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Basketball 5's

 

WE’RE BACK VICTORIA!

Join us for Basketball 5's this Winter!

 

Pull out your high tops and jerseys and join your friends in a high-energy and fast-paced basketball league. Seasoned basketball veterans or new to the sport, VSSC's 5-on-5 basketball league is perfect for anyone. 

 

Important to read: Due to the increased contact associated with this sport, players who play in an VSSC Basketball league must choose to play on one team and in one league only (not multiple evenings and teams).  This includes other sports offered by VSSC.

 

COVID-19 PROTOCOL

All participants must adhere to physical distancing procedures and other safety protocols when on site. 

 

Registration Deadline is Tuesday, January 5 @ Midnight.



Winter 2021 Details: 

COVID-19 Protocol & Guidelines

We are committed to providing the highest levels of safety for our community.  

 

To ensure player and staff safety, we have implemented mandatory 'Safe Return to Play Protocol & Guidelines' for all Club Activities.  In order to play with the Victoria Sport & Social Club and stay in good standing, the following guidelines MUST be followed.  A zero-tolerance policy is in place for those who challenge these decisions.   


To ensure a successful season, please remember to practice safe physical distancing and a positive attitude!


All players are required to read, understand and adhere to the following:

 

1 - League Modifications

2 - Player Guidelines

3 - League Representative Guidelines

4 - Self Screening Tool (done before each game). 

 

As well as:

 

  • Facility specific COVID-19 Protocols (you can find these protocols in the facility link in your schedule once live). 

Start / End Dates

Friday: Starts Friday, January 15 and and ends on Friday, April 23.

Sunday: Starts Sunday, January 17 and and ends on Sunday, May 2.

# of Weeks

12 weeks.

Estimated Game Times

Game length is 55 minutes.

 

Friday: Majority of start times will be at 7:30pm and 8:30pm (some 5:30pm & 6:30pm start times)

Sunday: Start times rotate between 4:30pm and 8:30pm. 


Please note: VSSC makes every effort to ensure all teams receive an even mix of game times.  In the event games are rescheduled, weekend and off-night games may be played.  

Bye Dates

Sunday, February 14 - Family Day

Sunday, March 14 & 21 - March Break

Sunday, April 4 - Easter

 

Friday, March 19 & 26 - March Break

Friday, April 2 - Good Friday

 

Saturday, February 13 - Family Day

Saturday, March 13 & 20 - March Break

Saturday, March 3 - Easter

Price & Registration Options

Team Registration: $615.00 + GST

Individual Registration: $105.00 + GST

 

After checkout, send your teammates roster invites through the website (under "My Team" player list) so they can accept the waiver and access the schedule and standings once it is posted.   


You will be placed on a roster of individuals by Wednesday, January 13. For ease of communication with our office, teams must select a captain and co-captain on our website to represent your individuals’ team.

Rosters & Schedule

Rosters will be posted online on Wednesday, January 13 at midnight.

Schedules will be posted online on Friday, January 15 at midnight.

 

Ready to Play? Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

 **Click here for our Refund Policy

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Recreational :

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to info@vssc.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

How to request to play with a friend or two

Sport Info

What you need to know about Basketball 5's:


# of People on Court

5 players (minimum 1 male and 1 female). 

 

Mandatory Roster Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - Each sport has specific mandatory roster requirements. 

 

Basketball 5’s: 

  • 8 players maximum on roster per team.
  • 6 teams maximum per league (tier).
  • 48 participants maximum per league (tier).

 

1) No substitutes allowed outside your 8-player roster (unless from the same league and tier).

 

2) All players on your team are required to sign the waiver and show on your Team's roster online. 

 

3) Game day wellness checks “COVID-19 Self Screening” must be completed by all players prior to participation.


4) Players must maintain physical distancing of 2-meters before, during and after all activities.  This includes arriving on-site, playing the sport, resting/sitting on the sidelines, and departing the game.


5) No Spectators are allowed under any circumstance (this includes kids, family, etc).



6) 
Players must choose one team to play basketball with per season (i.e. if a player chooses to play on Sunday evenings in the recreational league, then this is the only league they play in).

For more information regarding Roster Sizes & Specific Team Numbersclick here.

Team Safety Ambassador (TSA)

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - All teams must assign a Team Safety Ambassador (TSA) for the season. 


The TSA must be a registered player and identified using the “TSA” label in your online roster.


TSA Role: 

  • Watch a pre-season Safe Return to Play training video.
  • Keep a record of attendance at each game.  This record may be called upon for contact tracing. 
  • Ensure individual wellness checks “COVID-19 Self Screening” are completed by each player prior to each game.
  • Ask players to leave the game if they arrive showing symptoms of cold or flu.
  • Ensure physical distancing measures are enforced by your team.  Physical distancing of two meters is mandatory when players are arriving on-site, playing the sport, resting/sitting on the sidelines, and departing the game.
  • Sport-specific rules may adjust physical distancing measures taken on the playing surface.
  • Players must always stay within their designated bench or standing area while not on the playing surface.
  • Ensure your team follows posted ENTER / EXIT signage at facilities (controlled traffic flow).
  • Remind all players to arrive on time and leave immediately after the game is over.
  • Ensure your team is following the equipment sanitization requirements for your sport.
  • Ensure all players have read and understand mandatory Club COVID-19 Protocols.

Equipment
Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - Teams are required to bring their own basketball and score board (or equivalent) to every game.  Teams are required to wash/sanitize the game ball before the game, between halves, and after the game.  Do not share your game ball with other teams.

  • Balls will not be provided on-site. 
  • Scoreboards will not be provided on-site.

Equipment & Scoreboards are not available to rent at this time.  

Sanitization options will be available on-site for basketballs.

 

NEW League Modifications

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - Returning to league sports will be a unique experience. As part of our "Safe Return to Play" format, we are focusing on the safety of our staff and players and leaning into the FUN and SOCIAL aspects of our leagues!

 

League Guidelines – For further details, click here.

  • Leagues will be played “for fun” with no playoffs.  Scores and standings will still appear on our website.
  • No prizing or trophies will be awarded. 
  • Leagues will be played in smaller Tiers to ensure limited contact with opponents throughout the season.  Tiers will be determined based on skill rankings (at registration) and past league results.
  • Each Tier will be confined to a limited number of facilities.  You will play at consistent location(s) throughout the season. Please note, we are unable to accommodate or make facility changes based on individual requests this season. 
  • All leagues will have an even number of teams to avoid double-header play. 
  • Game times will be staggered by a minimum of 10 minutes across all sports leagues to ensure safe traffic flow.
  • Players are asked to compete with a “Play On” mentality.  No arguing or disputing calls made during the game. 

Rules

COVID-19 RULE MODIFICATIONS - Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.

Modified Score & Spirit Point Reporting

  • Leagues will be played “for fun” with no scores, standings, or playoffs.  
  • The “Spirit Score” system for Teams is still in place to share recognition or concerns with us.
  • No prizing or trophies will be awarded. 

About Spirit Points: Spirit points are awarded to a team from their opponent after each game to encourage sportsmanship, honesty, integrity and fair play.  For more information and how to properly award spirit points, please see our section ‘All About Spirit Points’.

Location

Game locations include (but not limited to): St. Margaret's School.