Early registration cost per child is $65.00 which includes their team jersey; after 10/30/2023, the cost is $75.00.

Basketball shorts are optional at a cost of $15.

The deadline for registration is 11/13/2023.

* Please contact Pastor Tim Holtsclaw at Upward@MaranathaWV.com after this date for availability.
  • Each player must attend one of the three scheduled evaluations to determine skill level for team placement and to be fitted for jerseys and optional shorts to ensure correct fit. There will be a $10 fee for any jersey or shorts that must be reordered as a result of the incorrect size on the registration form.
  • K5 through 6th Grade Boys and Girls Evaluation Dates (all will be held at the Maranatha Baptist Church Gym)
    • #1 – Saturday, November 4 between 10AM and 11:30AM
    • #2 – Thursday, November 9 between 6PM and 7:30PM
    • #3 – Monday, November 13 between 6PM and 7:30PM
  • Each team will practice only one day per week for 1 hour on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday starting at 6PM or 7PM.
  • If your child’s first practice is Monday @ 7PM, every practice for your child’s team throughout the season will be held Monday’s 
          at 7PM.
  • First practice: Monday, December 4
  • Every practice will be held at the Maranatha Baptist Church.
  • Unless canceled due to weather or emergency, there will be games held each Saturday starting January 6, 2024.
  • There will be two games played at the same time on two separate basketball courts.
  • The games will consist of 6 – 6 minute segments with halftime presentations taking place between segments 3 and 4.
  • All games will take place at Maranatha Baptist Church.
  • Concessions will be available for purchase before and during games.
  • We will have a professional photographer brought in during practice time to take individual and team pictures.
  • The photographer will offer optional photo packages to purchase.
  • We do ask that even if you are not purchasing a photo package, you have your child photographed individually and with the
         team. We want to make use of these photos for the end of season Award Celebration.
  • Individual and Team photos will be taken during your team’s practice time on:
      • Thursday, January 18
      • Tuesday, January 23
Upward Photo Payment


Awards Celebration: Sunday Night, February 25 @ 6:30pm
  • This is the end of the season celebration and the time for us to recognize the players and their coaches as well as present each
          player with an award.
For more information, contact the church office:
Phone: (304) 984-9514