Upward Sports is an evangelistic sports ministry designed for kindergarten-eighth grade boys and girls that promotes salvation, character, and self-esteem in every child.
Our goal is to help children grow and develop in all areas: physical, emotional, and spiritual. In many sports and recreation programs, winning is emphasized as the priority. In Upward Sports, we place emphasis on building character qualities like best effort, sportsmanship, leadership, and above all, Christ-likeness. The development of these character qualities, coupled with skills development, results in a sports ministry that benefits the whole child. This focus in no way diminishes the competition. In fact, it enhances and stimulates it, all in a fun and exciting atmosphere.
The First Baptist Brandon Upward Sports Ministry offers basketball in the fall/winter and indoor soccer in the spring/summer. It provides opportunities for the members of our church and community, no matter what denomination, to become meaningfully involved in the sports ministry of FBC Brandon. These opportunities include coaching or assistant coaching, becoming a commissioner, a prayer partner, a game day worker, and much more. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. Games are played on Saturdays.
Upward Basketball registration will start mid-September with evaluation days on October 13 and 20. First of 8 games will be December 1.
Important Evaluations Information:
Saturday, October 13 and Saturday, October 20
Evaluation for Boys and Girls (Kindergarten - 4th Grades)
between 9 :00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Evaluation for Boys and Girls (5th and 8th Grades)
starting at 11:00 a.m. with scrimmage following evaluations
Evaluation for Boys and Girls (7th and 8th Grades)
starting at 12:00 pm with scrimmage following evaluations
Register online here
Coaches rally for anyone interested in coaching.
October 4, 2018 - 6:30 PM - The Loft
Volunteer today to coach or referee!
Please download the coach and referee application here and turn in to the MAC front desk or bring on evaluations day.
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