ashburn youth basketball Ashburn VA top-rated Youth Basketball program. The FSBL runs a winter league and a summer league and games are played each week. We also offer travel teams geared towards AAU caliber players.

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House League Evaluation Schedule

 

In order to participate in FSBL House League Evals you must:

 
You must be registered in FSBL and the registration fee must be paid.
 
You can reside anywhere in Loudoun County.
 
You must be symptom-free of any covid related illness.
This includes but is not limited to:  
        Unusually tired, coughing, sneezing, headache, fever, or loss of taste.
 
You must wear a mask to enter an LCPS building.
A mask must be worn at all times except when you are actually participating in the practice or game.
 
You should bring your own water bottle. It is not recommended that you drink from water fountains but they may be used to fill a water bottle.
 
You must bring your own basketball to tryouts. A basketball will not be supplied for your use.
 
Everyone will enter Farmwell using the door by the A/C units and will depart using the gym door. At Elementary schools please use the designated door for entry and the designated door to exit.
 
One parent per player is allowed to remain in the gym during evals but must wear a mask at all times.
 
All Service personnel must wear a mask at all times. This includes BOD members, facility attendants, coaches, and aux BOD members.
 
Thank you.
 

Please review the evaluation schedule below and determine the appropriate session for your child to attend.  All players in FSBL must attend an evaluation session in order to be placed on a house league team for the 2021 - 2022 basketball season.
 

All interested 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys and girls are welcome to try out for the travel teams.  The travel teams are generally for players who have played organized basketball for a number of years and possess above average basketball skills.  Only players who attend Farmwell Station Middle School - or home schoolers who live within the FSMS school boundaries - are eligible to try out for the travel teams.  If you attend another middle school, you are not eligible to try out for the Farmwell Station Middle School Travel Teams.  In order to tryout, players must be officially registered for the league and payment received before the tryout begins.

Players and parents should consider three issues:
1) The majority of travel league games are played on Sundays (the majority of house league games are generally held on Saturdays);
2) Travel teams practice twice a week (house league teams practice once a week);
3) Players who make the travel team are required to purchase their own custom uniform.  Players are responsible for the uniform cost in excess of the registration fee uniform allocation.

*Below is the travel tryout schedule and the house league evaluation schedule.  Locations of each tryout or evaluation are subject to change.  Players should arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time.
 

Girls Travel Tryouts Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 6:00 - 8:00pm FSMS Aux
6th Grade Boys Travel Tryouts Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 6:30 - 8:30pm FSMS Main
8th Grade Boys Travel Tryouts Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 6:00 - 7:30pm FSMS Main
Girls Travel Tryouts *(invite only) Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 6:30 - 8:00pm FSMS Aux
7th Grade Boys Travel Tryouts Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 7:30 - 9:00pm FSMS Main


FSBL House League Evaluation Sessions

All players must attend the one evaluation session based upon the first letter of their last name.  Players should arrive 15 minutes early to check-in and receive jersey numbers prior to the start of each session.  If you son or daughter can not attend their assigned evaluation session, they may attend the other regular session for their grade or attend the make up evaluation session.  We would like to stress that you should try to avoid the make-up evaluation night!  Our make-up evaluation nights are very crowded and congested - so try to come prior to the make-up days.

 

Grade Date Time Location

3/4 Grade Girls Evaluations (A - Z)

10/17/21

5:45 - 7:00pm

Farmwell Station MS Aux

3rd Grade Boys Evaluations (A - M)

10/6/21

6:00 - 7:30pm

Discovery Elementary

3rd Grade Boys Evaluations (N - Z)

10/7/21

6:30 - 7:30pm

Discovery Elementary

4th Grade Boys Evaluations (A - M)

10/6/21

7:30 - 9:00pm

Discovery Elementary

4th Grade Boys Evaluations (N - Z)

10/7/21

7:30 - 9:00pm

Discovery Elementary

5th Grade Boys Evaluations (A - M)

10/9/21

6:00 - 7:30pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

5/6 Grade Girls Evaluations (A - M)

10/9/21

6:30 - 8:00pm

Farmwell Station MS Aux

6th Grade Boys Evaluations (A - M)

10/9/21

7:30 - 9:00pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

5th Grade Boys Evaluations (N - Z)

10/10/21

6:00 - 7:30pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

5/6 Grade Girls Evaluations (N - Z) 10/10/21

6:30 - 8:00pm

Farmwell Station MS Aux

6th Grade Boys Evaluations (N - Z)

10/10/21

7:30 - 9:30pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

7th Grade Boys Evaluations (A - M)

10/16/21

6:00 - 7:30pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

7/8 Grade Girls Evaluations (A - M)

10/16/21 6:30 - 8:00pm Farmwell Station MS Aux

8th Grade Boys Evaluations (A - M)

10/16/21

7:30 - 9:00pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

7th Grade Boys Evaluations (N - Z)

10/17/21

6:00 - 7:30pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

7/8 Grade Girls Evaluations (N - Z)

10/17/21 7:15 - 8:45pm

Farmwell Station MS Aux

8th Grade Boys Evaluations (N - Z)

10/17/21

7:30 - 9:00pm

Farmwell Station MS Main

* Make-Up Evaluations *

 

 

 

Boys 3rd Grade

10/19/21

6:00 - 7:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Boys 4th Grade

10/19/21

7:00 - 8:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Boys 5th Grade

10/19/21

8:00 - 9:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Boys 6th Grade

10/20/21

6:00 - 7:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Boys 7th Grade

10/20/21

7:00 - 8:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Boys 8th Grade

10/20/21

8:00 - 9:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Girls 3rd & 4th Grade

10/21/21

6:00 - 7:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Girls 5th & 6th Grade 10/21/21

7:00 - 8:00pm

Discovery Elementary

Girls 7th & 8th Grade

10/21/21

8:00 - 9:00pm

Discovery Elementary

 

 


by posted 10/15/2021
FSBL Announces 2021 - 2022 Middle School Travel Teams

The FSBL is pleased to announce the players who will represent Farmwell Station Middle School in the Loudoun County Travel Basketball League this winter.  These players tried out for the teams on October 1st & 3rd.
 

Boys 8th Grade Travel Girls Varsity Travel Boys 7th Grade Travel
Sidney Young - Coach Sean Smith - Coach Wendell Foreman - Coach
Anaan Afzal Sienna Bhide Rishabh Chandramouli
Connor Bagby Mara Brazina Kaden Foreman
Benjamin Bolle Adrianna Jenkins Brody Fox
Bence Buri Denaria Jenkins Ezra Le
Amari Page Madison Lee Joey Maglioccca
Adam Perdue Ellie Markowitz Florian Sankara
Dominic Plush Claire Pollock Henry Terranova
Brady Pollard Irieanna Smoot Johnson Julian Turpin
Emmett Scout Anna Weltens Aryaan Wadhawan
Jackson Smith   Matthew Welch
    Brady Wood

 

 

Girls JV Travel Boys 6th Grade Travel

Aubre Jones - Coach

Kevin Kindall - Coach
Anjali Chacko Jonathan Arvind
Riley Coffey Joseph Basso
Tamvi Madavarapu Christian Bhide
Margaret Maranto Garrett Chang
Fiona McDermott Cooper Fox
Lacey Pollard Dylan Garzo
Ava Prendergast Preston Greenhill
Claire Siwierka Rowan Smith
Mia Wattier Caleb Smoot
Sydney Wenger Davis Wilke

 


 

by posted 10/11/2021
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by posted 10/08/2021
FSBL Registration - NO Late Fees!
FSBL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
  

 

FSBL is pleased to announce that we are dropping the late fee for this season only.  Persons may continue to register at the regular price until October 21, 2021
 
Player registration is still open for the winter 2021 - 2022 FSBL season for our House League & High School League.  Registration will be open until October 21, 2021 for the House League.  House League evaluations will take place starting on October 4th.  Practices will begin in early November.  Games will begin in December with a 10 game regular season schedule for each team with the season ending in early March.  Players from all Loudoun County schools are welcome to play in the FSBL. (All players looking to play travel must attend Farmwell Station Middle School or be home schooled and live within the FSMS boundaries).  If you live next to any new families that have recently moved into the area, please let them know about the winter basketball league.  The FSBL is also seeking new Head Coaches & Assistant Coaches in all divisions.  Please read how the FSBL will deal with COVID-19 this season by reading our policy (which is still subject to change due to Loudoun County restrictions).
 

Evaluation Schedules for all divisions are posted on the FSBL website.  All registered players need to attend the evaluations to play.

 


by posted 10/04/2021
PVOA Looking for Basketball Officials

BE A WHISTLE BLOWER!


"Are you interested in seeing the game from the "other side"?  Well it's time to grab a whistle and get into the game.  PVOA is looking for individuals interested in becoming a basketball referee for the winter season.  Prospective referees must be at least a freshman in high school.  Don't delay - new officials' training will take place mid-October.  Please reach out to the PVOA at    

Ruiqi Zhang will be conducting Zoom classroom sessions on 10/25, 10/27, and 10/28.

On-court training will take place on 11/6, 11/7, and 11/14.
 
Here's the link to register for the Zoom classroom sessions: https://forms.gle/wQCjHZ2NEmKYYasAA
 

 


by posted 09/17/2021
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by FSBL News posted 09/15/2021
The FSBL Regular Season Starts December 4, 2021

The FSBL Regular Season Starts December 4th!


by posted 09/13/2021
The FSBL Is Looking for Coaches for the Winter Season!
 
The Farmwell Station Basketball League relies on approximately 180 parents and young adults who volunteer their time each year to coach our Ashburn youth players!  We are now actively recruiting Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches to work with the players in the league this season.  Registration is now open on our website for all Coaching applicants.  All of our coaches (both Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches) go through a background check performed by the National Center for Safety Initiatives.

If you know any friends in Ashburn (or anywhere locally) who might like to coach a basketball team this winter, have them sign up to coach.  Father / Son and Mother / Daughter coaching tandems are definitely welcome.  Former FSBL players in the league who are now in college or who have graduated college and live in the area are also a great fit for the league.  You don't have to have a player in the league to coach a team. We would love to welcome back parents who coached in the league 5 or more years ago. We need coaches for both the boys and girls divisions. 

If you have a good knowledge of basketball, but you've never coached, now is the time to give it a try by coaching in our House Leagues.  All great coaches started somewhere!  The FSBL provides Coach's Training days in October and November where our clinicians will provide you with drills you can use on the courts. 

 
Please step up and Coach for the 2021 - 2022 Winter Season:  We need Head & Assistant Coaches in almost every FSBL House League Division!

Win or lose, all the kids who play in the league win when we have good coaches on the sidelines working with our players.  Practices begin in November and games begin in December.

by posted 08/02/2021
FSBL Jersey Sizing Chart

 

FSBL Jersey Sizing Chart

* Please refer to this chart when choosing a jersey size for your player during registration.  You should always select an Adult Small instead of a Youth XL


by posted 08/01/2021
FSBL Winter League COVID-19 Guidelines

The FSBL - in conjunction with Loudoun County - will use these policies for the 2021 - 2022 Winter League. 

Please read the guidelines before attending any FSBL activity.

FSBL COVID-19 Policy

*Revised July 30, 2021

 


by posted 08/01/2021
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FSBL Rule 7.c

Parents are required to notify the FSBL Board Of Directors, within forty-eight (48) hours, when their child is suspended or expelled from school. If the BOD is not notified within forty-eight (48) hours of any such suspension/expulsion then upon discovery the child will be expelled from FSBL immediately for the remainder of the current season and the entire next season. 

Sportsmanship
Something to think about while watching your son or daughter play in FSBL games this season:

1.  These are kids.

2.  Basketball is a
      game.

3.  Parents should
      cheer for
      everyone!

4.  The referees are
      human and some
      times make
      mistakes.

5.  Your child is not a
      professional
      athlete playing
      for a million
      dollars ..... yet!


If you disagree with these statements, please contact FSBL Commissioner, Craig Newman:
  commish@fsbl.orgHe'd be happy to explain them to you!
Wear RecSpecs!
If your son or daughter wears regular eye glasses to see like those pictured below, they are not permitted to be worn in practices or games in the FSBL. Before the season begins, please have your player fitted for a pair of RecSpecs or another brand of prescription sport goggles.
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