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Sports Coordinator - Boys Basketball
Lee Morris
Office: 706.291.0766
lmorris@rfpra.com

Sports Coordinator - Girls Basketball & Instructional Coed
Jen Weathington
Office: 706.291.0766
jweathington@rfpra.com

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Winter Basketball Registration

Your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball through good sportsmanship, teamwork, practice and play.

Instructional Coed, Ages/Cost: 5-6 years old, $65
Separate Boys/Girls Teams, Ages/Cost: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, $90
Age Control Date: January 1, 2015

Register: October 6 - November 26
Late Registration: November 27 - December 3 ($10 late fee)
Registrations occuring after the December 3 late registration deadline will be placed on a wait list. Participants will be contacted if space is available.
Team Formation: December 4

Game Locations: Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath, Thornton
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Is your child not quite old enough for league basketball? Try 3-4 year old Pee Wee Basketball.
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Basketball

This basketball season, we're looking for players and coaches who show great sportsmanship. We are recognizing those who show proper consideration for fairness, ethics, respect, and a sense of fellowship with one's competitors.

When we see your good sportsmanship, we'll reward you on the spot with a free Coke & Popcorn certificate to enjoy at the game!

Help us Encourage Great Sportsmanship!

Capture photos of teammates, coaches & players showing
great sportsmanship at practices & games.
Post the photo to one of RFPRA's social media pages.
Tag the photos #rfpragreatsport

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General Information

Season dates
Winter basketball: December - February (Excludes Tournament Team)

Age groups and Gender
Boys and girls teams are formed in all age divisions:

Gender Division, Goal Height - Ball Size
Boys & Girls, 5&6: 6-1/2 ft - 26
Boys & Girls, 7&8: 8.5 ft - 28.5
Boys & Girls, 9&10: 8.5 ft - 28.5
Boys & Girls, 11&12: 10 ft - 28.5
Girls, 13&14: 10 ft - 28.5
Boys, 13&14: 10 ft - 30

Age Control Date
The age control date is the participant's age as of January 1 of the year games are played.

Game Days and Times
All days are open for play except Sunday. Games are normally played on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday with 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 game times and Saturdays starting at 10:00 am. Teams generally play 2 to 3 games per week.

Game Participation Rule
It is mandatory for all participants to play in all games. Each child must play 1 full uninterrupted quarter of each game.

Uniforms
Uniforms are not included in the registration fee. Parents are responsible for purchasing the child's uniform to include shirt, shorts, and court shoes. The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority has developed a uniform standard to ease the burden of selection and provide greater continuity to the program. The RFPRA name/logo, player name and/or team sponsor name is allowed on the back of the jersey. Each coach will receive this information to share with parents. Coaches and parents will determine uniform color and team name at the first team meeting.

Awards
Each player in the 5-6 year-old age division will receive an award. All other age divisions will receive first and second place individual player awards following post season tournament.

Scholarships/Financial Aid
The Financial Aid deadline is November 8, 2013.  Financial aid applications will not be accepted after this date. Download pdf application

 

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Schedules


RFPRA League Schedules

Midseason Basketball Tournament Brackets
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2014 RFPRA Basketball Schedules

RFPRA League Scores
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Directions to game locations:
Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath, Thornton

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