2019 UPWARD BASKETBALL & CHEERLEADING
WHAT IS UPWARD?
Young athletes at all skill levels are welcome to participate in our Upward Ministry sports leagues for basketball and cheerleading. Our coaches and volunteers invest not only in helping children learn and improve their mental and physical abilities but also guide them to grow spiritually by learning discipline, good sportsmanship and the grace offered by God through His Son Jesus Christ. (And of course, they’ll have fun!)
WHAT SPORTS DO WE OFFER?
Basketball & Cheerleading for grades K5-6th grade
Cost: $75 (price increases on Nov 31)
Basketball Shorts: $20 (optional)
*Cheerleading uniforms come with top and skort.
*Fee includes jersey, player kit, and end of the season award
2019 IMPORTANT DATES
4th-6th Grade Evaluation/Coaches Draft
January 10 from 6:45pm-8:45pm
2nd-3rd Grade Evaluation/Coaches Draft
January 8 from 6:45-8:45pm
K5-1st/Last Chance Evaluation
January 12 (For all who did not make the evaluations on the 8th or 10th) from 9am-10:30am
CHEERLEADER SIZING & PARENT ORIENTATION
January 12 from 11am-12pm in Wicker Gym
PRACTICE BEGINS | Each team will have one practice per week. K5-3rd grade will practice on Tuesday evenings and 4th-6th grade on Thursday evenings.
January 15 (K5-3rd Grade)
January 17 (4th-6th Grade)
January 17 (All Cheerleaders)
FIRST GAME | Games will be on Saturdays (unless a church event causes games to be switched)
Saturday, January 26
K5-1st @ 10am
2nd-3rd @ 11am
4th-6th @ 12-3pm
END OF SEASON PARTY | All players and their families will be invited to attend
*All games and practices will be held in the Wicker Gym (1935 San Jacinto Dallas, Tx. 75201)
PRACTICE SCHEDULE (Tentative)
Thursdays: 4th-6th Grade | 6:30-8:30
Tuesdays: K5-3rd Grade | 6:30-8:30
INTERESTED IN COACHING?
Our coaches are the lifeblood of the Upward program. We are blessed to have incredible coaches who are passionate about teaching kids and sharing the gospel message.
If you are interested in joining our team please contact Brent McFadden at Bmcfadden@firstdallas.org