Edson Minor Basketball Information

Here is some very information for this year's minor basketball season.  They will not be doing paper registrations this year.  Please refer to their our new website@ www.edsonminorbasketball.com OR to their Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/EdsonMiniBasketball
The website will be active as of Friday, January 19th.

More Information for Parents: See Below

DATES:

  • In-Person Registration January 28 @ 1pm - 4pm​ and January 30 @ 5pm - 7pm

  • Jersey Orders Due February 5

  • Registrations Due February 14

  • Team Building Workbee February  15 @ 4pm

  • Coaches Meeting February 21 @ 7:30pm

  • Equipment Organization Workbee March 11 @ 1pm

  • Starting Week March 12

  • No Practices- Spring Break/Easter Monday March 26 – April 2

  • Tournament Date April 21​

REGISTRATION - Due February 14

Online registration will be opening soon on our new website! We are working on setting up online registration with RAMP (same company as Minor Hockey) and it should be up and running in the next week.  Please complete registrations by Feb. 14, 2018.  

 

Registrations can also be made in person during the following times at Pine Grove Middle School:

  • Sunday, January 28 @ 1pm until 4pm

  • Tuesday, January 30 @ 5pm until 7pm​

FEES

  • $70.00 per player, this covers: Basketball Alberta Membership, administration cost, equipment cost, referee cost, a ball, sport bag and reversible jersey for each player.  OR​
     

  • $55 per player, his covers: Basketball Alberta Membership, administration cost, equipment cost, referee cost, a ball, and sport bag. (NO JERSEY)

 

PURCHASING A JERSEY - Order by February 5th

In order for jerseys to be delivered by the start date of our season, orders need to be submitted by Feb. 5, 2018.  Jersey’s are paid for through the online registration system, but are SIZES ARE ORDERED SEPARATE FROM PLAYER REGISTRATION.  Please use the following link to order your jersey http://bit.ly/EMBjersey.

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

It is Edson Mini Basketball’s belief that ALL children should be able to participate in our community basketball program.  We understand that some families may not have the required amount of money at the time of registration for their child(ren) to register.  We are teaming up with Edson Kids in Sports Association which can provide subsidies for families.  In addition we are offering a payment plan option for families.
 

  • Online: The new online registration process will allow us to accept credit card payments for fees.  The online payment option may be delayed by 1 or 2 weeks after registration opens.  Families can go back into the system and make a payment after they have completed registration.​
     

  • Cheques: PLEASE MAKE ALL CHEQUES OUT TO EDSON MINI BASKETBALL. Please bring cheque payments to one of the in-person registration sessions.  Please do not bring payment to your school.  If you need to make alternative arrangements, please contact    Lisa Rowand @ 780-280-1744.​
     

  • Payment Plan Option: The fee may be paid in up to 3 payments.  Please submit post-dated cheques  Cheques should be post-dated for no later than May 1st, 2018. Please bring payment to one of the in-person registration sessions.  Please do not bring payment to your school.  If you need to make alternative arrangements, please contact Lisa Rowand    @ 780-280-1744.​
     

  • Subsidy: Edson Kids in Sports Association can provide subsidies for families.  Application forms can be attained at most schools and/or through their facebook page.       www.facebook.com/pages/edson-Kids-in-Sports-Association/376235725728818?fref=ts

 

PRACTICES:

  • Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday

  • Each team will practice twice a week for 1 hour with a league game built into their 2nd practice of the week.

  • Practice times will vary depending on availability of gym times

  • Practice schedule will be handed out at the first practice.

  • All players will be phoned and given their first practice time, location and date.

 

GAMES/TOURNAMENTS:

  • Teams will play a weekly game on their 2nd practice day (either Wednesday or Thursday)

  • Tournament will be held on: Saturday April 21
     

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE:

  • Mrs. Lisa Rowand Pine Grove Middle School   (work) 723-5929    (cell) 280-1744​
     

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Each player must have a pair of indoor shoes. Players will not be permitted to play with inappropriate footwear.

  • Players are strongly encouraged to bring a water bottle to practices and games.  Water is the best way to hydrate a body during exercise.  Young children do not need sports drinks.  

  • Please be respectful of the schools that we use by following all rules.

    • Remove Outdoor Footwear at the Door

    • Clean Indoor Shoes in Gymnasiums Only

    • No Food or Drink (Other than Water) in the Gym

    • No Bouncing Basketballs, Yelling, etc.. in Hallways

We are fortunate to have the capability of using these facilities and we want to continue to be able to do so.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Edson Mini Basketball is a community driven program.  We are a non-profit organization run by volunteers. We are always looking for people to join our team.  We are in need of members of the board of directors, work bee volunteers, coaches and gym supervisors.  During the registration process, you will be asked if you are able to volunteer for any of the available duties.  Alternatively, volunteers can now sign up using our online platform.  Go to the volunteer section of our site, www.edsonminorbasketball.com, to sign up.

 

SPONSORS NEEDED

Edson Credit Union Minor Basketball Is looking for Sponsors. If you, or your Business is interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Lisa Rowand by phone at

 

780-723-5929 (PGMS) or 780-280-1744 (CELL) or by email at EdsonMiniBasketball@hotmail.ca. If you would like us to call you please go to our website, www.edsonminorbasketball.com, and complete a sponsor application form.