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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We have made changes to the Registration & Evaluations process to help make signing up easier.

  • Returning basketball players and Cheerleaders:

-Register and Pay (either online or by brochure). 
-No evaluations required 
-Use the previous year's jersey as a size guide.

  • New participants:

-Register in person or online
- Come to First Baptist Church on one of the registration dates to try on a Jersey for correct sizing.
Basketball players only:
-Come to a registration date to be evaluated.

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Registration Open's October 1st, 2019

Early Registration ends 11/15/2019

Early Basketball Registration Fee $40

Basketball Registration Fee $50

Early Cheerleading Registration Fee $50

Cheerleading Registration Fee $60

WHAT ARE SOME KEY DATES?

  • Practices are Basketball players               Monday 4th-7th Grades                                          Thursday k5-3rd Grades

  • Cheerleading practice                                              Monday Night 5:30-6:30

  • The games are on Saturday for 1 Hour. 

  • 11/14/19   1st Registration 5pm-7pm @FBC

  • 11/15/19   2nd Registration 5pm-7pm @FBC

  • 12/02/20   1st Practice

  • 01/11/20   1st Game

  • 03/07/20   Awards Celebration

Who can participate?

Cheerleading: Pre-K - 7th Grade

Basketball: Kindergarten - 7th Grade

WHAT IF MY KID HAS NEVER PLAYED UPWARD?

Every year we have a hand full of students that have never played basketball.  Upward makes sure students have fun.  Every kid plays the same amount of time. We do introduction every game.

ABOUT

Upward Sports helps church leaders leverage the power of sports to connect with families in their community. Our mission is promoting the discovery of Jesus through sports.  Since 1995, millions of young athletes across the United States have participated in sports programs run by churches using Upward Sports as a strategy to impact their communities.

Our Mission

Promoting the Discovery of Jesus Through Sports.

Our Values

The Expectation of God Moments
We believe that God is at work all around us.
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. - Ephesians 2:10

The Life of Integrity
We believe that how we live is more important than what we say.
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. - Galatians 2:20

The Opportunity to Serve
We believe that it is a privilege to serve others.
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. - Mark 10:45

The Discipline of Excellence
We believe in exceeding expectations.
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed; do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.  Colossians 3:17

The Priority of Children
We believe that every child is a winner.
In the same way your Father in heaven is not willing that any of these little ones should be lost. - Matthew 18:14