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Welcome to the 2022-2023 3-6 Grade House League!!!

2023 Kindergarten through Second Grade House League Sign Up

Hello GR Basketball Grade K-2 House League Families!  We are excited to announce that our registration is now live our 2023 K-2 House League.  This league will start in January.  Please click on the link below to register your child.  We look forward to a great 2023 season!!!

REGISTRATION


3rd Annual Timberrrr Tourney Registration Now Live

ONE-DAY TOURNAMENT FORMAT WITH A 3-GAME GUARANTEE

TEAM ENTRY FEE: $290
GENERAL INFORMATION
• ONE-DAY TOURNAMENT FORMAT

• ALL BRACKETS AND TOURNAMENT RULES WILL BE POSTED AT WWW.GRBASKETBALL.ORG 1-WEEK PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT

• CONCESSIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SITE

• TROPHIES FOR 1ST AND 2ND, MEDALS FOR 3RD AND CONSOLATION CHAMPS
• NO ALL-STAR/OPEN/RENEGADE/INDEPENDENT TEAMS ALLOWED

 

Click here for more details


Hoops of Hope

The Grand Rapids Varsity Basketballs teams are again supporting a worthy cause this holiday season to help ensure that teens in foster care in our community receive presents.  The county has multiple gift programs designed to reach infants and young children, but not much for teens.   Last year, the donations raised by the Varsity teams, their parents, and our fans  helped bring more joy into these teenagers holidays.  Let's do it again!  This year the donations can be made at the following home games:

December 12th Boys Basketball Game vs. Esko
December 13th Girls Basketball Game vs Virginia

Gift ideas range from charging cables, carhartt gear, and gift cards.

Share your ideas with us

Have an idea? Share it with us here!


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GRABA MISSION STATEMENT, PURPOSE, & PHILOSOPHY

Our mission is to create a fun, fair, and safe basketball environment that focuses on developing respect for others, self-confidence, leadership, teamwork, and basketball skills in our Grand Rapids Area student athletes. We strive to provide the best competition at all grade levels while maintaining the highest degree of participation and sportsmanship.

GRABA Purpose
To promote, foster and perpetuate the game of basketball at the youth level.
GRABA Philosophy
Basketball should be a fun and rewarding experience for all: players, coaches, spectators, and referees.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

I would like to welcome everyone to the Grand Rapids Area Basketball Association’s website. It is the GRABA board’s hope that this website will provide information that is useful and informative.

Since 1996, GRABA has proudly served all the children, grades K-6, who reside in the Grand Rapids School District. The primary goal of GRABA is to sponsor traveling teams in the GRABA Traveling League and administer the elementary school program in our grades K-2 and grades 3-6 House Leagues.

The GRABA board recognizes there are times when issues arise that may cause concerns. If at anytime any of our members have a concern, we urge them to communicate their concerns with a coach, board member, or the board of directors. The GRABA board meetings are open to the public and attendance is encouraged.

As an organization, we are committed to our children and I entrust that all adults who have a role in mentoring, whether a coach, volunteer, board member, or parent on the sideline, will strive to lead by example. GRABA also supports all athletics and activities in Grand Rapids, and encourages our athletes to play multiple sports. GRABA does not support sport specialization.

Lastly, I ask everyone to remember, winning is important, but it is secondary to our mission of striving to mold our children of today into the mentally sound and well-adjusted men and women of tomorrow.

Sincerely,

GRABA President


COVID Update

- Currently masks are not required for athletes while playing or practicing

- Spectators may/may not be required to wear masks.  This will be at the discretion of the facility/location.

- Requirements may change based on CDC, State or Local restrictions as the season progresses.  GRABA will follow necessary rules in order for the athletes to stay safe and keep on the courts.