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Sports Coordinator - Boys Basketball
Lee Morris
Office: 706.291.0766

Sports Coordinator - Girls Basketball
Jen Weathington
Office: 706.291.0766

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Winter Basketball Registration

Your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball through good sportsmanship, teamwork, practice and play.

Ages/Cost: 5-6 (instructional coed), $55
7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 (separate boys and girls teams), $82
Age Control Date: January 1, 2014
Game Locations: Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath & Thornton Centers
Register: October 7 - November 26
Late Registration: November 27 - December 2 ($10 late fee)
Registrations occuring after the Dec 2 late registration deadline will be placed on a wait list. Participants will be contacted if space is available.
Team Formation: December 5
Questions: 706.291.0766

Game Locations: Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath, Thornton
General Information

Season dates
Winter basketball: December - February (Excludes Tournament Team)

Age groups and Gender
Boys and girls teams are formed in all age divisions:

Gender Division, Goal Height - Ball Size
Boys & Girls, 5&6: 6-1/2 ft - 26
Boys & Girls, 7&8: 8.5 ft - 28.5
Boys & Girls, 9&10: 8.5 ft - 28.5
Boys & Girls, 11&12: 10 ft - 28.5
Girls, 13&14: 10 ft - 28.5
Boys, 13&14: 10 ft - 30

Age Control Date
The age control date is the participant's age as of January 1 of the year games are played.

Game Days and Times
All days are open for play except Sunday. Games are normally played on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday with 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 game times and Saturdays starting at 10:00 am. Teams generally play 2 to 3 games per week.

Game Participation Rule
It is mandatory for all participants to play in all games. Each child must play 1 full uninterrupted quarter of each game.

Uniforms are not included in the registration fee. Parents are responsible for purchasing the child's uniform to include shirt, shorts, and court shoes. The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority has developed a uniform standard to ease the burden of selection and provide greater continuity to the program. The RFPRA name/logo, player name and/or team sponsor name is allowed on the back of the jersey. Each coach will receive this information to share with parents. Coaches and parents will determine uniform color and team name at the first team meeting.

Each player in the 5-6 year-old age division will receive an award. All other age divisions will receive first and second place individual player awards following post season tournament.

Scholarships/Financial Aid
The Financial Aid deadline is November 8, 2013.  Financial aid applications will not be accepted after this date. Download pdf application


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RFPRA League Schedules

Midseason Basketball Tournament Brackets
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2014 RFPRA Basketball Schedules

RFPRA League Scores

Directions to game locations:
Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath, Thornton

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Advance Rehab, Official Sports Medicine Provider

Carrington Astin, ATC
Carrington is available for evaluations of athletes for RFPRA sports at no cost to our athletes. She is on-site at the RFPRA main office daily. She also covers games and practices for various RFPRA sports.

Office Hours:
3-5 pm, Mon - Fri (RFPRA Office)
Phone: 706.291.0766 x 6030
Cell: 706-506-0093
Email: castin@advancerehab.com