Upward Sports

Basketball (1st - 4th Grade)

Play with Confidence! Play with Purpose!

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Upward Sports League equips Christ United to connect with families in our community through universal language of sports. By providing Christ United with turnkey league support, Upward Sports will equip us to turn our new activities field and gym into a positive sports experience for the community.

Developing Young Athletes

Mentally:  Make wise decisions          Athletically: Improve physical abilities    
Spiritually: Embrace life's purpose       Socially: Healthy relationships

The Upward Experience

> 1 Practice and 1 Game Per Week
> Unique substitution system ensures every young athlete plays
> Quality game day uniform and other sport related gear
> Age appropriate character and skill development both on and off the court

Registration & Schedule

Registration for Basketball is open to boys and girls, 1st - 4th Grade.
Deadline for registration is November 4.  League Dates: December 3 - January 28

Early Registration - $65  (Ends October 24)       Registration Fee - $75 (after early registration ends)
Program Schedule: First Practice Sunday, November 13; First Game Saturday, December 3

Everyone MUST attend one basketball evaluation.  Evaluations will take place at the CUMC Gym.

Sunday, November 6 (between 4:00-7:00pm)  Boys & Girls Grades 1-4
Monday, November 7 (between 5:30-7:30pm)  Boys & Girls Grades 1-4

Contact Joseph Craven for more information about evaluations -  jcraven@christunitedjxn.org or call 601-914-7118.


Upward Registration - click here

Note: If you experience difficulty registering online please type into your web browser field the url -http://registration.upward.org/UPW63021

Upward Sports Coach

Be a difference maker in the life of a child—Be an Upward Coach! 

As a coach, it is essential that you come prepared for practice. To assist you in that effort, we will provided each coach with the Coach's Sideline, which is complete guide in administering an effective and fun practice.

The Coach's Sidelines are complete with skill focus for each practice as well as drills and games to reinforce the skill being taught. Also, a copy of the week's practice devotion can also be found within each practice plan.These Coach's Sidelines, along with the coach playbook, will enable you to make your practices more focused, efficient, and meaningful.

Bonus Discount for Coaches:  Volunteer to coach and register one participant FREE! If you are interested in becoming a coach for basketball please contact:
Joseph Craven jcraven@christunitedjxn.org 

Join the Upward Prayer Team

 Prayer Warriors are needed to pray for 100 days for Upward Sports.  Daily prayer guidelines are provided.