Basketball

Registration Now Button Opens in new windowAges:  5-18
Age Cut Off:  Age as of December 31, 2023
Registration Period:  September-October
Cost:  $15
Coaches Meeting:  Mid-November
Practices:  Once/week beginning after Thanksgiving
Practice Location:  Elementary School Gyms
Games Schedule:  8-12 games from January – Early March
Game Locations:  Lee M. Waid Elementary, Benjamin Franklin Middle School and Franklin County High School
Equipment Needed:  Tennis Shoes required on gym floors.  Basketball recommended, but not required.
Uniforms:  Coach finds sponsor to pay for uniforms 

Teams are based on age and school district. Coaches will meet mid-November to receive rosters/equipment and choose practice times. Coaches will contact players and can begin practice the week after Thanksgiving. Teams will practice once a week until winter break and then resume practice and begin games when school resumes in January. The season is approximately 8 weeks long with 2 weeks reserved at the end for makeup games. Players must turn 5 on or before December 31, 2023 to be eligible, no exceptions. Players that wish to move up to the next league must be within one year of moving to the desired league. The child should be registered in their age group with a note giving permission to move to the next league. Practice locations are held at elementary schools typically based on your child’s school district. Games are played at FCHS, BFMS and Lee Waid Elementary. Refunds are given until the deadline (November 1). No refunds on late registration fees. If you are interested in coaching, please contact Nikki Custer at nikki.custer@franklincountyva.gov or 540-483-9293.

*Late registrations will be accepted November 2-29 for an additional $15 late fee. Late registrants are placed as needed. Registration Deadline: November 1, 2023

Leagues/Basketball Sizes:

Co-Ed 5/6 and 7/8 years old - 27.5 Basketball
Girls & Boys 9/10 years old - 28.5 Basketball
Girls 11/12 years old - 28.5 Basketball
Boys 11/12 years old - 29.5 Basketball
Girls 13/18 years old - 28.5 Basketball
Boys 13/14 years old - 29.5 Basketball
Boys 15/18 years old - 29.5 Basketball