2019-20 Winter League Registration Information

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2019-20 3rd-8th Winter League Information


  • The 2019-20 3rd-8th Winter Season registration will run September 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019, with the registration link posted on the  SierraNevadaBasketball.com homepage.
  • Maximum capacity is 400 players. Once registration reaches capacity, you can email Kyle Sadanaga at KSadanaga@SierraNevadaBasketball.com to be placed on the waiting list. 


Divisions will be tentatively broken up as follows (divisions may vary based on enrollment for each grade level):

                 Girls                     
                             Boys                                
        3rd/4th/5th (Pink) 3rd/4th (Blue) 4th/5th (Green)
        5th/6th (Lavender) 5th/6th (White)   6th/7th (Yellow)
        7th/8th (Silver)
7th/8th (Orange)  


  • Each division must have a minimum of 32 players to have a minimum of 4 teams. If any division does not meet the required minimum, registrants will receive a refund for their registration fees.
  • 7th/8th divisions may include some highly-rated 6th graders.


 Tentative League Timeline

Mandatory Coaches Meeting: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

  • Once coaches are selected (MANDATORY form must be submitted) and prior to practicing, coaches will attend a 60 minute training to review rules, policies, and evaluation sessions. Each coach should plan to help with an evaluation session!


Skill Evaluation Session (only 1 session mandatory): December 7 - 14, 2019

  • Players will be assigned by grade level to attend one 90-minute session. They only need to attend one of these Evaluation Sessions, not all of them. 
  • Players will be evaluated and placed on teams for the season based on grade and skill rating. 
  • Days/times of each evaluation session (based on gender & grade) will be provided via email, as well as posted at SierraNevadaBasketball.com, by December 1.


Team Rosters and Schedule Released: December 25, 2019

  • Team rosters will be emailed to coaches and posted at SierraNevadaBasketball.com by December 25. Coaches should begin contacting their families immediately. 
  • Season schedule (practices and games) will be emailed league-wide and posted at  SierraNevadaBasketball.com by December 25. This schedule will include locations and times for at least the first 3 weeks of practices and/or games.
  • Families will be notified via email if changes are made to the schedule at any point during the season.


Team Practices & Regular Season Games: January 2 - March 2, 2020

  • Practices will begin during Washoe County Winter Break
  • Teams will practice/play on average 2-3 times per week. 
  • Days and times of team practices/games will vary week-by-week to allow for differing family schedules.
    • In other words, there aren't necessarily specific set days/times for each division
  • Possible days and time frames:
    • Monday-Friday evenings, no earlier than 5:00 pm
    • Saturdays, normally 1:00 pm or later
  • Each practice session will be approximately 60 minutes.
  • There is a possibility of one or two Sundays - but only if we lose gym time due to weather!


Bracketed Playoff Tournament: March 2 - March 13, 2020 

  • The regular season will culminate with a bracketed single-elimination playoff tournament for each division, with bracket seeding based on regular season standings. 
  • Playoff brackets/schedule will be released by February 1.
  • Final playoff seedings will be updated upon the conclusion of the regular season for each division.


Refund Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued prior to December 1st.
  • 50% refunds will be issued in December up to December 16th.
  • Refunds will not be issued after December 16th, barring health or injury considerations.


Financial Assistance




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