Upward Sports. Upward Sports aim to bring out “the winner” in every child – regardless of the game’s score.
Who May Participate
Boys and girls from age three years through 5th graders.
Early registration is $55 per child. After December 10, the cost is $60. Payment options are available. Contact Tammy McMinn for more information.Basketball shorts are optional at a cost of $15 each.
Upward Basketball is led by volunteers. We need coaches, assistants, team parents, and referees, as well as those who wil provide devotions and snacks. All volunteers are appropriately screened and supervised.
Interested persons should contact Tammy McMinn, Children's Coordinator, at 205-625-3191.
Evaluation Dates 2017
Saturday, November 19, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, November 29, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Monday, December 5, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 10, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
First Practice: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
First Game: Saturday, January 28, 2017
Awards Celebration: Sunday, March 12, 2017
UPWARD CELEBRATION !!
Join us in the Sanctuary at 6:00pm for our UPWARD CELEBRATION!! Nate the Crazy Tie Guy will perform as he shares the Good News of Jesus. He is known for captivating audiences with his juggling, unicycling, and stilt walking. We will recognize Upward players, but the performance is for ALL children and families who want to attend. Afterward, we will have a PIZZA PARTY!! Don't miss the FUN!
How to Register
Download the registration form by clicking here.