FUN, EXCITING, COMPETITIVE BASKETBALL!
The South Orange Department of Recreation will sponsor an in-town basketball league for South Orange and Maplewood boys and girls* in grades 6 through 8. There are no tryouts but evaluations will be held to create evenly matched teams for exciting, competitive games.
- Evaluation of players and team formation will take place on Saturday, December 1st, 2:00-4:00 pm
- Teams will be coached by parent volunteers (fill out volunteer form if interested)
- Game schedules will be distributed on December 1st
- League play will begin Saturday, December 8th
- All games will be played on Saturdays after 1:00 pm at South Orange Middle School
- Semi-finals and league championship games. Team trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place teams. League champions will receive individual trophies
If enrollment numbers are sufficient, there will be separate leagues for boys and girls. If not, teams will be co-ed.
REGISTER EARLY! LIMITED ENROLLMENT!
Players will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis beginning November 1st. Registration will be accepted at the Baird in South Orange or here online. Those registering in person must complete the attached registration form.
THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH. Players who register after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list with no guarantee of participation.
The teams will be coached by parent volunteers. If you are interested, please complete the volunteer form during registration.
* If enrollment numbers are sufficient, there will be separate leagues for boys and
girls. If not, teams will be co-ed.