2019-20 IGNITE Winter Basketball Academy

Perimeter Church, Mount Pisgah Christian School and Bridgeway Christian Academy locations

 

**ANNOUNCING OUR NEWEST IGNITE LOCATION: Bridgeway Christian Academy in Alpharetta, GA!**
IGNITE Winter Basketball Academy will now be offered in multiple locations starting this winter! Our first hub, the Perimeter/Mount Pisgah hybrid, will continue as usual with the same great league. Our newest spot, Bridgeway Christian Academy, will operate as a separate, independent IGNITE league for 1st-2nd Grade Boys, 1st-3rd Grade Girls and 3rd-4th Grade Boys, with all practices and games at Bridgeway! We are thrilled to be able to bring IGNITE Sports Academy to Alpharetta!
 

As always, open to the entire community for Kindergarten – 8th Grade!

REGISTRATION OPENS EARLIER THIS YEAR!!

– Early-Bird Registration opens August 11th at 4:00p – 

– Season begins with the evaluations in late October – 

Skills clinic, practices begin in late November – 

Games begin in December and run until early February (minus Christmas Break) – 

– See below for all important dates on the schedule – 

 

   

 
 
 
 
We fill up every year so be sure to sign up early!

IGNITE Basketball Academy currently offers a K-8th grade basketball league that holds all practices and games at two locations in Johns Creek and Alpharetta: Perimeter Church/Mount Pisgah Christian School hybrid AND Bridgeway Christian Academy. The 2019-2020 IGNITE Basketball Academy will be IGNITE’s ninth winter season and is expected to host 800+ players. 

 

Our league is focuses on fun, fairness and equal play! Most IGNITE players are beginner to intermediate skill level. We intentionally try to make the teams as even as possible to ensure good competition. Sign up for our email list on the contact page so you don’t miss our other sign up dates! Check out all the details below!

 

Faith-Based. Family-Friendly. Positive Atmosphere.

 

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Important Dates

 

August 11 – Early-bird Registration Opens

November 9 – Evaluations

November 23 – Skills Clinic

December 2 – First week of practices

December 7 – Game Day #1

December 14 – Game Day #2

December 21 – Game Day #3

December 22-January 5 – No Practices or Games (Christmas Break)

January 11 – Game Day #4

January 18 – Game Day #5

January 25 – Game Day #6

February 1 – Game Day #7

February 3-8 – Playoffs and Championship Saturday

 

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The Basics!

Division Breakdowns

 

K-Ball: Co-ed Kindergarten

 

Location:
Perimeter ONLY

Practices:
Saturdays at 8:00am, 9:00am or 10:00am

Games:
Saturdays at 8:30am, 9:30am or 10:30am
Cost:
$140 Early-Bird Cost (Price increases by $15 after September 30th)

 

Designed especially for Kindergarten boys and girls who are brand new to the sport, IGNITE’s K-Ball division will not practice during the week, but will just enjoy some Saturday fun! On Saturdays, players will practice for twenty minutes, take a short break, then play a twenty minute game against another K-Ball team. This division is very informal but tons of fun and a perfect introduction to basketball!

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1st-2nd Grade Boys 

 

Location
Perimeter/MPCS hybrid OR Bridgeway Christian Academy

Practices
       Perimeter/MPCS Location: Mon., Tues., or Wed. at 6:30pm

       Bridgeway Location: Wed. or Fri. at 5:30p or 6:30p

Games:
Saturdays at 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am

Cost:
$170 Early-Bird Cost (Price increases by $15 after September 30th)

 

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1st-3rd Grade Girls 

 

Location
Perimeter/MPCS hybrid OR Bridgeway Christian Academy

Practices

       Perimeter/MPCS Location: Mon., Tues., or Wed. at 6:30pm

       Bridgeway Location: Wed. or Fri. at 5:30p or 6:30p

Games:
Saturdays at 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am
Cost:
$170 Early-Bird Cost (Price increases by $15 after September 30th)

 

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3rd-4th Grade Boys

 

Location
Perimeter/MPCS hybrid OR Bridgeway Christian Academy

Practices

       Perimeter/MPCS Location: Thurs. or Fri., at 6:30pm or 7:30p

       Bridgeway Location: Wed. or Fri. at 5:30p or 6:30p

Games:
Saturdays at 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00p, 1:00p or 2:00p

Cost:
$180 Early-Bird Cost (Price increases by $15 after September 30th)

 

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4th-6th Grade Girls

 

Location:
Perimeter/MPCS hybrid only
Practices: 
Monday or Tuesday at 7:30pm  (subject to change)

Games:
Saturdays – Times will vary (mostly morning or early afternoon)
Cost:
$180 Early-Bird Cost (Price increases by $15 after September 30th)

 

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5th-6th Grade Boys

 

Location:
Perimeter/MPCS hybrid only

Practices: 
Wednesday, Thursday or Friday 7:30pm  (subject to change)

Games:
Saturdays – Times will vary (mostly morning or early afternoon)
Cost:
$180 Early-Bird Cost (Price increases by $15 after September 30th)

 

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7th-8th Grade Boys

 

Location:
Perimeter/MPCS hybrid only

Practices:
Any Weeknight, due to larger practice space, at 7:30pm  (subject to change)

Games:
Saturdays – Times will vary (mostly early to mid-afternoon)
Cost:
$180 Early-Bird Cost (Price increases by $15 after September 30th)

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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The Teeny Tiny Details!

 

Ball Size

K-Ball: Youth 27”

1st-2nd Boys, 1st-3rd Girls: Youth 27.5” 

3rd-4th Boys, 5th-6th Boys, 4th-6th Girls: Intermediate 28.5”

7th-8th Boys: Regulation 29.5”

 

Goal Height

K-Ball, 1st-2nd Boys, 1st-3rd Girls: 8′

3rd-4th Boys: 9′

4th-6th Girls, 5th-6th Boys, 7th-8th Boys: 10′ (Regulation)

 

Court Size: Games

K-Ball: Cross Court Mini-Regulation

1st-2nd Boys, 1st-3rd Girls, 3rd-4th Boys, 4th-6th Girls, 5th-6th Boys: Cross Court Regulation

7th-8th Boys: Full Court High School Regulation

 

Referees
Referees for the 1st-8th grade divisions are certified referees from Georgia Officials, LLC.

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What Makes IGNITE Basketball Academy Different?

Halftime Free Throws

Every player at IGNITE gets a chance to score. At halftime, all players from each team line up to shoot free throws that count towards the score of the game. Excludes 5th-6th Boys and 7th-8th Boys

 

Equal Playing Time 

IGNITE takes multiple steps to ensure that every player will get equal playing time each game and throughout the season. 

 

Positive, Family Friendly Atmosphere

Too many leagues place too high an emphasis on winning. We want every team to experience winning, but we also want to make sure that everybody, from players, to parents, to coaches, is loving the game. We highly encourage everyone involved with IGNITE to think about the heart of the children involved and how the environment can remain positive as often as possible.