***Weekly Update #3: Opening Night is Friday/Schedules have posted***

Hello Alley-Oop Fall Season Families,

Another fun season is just about to get started.  Opening night is this Friday!

Games are this week Friday (9/10) and Saturday (9/11).

Schedules have posted.  We promised by 10pm but delivered a little earlier.

Please read the important info for the week:

Game Schedule – Check the game schedule each week.  On the app or your team site.  It will be up on the public website in a couple of days. Some updates have been made after the initial release.  Coaches were notified but it is always great to double check.  Plus there are so many ways to view the schedule it is almost a crime to miss or not know what time your game is.

This week games are at MAP (Friday) and Johnson Middle School (Saturday)

MAP - 12552 Western Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92841

Johnson Middle School - 13603 Edwards St, Westminster, CA 92683

JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL COVID Protocols - WEAR Masks when on the premises and the gym.  Players need to keep them on until they get to the court.  When we are someone elses house we follow their rules.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  Please don't make us ask you.  But we will if we need to.

Uniforms - They have been ordered and are set to arrive on Opening Night (9/10) right before our first game.  Uniforms will be waiting for the teams at their designated courts.  Coaches will be handing them out.  In the event the uniforms do not arrive we are asking the home team to wear a plain white shirt.  So all home teams come to the game in a plain white shirt.  If you are the visiting team please wear black or navy blue shirt.

Parking this Weekend - On Friday we are at the MAP.  Sometimes the lot gets full.  Therefore, parking please park on Western East of Lampson or on Anaconda Ave and Lampson. On Saturday we are at Marina HS and there is plenty of parking there.

For those not familiar with the Alley-Oop website here is some helpful info.

Rules – Alley-Oop leverages the high school rules with some exceptions.  We have those rules posted on the website on the about us drop down.  The link is below:

https://www.alley-oopyouthbasketball.com/league-rules/

FAQ - Some are not aware that at the time registration opens at the beginning of each season we post a FAQ page for the season that has helpful information about the upcoming season.  I encourage you to review it so you can take a look at the type of information it has so that when the next season rolls around you know what kind of information is at your finger tips. For those that read registration emails the information is virtually the same just in question format.  We like to keep all armed with info!

https://www.alley-oopyouthbasketball.com/faq-summer-2021/

PARENTS -  Coaches Coach, Players Play, and Fans Cheer.  Also please keep in mind no going to the scorekeepers table.  If there is an issue talk to your Coach or go to a Commissioner.

Uniforms - Coaches have been notified.  Players must have the same matching uniforms.  Pleae make sure the teams have uniforms that match.  So please remeber to have your player bring their uniform.

Important Dates and other info -

  • Fall T-Shirts - The coveted league T's are in the design phase.  We got another crowd pleaser in the works.  We will be handing them out towards the end of October.  We hand them to the coach on a game day and they hand them out to the players.  If your team doesn't play this week we will hand them to the team at their next game.
  • Playoffs/Championship Start 10/22 and End 10/23 (Playoff schedule comes out Wednesday 10/20 LATE)
  • Playoffs and Championships – The playoffs and championships are 10/22 and 10/23.  Those games are not on the schedule yet.  The schedules for those games come out after the regular season games are complete.  The schedule will be posted on10/20 by 10pm.  Every team makes the playoffs so save the dates.  Also teams are put in separate divisions based on the performance during the regular season.
  • SAFETY/First AID - Ice and band aids are at the scorers table of the Alley-Oop court at the MAP and court 2 at Johnson.

Have FUN!!

If you have read even just a bit of this, thanks a bunch!

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Bryan Gray

Alley-Oop Youth Basketball

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