Parkland Community Basketball League: Welcome

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Monday, February 29
Welcome to the 2016/2017 Season

Welcome to the Parkland Community Basketball website for basketball in the Parkland County, Spruce Grove, and Stony Plain area of Alberta, Canada. This 2016-2017 season we celebrate our 25th year as a community basketball program and we are looking forward to another great season this year!

Our association is currently running three different programs:

 Co-ed Recreational League

 Recreational age divisions with players born 1999-2009 (grade 2 through grade 12)

One weekday practice and Saturday games in Spruce Grove or Stony Plain

Runs middle of September to February

Basic Fees- Players born from 2002-2009: $200 for the recreational league. Players born from 1999-2001: $100 for the recreational league. Family Rate: $400 for basic fees. 

Parkland Pride Commpetitive Teams

Gender specific competitive teams for players born 1999-2005 

One or two weekday evening practice

Game times and location vary based on division

Runs middle of September to February

Fees for Parkland Pride Players: Basic fees plus $100 

Spring League

Gender specific competitive teams

Runs April to early June

More information to come closer to the season

Registration

Registration for the 2016-17 season is now available online for those who wish to pay by credit card. Use this link to register. https://www.rampinteractive.com/registration/v3/?c=9e2716aaf3bc

For those you have previously registered with Ramp you can log in and register your player(s). If not, you will have to create a Ramp account and then you can register your players.

If your players are interested in being considered for a Parkland Pride team this season, please register in the Parkland Pride Division. Teams will be created for players born from 1999-2005 if there are enough players registered. All players wishing to be considered for a position on a Parkland Pride team must register by September 8. Any players who don't get placed on a Pride team will be asked to attend the community evaluations and will be placed on a community team.  

Registration Info Night: August 11 @ Tri-Liesure Center from 6-9pm

Final Registrations: Sept 7 and 8th @ Broxton Park School 6:30-8:30 pm 

Payment by check and cash will be accepted.

There is subsidies available for financially challenged families through KidSport Parkland. Kidsport registration is now available online. Register here: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/alberta/parkland/apply-for-assistance/. When you are approved online for kidsport, you can also register online for the league here: https://www.rampinteractive.com/registration/v3/?c=9e2716aaf3bc Select the kidsport payment option to pay the fees. When you get a confirmation from kidsport that your application has been approved, forward that email to parklandbasketball@gmail.com and the registrar will mark your registration as paid. Kidsport applications can also be made on paper at any of the registration nights.

Evaluations 

Here are the dates and place for our evaluation evenings this year for all players. It is important to attend these so that we can divide the teams as evenly as possible. Bring shorts, t-shirt, runners and a water bottle.

Peewee (born 2008-2009) Tuesday Sept 20, St Thomas Aquinas School 6:30-8:00

Mini (born 2006-2007) Monday Sept 19, St Thomas Aquinas School 6:30-8:30

Bantam (born 2004-2005) Wednesday Sept 21, St. Thomas Aquinas School 6:30-8:30

Midget (born 2002-2003) Thursday Sept.22, St. Thomas Aquinas school 6:30-8:30

Juvenile (born 1999-2001) Thursday Sept 22 St. Marguerite School 7:00- 8:30

Refereeing

We are also looking for more people interested in making some extra money while getting some exercise by refereeing our games on Saturday. Our Referee Clinic will take place on Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th. Please note that this clinic is mandatory. All first and second year refs, should attend Friday night and Saturday. Third year refs and on are only required to attend on the Saturday.

 Referee Clinic details: September 16th from 6PM-9PM. September 17th from 9AM-4PM. Location: Broxton Park School, Spruce Grove. The cost of the clinic is $40.00, and payment is due at the time of your session. Payment can be made by cash or cheque, payable to PCBL. Items to bring: Pen and paper, Fox40 Classic Pealess Whistle, Gym wear and water bottle. Lunch will not be provided. All referees are required to complete a registration form prior to the day of the Referee Clinic. This is for payroll and insurance purposes. You can access this form by clicking on this link.

 For more information about refereeing, email parklandbasketballref@gmail.com

Coaching

We are also looking for coaches at all levels. We have a FUNdamentals coaching clinic coming up on Sept. 24. It will be at Broxton Park school from 9-4. We strongly encourage all coaches to take this course at least once. All parents are welcome.There is no cost to take the course. Please preregister at https://gameplanbasketball.ca if you can come.

Facebook

We are now on Facebook. Check us out and like us at  https://www.facebook.com/BballPride?fref=ts



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