BASKETBALL

SEASON DETAILS

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

  • Your child will practice 1 night a week on either Monday, Tuesday OR Thursday at FBCA. Upon registering, you can let us know what works best for you, but final practice schedules aren’t created until registration is closed.

GAME SCHEDULE

  • All games are played on Saturdays at FBCA and will run from March 12-April 30.

PRICING

  • Cost is $75 for the season and includes jersey, t-shirt-, water bottle, drawstring bag and medal. We also end the season with a fun awards night that the whole family is sure to enjoy!

REGISTRATION

FAQS

  • What is the goal of the league?
    • This is a low competitive and fun league that focuses on teaching the basics to beginner level players.  In addition, rules are altered to allow for teaching moments and skill development.
  • How are the teams divided up?
    • Divisions are K, 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, & 5th-6th
  • Are the teams coed?
    • We try to keep our basketball teams separated by gender as much as possible but may have to run some teams coed for grades with fewer participants.
  • What spiritual content will be involved?
    • Kids will participate in a short weekly devotion at each practice

RULES

LEVEL 1 (KINDERGARTEN)

  • 6 ft goal
  • 5’’ ball
  • 6-4 minute running clock
  • Cross court
  • Score is NOT kept
  • Coaches are allowed on the court with players
  • Home team gets ball first
  • No timeouts
  • Substitutions must be made between periods
  • NO REFEREES

OFFENSE

  • Traveling and double dribble is called, but does not result in a turnover
  • If fouled when shooting, player will shoot in the same spot they were fouled
  • Fast breaks are allowed

DEFENSE

  • No pressing
  • Stealing the ball is allowed
  • Blocking shots is allowed
  • No wristbands will be worn

LEVEL 2 (1-2 GRADE)

  • 8 ft goal
  • 5’’ ball
  • 6-6 minute period
  • Running court
  • Cross court
  • Score IS kept
  • Coaches are allowed to walk the sideline, but should not be on the court
  • Home team begins with the ball
  • No timeouts
  • Substitutions must be made between periods
  • Referees will call the game

 

OFFENSE

  • Traveling results in a turnover
  • Double dribble results in a turnover
  • 3 second violation is NOT called
  • Free throws are attempted on all shooting fouls
  • Free throws are shot from a closer line
  • Fast breaks are allowed

 

DEFENSE

  • No pressing
  • Man-to-man and zone defenses are permitted
  • Stealing the ball is allowed
  • Blocking shots is allowed
  • NO wristbands will be worn

LEVEL 3 (3-4 GRADE)

  • 10 ft goal
  • 5’’ ball
  • 6-6 minute periods
  • Running clock
  • Full court
  • Score IS kept
  • Coaches are allowed to walk the sideline, but should not be on the court
  • Substitutions must be made between periods
  • Referees will call the game

 

OFFENSE

  • Traveling results in a turnover
  • Double dribble results in a turnover
  • 3 second violation is NOT called
  • Free throws are attempted on all shooting fouls. Shots will be taken from the white volleyball line
  • Fast breaks are allowed

 

DEFENSE

  • NO full court pressing
  • ½ court pressing is allowed, unless there is a 15 point, or more, lead
  • Man-to-man and zone defenses are permitted
  • Stealing the ball is allowed
  • Blocking shots is allowed

LEVEL 4 (5-6 GRADE)

  • 10 ft goal
  • 5” (girls) or 29.5” (boys)
  • 4-6 minute periods
  • Clock stops on every whistle
  • Full court
  • Score IS kept
  • Coaches are required to stay in their coaching box
  • Jump ball to begin game
  • Substitutions are to be made on dead balls when clock is stopped
  • Referees will call the game

 

OFFENSE

  • Traveling results in a turnover
  • Double dribble results in a turnover
  • 3 second violation is NOT called
  • Free throws are attempted on all shooting fouls. Shots will be taken at the free throw line.
  • Fast breaks are allowed

 

DEFENSE

  • Full and ½ court pressing are allowed, unless there is a 15 point, or more, lead
  • Man-to-man and zone defenses are permitted
  • Stealing the ball is allowed
  • Blocking shots is allowed
  • NO wristbands will be worn

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