Basketball FAQ

Q: What is the deadline for signups?
A: The deadline is October 31st.  Online registration must be completed or mail in registrations postmarked by this date.

Q: What happens if I sign up after the deadline?
A: The player may be placed on a wait list, with no guarantee of being placed on a team.

Q: May I pay online, or through the mail?
A: Registration can be completed along with the payment on our website.  You may also download the registration form and mail it in.

Q: When does practice start?
A: Practice starts usually around the middle to end of November.

Q: When will I hear from the coach?
A: After the teams are formed first week of November, you should hear from your coach by the middle of November.  For established teams, it is quicker  than new teams being formed.  If you do not hear anything by the middle of November please contact GSA.

Q: Where is practice?
A: Practice location depends on the coach and court availability.  Coaches pick their preferred court if available every season.

Q: How many practices are there and what time?
A: Generally practice is only 1 or 2 times per week, which day and the time is determined by the coach.  For younger players, practice is around 45 minutes, for older players up to 1.5 hours.

Q: When do the games start, how many and how long does the season last?
A: Games usually start in January.  Each schedule typically has 8-10 games over 8 weeks.  If games are postponed due to weather, the season can last longer, of course.

Q: How many games are there per week?
A: Usually there are 1-2 games per week.  There may be up to 7 days without a game also in your schedule.

Q: How do I get a game schedule?
A: The coach or team parent is responsible for furnishing schedules to players and parents.