St. Pius X Basketball

Who is able to participate in basketball?
Boys and girls in grades fifth through eighth are allowed to sign up for basketball.

What is required for my child to play?
You must pay the $85 registration fee and your child must have a completed sports physical on file in the school office.

Is there an additional cost for a uniform?
There is no surcharge to purchase a uniform.  The Athletic Association provides each student athlete with a uniform top and uniform shorts for the season.  At the completion of the season, all student athletes are required to return their uniform to the Athletic Director. 

When does the season occur?
The season starts in mid-November and runs through mid-March.

How many practices will my child have per week?
Your child will have two one-hour and 15 minute practices during the week to be held at St. Pius X or another local gymnasium. 

How many games will my child play in a season?
If your child is in fifth or sixth grade, they will play ten games (not including tournaments) in one season. 

If your child is in seventh or eighth grade, they will play twelve games (not including tournaments) in one season. 

Are there any volunteer commitments?
At St. Pius, parents are expected to volunteer at least four times during the season working the admission and concession stands.  The games parents will be required to volunteer to work for include regular season games, regular season tournament games, and post season tournament games.  

St. Pius X is a member of the DuPage Parochial League Basketball Association.  For more information on the DPLBA please visit the league website:  www.dplbba.org

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