<p>Youth Basketball<br />
CHAMP leagues for ages 5–18<br />
Winter Season: Nov 2022–Feb 2023<br />
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Youth Basketball
CHAMP leagues for ages 5–18
Winter Season: Nov 2022–Feb 2023
Waitlist Forming

Youth Basketball

CHAMP Basketball Season: November 2022 – February 2023

  • Registration Opens: September 23, 2022
  • Practices Begin: November 28, 2022
  • Opening Game Day: December 10, 2022
  • Picture Day: January 21, 2023
  • Season Ends: February 11, 2023
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    Ages 5–11 Leagues

    Ages 5–11 Basketball Leagues

    Age Divisions:
    5-6 Coed: 5v5; 10 players on a team
    7-8 Girls / 7-8 Boys: 5v5; 10 players on a team
    9-11 Girls / 9-11 Boys: 5v5; 10 players on a team

    Players will learn basketball fundamentals, skills and drills, and valuable lessons from the Bible. Teams practice one night during the week and play one game each Saturday. Practices and game times vary by age division. (Practice night preference can be selected through online registration.)

    Practices and games for ages 5–11 will take place in the Calvary Life Center (CLC) gym. Be sure to register early, as spots are limited, and this program fills quickly!

    Cost: $130



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    U15 & U19 Leagues

    U15 / U19 Basketball Leagues

    Age Divisions:
    U15 Girls / U15 Boys: 5v5; 10 players to a team (ages 12–14)
    U19 Girls / U19 Boys: 5v5; 10 players to a team (ages 15–18)

    Join the excitement as CHAMP middle school and high school teams square off against other local area church teams. CHAMP U15/U19 teams play in the PBFLYBL (Playbook For Life Youth Basketball League). Teams practice one night during the week from 7:30-9:00 PM. Games are held on Saturdays at various times. (Practice night preference can be selected through online registration.)

    All practices for U15/U19 programs will take place in the Calvary Life Center (CLC) gym. Games are played in the CLC gym and other community church locations throughout Charlotte.

    Players currently rostered on their middle or high school team are ineligible for U15/U19 rec basketball.

    Cost: $150



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    Basketball FAQs
    Location, Uniforms, & Weather


    CHAMP basketball programs, ages 5-11, meet in the Calvary Life Center (CLC) gym for practices and games. U15 (middle school) and U19 (high school) teams practice at Calvary in the CLC gym. Games are played in the CLC gym and other community church locations throughout Charlotte. 


    Purchased uniforms will be distributed by coaches at the first practcie. The basketball uniform consists of a reversible jersey and shorts.

    Account Credits

    Account credits will automatically be applied to Winter 2022 Basketball Season registrations at checkout.

    Basketball Size Chart 

     Ages 5-6  Size 4  25.5" circumference
     Ages 7-8 boys; 7-18 girls  Size 6  28.5" circumference
     Ages 9-18 boys  Size 7  29.5" circumference


    Players should bring their own water bottle labeled with their name.

    Team Snacks

    Team Snacks will be distributed in designated areas only. Please do not bring any peanut products.

    Weather Updates

    CHAMP's website and the CHAMP Weather Hotline (704-341-5473) have up-to-date information in case of inclement weather. Both are updated each weekday by 3:00 PM and on Saturdays by 7:30 AM.


    All CHAMP coaches are volunteers who desire to make a difference for Jesus in the lives of our players.

    Team Assignments

    Team assignments / rosters are available through the online registration system on November 23. The CHAMP office will send an email notification to all the coaches and parents when team rosters are available on November 23.

    For more specific information, see the details for your sport and age division or contact the CHAMP office at 704.341.5387 or champ@calvarychurch.com.


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    1. Parents must check self and player(s) for any signs of illness before arriving to any CHAMP event. If you or anyone in your household have a raised temperature or any other symptoms of illness, you should not attend any CHAMP events. 
    2. If you or anyone in your household has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past two weeks, do NOT attend any CHAMP event until after at least a five-day quarantine period has been observed. Please contact Kelly Lamb with the details of your situation. It is our goal to promote health and safety for everyone involved in CHAMP programs.
    3. For more information about prevention and safety regarding COVID-19, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/need-to-know.html .

    * Health and Safety Procedures are subject to change.

    Questions? Contact: CHAMP Sports, 704.341.5387, champ@calvarychurch.com