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First Baptist Athletics

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer coaches are needed for every team. Please consider volunteering as either a head coach or assistant coach when registering your child. A criminal background check is required for all coaches.

Head Coaches are asked to attend a coaches meeting before the season starts and will receive rosters, schedule, and uniforms. Coaches will lead drills at practices and oversee game activities.

Assistant Coaches lend a significant helping hand to head coaches at practices and games.

Scoreboard and Scorebook Volunteers are recruited by each head coach to represent the team to either operate the scoreboard or to keep the official scorebook for the game.  Please proactively communicate to your child's coaches your willingness to help.

Winter Basketball

Welcome to First Baptist Athletics - Winter Basketball 2022

The First Baptist Athletics Basketball program is designed for players of all skill levels. Our goal is to teach the game of basketball in an environment that emphasizes fun and competition without sacrificing good sportsmanship and respect for others. 

All practices and games will be held at the gymnasium at First Baptist Athletics at 8600 N. College Ave, Indianapolis, IN. Please enter the gym through either Door 2 or 3 from the parking lot. The boys high school division will be held in the First Baptist gym this year.

Age Divisions
Basketball divisions are offered for both boys and girls from ages 4 to 13 based on the participant's age as of January 1. 

*Please note that 5 year-old and 6 year-old practices will be held at 4:00 PM.

 Coed DivisionsGirls DivisionsBoys Divisions
4-year-olds 7-97-8
5-year-olds 10-129-10
6-year-olds 11-13
   14-18
(High School)



Season Calendar

2022 Winter Basketball Date / TimeLocation 
Registration Opens  Nov 8 
Late Fees Start  Jan 10 
Registration Closes  Feb 4 
Practices Begin  Jan 17 FBA Gym
Games Begin  Feb 3 FBA Gym
Weeknight Games Begin  Feb 28 FBA Gym
Season Ends  March 19 



Games Schedules

4 COED

5 COED

6 COED

7-8 BOYS

7-9 GIRLS

9-10 BOYS

10-12 GIRLS

11-13 BOYS


Practices and Games
All divisions will have one practice per week and a Saturday game, until weeknight games begin in lieu of practices, with these exceptions:

9-10 Boys games on Thursday nights 
 
11-13 Boys games on Friday nights 

6 Coed, 5 Coed, and 4 Coed games on Sundays

**Practices for 5 and 6 year-olds will begin at 4pm during the week because of limited gym space. 

4 Year-Old Division Info:
The 4 year-olds will only play on Sundays. Their division format is structured into 20-minute practices followed by a game in which the coaches are heavily involved. The 4 year-old division participants are too young to play full games; however, this division is a great introduction to the basic concepts of basketball. The 4 year-olds schedule is as follows:



 2022 4 year-old Basketball Date / TimeLocation
Calendar  TBD  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   


Cost
The cost per participant for the season is $150 for all divisions except the 4 year-old division, which is $110.  A $15 late fee will be charged on all registration orders submitted after 6:00 am on Jan 10th.

Equipment / Supplies

Participants should bring a water bottle and wear tennis shoes, socks, shorts (or sweatpants), and t-shirts to practices and games. First Baptist Athletics will provide a game jersey. Kneepads are not required. Please DO NOT bring your own basketball to the FBA gym. We want to prevent loose basketballs that interrupt other practices/games and lost basketballs. FBA will supply basketballs. The basketball sizes and goal heights by division appear below:

DivisionBall Size  Goal height
Coed 4 & 527.0 Size Ball6 Foot Portable
Coed 627.0 Size Ball8 Foot
Boys 7-828.5 Size Ball9 Foot
Girls 7-928.5 Size Ball9 Foot
Boys 9-1028.5 Size Ball9.5 Foot
Girls 10-1228.5 Size Ball9.5 Foot
Boys 11-1329.5/Full Size Ball10 Foot




Rules
The FBA Basketball Rules can be found at:  FBA Basketball Rules.

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