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HIGH SCHOOL REC LEAGUE REGISTRATIONS DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST!
Registrations for OBA's High School Recreation Basketball League are due by Friday, MARCH 31, 2017. This does not mean that you should wait until March 31st to submit your registration, because only the first 54 registrants are guaranteed participation in the league. To download a registration form and find out more about the league, CLICK HERE!
It doesn't matter how good a player you are, or who you know or how cool you are, if you aren't one of the first 54 players to submit your registration and check, YOU ARE NOT GUARANTEED A ROSTER SPOT. No exceptions. This includes the players who are supposed to be the captains.
As of 3/28 at 8:00 am the following players have signed up: Tom Mannino (Captain), Chris Panduri (Captain), Garret Freund, Mike Deusch, Sam Aromando, Matt Altomare, Hunter Myles, Tyler Trimble, Nathan Jones, Justin Quinn, Gil Goldmsith, Connor Pavlinet, Ryan Paglia, Dakota Simor, Edward Tompkins, Chris LaMarca, Conor Creighton, Kyle Koob (Captain), Sammy Martucci, Jack DuBois (Captain), Kevin DuBois (Captain), Leo Montesinos, Kevin Pennell and Kevin Pennell. These young men are GUARANTEED a roster spot. If your name isn't on this list, you are not guaranteed a roster spot.
The clock is ticking. Tick, Tock.
REMINDER REGARDING SPORTS SPECS/GLASSES
As of July 11, 2006, the laws of the State of New Jersey require that participants in youth sports who wear eyeglasses must now wear PROTECTIVE SPORTS GLASSES while playing sports. Your child will NOT be permitted to participate in any game or practice while wearing non-protective sports glasses. This is the actual body of the law:
BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
C.5:18-1 Protective eyewear for certain children participating in sports.
1. Any child who wears corrective eyeglasses while participating in racquetball, squash,tennis, women's lacrosse, basketball, women's field hockey, badminton, paddleball, soccer,volleyball, baseball or softball, sponsored by a school, community or government agency, shallbe required to wear protective eyewear that meets the frames standards of the American Societyfor Testing and Materials (ASTM) F803 and lens standards of the American National StandardsInstitute (ANSI) Z87.1.C.5:18-2 Grants to assist low-income families.
2. The New Jersey Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, established under P.L.1999,c.265 (C.26:1A-37.5 et seq.) is authorized to provide grants to assist low-income families inpurchasing the protective eyewear. As used in this section, a "low-income family" means afamily which qualifies for low-income housing under the standards promulgated by the Councilon Affordable Housing pursuant to the "Fair Housing Act," P.L.1985, c.222 (C.52:27D-301 etal.).C.5:18-3 Immunity from civil liability.
3. No school, community or government agency engaged in organizing, teaching, refereeingor coaching a sports activity described in section 1 of this act shall be liable in a civil action forfailure to administer or enforce the provisions of this act.4. This act shall take effect six months after the date of enactment.Approved January 11, 2006.
2016-2017 OBA REC BASKETBALL RULES - REVISED AS OF 11-14-2015
November 14, 2015
Click HERE for a copy of the rules for all three divisions as amended on 11/14/15.
MEN'S 35 AND OVER REC BASKETBALL PLAYED ON SUNDAYS 8:00 to 10:00 AM
Men's 35 and Older recreation basketball pick up games at Maple Place School are open to all Oceanport residents 35 and older on Sundays from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Out of shape has beens and never wuzzes who live in Oceanport and who are at least 35 years of age are invited to play something that resembles basketball, except that it is played in very, very slow motion. Schoolyard rules (call your own fouls, all shots count as 1 point, losers sit, John Feiter is never wrong) apply.