2020-21 Winter League Registration Information


Click here to reserve your spot for 2020-21 Winter rec league!


  • Although the actual cost of Winter rec league is $160, the current cost is listed as "free" so you're able to reserve your spot without having to pay up front. If WCSD allows schools to re-open their gyms, we will follow up with an invoice to finalize the registration process.
  • If we are forced to re-structure/modify Winter rec league, we will create a completely different registration for that program!



2020-21 3rd-8th Winter Rec League Information

  • The 2020-21 3rd-8th Winter Rec League registration will run October 12, 2020 through November 30, 2020.
  • Cost: $160 per player and $130 for siblings.
    • You can email KSadanaga@SierraNevadaBasketball.com for sibling discount codes
  • Maximum capacity is 400 players. Once registration reaches capacity, you can email Kyle Sadanaga at KSadanaga@SierraNevadaBasketball.com to be placed on the waiting list. 
  • Locations: Damonte Ranch HS, Galena HS, Depoali MS
  • Teams will practice/play on average 2-3 times per week
  • Practices/games will occur:
    • Monday-Friday evenings, no earlier than 5:00 pm
    • Saturdays, normally 1:00 pm or later
    • Possibly 1 or 2 Sundays, but only if absolutely necessary due to weather and school closures!


Program Features

  • Player skill evaluation session
  • League t-shirt
  • 8 team practices
  • League shorts
  • 8 regular season games
  • Team & individual picture
  • 15-minute minimum play time
  • Single elimination playoff tournament
  • Reversible league jersey
  • No admission charge for games


Coaching

  • 1 selected head coach per team will have their full registration fee reimbursed
  • Coaching application is available on the Winter Coaches page
  • Coaching applications are due by November 30

Division Structure

Divisions will be tentatively broken up as follows (divisions may vary based on enrollment for each grade level):

                  Girls                     
                              Boys                         
    3rd/4th/5th (Pink) 3rd/4th (Blue) 4th/5th (Green)
    5th/6th (Lavender) 5th/6th (White)   6th/7th (Yellow)
    7th/8th (Silver)
7th/8th (Orange)  


  • Each division must have a minimum of 32 players to have a minimum of 4 teams. If any division does not meet the required minimum, registrants will receive a refund for their registration fees.
  • 7th/8th divisions may include some highly-rated 6th graders.


 Tentative League Timeline

**Due to Covid-19, our league timeline is very much TBA at the moment based on gym and facility access**


Mandatory Coaches Meeting: TBA

  • Once coaches are selected (MANDATORY form must be submitted) and prior to practicing, coaches will attend a 60 minute training to review rules, policies, and evaluation sessions. Each coach should plan to help with an evaluation session!


Skill Evaluation Session (only 1 session mandatory): TBA

  • Players will be assigned by grade level to attend one 90-minute session. They only need to attend one of these Evaluation Sessions, not all of them. 
  • Players will be evaluated and placed on teams for the season based on grade and skill rating. 
  • Days/times of each evaluation session (based on gender & grade) will be provided via email, as well as posted at SierraNevadaBasketball.com, by December 1.


Team Rosters and Schedule Released: TBA

  • Team rosters will be emailed to coaches and posted at SierraNevadaBasketball.com by December 25. Coaches should begin contacting their families immediately. 
  • Season schedule (practices and games) will be emailed league-wide and posted at  SierraNevadaBasketball.com by December 25. This schedule will include locations and times for at least the first 3 weeks of practices and/or games.
  • Families will be notified via email if changes are made to the schedule at any point during the season.


Team Practices & Regular Season Games: TBA

  • Practices will begin during Washoe County Winter Break
  • Teams will practice/play on average 2-3 times per week. 
  • Days and times of team practices/games will vary week-by-week to allow for differing family schedules.
    • In other words, there aren't necessarily specific set days/times for each division
  • Possible days and time frames:
    • Monday-Friday evenings, no earlier than 5:00 pm
    • Saturdays, normally 1:00 pm or later
  • Each practice session will be approximately 60 minutes.
  • There is a possibility of one or two Sundays - but only if we lose gym time due to weather!


Bracketed Playoff Tournament: TBA

  • The regular season will culminate with a bracketed single-elimination playoff tournament for each division, with bracket seeding based on regular season standings. 
  • Playoff brackets/schedule will be released by February 1.
  • Final playoff seedings will be updated upon the conclusion of the regular season for each division.


Refund Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued prior to December 1st.
  • 50% refunds will be issued in December up to December 16th.
  • Refunds will not be issued after December 16th, barring health or injury considerations.


Financial Assistance




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