The City of Natchitoches Basketball League will run from the middle of January to the end of February. The Jamboree will be on Saturday, Jan. 11, and the regular season will start the following Tuesday, Jan. 21. Games will be played during the week and on the weekends.
Ages run from 5-14 for boys and girls. Registration is $50 per child, and $45 for the next child. The 5/6 and 7/8 age groups are co-ed, and the 9/10, 11/12, and 13/14 are separated.
Anyone can register online (http://cityofnatchitoches.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx) or at the MLK Center from 8am-4pm. Registration through the MLK Center will close on Nov. 26. Online registration will close on Dec. 1. Everyone is placed on a team and plays! Players participate in draft night which will be held at the MLK Center in December. 5/6 and 7/8 draft night will be held on Dec. 3, and 9/10 to 13/14 draft night will be held on Dec. 5.
Specific times for each age group will be posted on the Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Programs facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/NatchitochesRec/). Once teams are created, coaches will contact the player’s parents and schedule practice during the December break and throughout the season. If there are any questions about the season, registration, or draft nights, anyone can contact the MLK Center at 318-357-3891.