The Referee Training scheule for the Winter 2017-18 season has been finalized and details are posted below. Registered referees will receive additional information via email.
- Sunday, Nov. 19 T Clay Wood ES 7-9pm
- Tuesday, Nov. 21 Mountain View ES 7-9pm
- Sunday, Dec. 3 T Clay Wood ES 7-9pm
- Friday, Dec. 8 Mountain View ES 7-9pm
- Sunday, Dec 10 T Clay Wood ES 7-9pm
- Friday, Dec 15 Mountain View ES 7-9pm
This is going out to all families in our 2017/2018 GBA Winter Recreation Basketball Program. GBA volunteers are working hard and excited to kick off our 27th season of youth hoops.
We have identified all our coaches except one or two in Boys 11th grade. Unless someone backs out, all other coaching needs have been filled. Thank you! We have our required coach meeting this Sunday at Battlefield High, detailed logistics will be sent to you. This is for head coaches only.
All families, please go to our web site for important pick-up information for coach equipment and player uniforms. We have new uniforms this season, all players will need one. Go to http://gainesvillebasketball.org/ for the details.
For children in grades 5 and below, please go to our web site for important information on your upcoming evaluation night. This is required for all players and is very important to ensure a fair, fun, competitive balance of the league. Go to http://gainesvillebasketball.org/ for the details.
On November 11, we will be having GBA Day at Dick's Sporting Goods off Route 29 in Gainesville. The time will be from 10 AM to 1 PM. Stop by for big discounts and the chance to win free GBA swag.
Player drafts (head coaches only) are currently scheduled for Nov 12 for all teams grades 8 and below. HS teams are currently having their drafts on Nov 15 & 16. Coaches will be notified soon with exact details.
Coaches will be notifying families on Nov 12 to Nov 20 to inform about team assignments and practice/game logistics. If you don't hear from your coach by Nov 21, please reach out to our league admin, but please wait until Nov 21 to reach out.
Nov 27- Practices start this week!
Jan 6- Games start this day!
Jan 13- Picture Day!
We will again be forming our Pre-Travel Academy Teams in late Feb for the Spring Travel season of Spring 2018. This is only for GBA Rec kids in grades 3 and 4, boys and girls. This is a light touch, low-cost program in addition to your Winter Rec team and any spring sports. There will be try-outs for this program and more communication to come in early Feb.
March 17- GBA Championship Saturday!
March 18- GBA All-Star Sunday!
New for this season: March 18- GBA Day- Games, Spirit Wear, Vendors, Special Movies, Food, Drinks, plenty of Basketball, and the announcement of the first-ever GBA "Last Swish" College Scholarship Winner for a GBA Boy and GBA Girl graduating High School. Save the date Sunday late afternoon March 18 for the conclusion and wrap up of the GBA Season. This event will take place at Battlefield High School. More information to come.
Please see our website, and our FAQ section, if you have any questions. After reading, please reach out if you have additional questions.
Bruce Bauer and Steve Kendrick, GBA Volunteer Girls & Boys Commissioners
You have landed on the web site for THE LARGEST and ONE OF THE oldest youth basketball leagues in the State of Virginia. Gainesville Basketball Association (GBA) is celebrating our 27th anniversary of offering hoops to young people, and we are proud to again have our largest league size yet, well over 2,000 families. GBA offers a Recreation Winter Season, Recreation Summer Season and boasts the top Travel program in Prince William County, and one of the top travel organizations in the VA/DC/MD area. Boys and Girls play in GBA from 2nd grade thru HS. Please see our FAQ sections for Rec & Travel for more info. We run at cost and are entirely volunteer based including all of our 200 coaches and Board. Thank you for viewing and Have a Great Day!