<p>Youth Basketball<br />
CHAMP leagues for ages 5–18<br />
Winter Season: Nov 2024 – Feb 2025<br />
Youth Basketball
CHAMP leagues for ages 5–18
Winter Season: Nov 2024 – Feb 2025

Youth Basketball

CHAMP Basketball Season: November 2024 – February 2025

  • Registration Opens: TBA
  • Practices Begin: TBA
  • Opening Game Day: TBA
  • Picture Day: TBA
  • Season Ends: TBA
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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: $150



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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: $170



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    Basketball FAQs
    Location, Uniforms, & Weather


    CHAMP basketball programs for 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 churches throughout Charlotte. 


    Coaches will distribute purchased uniforms at the first practice. The basketball uniform consists of a reversible jersey and shorts.

    Account Credits

    Account credits will automatically be applied to Winter 2023 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 water bottles labeled with their name.

    Team Snacks

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

    Weather Updates

    The CHAMP website and Weather Hotline (704.341.5473) have up-to-date information in case of inclement weather. Both are updated every 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 the week of November 20. The CHAMP office will send an email notification to all the coaches and parents when team rosters are available the week of November 20.

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