Upward Basketball at FBC


Lebanon’s First Baptist Church will again sponsor Upward Basketball and Cheerleading for local boys and girls in grades 1-4. Early registration is now being accepted at First Baptist Church, Lebanon, 227 E. Main Street. Registration cost for basketball is $65 per athlete; cheerleading $75.

Everyone must attend one basketball / cheerleading evaluation. Early cheerleading evaluation is Tuesday, Sept. 21 in the FBC Christian Life Center anytime between the hours of 4-7 p.m. Basketball / cheerleading evaluations are scheduled Saturday, Sept. 25 anytime between 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Players must come prepared to play in shorts and sneakers.

Practices will start Nov. 15; league play begins Jan.8. Awards celebration Feb. 28.

Upward is a national organization which helps churches impact the lives of children in their community by teaching sports and lessons about life from the Bible.

When a child plays Upward Basktball, he/she will:
·Practice and play a game every week
·Get equal playing time
·Learn techniques to improve his / her basketball skills.
·Develop new friendships
Along with this unique sports experience, Upward participants will receive the following:
·Upward Basketball T-shirt
·Upward Basketball jersey and shorts
·Upward car magnet
·End-of season award.
Cheerleaders will receive a mock turtleneck and a free Day Camp at a date to be determined later.Forms are available at the FBC office, 227 E. Main St., Lebanon. Call 444-3330 for information.