Basketball Information
Basketball season is upon us and now is the time to register! Last year we had 400 players and anticipate even more this year. The league is available for players 3-18 years old. The eligibility age is determined based on the player’s age as of 12/31/2019.

Note: Players who play for school teams in 8th grade or below can participate in this league.

Again in 2019-2020 all divisional age groups will be Co-Ed.

Age groups are 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14 & 15-18 year olds. The make-up of age groups could change depending upon the number of players registered in each age group.

All players who sign up will be placed on a team.

All registrations will be taken online this season through the FCO website at starting on Friday, October 11th, 2019.

Deadline for registration is Saturday, November 30th. (REVISED)

Evaluations / Tryouts will be held on Sunday, December 1st, 2019 for all players 7-18 years old. Tryouts are scheduled at Trinity World Outreach Center on Seatonville Road. (REVISED)

3-6 year old's do not tryout and will be placed on a team. They will practice before each of their scheduled games.

Drafts will be held the week of December 2nd, 2019. All players will be contacted by their coach and will be alerted to their team placement n.l.t. the weekend of December 7-8th, 2019.

Practices will start the week of December 9th, 2019. All Practices for 7-18 year olds will be held at Trinity World Outreach Center on Seatonville Road. Each team will have a one-hour practice on a weekday evening (Monday, Tuesday or Thursday).

Games will start in January and run through the month of February, 2020.

FEES: Registration fee for 7-18 year olds is $125 per player; and fee for 3/4 & 5/6 year olds is $90 per player.
NOTE: If more than 2 siblings in a family participate, the cost for the 3rd, 4th, 5th player, etc… is ½ price.

COACHES / ASSISTANT COACHES: If you are interested in volunteering to be a coach or assistant, please mark the appropriate section on the registration form.

SPONSORS: We need one (1) company sponsorship for the back of the shirts for each team. The cost to sponsor a team is $100.
Note: The sponsorship check must come complete with all the information requested to be included on the shirt. Please identify which player and age group the sponsorship is for. We will need camera ready artwork for any company logo's, etc... to be included. Deadline for shirt sponsors is Wednesday, November 27, 2019 and should be mailed to PO Box #91124, Louisville, KY 40291. Information can also be emailed to

Questions about coaching and sponsorship opportunities or other matters should be directed to the Fern Creek Optimist Club (FCO Sports) President, George Poole at (502-257-5373) or
Basketball Handouts
Dicks Sporting Goods Basketball Shop Days Coupon (2018-2019 Season)

Rules (3-4YO) Basketball fco bb rules 3-4yo 2017-18.pdf
Rules (5-6YO) Basketball fco bb rules 5-6 2017-18.pdf
Rules (7-18YO) Basketball fco bb rules 7-18yo 2017-18.pdf

Schedules (2018-2019) Season
Registration List