2021 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 to $85 on Nov 30th)
*Uniforms (Jersey and Shorts) come included in the cost of the league
*Cheerleading uniforms come with top and skort
*Fee also includes a player kit and end of the season award
2021 IMPORTANT DATES
**All Evaluations will be held in the Wicker Gym at First Baptist Dallas
4th-6th Grade Evaluation/Coaches Draft | Saturday, January 9th 12:30-1:30pm
2nd-3rd Grade Evaluation/Coaches Draft | Saturday, January 9th 11:15am-12:15pm
K5-1st Evaluation | Saturday, January 9th 10:00-11:00am
CHEERLEADER SIZING | Saturday, January 16th | 11:30am-1:00pm
PRACTICE BEGINS | Saturday, January 16
- The first practice will be an all age-group practice. Teams will be decided by the first team practice on January 30th.
- Each team will have one practice per week
- All teams will practice on Saturdays, then play a game following practice
- Specific times for grades TBD
FIRST GAME | Saturday, January 30
- Games will be on Saturdays except for Saturday, February 27th due to the Heartstrong Faith Women’s Conference. We will play the scheduled games on Sunday, February 28th.
GAME TIMES TBD
- K5-1st grade will practice/play mid-morning
- 2nd-3rd grade will practice/play mid-morning to early afternoon
- 4th-6th grade will practice/play afternoon to mid-afternoon
END OF SEASON PARTS
- All players and their families will be invited to attend.
- Details TBD
*All games and practices will be held in the Wicker Gym (1935 San Jacinto Dallas, Tx. 75201)
*The Wicker Gym entrance is on the 6th floor of the Horner Garage on the south end.
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