I AM! YOUTH SPORTS: Welcome

Thursday, June 16
2011 SUMMER BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT HOSTED BY I AM! YOUTH MINISTRIES

REGISTRATION FOR THE AUGUST BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT BEGINNING ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011 STARTS NOW.

I AM! YOUTH MINISTRIES will be hosting a 2011 Summer Basketball Tournament  in Chester, Virginia at Carver Middle School.

The tournament is slated to begin on Friday August 5, 2011 with games being played every friday and saturday until August 27, 2011. Extra days may be added depending on number of teams entered in tournament.

The divisions will be as follows:

Girls: *11U, 13U, 15U, 17U  

Women: *College (18-22) Open (23+)

Boys: *11U, 13U, 15U, 17U

Men: *College (18-22)  Open (23+)

JUST ADDED*****

MEN & WOMEN OPEN DIVISION AGES 23+

(MINIMUM AGE IS 9 NO MAXIMUM AGE)

There will be an 8 team limit to each division.

Teams will be limited to 8 players each.

Tournament August 5- August 27, 2011 

EACH TEAM IS GUARANTEED AT LEAST 6 GAMES IN THE TOURNAMENT.

Registration will begin on June 1st thru July 31st, 2011.

Entry Fee: $125 + $10 insurance per player paid in full before June 30, 2011*

                       $150 + $10 insurance per player paid in full between July 1 thru July 15, 2011*

                      $175  + $10 insurance per player paid in full between July 16 thru July 31, 2011*

                      $200 + $10 insurance per player  after July 31st, 2011* 

                   (Payment plan is available with a $25 deposit)

*(Total amount must be paid in full before deadline date to receive discount rate)  

FULL 8 MAN TEAMS CAN REGISTER AT ONE TIME FOR A DISCOUNTED FEE 

There will be a payment plan option with a $25 deposit but must be paid in full by June 30, 2011.

*Each paid participant will be given a team jersy for the tournament & a participation packet at end of tournament. (this depends on full payments being made by July 1, 2011)

Trophies will be given to winning team and winning team will get free entry into next years tournament. 

 For further information or a registration packet, please send an email to IAMYOUTHSPORTS@GMAIL.COM

or call (804) 243-3242 or 687-6050.

I AM! YOUTH MINISTRIES IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION.

WE HAVE TO CHARGE ENTRY FEES TO OFFSET THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH GYNMASIUM RENTAL, SCHOOL CLEANUP, REFEREES, ETC.



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Thursday, June 16
YOUTH FOOTBALL TRAVEL TEAM 2012

I AM! YOUTH SPORTS WILL BE TAKING LETTERS OF INTEREST FROM YOUTH AGES 14 THRU 17 WHO WOULD LIKE TO TRY-OUT FOR ONE OF OUR YOUTH FOOTBALL TRAVEL TEAMS.

AGE BRACKETS WILL BE:  15U & 17U WITH MINIMUM AGE BEING 14 AND MAXIMUM AGE 17 1/2.

BEGINNING IN 2012 WE WILL BE TRAVELLING TO TENNESSEE, NORTH CAROLINA, MARYLAND, DC, NORTHERN VIRGINIA, NEW JERSEY AND POSSIBLY GEORGIA.

OUR GOAL IS TO EXPOSE OUR YOUTH TO DIFFERENT LEVELS OF COMPETITION WHILE ENHANCING THEIR SKILLS WHILE PLAYING IN ADVERSE SITUATIONS.

WE ARE ALSO HOPING THAT IT WILL EXPOSE THE YOUTH TO DIFFERENT  SCOUTS ON DIFFERENT LEVELS.

LETTERS OF INTEREST FORMS CAN BE PICKED UP BY CALLING (804) 243-3242 OR 687-6050.

WE WILL ALSO BE TAKING CHEERLEADER LETTER OF INTEREST.

 

 

 

 



Thursday, May 19
YOUTH CHOIR AUDITIONS 2011

I AM! YOUTH MINISTRIES WILL BE HOLDING OPEN AUDITIONS FOR THEIR TRAVELLING YOUTH CHOIR STARTING ON MAY 2, 2011 AT CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL IN CHESTER, VA.

AUDITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE CHORUS ROOM EVERY MONDAY IN MAY AND THE SELECTED YOUTH WILL BEGIN REHEARSALS IN JUNE 2011.

WE WILL BE AUDITIONING  YOUTH AGES 12-18 OR IN THE 6TH GRADES THRU 12TH GRADE WHO IS INTERESTED IN BECOMING A MEMBER OF OUR TRAVELLING YOUTH CHOIR.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SING AN ACCAPELLA RENDITION OF A SONG OF YOUR CHOICE BEFORE OUR CHOIR DIRECTOR AND OUR BOARD MEMBERS.

YOU MUST HAVE A PARENT PRESENT AT AUDITION.

WE ARE TRYING TO LAY THE FOUNDATION / NUCLEUS OF THE CHOIR WITH BETWEEN 10-15 YOUTH.

OUR GOAL IS TO TRAVEL THRUOUT  THE  UNITED STATES HOSTING CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS FOR THE YOUTH OF TODAY.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CALL (804) 687-6050 OR COME TO CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL ANY MONDAY. WE WILL BE IN THE CHORUS ROOM.

I AM! YOUTH MINISTRIES IS A NON-PROFIT PRIVATE ORGANIZATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY CHURCH.

WE ARE NOT TRYING TO RECRUIT YOUTH INTO A CHURCH BUT A TRAVELLING YOUTH CHOIR.



Friday, June 17
AAU YOUTH FOOTBALL TRAVEL TEAM SIGN UP AGES 6-14



I AM YOUTH SPORTS HAS TEAMED UP WITH THE FATHERS HOUSE AND WILL JOIN THE VIRGINIA AAU FOOTBALL LEAGUE BEGINNING IN AUGUST 2011.

THE FATHERS HOUSE SAINTS WILL FIELD TEAMS IN THE 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U & 14U DIVISIONS.

ALL PRACTICES WILL BE IN PETERSBURG, VA. AND ALL HOME GAMES WILL BE PLAYED AT CAMERON FIELD IN PETERSBURG, VA.

WE WILL BE TRAVELLING TO MARYLAND, DC, NORTH CAROLINA AND SEVERAL VIRGINIA CITIES PLAYING SOME OF THE BEST YOUTH FOOTBALL TALENT AROUND.

AAU FOOTBALL HAS NO POSITION RESTRICTIONS NOR ANY WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS. JUST STRAIGHT UP FOOTBALL..

YOU CAN CALL (804) 243-3242 OR (804) 687-6050 FOR MORE INFORMATION. 



Thursday, June 16
CHOIR AUDITIONS & REHEARSALS



I AM PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE "I AM" YOUTH MINISTRIES CHOIR NOW HAS 9 MEMBERS AS A RESULT OF RECENT AUDITIONS.

TWO OF OUR YOUNG LADIES SUNG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AT THE BROADWATER TOWNHOMES COMMUNITY OLYMPICS IN HONOR OF DEVIN HAWKINS, THE YOUTH RECENTLY SLAIN IN BROADWATER. THE DUO WAS GREAT AND THE CROWD WAS VERY SUPPORTIVE.

WE ARE STILL HOPING THAT MORE YOUTH OF ALL AGES COME OUT TO BE A PART OF THE "I AM" YOUTH MINISTRIES CHOIR AND ORGANIZATION.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOUTH MUSICIANS, SINGERS, DANCERS, SONG WRITERS AND YOUTH INTERESTED IN AUDIO/VISUAL RECORDING.

WE ALSO NEED ADULT CHAPERONS AND WILL BE TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR ASSISTANT CHOIR DIRECTOR.

REMEMBER THAT WE WILL BE AT CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL EVERY MONDAY FROM 6PM TO 8PM.

WE HAVE SEVERAL ENGAGEMENTS ALREADY BOOKED AND WILL BEGIN SCRIPTING A WEEKLY CABLE ACCESS YOUTH SHOW.



Thursday, June 16
TRAVEL FOOTBALL TEAM LETTER OF INTEREST AGES 14-17

LETTERS OF INTEREST FOR OUR YOUTH TRAVEL FOOTBALL TEAMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE.

WE WILL BE FIELDING TEAMS IN THE 15U & HOPEFULLY 17U DIVISIONS FOR PLAY IN DIFFERENT STATES BEGININNING IN 2012.

MINIMUM AGE WILL BE 14 1/2 AND MAXIMUM AGE WILL BE 17 1/2.

THERE WILL BE NO WEIGHT OR POSITION RESTRICTIONS. JUST STRAIGHT UP FOOTBALL.

LETTERS OF INTEREST FORM CAN BE PICKED UP BY CALLING (804) 243-3242 or 687-6050.



Friday, June 17
CHEERLEADER SIGN UP FOR UPCOMING AAU FOOTBALL

WE WILL BE HOLDING SIGN UP FOR ANY GIRLS INTERESTED IN CHEERLEADING FOR OUR  AAU YOUTH TRAVEL FOOTBALL TEAM THE SAINTS. 

AGES WILL BE 6 THRU 15.

YOU CAN CALL (804) 243-3242 OR  687-6050 FOR SIGN UP INFORMATION



Thursday, June 16
REGISTRATION PACKET INFORMATION

Registration packets for the upcoming 2011 Summer Basketball Tournament will be available by contacting : IAMYOUTHSPORTS@GMAIL.COM or by calling (804) 243-3242 OR 687-6050. Please leave a message and someone will be in touch with you within 24 hrs.

We will also be having in person registration at the following locations in Juna & July :

Exact dates & times will be posted once confirmed.

1. Carver Middle School Chorus Room: 3800 Cougar Trail Chester, Va. 23831

Every Monday From 6:00pm-8:00pm Chorus Room

YOU CAN ALSO CALL (804) 243-3242 OR (804) 687-6050 TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO PICK UP & DROP OFF REGISTRATION PACKETS IN PERSON.