Welcome to the 22nd season of
Upward is an exciting league for boys and girls
K thru 8th Grades
Separate divisions for boys and girls (K5 is co-ed)
Participants must be 5 years old by Nov. 15th
K through 4th grade 5 vs. 5 format. Fee $200
5th through 8th grade 3 vs. 3 format. Fee $200
K5-2nd grade girls and boys: 27.5"
3rd-4th grade girls and boys: 28.5"
5th-8th grade girls: 28.5"
5th-8th grade boys: 29.5"
Hoop Heights (by grade)
K5 grade: 7 ft. hoop
1st-2nd grade: 8 ft. hoop
3rd-4th grade: 9 ft. hoop
5th-8th grade: 10 ft. hoop
2021 – 2022 CALENDAR
2073 Oak Park Blvd,
Pleasant Hill in the gym
Practices begin the week of November 28th, 2021 (your coach will contact you).
There will be NO practices the week of Dec. 19th. 2021
Regular practices start again the week of December 26th, 2021.
Your team’s practice will be on a weeknight (one night out of the week; info will be given to the coach in the near future). Practices take place for K-8th at Oak Park Christian Center Gym M, T, Th, Fr
Times 5 – 6pm, 6 – 7pm, 7 – 8pm, or 8 – 9pm
Saturday, January 8, 2022 Game 1 MLK weekend ~ Regular games and practices are scheduled
Saturday, January 15, 2022 Game 2 PICTURE DAY!
Saturday, January 22, 2022 Game 3
Saturday, January 29, 2022 Game 4
Saturday, February 5, 2022 Game 5
Saturday, February 12, 2022 Game 6 Presidents Weekend Holiday
Saturday, February 19, 2022 Game 7
Saturday, February 26, 2022 Game 8
Sunday, February 27, 2022 AWARDS NIGHT!
Note: This is Sunday. It is not a dinner, only entertainment.
Earrings: Earrings are NOT allowed during games. If you plan to get your child’s ears pierced, please do so before practices start at the end of November. This will give the ear time to heal. The refs will NOT let your child play with bandages since it is a liability for them.
Shoes: Our colors this year are TBA. FOR BB: Converse and Vans are not allowed during games. Standard basketball or running shoes are recommended. FOR CHEER: Converse and Vans are not allowed during games. Any other white tennis shoe will work.
Check out our Facebook page: Upward Basketball and Cheer, Pleasant Hill, Ca
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
Player registration July 30, 2021
Evaluation Time September 25, 2021
1st week of practice Nov 29, 2021
Picture day February 15th, 2022
Feb 13, 2022 (regular practices scheduled)
Last practice of the season for all divisions –
February 26, 2022
Awards Celebration – Sunday, February 27, 2022