2019 CRE Info

WELCOME/SCHEDULES
On behalf of the Chelsey Ebert Ferndale JAM committee and the Ferndale Girls Basketball Association, we welcome everyone to the 17th Annual tournament. We thank everyone for both their participation and patience as you wait for schedules to be released. This year, we have a record 102 teams playing and with that comes many special requests and coaches who coach multiple teams, so navigating through 224 games took a little extra time.

We assume for various reasons that the schedule may adjust. We know all the teams will bring mistakes to our attention which is great. At this point, please don’t send in specific requests for changes as it has a long multiplying affect.

View the schedule on Tourney Machine Now

STATE QUALIFIER
In addition, as a qualifier for the Washington State Middle School Championship, we will be placing some extra teams this year, so we needed to add some games, specifically to 5th silver, 6th silver and 7th silver where they are taking the top 3 and needed a loser game from the semifinals. 8th silver will send 4 this year. All other ages two.

OUTSTANDING PLAYER AWARDS
The Outstanding Team Player award will be awarded to one player on each tam during EVERY pool game. Please check your team packet for specific information on this award. The one rule on this is the same player cannot win in multiple pool games. You will be provided with the award at your pool game site.

T-SHIRTS & HOODIES
As we do every year, t-shirts and hoodies will be offered for sale at Ferndale High School. All players will be on a list at the t-shirt booth (no coupons this year). Players can take a free white tournament shirt or take $10 off a hoody purchase or they can take the t-shirt and buy the hoodie at normal price. We do not have access to Ferndale High School Friday night, so they are not available the first night. Anyone who pre-ordered can pick them up Saturday or Sunday.

FOOD
We will again have the Grants Burgers food truck at Ferndale High School from approximately 10am – 7pm Saturday and Sunday.

Other locations may have some limited concessions and a couple of schools will have their booster club running their concession stands.

Please also seek out some local Ferndale Food during your breaks. Some places we suggest you try out are:

  • Coconut Kenny’s (1710 Labounty Dr. #1 Ferndale, WA 98248)
  • Barb’s Pies and Pastries (the best donuts in town! 5679 3rd Ave. Ferndale. Open Friday and Saturday).
  • Need some team snacks? Hit up the Grocery Outlet (also on Labounty near Coconut Kenny’s).
  • The tamales at New Mexico Tamale Co. are delicious. Call ahead for larger orders! 360.389.8841 or stop in and grab something to go – 5687 3rd Ave. Ferndale
  • Chihuahua Family Mexican Restaurant is great for large groups

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We’re working on schedules!

Thank you to the over 100 teams who have registered for the upcoming Ferndale Jam. We are currently working on scheduling and will have the schedules posted just as soon as we can. Thanks!

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Registration Information

Registration will be held on Tuesday, September 25th from 6 – 7:30pm at Vista Middle School in the Cafeteria.

All players must have an extended benefit AAU card before they can start practices.

Questions? Email info@ferndalegirlsbasketball.com

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2018 Rosters

​Congratulations to the following players. We're looking forward to a great season! If your daughter's number is listed below and she will be accepting a spot on the team, please send an email to info@ferndalegirlsbasketball.com with a note of acceptance that includes her name and grade. Thank you!

​4th Grade

Congratulations to the following numbers....

4
10
16
18
40
81
82
84

​5th Grade

Congratulations to the following numbers....

​0
12
15
36
49
57
67
80
85
86

​7th Grade

​Congratulations to the following numbers...

6
8
23
28
38
39
42
44
51
54
60
77

​8th Grade

Congratulations to the following numbers....

​​7
9
25
29
32
34
37
52
64
66

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Open Gym

Join us for an open gym night on August 29th from 6 - 9pm at Vista Middle School. Angela will run the gym from 7 - 9 PM.

Schedule:

Time

6-7 PM

7-8 PM

8-9 PM

Type

Open Shoot

4th, 5th, & 6th Grade

7th & 8th Grade

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2018 Information & Tryouts

Welcome to the 2018/19 Season! Here is some important information along with upcoming events:

Upcoming Events:

  • Open Gym – August 29th – 6 – 9pm at Vista Middle School
    • 6-7 PM – Open Shoot
    • 7-8 PM – 4th, 5th, & 6th Grade
    • 8-9 PM – 7th & 8th Grade
      • Angela will run the open gym from 7-9pm.
  • Tryouts – September 10th and 13th
    • 4th, 5th and 6th grade – Registration 4:30, tryouts are 5pm – 6:30pm on the 10th. Tryouts will end at 6pm on Thursday the 13th.Register for Try Outs
    • 7th and 8th grade – Registration 6:30, tryouts are 7:00 – 8:30pm – Register for Try Outs

2018-19 Ferndale Girls Competitive Basketball Information

2018-19 Board members

  • John Cruikshank
  • Sharon Neal
  • Debbie Lang
  • Patrice Valentine
  • Leanna Doll
  • Terry Birdsell

Tryout process
Tryouts are held over two nights. This year, tryouts will be held Sept 10 & 13 @ Vista MS. It is highly encouraged for players to attend both nights. A set of evaluators will handle each grade and provide a ranking of each grade to the board of directors. Rosters will be posted Sunday Sept 16 after 5pm. All players will be listed be their tryout number and note their name.

Season review

  • League
    • Puget Sound Travel League. Approx. Dec 1 to March 1
  • 6 Tournaments to include our own Chelsey Ebert Ferndale JAM
    • Skyline, Eastlake, Issaquah and state for travel. Cold Turkey, Redmond and others to be considered by team. We play in the these as those programs have supported our tournament for many years.

Coaches

  • 4th – open
  • 5th – Angela Jensen
  • 6th – open
  • 7th- Stephanie Butenschoen
  • 8th- Carl Neal

Cost

  • $350 and includes all warmups and uniforms. This is a $50 increase from past year.
    • $50 at time of registration. Poinsettia sales will give $4 credit from each plant toward the balance owed. Any remaining amount owed will be due approx. Nov 1.
  • Extra items available for purchase for parents etc.
  • Poinsettia fundraiser

Details

  • Two practices per week @ Vista. Possibly some at Horizon
  • Team size generally 10
  • If enough kids (and coaches) we can put a second team together. They will be an A and B team, not mixed. Depended on interest, coaches and gym space.
  • All players who make a team must have an AAU Extended Benefit card done prior to registration and practices
  • All coaches must obtain AAU cards which includes background checks. Must be done the week of tryouts.

Fundraiser

  • Poinsettias Oct/Nov. Players will be given the opportunity to fundraise to cover the balance of the player fee by selling poinsettias. $4 from every plant sold will be applied to the player. Any residual amount owed after sales will the responsibility of each family.

Chelsey Ebert Ferndale Jam Tournament

  • Expected volunteer help
  • 8 hours from each at a minimum.
  • This event raises funds that helps us keep our cost lower than all other competitive programs. It is a large event that takes a great deal of volunteer time and coordination.

PROPOSED SCHEDULE

  • Nov 3/4– Skyline tournament – all teams 4-8.
  • Nov 17/18 – Eastlake Tournament.
  • Nov 25-27. Optional Cold Turkey. Newport HS and surrounding gyms
  • Dec 1– League games start
  • Jan 18-20– Chelsey Ebert Ferndale JAM
  • Feb 16/17 – Presidents Day Tournament in Issaquah.
  • March 2 – regular season ends
  • March 2/3 – league tourney
  • March 15-17 – State tournament in Spokane (date not confirmed). Teams must qualify to attend
  • April 29/31 – optional Tulip Tournament

Interested in having your daughter play for the FGBA? Register for Try Outs Today!

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CRE Schedule Update – 1/9/18

Hi folks – we’re actively working on the schedule. We are currently redoing it due to a malfunctioning hoop at a gym… We will have it ready ASAP!

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CRE Schedule Info

Schedules are currently under construction. Due to a shifted Varsity game, we had to move gyms which created some challenges. We expect to have this all posted on Tourney Machine at some point Tuesday.

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Registration & Payment Information

If your child has made a team, congratulations! Here is some additional information to put on your calendar:

Tuesday Sept 19 in the Vista Cafeteria
5:30-6:30 grades 4/5/6
6:30-7:30 grades 7/8

If you would like to pay the $300 players fee, you can do so by clicking “Pay Now” below.




On the 19th, you can complete and pay for registration and size for all AAU gear. Parent gear will also be available.

Please come with evidence of your 2017-18 AAU card. PLEASE make sure you get the extended benefit option. Ferndale does have a club if they ask. You can purchase your AAU membership online.

All the above must be completed before you are eligible to practice.

 

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