FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING
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Frequently Asked Questions about the
- Q: When are registrations?
A: Usually the 2nd, 3rd and/or 4th Wednesday of September.
- Q: What kind of league is this?
A: Paxton is a fundamental coed basketball league. Teams play other
in-house Paxton teams and no travel outside of Lower Paxton Township will be
necessary unless your child participates in the 5th Grade Travel Team.
- Q: What type of rules are there?
A: You can view the
rules here and the
Midget rules here.
- Q: How much time is each child guaranteed to play?
A: Every player in the Paxton League is guaranteed a minimum of one
half for Pony level and one and one half quarters for the Midget level.
- Q: What are the ages?
A: Players must be between the ages of 6 and 14 as of December
of the year the season begins.
- Q: What are the playing levels?
Skillbuilders are combined 6 and 7 yr olds with 4 games played. 8 to 10 year olds play on the
Pony level and 11 to 14 year olds play on the Midget level.
- Q: How long does the season run?
A: The season starts in November and will run thru February with
playoffs ending early March.
- Q: Is their a fundraiser program?
A: Yes. Paxton
Basketball has a mandatory fundraiser that each player on the pony and
midget level has to sell a required 15 raffle tickets for $5.00 a piece. You
may also choose to pay a $60.00 buyout and not have to do the fundraiser.
Raffle tickets are for various prizes like gift cards and a TV.
- Q: What else does Paxton Basketball have to offer?
A: The league has no standings and all teams make an end of the
year tournament which determines the league champion. At the end of the
season, all players receive an award and keep their T-Shirts. At
the end of the season their will be a skills night for each level which will
include a foul shout and 3 point contest and all star game from the various
team of the leagues.