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Youth Basketball Updates  |  Little Hoopsters (K-2nd Grade) INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE  |  2nd-3rd Elementary Basketball LEAGUE  |  2nd-3rd Elementary Basketball ACADEMY  |  4th-6th Elementary Basketball ACADEMY  |  4th-6th Elementary Basketball LEAGUE  |  7th-8th Jr. High BOYS Basketball LEAGUE  |  7th-8th Jr. High GIRLS Basketball LEAGUE  |  9th-12th High School Basketball LEAGUE  |  ADULT BASKETBALL  |  Winter Adult Basketball  |  Adult Basketball Open Gym

 Youth Basketball Updates

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Youth Basketball Updates

Did you know that our programs are specifically named based on the format? In all of our youth sports programs, we have: clinics, academies, instructional leagues, and leagues. See below for a quick review of each programs format:

ACADEMIES/CLINICS: Academies are ran by paid CARD staff that have extensive experience in the sport. This program will focus on fine tuning skills that players need work on. Program format will be similar to a "basketball camp" except spread out to once a week (rather than consecutive days, like a camp). Academies highlight stations and big group drills that will help any player improve their game. Game play is not only scrimmaging, but "game like" scenarios that will help players learn the game- like 3 on 3, Steal the Bacon, 3 on 2/2 on 1, etc. Academies will have a "Director" that is in charge of the format, and other staff. The Director is a great person to ask questions to, or share feedback with.

INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUES/PROGRAMS: Instructional leagues are ran by paid CARD staff that have experience specific to the sport.  Players will not receive a phone call from a specific "coach" and should instead just show up the first day of the program ready to play! The first 2-3 weeks of the program will focus on the staff having the participants learn techniques and fundamentals through stations and drills. Staff are experienced in dealing with different skill levels and are able to adapt to each player's needs. The last 2-3 weeks will include players being broken up into "teams" to scrimmage. Teams switch around each week to give players the opportunity to learn from different coaching styles (and learn from different teammates). Score is not kept, and instead the focus is creating an environment that is positive and where mistake are okay to make- since that is how to become a better player! Games will be periodically stopped to remind players of rules or game strategy. Instructional Leagues will have a "Director" that is in charge of the format, and other staff. The Director is a great person to ask questions to, or share feedback with.

LEAGUES: Our leagues are what most people associate with any "sports league." Each team is assigned a coach (volunteer coaches for our elementary basketball teams, and a paid coach for our jr. high/high school teams) that is responsible for the team logistics. Your coach is your main contact for the league. The coach will contact you and let you know of the first practice time and location, and that there will be a short parent meeting after the first practice. The parent meeting is crucial to attend because it gives the coach the opportunity to introduce themselves and explain their coaching philosophy. Each team will then practice at least once a week with their coach (hopefully a throughout, progressive practice plan) and have a game once a week. Game schedules are posted on teamsideline.com/chico, and officials will be provided for each game. There is an end of season tournament for all teams 5th grade and older- that is a single elimination based on the standings from the league.

Elementary Basketball League Update: NEW this year, we have added a 2nd grade league, and  staggered the 2nd and 3rd grade leagues with the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade leagues. Our goal is to open up more gym space for our teams, allow higher quality officials more shifts (and more time to train for the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade leagues), more time to recruit for volunteers, and allow us to focus more on each league to improve the over all quality! Other than the date staggering, the leagues will essentially stay the same: team formation will still stay the same, genders will be separated, coaches will practices once a week, with games on Saturdays. In order to compensate for the "staggering" dates- and to never leave a group without the opportunity to play basketball- we have added  the "Academies" for the divisions that have the "off season"!

 



 Little Hoopsters (K-2nd Grade) INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE

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FALL & WINTER Little Hoopsters Instructional League (K-2nd grade)       

This instructional league is open to all youth in K-2 grade.  Coaches will work with players the first 2-3 weeks to introduce the sport of basketball using basic skill techniques and formations.  The last 2-3 weeks there will be 20 minute practices and 40 minute formal games each day. Fundamentals and simple game strategy will be taught throughout the entire program.  Show up the first day and be ready to play! You will not be contacted by a coach for this program. Program will be held at Community Park "Aaron Ray Clark Memorial" Field House. General youth sports jersey is optional, but highly recommended (can be purchased at the CARD Office for $13). No program on 10/25



Fall Registration Deadline: 9/24/14 NO PROGRAM ON 10/25
Course # Grade Day Date Time Fee
21766
K Boys/Girls
Sa 9/27-11/1 11:30AM-12:30PM $39
21767
1st
Boys/Girls
Sa 9/27-11/1 12:45-1:45PM $39
 21768  2nd
Boys/Girls
Sa  9/27-11/1* 2:00-3:00PM  $39
*Our 2nd grade basketball league starts on 11/1, but games will be scheduled around Little Hoopsters last day so there will be no conflict.

Winter Registration Deadline: 1/7/15 Program will be held on 1/18
Course #
Grade                         
Day Date Time Fee
24392                              
K Boys/Girls
Su 1/11-2/8 11:30AM-12:30PM $39
24393
1st
Boys/Girls
Su 1/11-2/8 12:45-1:45PM $39
              

 2nd-3rd Elementary Basketball LEAGUE

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NEW Elementary "Hot Shots" Basketball League (2nd-3rd grade)

A special league designed just for your Hot Shot basketball player! This 5 week league will feature one practice a week (day and time based on gym availability) and one game on Saturdays. Practice day and time is determined by your volunteer coach. Guaranteed to have at least one hour of indoor practice space per week.  No score or standings are kept in order to facilitate a fun, non-competitive environment that uses basketball as a tool to promote health, confidence, teamwork, leadership and integrity. General youth sports jersey is mandatory and can be purchased at the CARD Office for $13. Find more information online at: www.chicorec.com/Athletics/Basketball

Winter Final Registration Deadline:
The deadline to register passed on 10/8/14 ($42)
 
  To get on the waitlist, please click here
 
Practice:  Practice day/time is the discretion of the volunteer coach. Each team will practice one a week during the season. Practice locations will be based on gym availability. 
Games:  Saturdays 11/1-12/13. NO GAMES 11/22 or 11/29




Program Location:  Community Park "Aaron Ray Clark Memorial" Field House, Dorothy F. Johnson Center,  and various community gyms. 



Team Formation:  Genders will play in separate leagues. All teams will be formed using our team formation policy.  If numbers permit, grades will be separated (a 2nd grade league and a 3rd grade league) Grades will be combined if there aren't enough players to sustain a league (a 2nd/3rd grade league).

 This will be determined after the registration deadline. All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff. 
Skills Evaluation:  CARD will contact participants if needed. 








 Interested in Volunteer Coaching?
 Fill out a volunteer application online at: www.chicorec.com/Athletics/Youth-Sports-Volunteers--Junior-Coach-Resources and turn into CARD Office.
                 


"Hot Shots" Basketball League Information

Game Schedule

2nd Grade Boys Game Schedule

2nd/3rd Girls Game Schedule

3rd Boys Game Schedule

November 8: Picture Day Schedule

Please Note:

- When you click on "Game Schedule," you will be taken to the external website, TeamSideline.

- We are using TeamSideline for game and tournament schedules for all youth and adult leagues.

- Please contact your coach to find out what team number you are on the game schedule.

- Scroll all the way down to see the tournament and practice schedule for your league.

Extra Information:

- Seating is limited in all locations. Please bring a chair if you have one available.

- For safety reasons, all spectators must sit on the opposite sidelines and the players/coaches.

- Due to the size of our league and not being affiliated with any school district, we are unable to change or

adjust the game schedule for school dances, field trips, and any other event.

- There is a zero tolerance for unsportsmanlike conduct behavior from players, parents or spectators.

- Persons or players participating in activities sponsored by CARD are not covered in any way for personal

liability, property damages, medical injuries, etc.




 2nd-3rd Elementary Basketball ACADEMY

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NEW Elementary "Hot Shots" Basketball Academy (2nd-3rd grade)       

Do you have a player that is new to game? Do you have a player that has played before but is looking to get better? Did you player participate in our "Hot Shots" League but still wants more basketball? Sign them up for this 5 week clinic! This clinic will highlight stations each session and finish up with some kind of game play (3 on 3, Steal the Bacon, Scrimmage, etc). Stations will include specific tips and techniques on shooting, passing, dribbling, defense, basic offense, and much more! This clinic will be staffed by some of our best coaches, and is guaranteed to not only make your "Hot Shot" a better basketball player, but also give them a love of the game. General youth sports jersey is optional and can be purchased at the CARD Office for $13. Find more information online at: www.chicorec.com/Athletics/Basketball Location: Marsh Jr. High Gym.



Winter Registration Deadline: 1/21/15 NO PROGRAM ON 2/15
Course # Grade Day Date Time Fee
24512
2nd Boys/Girls
Su 1/25-3/1 11:30AM-12:30PM $32
24513
3rd Boys/Girls
Su 1/25-3/1 12:45-1:45PM $32



 4th-6th Elementary Basketball ACADEMY

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NEW Elementary "Super Star" Basketball Academy (4th-6th grade)

Get your child ready for our elementary "Super Star" basketball league by signing them up for this academy! This clinic will get a new player more comfortable with the game before the season, and help returning player improve their skills to be ready to go! This clinic will highlight stations each session and finish up with some kind of game play (3 on 3, Steal the Bacon, Scrimmage, etc). Stations will include specific tips and techniques on shooting, passing, dribbling, man to man defense, basic motion offense, and much more! This clinic will be staffed by some of our best coaches, and is guaranteed to not only make your child a better basketball player, but also give them a love of the game. General youth sports jersey is optional and can be purchased at the CARD Office for $13. Find more information online at: www.chicorec.com/Athletics/Basketball. Location: Marsh Jr. High Gym.



Winter Registration Deadline: 10/31/14
NO PROGRAM ON 11/23 OR 11/30
Course # Grade Day Date
Time Fee
24504
4th Boys
Su 11/2-12/14
10:15-11:15 AM
$32
24505
4th Girls
Su 11/2-12/14
10:15-11:15 AM
$32
24506 5th Boys
Su 11/2-12/14
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
$32
24507 5th Girls
Su 11/2-12/14
1:15-2:15 PM
$32
24508 6th Boys
Su 11/2-12/14
2:30-3:30 PM
$32
24509 6th Girls
Su 11/2-12/14
2:30-3:30 PM     
$32



 4th-6th Elementary Basketball LEAGUE

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WINTER Elementary "Super Star" Basketball League (4th-6th grade)

 This 7 week league will feature one practice a week and one game on Saturdays. Practice day and time is determined by your volunteer coach. No score or standings are kept in the 4th grade league. General youth sports jersey is mandatory and can be purchased at the CARD Office for $13. Find more information online at: www.chicorec.com/Athletics/Basketball

Winter Final Registration Deadline:
The registration deadline passed on  11/12/14 ($52)
 
    To get on the waitlist, please click here  
Practice:  Practice day/time is the discretion of the volunteer coach. Each team will practice at least once a week during the season.
Games:  Saturdays 1/10/15-2/28/15.




Tournament:     
 3/7/15 and 3/8/15. We will only use 3/8/15 if needed, depending on the number of teams in each league.
No tournament for the 4th grade league.
       
Program Location:  Community Park "Aaron Ray Clark Memorial" Field House, Dorothy F. Johnson Center,  and various community gyms. 



Team Formation:  Genders will play in separate leagues. All teams will be formed using our team formation policy.  If numbers permit, grades will be separated (a 4th grade league, 5th grade league and a 6th grade league). In the past, each grade is separated. Grades will be combined if there aren't enough players to sustain a league (a 4th/5th grade league, etc).

This will be determined after the registration deadline. All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff. 
Skills Evaluation:  CARD will contact participants if needed. 








 Interested in Volunteer Coaching?
Fill out a volunteer application online at: www.chicorec.com/Athletics/Youth-Sports-Volunteers--Junior-Coach-Resources and turn into CARD Office.
                 


"Super Star" Basketball League Information

Game Schedule

Will be posted by Friday, December 20

Please Note:

- When you click on "Game Schedule," you will be taken to the external website, TeamSideline.

- We are using TeamSideline for game and tournament schedules for all youth and adult leagues.

- Please contact your coach to find out what team number you are on the game schedule.

- Scroll all the way down to see the tournament and practice schedule for your league.

Extra Information:

- Seating is limited in all locations. Please bring a chair if you have one available.

- For safety reasons, all spectators must sit on the opposite sideline as the players/coaches.

- Due to the size of our league and not being affiliated with any school district, we are unable to change or

adjust the game schedule for school dances, field trips, and any other event.

- There is a zero tolerance for unsportsmanlike conduct behavior from players, parents or spectators.

- Persons or players participating in activities sponsored by CARD are not covered in any way for personal

liability, property damages, medical injuries, etc.




 7th-8th Jr. High BOYS Basketball LEAGUE

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WINTER Jr. High BOYS Basketball League (7th & 8th grade)

Whether your child is new to basketball or a seasoned player…they will have fun in our jr. high basketball league. Paid coaches will help your player grow their fundamentals and teach them game strategies throughout the season. Teams will practice once per week. Cost of reversible jersey is included in the registration. Jerseys will be distributed at the first game. Informational flyer available online at www.chicorec.com/Athletics.

Winter Final Registration Deadline:
The deadline to register passed on 10/14/14.
 
   To get on the waitlist, please click here.
 
Practice:  Practice locations will be based on gym availability. Each team practices once a week for one and a half hours. 
Games:  Wednesday and/or Fridays starting in November, between the hours of 4:00-8:00pm.
No practices/games during CUSD Thanksgiving or Winter Break.




Tournament:  Will be determined after the registration deadline. 




Program Location:  Community Park "Aaron Ray Clark Memorial" Field House, Dorothy F. Johnson Center,  and various community gyms. 



Team Formation:  All teams will be formed using our team formation policy.  Grades will be combined if there aren't enough players to sustain a league (this is VERY likely in this league)

 This will be determined after the registration deadline. All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff. 
Skills Evaluation:  CARD will contact participants if needed. 









Winter League Information

Game Schedule

Jr. High Boys Game Schedule

Jr. High Boys Practice Matrix.

November 14: Picture Day Schedule

Picture Order Form

Picture Price List

Please Note:

- When you click on "Game Schedule," you will be taken to the external website, TeamSideline.

- We are using TeamSideline for game and tournament schedules for all youth and adult leagues.

- Please contact your coach to find out what team number you are on the game schedule.

- Scroll all the way down to see the tournament and practice schedule for your league.

Extra Information:

- Seating is limited in all locations. Please bring a chair if you have one available.

- For safety reasons, all spectators must sit on the opposite sideline as the players/coaches.

- Due to the size of our league and not being affiliated with any school district, we are unable to change or

adjust the game schedule for school dances, field trips, and any other event.

- There is a zero tolerance for unsportsmanlike conduct behavior from players, parents or spectators.

- Persons or players participating in activities sponsored by CARD are not covered in any way for personal

liability, property damages, medical injuries, etc.




 7th-8th Jr. High GIRLS Basketball LEAGUE

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WINTER Jr. High GIRLS Basketball League (7th & 8th grade)

Whether your child is new to basketball or a seasoned player, they will have fun in our Jr. High basketball league. Our basketball league will start after club basketball is finished and before our volleyball league starts. It's a win/win! Teams will practice at once per week. Cost of reversible jersey is included in the registration. Jerseys will be distributed at the first game. Informational flyer available online at www.chicorec.com/Athletics.

Winter Early Bird Registration Deadline:
12/3/14 ($84)
 
Winter Final Registration Deadline:
12/10/14 ($94)
 
     
Practice:  Practice locations will be based on gym availability. Each team practices once a week for one and a half hours. 
Games:  Wednesday and/or Fridays starting in late January, between the hours of 4:00-8:00pm.




Tournament:  Will be determined after the registration deadline. 




Program Location:  Community Park "Aaron Ray Clark Memorial" Field House, Dorothy F. Johnson Center,  and various community gyms. 



Team Formation:  All teams will be formed using our team formation policy.  Grades will be combined if there aren't enough players to sustain a league (this is VERY likely in this league)

 This will be determined after the registration deadline. All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff. 
Skills Evaluation:  CARD will contact participants if needed. 









Winter League Information

Game Schedule

Will be posted by Friday, January 9

Please Note:

- When you click on "Game Schedule," you will be taken to the external website, TeamSideline.

- We are using TeamSideline for game and tournament schedules for all youth and adult leagues.

- Please contact your coach to find out what team number you are on the game schedule.

- Scroll all the way down to see the tournament and practice schedule for your league.

Extra Information:

- Seating is limited in all locations. Please bring a chair if you have one available.

- For safety reasons, all spectators must sit on the opposite sidelines and the players/coaches.

- Due to the size of our league and not being affiliated with any school district, we are unable to change or

adjust the game schedule for school dances, field trips, and any other event.

- There is a zero tolerance for unsportsmanlike conduct behavior from players, parents or spectators.

- Persons or players participating in activities sponsored by CARD are not covered in any way for personal

liability, property damages, medical injuries, etc.




 9th-12th High School Basketball LEAGUE

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WINTER High School Basketball League (9th- 12th grade)

This league is perfect for players who love the game of basketball.  CARD coaches will conduct practice one time per week with games once a week.  This will be a competitive league with all participants receiving playing time. Informational flyer available online at www.chicorec.com/Athletics.  SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, application can be picked up at CARD office. Cost of registration includes a reversible jersey. Jerseys will be distributed at the first league game.

Winter Final Registration Deadline:
Registration deadline passed on 10/22/14 ($94)
 
   To get on the waitlist, please click here.
 
Practice:  Practice locations will be based on gym availability. Each team practices once a week for one and a half hours, beginning in December.
Games:  NEW GAME DAYS! Games will be played Wednesday and/or Fridays between 6:00-9:30PM, beginning in December.




Tournament:  Will be determined after the registration deadline.




Program Location:  Community Park "Aaron Ray Clark Memorial" Field House, Dorothy F. Johnson Center,  and various community gyms. 



Team Formation:  All teams will be formed using our team formation policy.  Grades will be combined if there aren't enough players to sustain a league (this is VERY likely in this league)

 This will be determined after the registration deadline. All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff. 
Skills Evaluation:  CARD will contact participants if needed. 









Winter League Information

Game Schedule

You will receive an email with your teams information by Sunday, November 30. Practices start the week of December 1.

Game Schedule

Practice Matrix

Please Note:

- When you click on "Game Schedule," you will be taken to the external website, TeamSideline.

- We are using TeamSideline for game and tournament schedules for all youth and adult leagues.

- Please contact your coach to find out what team number you are on the game schedule.

- Scroll all the way down to see the tournament and practice schedule for your league.

Extra Information:

- Seating is limited in all locations. Please bring a chair if you have one available.

- For safety reasons, all spectators must sit on the opposite sideline as the players/coaches.

- Due to the size of our league and not being affiliated with any school district, we are unable to change or

adjust the game schedule for school dances, field trips, and any other event.

- There is a zero tolerance for unsportsmanlike conduct behavior from players, parents or spectators.

- Persons or players participating in activities sponsored by CARD are not covered in any way for personal

liability, property damages, medical injuries, etc.




 ADULT BASKETBALL

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For league information including schedule, standings, rules, etc., please visit our team website: www.teamsideline.com/chico

Online Registration Instructions:
In order to register online, you will need your team's Login ID and Team Pin.

If you are a returning team and you do not have this information, you can either contact the CARD Office at 895-4711, or you can click on the Forgot My Pin after you have added the program to your basket, and the information will automatically be emailed to you.

If you are a new team, you will need to contact the CARD Office prior to registering online to set up an account.

Sports League Registration and Roster Information

League Information, registration dates and rule packets: All league information will be posted on our website and at the CARD Office a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the registration deadline. CARD will do everything possible to keep dates similar from year to year. However, minor changes are possible.

Each league has a set number of spaces available for teams. Those numbers are determined by field or facility availability, night of play and level of ability.

All nights and locations listed are subject to change at the discretion of the sports department.

Roster Requirements: All players must sign a CARD Roster or Add/Drop form.  


 Winter Adult Basketball

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Winter Adult Basketball

Registration Deadline:         11/20  

Dates:                                     12/1-3/12              

Times:                                    Games 7:10-10:10 PM, schedules available 11/24 on www.teamsideline.com/chico

Games:                                   Ten guaranteed, including playoffs

Fee:                                         5 on 5 leagues $439 by 11/13, $479 after 11/13

                                                3 on 3 leagues $239 by 11/13, $279 after 11/13

 

League#            Division                  Day                          

22965                  Men's Elite              M

22966                  Men's Competitive  T

22967                  Men's Rec A            W

22968                  Men's Rec B            W

22969                  Men's 35+ 3 on 3    TH

22970                  Women's Open        TH

 



Spring Adult Basketball


Registration Deadline:  2/27, 3/6 LATE DEADLINE
Dates: 3/24-5/30
Times: Games 7:10-10:10 PM, schedules available 11/25 on www.teamsideline.com/chico
Games: Eight guaranteed
Fee:  5 on 5 leagues $149 by 2/27, $179 after 2/27




League# Division Day
23707 Men's Rec
Th

 Adult Basketball Open Gym

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Basketball Hours

Come out and get some time on the courts in our Open Gym Basketball. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

$3.00 at the door.

**NEW** Purchase a 10 Punch Pass for $25.00 

 

18+ Adult Basketball

Sunday 9am-11am @ Community Park Field House

50+ Adult Basketball

Tuesday 7pm-9pm @ Pleasant Valley High, East Gym


Each Open Gym Punch Card has 10 punches, good for use at any open gym session.  NO EXPIRATION. Course start and end dates DO NOT dictate when card can be used.  If purchased on-line, card will be sent out to the Field House for pick-up the following scheduled open gym.
 

To purchase an Open Gym Punch Card on-line, click on the register button below.

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