Registration For Gameday Season 10 has closed. 

Ages 3 & 4

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CREATING GAME CHANGING ATHLETIC ENVIRONMENTS

FOR THE PURPOSE OF LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCES

Gameday is entering its 10th season as Akron’s premiere youth basketball and cheerleading league for boys and girls ages 5 through 6th grade.  Each year, approximately 700 child athletes from over 100 different elementary schools across 40 different zip codes participate in Gameday for 10 weeks from January through March.  Fun and personalized player evaluations, weekly practice time focused on skill development, and a one-of-a-kind Gameday Saturday environment all season long make this league an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.  

BE KNOWN

We want each child athlete to be understood, discovered and celebrated in unique and meaningful ways.

BELONG

We want each child athlete to be loved, included, accepted and respected as a contributing member of their team.

BE STRONG

We want each child athlete to be challenged and inspired in what it means to be athletically, relationally and spiritually strong.

Gameday Play is a weekly 3-hour athletic introduction program designed to bring out the very best in each child.  Each week will include rotating stations, interactive games, individual coaching, organized team play, multi-sport fundamentals, devotional time, and plenty of fun!

We look forward to unleashing the athlete inside every child, preparing each child athlete for organized play, and creating a healthy love for sports.

• For kids ages 3 & 4
• Wednesday mornings from 9am – 12pm
• Starting January 10th – March 6th

• One weekend-only pricing: $175 (October 21st-22nd)

Registration opens October 28th, 2023 7am

GAMEDAY SEASON 10

BASKETBALL & CHEERLEADING LEAGUE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER

If you are interested in volunteering at Gameday, Please fill out the form below and we will get in contact with you about next steps you can take to get involved.

FAQ

When does Gameday registration open?

Saturday October 28th at 7am and will remain open until Nov 5th or until spots are no longer avaliable.

When and how long are evaluations?

Evaluations last approximately 30 minutes and take place at our Ghent location (754 Ghent Rd) on the following dates:

Tuesday November 7th, 5:30-8:30

Saturday November 11th, 8AM-12PM

 

Do I need to attend evaluations?

Yes, we use evaluations to create teams that make the most enjoyable and competitive enviornment for all players and teams.

What are the dates of the season?

Practices begin the week of January 8th. The last game is Saturday, March 9th.

How long is the season?

The season consists of 9 weeks of practices with 8 games. Each team will have 8 games and 1 bye week.

When are practices?

Each team practices once a week (either on a Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday). The practice night and time will be the same each week. Each practice lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes.

When are the games?

All games take place on Saturdays. Times may differ each week based on bye weeks. Each game time slot is 1 hour. Athletes will need to arrive approximately 20 minutes before their game time and will have a post-game huddle with their team coaches.

Are there scholarships avaliable?

Yes, scholarships are avaliable per request. Please email sports@graceohio.org for more information.

What are the rim heights for each age group?

-Kindergarten & 1st Grade – 7′

-2nd Grade – 8′

-3rd & 4th Grade – 9′

-5th & 6th Grade – 10′

Can I make special requests?

Yes, we have a section for friend requests, coaching requests and practice night requests.

Does Gameday need volunteers?

Yes, it takes over 300 volunteers during the season to help make Gameday happen. For more information or to sign up please visit www.gameday.org or email us at sports@graceohio.org

What size basketball do you use?

-27.5″ for K-2nd Grade

-28.5″ for 3rd-6th Grade

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