The Bullard Little Dribblers organization has begun accepting registrations for the 2017-2018 season. The registration period will end on Friday, Oct. 27.
This year, Bullard Little Dribblers will feature a total of four divisions for young athletes to participate in, including the Instructional Division (born between August 2, 2001 and August 1, 2013), the Minor Division (born between August 2, 2009 and August 1, 2011), the Junior Division (born between August 2, 2007 and August 1, 2009), and the Major Division (born between August 2, 2005 and August 1, 2007).
Tryouts for the Minor, Junior, and Major Divisions will be held Thursday, Nov. 2 (Minors – 6 p.m., Juniors – 6:45 p.m., Majors – 7:40 p.m.) and Sunday, Nov. 5 (Minors – 2:30 p.m., Juniors 3:15 p.m., Majors – 4 p.m.), inside the Bullard Intermediate School gymnasium.
The Instructional Division will take part in tryouts on Saturday, Dec. 16, inside the Bullard Elementary School gymnasium. Tryouts for girls will be held from 9:30-10:15 a.m., with tryouts for boys to follow from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Each player will need to attend at least one tryout and will be evaluated through basic drills. Afterwards, players will be drafted by the league coaches.
Games in the 2017-2018 Bullard Little Dribblers’ season will be played on Saturdays from January 6 through February 3. A tournament will be held for all divisions, excluding the Instructional Division, on Saturday, Feb. 10.
Bullard Little Dribblers teams will take part in practices on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday nights inside Bullard ISD gymnasiums. Each coach will select a practice time and night on the night of the player draft.
The 2017 Bullard Little Dribbler player draft will be held on Thursday, Nov. 9, while coaches will be instructed to contact their players no later than Monday, Nov. 13.
Registration for players wishing to participate in the 2017 Bullard Little Dribblers organization will cost $70 per child, with a discounted rate of $125 for two children and a family maximum cost of $150, which covers fees for uniforms, insurance, league dues, officials, and champion’s medals. Checks can be made payable to Bullard Little Dribblers.
A $15 late fee will be assessed if registered after Friday, Oct. 27, provided that the league is able to place the child or children on teams.
Registration forms and payment can be turned in at two registration drop-off events, slated for 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 and 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the front of Bullard High School. Parents may also choose to mail registration forms and payment to Bullard Little Dribblers, 545 CR 3401, Bullard, Tex., 75757.
Parents interested in coaching teams within Bullard Little Dribblers this season are asked to contact Shane Chambless, League Assistant (903-780-4378 or firstname.lastname@example.org), Barry Gill, BHS Girls’ Basketball Coach (903-391-6381 or email@example.com), or Monta Jeffley, BHS Boys’ Basketball Coach (903-407-9489 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Bullard Little Dribblers 2017 registration forms can be found online through the URL goo.gl/EhZknB.