Youth Basketball

 
Taylor Turner
Program Coordinator
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MISSION/PURPOSE

PARA will provide an opportunity for youth of Tuscaloosa County to participate in an organized league of basketball. This league will endeavor to teach participants good sportsmanship, team work, and the fundamentals of Basketball under the guidance of qualified adult leadership.

GENERAL LEAGUE INFORMATION

For general information on each league including game days, start dates, locations, and more, please check out the general league information chart.

REGISTRATION

Registration is by each individual participant. Each player needs to complete their registration as soon as possible to guarantee their spot. Registration may be completed online at www.tcpara.org or in person at any PARA office.

Birth Certificate required for registration.

Registration is closed as of 10/27/17 at noon.

 

COACH/MANAGER MEETING

The Interest meeting for coaches and managers will be Monday, September 25th at 6 pm in the Community Room at the Belk Activity Center.

COACHING INFORMATION

Volunteer coaches are needed to facilitate the formation of teams in the Youth Basketball program.  Please visit the link below to submit an application.  All coaches must complete an application for each program they wish to coach with.  Concussion certificates and background checks must be completed each year.

Submit Coaching Application

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
  • Youth Sports Coach's Application (Completed each season for every sport).
  • Signed Code of Conduct (Completed each season for every sport).
  • Photo of Driver's License (Required for annual background check).
  • Concussion Training Certificate (Dated February 2017 or later) - Must be completed annually per Section 22-11E-2 of the Code of Alabama 1975 
A VALID PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED TO DO A BACKGROUND CHECK.

 

AGE GROUPS - CUTOFF DATE

This year's program will be organized by age, not school grade.  The age cutoff for the program is now August 1, 2017.

Ask yourself, "What age was my child on August 1st, 2017?"  For example: If the answer is 6, then your child is eligible as a 6 year old for the entire season.

Age Calculator: Input "8/1/2017" in the "Age at this Date" blank.  Input the player's date of birth into the "Date of Birth" blank.  Click "Calculate."

 

Divisions offered (contingent on program participation):

  • 6 and Under Boys (5-6) - $80 per player
  • 6 and Under Girls (5-6) - $80 per player
  • 8 and Under Boys (7-8) - $90 per player
  • 8 and Under Girls (7-8) - $90 per player
  • 10 and Under Boys (9-10) - $100 per player
  • 10 and Under Girls (9-10) - $100 per player
  • 12 and Under Boys Recreational (11-12) - $100 per player
  • 12 and Under Boys Competitive (11-12) - $100 per player
  • 12 and Under Girls (11-12) - $100 per player