5th - 8th grades
Registration Opens June 27th at 12:00 AM
$100 fee by Sept 1
$125 fee after Sept 1
Rhinelander Basketball Association sponsors competivite teams to play in the Great Northwest Basketball League. Travel is required as tournaments are held in various communities throughout Northeastern Wisconsin. Tournaments are typically held on Saturdays and teams play three to four games.
Because Rhinelander middle school athletics are WIAA sanctioned, 6th/7th/8th girl seasons will run October - December and 7th/8th grade boy seasons will run January - March. Seasons for girls in 5th grade and boys in 5th and 6th grades will run January - March.
At the 5th and 6th grade level, fair playing time in the course of a tournament is the goal. 7th and 8th grade teams are more competitive, team success being the goal, equal playing time is not guaranteed, but afforded as best as possible on a reasonable basis. Depending upon player counts, try-outs or rotating tournaments rosters may be required.
To participate on a competitive traveling team:
A. Parent to complete the online registration form.
B. RBA requires completion of player/parent/coach contract, RBA medical release form, parent/player concussion form and The Great Northwest Basketball League consent forms. These can be printed off and brought to first practice of traveling team.
C. Traveling team fee for 5th & 6th grade boys and girls is $100 (late fee $125), this includes 8 sessions of Little Hodags Camp and a uniform jersey for tournaments. The same uniform jersey is to be used for both 5th and 6th grade tournaments. Parent/Player is responsible to replace if lost.
D. Traveling team fee for 7th & 8th grade boys and girls is $100, this includes a uniform jersey and shorts to be used for both 7th and 8th grade tournaments. Parent/Player is responsible to replace if lost.
E. All traveling team players are bound by the The Great Northwest Basketball League (GNBL) rules and regulations.
F. Parent is responsible to transport of their child to and from mandatory practices and tournaments. If parent is unable to attend, parent may arrange for child's transportation to/from the tournament venue including meal money.
G. Parents will assist with operation of their child’s home tournament. Participation in RBA's hosting of the home tournaments is required in order to ensure the future success of the basketball program.