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Westside Connection

Events

  • Westside Volleyball Registration

    Audience
    2nd-8th Grade Girls at West Feeder Schools
    Cost
    $90
    RSVP
    July 16, 2022
    Contact
    Paula Acero

    Information

    2022 SEASON INFORMATION
    Registration for 3rd-8th grade begins May 1, 2022. Early registration ends June 17, 2022. Late Registration ends July 16, 2022. If registration is submitted between 6/18/22 and 7/16/22 you will incur a $10 late fee.
    Register your player for the grade they will be in for the 22/23 school year.
    Must be registered by June 24, 2022 if your player wants to participate in competitive team evaluations. *6th-8th grade only
    Registration fees will be $90 and will only be available online this year. Fees must be paid up by the July 16, 2022 deadline.
    We will provide jerseys that need to be washed and returned at the end of the season. If the jersey that is checked out to your player is lost, stolen, damaged or not turned in you will be charged a $30 replacement fee.
    You must provide black spandex, black socks, volleyball kneepads and athletic shoes.
    All teams will be playing in the Arena Fall Volleyball League with doubleheaders scheduled on Sundays. League game dates will be August 28, September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16.

    IMPORTANT DATES
    Information for the 2022-2023 Season

    Registration begins 5/1/22
    Registration ends 7/16/22
    Practice will begin the week of TBD
    First game will be on 8/29/22
    Parent Meeting TBD
    Picture Day TBD
    Competitive Tryouts 6/24/22

  • Westside Football Registration

    Audience
    2nd-6th Graders at West Feeder Schools
    Cost
    $80
    RSVP
    July 24, 2022
    Contact
    Charlie Silvas

    Information

    2022 SEASON INFORMATION
    Registration for Tackle Football grades 3rd through 6th will begin 5/1/22 and close on 7/24/22.
    The registration fee will be $80, and we will only conduct online registrations this year.
    *Please register your player for the grade they will be entering for the 22/23 school year.*
    *2nd graders that played up on the 3rd-grade team last season must register for the 3rd-grade team again.*
    3rd-grade football is regular tackle football, not padded flag
    Registration will include the use of a game jersey, game pants, practice pants, helmet decal, and shoulder pads.
    You must provide a white helmet, cleats, practice jersey, and a mouthpiece.
    All Westside Connection home games will be held at Riverside Field.
    All teams will practice in front of WMS unless your player’s coach has moved it to another field at WHS.
    2nd graders may play up on the 3rd-grade team IF there is a need for numbers, and the Westside Connection coaches have evaluated your child for safety and readiness to compete at the 3rd-grade level.
    We will have a cookie dough fundraiser at the beginning of the season that everyone will participate in.
    All equipment checked out will need to be washed and returned at our end-of-the-season equipment check-in
    IMPORTANT DATES
    Registration begins 5/1/22
    Registration ends 7/24/22
    Equipment checkout will be the week of 7/25/22
    Practice will begin the week of 8/1/22
    First game will be on 9/10/22
    Equipment check-in will be the week of 10/17/22

  • Kindergarten-2nd Grade Basketball League

    Audience
    Kindergarten -2nd grade West Feeder students
    Cost
    $30
    RSVP
    August 23, 2022
    Contact
    Kyle Black

    Information

    K-2 WESTSIDE CONNECTION BASKETBALL LEAGUE
    We are proud to announce that we are now offering an opportunity for our kindergarten through second-grade students to join in the basketball fun! A new 6-week fall program allows us to introduce elementary students to new opportunities.

    This program is only available to kids who attend a West High Feeder school. Those schools include Riverside, Loess Hills, Liberty, Perry Creek, and Irving.

    2022 SEASON INFORMATION
    Registration for grades K-2nd will begin 5/1/22
    Registration fee will be $30, and we will only conduct online registrations this year.
    *Please register your player for the grade they will be entering for the 22/23 school year.*
    Registration will include a jersey top which will need to be returned at the end of each game.
    Players will receive a t-shirt for participating.
    We will take the first 80 players to sign up**
    Rosters will consist of 5 players**
    Rosters will be co-ed**
    Players will be placed on teams based on grade and school**
    Game Days will consist of 20 minutes of Fundamentals followed by a game with 2 10 minute halves.
    No scores will be kept
    Coaches will officiate games
    **Information can be subject to change.

    IMPORTANT DATES
    Information for the 2022-2023 Season

    Registration begins 5/1/22
    Registration ends 8/23/22
    Practice/Games will begin 8/30/22