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6th-8th Basketball Leagues

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

See below for important League Information. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. A waitlist will be started once the league fills, or the registration deadline passes- whichever comes first.

6th-8th Grade BOYS

6th-8th Grade BOYS Early Bird Registration Deadline: 10/3/21 ($105)
6th-8th Grade BOYS Final Registration Deadline: 10/10/21 ($115)

6th-8th Grade GIRLS

6th-8th Grade GIRLS Early Bird Registration Deadline: 1/2/22 ($105)
6th-8th Grade GIRLS Final Registration Deadline: 1/9/22 ($115)

LEAGUE INFORMATION

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This 6 game experience will feature one practice a week, and one game on Wednesdays and/or Fridays. Not only will each team focus on basketball fundamentals and technique, but they will also introduce a new Word of the Week to include life skills that youth sports provide. Our goal is to create better athletes, but more importantly, better people.

The cost of a reversible jersey is included in registration costs. Jerseys will be handed out on-site at the first game.

Registration is available in all leagues based on the number of staff/volunteers available and facility space. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

CARD will be operating in full accordance with all state and county COVID guidelines. 

There will be no practices or games 11/22-11/26 (Thanksgiving) or 12/20-1/2 (Winter Break)

UPDATES: Players will be emailed their team's information (from an @chicorec.com email address): 

  • BOYS: Will receive an email by 10/29/21 by 5 PM.
  • GIRLS: Will receive an email by 1/14/22 by 5 PM.

PRACTICE DAYS: NEW! Every team will be practicing on assigned days, with time slots varying between 3:30-8:30 PM. Your specific practice time will be emailed to you by 10/29 by 5 PM. Each team will have one practice a week. Practice days will be one of the following: Monday, Tuesday or Thursday

  • BOYS: Practices will start the week of November 1.
  • GIRLS: Practices will start the week of January 24 at the latest.

GAMES: Game schedules will be posted at www.TeamSideline.com/chico. Games will run on Wednesdays and/or Fridays (depending on the number of teams in the league). Game start times will vary, between 4-8 PM. Each game is approximately one hour long. All game days are tentative and are subject to change. 6 game guarantee for all teams, including an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament.

  • BOYS: Schedules will be posted by 10/29 by 5PM.
  • GIRLS: Schedules will be posted by 1/14 by 5PM.

UNIFORMS: The cost of a reversible jersey is included in the cost of registration, Players should also have on athletic clothing, and athletic shoes, along with bringing plenty of water to all practices and games.

COACHES: Coaches in leagues 6th grade and above are paid CARD staff. Do you know someone interested in being a paid coach or official? Have them visit www.ChicoRec.com/jobs. Positions are open until filled.

BUDDY REQUESTS: One buddy request can be made during the registration process. Coach and practice requests will not be accepted. Please read the buddy request process closely when registering to ensure it is valid.

TEAM FORMATION: Teams will be loosely based on grade and where players attend school. Genders will be separate. Grades may be combined if there are not enough players to sustain a league. All team formation is at the discretion of CARD staff. If CARD staff feels it is necessary to form teams, a "skills evaluation" may be held to evaluate each player's skill before finalizing teams.