We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2011 – 2012 Exeter West Greenwich Youth Basketball League. The registration form is found here, please complete and mail to the address indicated on the form.
Boys and girls aged 5 – 18 are encouraged to participate. 5 & 6 year olds start in our Instructional Program, which teaches them basic fundamentals. 7 year olds and up play in organized league games. Please note that age is determined by how old the child is as of August 31st, 2011.
We are a recreation league with players of all skill levels. We try our best to balance the teams and give everyone a chance to compete. This year, only the youngest age groups (Girls 7, 8 & 9 – Boys 7 & 8 year olds) will be asked to attend tryouts. Tryouts will be held on October 22nd at the Sr. High School Gym. Girls will be held at 8:15 am and Boys at 9:30 am.
For all other age groups, the teams will be selected by the coaches with oversight from the Youth Hoops rules committee. Players will be contacted by their coaches after October 23rd. Practice will begin the week of October 24th and our first games will be November 12th.
For those players that will be signing up for the instructional program; we will begin on Monday November 28th at 4:30 pm, at the Metcalf School Gym. The program runs every Monday at 4:30 throughout the season, culminating in games in March. Jamie Dunford is the program organizer and does a great job with the kids.
For those unable to attend sign-ups in person, you can mail the registration form found here to the address listed before October 5th.
Please note that the application deadline is October 14th. All entries received after this date will only be allowed if space is available within that age group. If space is not available, that person will be put on a waiting list and added if a player drops out of the league. Late applications will also be assessed a $20.00 late fee.
Thank you very much and we look forward to a great season.
The EWG Youth Basketball association was created to provide a recreational
basketball league for the boys and girls in the communities of Exeter and
West Greenwich between the ages of 5 to 18. Our goals include: Providing
all players an equal opportunity to participate and imparting on those
players a sense of fair play and good sportsmanship. Our responsibilities
as adult members of the league include: Providing a safe, enjoyable and
equitable environment for all players, instituting rules to ensure that
environment, and setting a good example by voluntarily abiding by those