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Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade Program Information

The Orono Basketball Association offers an instructional skills program for boys and girls in grades K-3. The season runs from November to February with skills sessions held on Saturdays. 3rd graders will have one additional practice each week and participate in a few tournaments throughout the season.
 
Additionally, all grades will have an opportunity to play in a scrimmage during the high school varsity games. (This will not take place during the 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19)
K-2nd Grade Program includes:
  • Weekly instructional skills sessions held on Saturdays
  • Orono Basketball Jersey
  • 27.5” basketball
 
3rd Grade Program includes:
  • Weekly instructional skills sessions held on Saturdays
  • One additional practice each week
  • Participation in a few tournaments throughout the season
  • Orono Basketball Jersey
  • 27.5” basketball

Saturday skills sessions are led Jefferson Mason who is a seasoned coach and trainer and has worked with the Orono basketball program for the past several years.

Parent volunteer coaches will lead the 3rd grade team practices and coach in the tournaments.  

Saturday Skills Sessions Dates

All session will be held at the Orono Intermediate School

November 7th, 14th and 21st*

December 5th, 12th and 19th*

January 9th, 16th and 30th  No session on 1/23 due to the Orono Spartan Classic Tournament

February 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th

March 6th and 13th

*dates with a strikethrough were canceled due to the mandatory pause on youth sports. Additional sessions have been added in late February and March and are noted in bold.

2020-2021 Saturday Skills Sessions Schedule

8:30am - 9:20am 1st Grade Boys
9:30am - 10:20am Kindergarten & 1st Grade Girls
10:30am - 11:20am Kindergarten Boys
11:30am - 12:50pm 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade Girls (2nd Grade is only from 11:30am-12:30pm)
1:00pm-1:50pm 2nd Grade Boys
2:00pm-3:30pm 3rd Grade Boys

Effective 1/9/21 sessions will end 10  minutes early in order to allow time for kids to leave prior to the next group arriving. 


3rd Grade Girls Tournament Schedule

Date Tournament
December 19th CANCELED MYAS Shootout - Maple Grove
January 10th CANCELED Westonka White Hawk Classic
February 13th or 14th Annandale Cardinal Clash

3rd Grade Boys Tournament Schedule

Date Tournament
December 19th CANCELED MYAS Shootout - Maple Grove
January 16th Becker Dawg Pound Classic
February 13th or 14th Annandale Cardinal Clash