Berlin Backcourt Club Registration

If you are registering more than one player, you must submit a separate form for each player.

  • Description of Programs:

  • Fall Rookie League: Open to girls and boys, entering grades 1 to 6 this fall. Join the Berlin High School Coaching Staff and High School players for fun in the gym this fall. Continue to enhance your basketball skills from those who play the game!
    • October 27, November 3, November 17, and December 8
      • Grades 1-2: 9 a.m. — 10 a.m.
      • Grades 3-4: 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
      • Grades 5-6: 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    Team Play: Players interested in the opportunity to play competitively may participate in “team play” basketball. Players should participate in the summer and fall programs (listed above) and school ball (if available). The competitive play may include league play, scrimmages with other communities, as well as day-long tournaments.
    • Open to boys and girls, grades 4-8 (grade this fall).
      • Teams are divided by grade level and by gender.
      • Teams are generally coached by parents or community members.
      • Practice times and games will be determined by coaches, based on gym availability.
        • The number of games/tournaments varies by grade.
        • Generally games will be on the weekends. Some scrimmages may occur during the week.
      • Practices generally begin late October/early November and run through March.
        • Practices for boys in grades 7-8 may not start until the Berlin Middle School season is over.
          • Boys (grades 7-8) must participate in school ball if interested in the traveling team.
        • Every effort is made to limit conflicts with St. John’s and All Saints Catholic School’s seasons.
    Open Gyms: We may schedule additional open gym times throughout the summer and fall. Dates and details will be communicated as they are set.
  • Choose the program based on the age of the player for the 2018-19 school year.

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    Please inform us if you would like to make installment payments.
    • Questions? Contact Luke Ott at luke.ott@riponathletic.com or Jerry Bartol at 6bartols@centurylink.net.
  • Registration Information:

  • Parental Consent:

  • (1) The undersigned, on behalf of a minor child participant, understands and acknowledges that participation in the Berlin Backcourt Club Youth Basketball Inc. (BBCYB) programs may involve an element of risk of personal injury or property damage for all participants and may cause serious injury, or even death. The undersigned, on behalf of a minor child participant, and on behalf of the participant’s heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, hearby releases, discharge, and agree to defend and hold harmless the BBCYB, all Board of Director members, Coaches, Organizers, and Instructors from any and all injuries and property damages incurred by the participant and any and all claims of injury or property damage brought by third parties or other participants against the BBCYB, all Board of Director members, Coaches, Organizers, and Instructors for the actions and/or activities of the participant during participation in the BBCYB Programs.
  • (By signing, you are acknowledging that you have read and understand the Release and Indemnification Agreement.)
  • (2) The undersigned grants permission for the BBCYB to use his or her minor child’s picture for promotional reasons, which may include websites, social media, posters, or newsprint.
  • (By signing, you are acknowledging that you have read and understand the Picture Release Agreement.)
  • PARENT & ATHLETE AGREEMENTS - Concussion Fact Sheet

  • As a Parent and as an Athlete it is important to recognize the signs, symptoms, and behaviors of concussions. By signing this form you are stating that you understand the importance of recognizing and responding to the signs, symptoms, and behaviors of a concussion or head injury.

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    I have read the Parent Concussion and Head Injury Information and understand what a concussion is and how it may be caused. I also understand the common signs, symptoms, and behaviors. I agree that my child must be removed from practice/play if a concussion is suspected. I understand that it is my responsibility to seek medical treatment if a suspected concussion is reported to me. I understand that my child cannot return to practice/play until providing written clearance from an appropriate health care provider to his/her coach. I understand the possible consequences of my child returning to practice/play too soon.
    I have read the Athlete Concussion and Head Injury Information and understand what a concussion is and how it may be caused. I understand the importance of reporting a suspected concussion to my coaches and my parents/guardian. I understand that I must be removed from practice/play if a concussion is suspected. I understand that I must provide written clearance from an appropriate health care provider to my coach before returning to practice/play. I understand the possible consequence of returning to practice/play too soon and that my brain needs time to heal.
  • Berlin Backcourt Club Sportsmanship Agreement

  • Berlin Backcourt Club Youth Basketball, Inc. (Berlin Backcourt Club) was designed to help promote and develop the basketball programs for boys and girls in the first through eighth grades. The development will focus on providing the youth with the fundamental understanding and enjoyment of the game. Participation and sportsmanship will be stressed at all levels, with a primary concern for developing basic individual skills and general team concepts.

    Representatives of the Berlin Backcourt Club including, but not limited to, board members, committees, and game officials have total control of, and complete authority over, all competition. All decisions made by these persons are final and have full support of the Berlin Backcourt Club.

    These representatives are commissioned by the Berlin Backcourt Club to take any action deemed necessary to guarantee a positive atmosphere for competition. To help ensure a positive atmosphere, athletes, coaches, and spectators are expected to do the following:

    • stand during the National Anthem, and place your hand over your heart,
    • maintain self-control at all times
    • show respect for opponents
    • support your team in a positive manner
    • recognize and acknowledge good performance by all teams and individuals
    • be humble in victory and gracious in defeat

    Unsportsmanlike conduct, on the part of players, coaches, managers, or spectators will not be tolerated and may result without warning in expulsion (team and/or individual) from the Berlin Backcourt Club. Unsportsmanlike conduct includes, but is not limited to, the following:

    • fighting,
    • “trash talking”,
    • taunting,
    • bullying,
    • foul language, and
    • verbal abuse/intimidation of opponents, game officials and/or representatives of the Berlin Backcourt Club.

    No individual or team refunds will be given if expulsion occurs. It is expected that athletes, coaches, and spectators exercise total cooperation with these representatives at all times.

    I have read, understand, and share the above philosophy, and hereby state that I will do my part in ensuring an enjoyable experience for all involved.

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