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Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

SATURDAY SKILLS SESSION SCHEDULE

 

8:30-9:30 a.m. Kindergarten & 1st grade girls 
9:30-10:30 a.m. Kindergarten boys
10:30-11:30 a.m. 1st grade boys
11:30-12:30 p.m. 2nd grade boys
1:00-2:30 p.m. 3rd grade boys
2:30-4:00 p.m. 2nd & 3rd grade girls

 

 

Jerseys will be distributed on 11/10.

3rd Grade Tournament Schedule

Boys

  • Dec 2nd at Annandale
  • Jan 5th at Westonka
  • Feb 10th at Buffalo

Girls

  • Dec 1st-2nd at Rockford
  • Jan 6th at Westonka
  • Feb 10th at Annandale

K-3 parent meetings will be held on November 3rd and November 10th during the Saturday session. Parents only need to attend one meeting.

K-3rd grade – weekly Saturday skill sessions at the Intermediate School
November 3rd, 10th and 17th
December 1st, 15th
January 5th, 12th, 26th
February 2nd, 9th

 

3rd grade - In addition to the Saturday skills sessions, 3rd graders will have one additional practice each week. Weekday practices will be communicated via the team calendars.
 

3rd grade teams will be formed to play in a few tournaments throughout the season.


MIssion Statement

The Orono Basketball Association (OBBA) exists to provide boys and girls an opportunity to compete in an environment that emphasizes fundamental basketball skills, teamwork, accountability, good sportsmanship, fun and the development of integrity, responsibility, positive self-esteem and essential life skills.  This mission statement drives our decision-making and policy setting, and we are committed to creating a positive culture in a safe environment, where coaches, parents and athletes work together to achieve our mission.


K-2nd Grade Participants

The K-2 program includes:

  • Reversible jersey
  • OBBA provided basketball
  • Weekly skills sessions that are held on Saturdays from October – February
  • Scrimmage during halftime of varsity basketball game
  • K-2 program fees are $125

3rd Grade Participants

The 3rd grade program includes:

  • Reversible jersey with option to purchase shorts
  • OBBA provided basketball
  • PRACTICES 2x/week:  Saturday sessions facilitated by a hired basketball trainer and one additional practice facilitated by volunteer parent coaches.  Times/dates/locations to be confirmed in October. Season begins in November and ends in February.
  • TOURNAMENTS: OBBA will register for a few tournaments and will communicate details to parents at the outset of the season.  -Playing in tournaments is OPTIONAL.
    Players are placed on a team by the volunteer parent coaches. The teams are formed as close to parity as possible and may change throughout the season due to availability of players and the needs of the team.
  • Scrimmage during halftime of varsity basketball game
  • PARENT MEETING: OBBA will host a parent meeting on November 3rd and November 10th to review the philosophy for this age group, expectations, and tournament dates. Parents only need to attend one meeting.
  • COACHES: Parents interested in coaching 3rd grade must have background checks completed.  If interested in coaching, please complete the Coach Application and submit to treasurer@oronobasketball.com. See Coached tab on website for further information. 
  • 3rd grade program fees are $200