Basketball Assessment Dates

WAA Boys Basketball Assessments (Ages 7-13)

Monday, November 14th, 6:00-7:30pm, Midlothian Middle (Bears Level:  Age 10)
Monday, November 14th, 7:30-9:00pm, Midlothian Middle (Intermediate Level: Age 13)
Wednesday, November 16th, 6:00-7:30pm, Midlothian Middle (Minors Level:  Age 11)
Wednesday, November 16th, 7:30-9:00pm, Midlothian Middle (Nets Level:  Age 12)
Monday, November 21st, 6:00-7:30pm, Tomahawk Creek Middle (Instructional Level: Age 7-8)
Monday, November 21st, 7:30-9:00pm, Tomahawk Creek Middle (Cubs Level: Age 9)

2016-2017 BOYS BASKETBALL REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THERE IS A WAITING LIST.  CONTACT PETER DUFF FOR DETAILS.


When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday, October 29, 2016 9:00am – 12:00pm

Where: FoxCroft Swim and Racquet Club

Fees: First child $130.00
Each additional child $125.00
Instructional (7-8 years old) $105.00

THERE IS A $25.00 LATE REGISTRATION FEE AFTER October 29th.

Please print and complete forms (see below) prior to registration. You must bring your player to registration to size their uniform. Please bring a photocopy of your player’s birth certificate (if required).

Questions / Comments
Please contact the Boys Basketball Administrator (see below).

General Boys Basketball Information

Affiliation:  Boys' teams compete in the Chesterfield Basketball League (CBL).  Play in the leagues is governed by the basketball rules published by the National Federation of State High School Associations. WAA conducts registration, selects coaches, forms teams/squads and provides uniforms.  Game schedules and rules are provided by the league.

Eligibility:  Children who live within the Woolridge Elementary School attendance boundaries attendance zone or be eligible free agents (no CBL or CGBL athletic association for basketball established within your elementary school zone) to play for the Woolridge Athletic Association.  Boys that are at least 7 years old and no older than 18 years old on December 31st of the current year.

Fees:  The first child in each family is $130.00; each additional child is $125.00.  Instructional Level (7/8 years old) are $105.00 each.  A $25 late fee is assessed for each player who registers after designated date.  Fees are subject to change from year to year.

Age Groupings

Level Ages 
 Instructional (Rookie) 7-8
 Cubs  9 Years and under
 Recommend first year basketball players, age 8, play in the instructional level for one year before playing Cubs level.
 7 year old players not eligible for this Division.
 Bears
 10 and under
 Minors
 11 and under
 Nets  12 and under
 Intermediate
 13 and under
 Juniors
 15 and under
 Seniors
 18 and under


Competitive Levels: Two competitive levels are available in the Minor, Intermediate, Junior, and Senior boys leagues. The "A" division is intended to be of a higher competitive level for the more experienced players, while the "B" division is designed to be developmental in nature.

Instructional League: This program is designed as an introduction to basketball for 7&8 year old boys. The emphasis is on the instruction of skills. The core of the program is regional clinics conducted on Saturday mornings.

Team Selection: Teams are selected shortly after the talent assessments, which are conducted during the month of November.  Instructional teams are organized by the Basketball Administrators.

Coaches: Head coaches are selected by the Basketball Administrator. Assistant coaches are selected by the head coaches.

Season: Pre-season practice begins around the middle of November, and the final game is around the middle of March.

Games:  Most games are played on Saturdays and a few Sundays beginning the first Saturday after New Years and extend until the beginning of March for boys. Game schedules are typically distributed by the League during the week prior to the first game. Please note: the Woolridge Athletic Association does not set up the game schedules.

Practice: Each team is allotted weekly practice time at a local school gym subject to availability. Most practices are held at local gyms, such as Woolridge Elementary School, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Playing Time: Coaches will abide by the league rules regarding playing time. WAA encourages equal playing time for all participants.

Post Season Play: All teams participate in a single-elimination post-season tournament.

All-Stars: There is no All-Star program.

Free Agent Policy: Children who live within the Woolridge Elementary School attendance boundaries will only be released to play for another association if we are unable to place them on a team. Players who request to play for another association will be released according to the request date and the merits of the individual case.

Insurance: Supplemental medical insurance is provided by the league and is funded by registration fees. This insurance covers out-of-pocket expenses not paid by the family’s primary medical policy and is subject to a $100 deductible. The Basketball Administrator has forms and instructions for making a claim against this policy.

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