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BUFFALO PAL

SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUES

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Payment Form - League (FINAL)

Online Payment for Leagues
  • $325
  • $0.00

Click Here to view schedules: Basketball League Program Schedules 2021

(Boys and Girls ages 8-18)          

Registration will open after April 13th

All Team members must be registered individually  by June15th

Limited Number of Teams will be able to Register

The Police Athletic League of Buffalo, Inc. in conjunction with the City of Buffalo and Independent Health will host a 7-8 week Basketball League program for boys and girls (ages 8-18) and end-of-season Playoff Games.

Leagues run from the end of July through August Games will be played Monday Through Thursday, 5 – 9 pm and Saturday, 9am – 5pm at various local facilities & Parks.


 

HIGH SCHOOL DIVISIONS

ELIGIBILITY by JUNE 1st 

  • BOYS VARSITY: TBA
  • BOYS JR. VARSITY: TBA
  • GIRLS VARSITY: TBA

YOUTH DIVISONS

ELIGIBILITY by JUNE 1s

BOYS LEAGUES:

  • 10U
  • 12U
  • 14U
  • 16U

GIRLS LEAGUES:

  • 12U
  • 15U

FEE: $325 PER TEAM

TIMES: Please Check the Calendar at Bufflopal.com for team schedule updates

LOCATION: Various local facilities (Please Check Program Calendar for Changes).

Register TEAMS only. The age cut off for all leagues is June 1st.

All Team members must be registered individually  by June15th

*PLEASE READ THE POLICY AND PROCEDURE REQUIREMENTS FOR COACHES*

Background Check Procedure:

Each team shall be required to register two (2) coaches to be certified by PAL after a background check is conducted.  Registration fees will cover the cost of the background checks for those two (2) candidates.  Teams may wish to have a greater number of coaches to be certified.  Additional coach background certifications will be required to be paid by the team or the individual requesting a background check.  The cost of additional background checks is fifteen dollars ($15.00) per applicant.

Coaches will be required to submit full names, addresses, last 4 digits of their social security number, and dates of birth prior to registering a team for PAL league play.

PAL will inform coaches when results of background checks are returned to PAL.

Background checks for all coaches are good for one year from the date of the background check.

Coaches participating in more than one PAL league will only be required to have one background check.

Roster Policy:

Once coaches are approved for certification after background checks, the head coach is required to submit a team roster with contact information for all certified coaches and the names and addresses of all participants.  The roster submission shall be completed online through the Buffalo PAL website.  www.buffalopal.com. Rosters must coincide with client characteristic information for respective teams.

League Fee Payment

Payment of league fees is required before any team will be accepted into the league. NO TEAM WILL BE ALLOWED TO PLAY IF PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE START OF THE SEASON. Fees can be paid ONLINE, via cash, credit card, pay pal, money order and check.

Certified Coaches on the Bench

At least one (1) certified coach must be present on the bench at the start of the game and the full duration of that game. Only coaches certified by PAL will be allowed on the bench of the team for which they are certified.

Player Requirements

Client Characteristic forms (Buffalo PAL Enrollment Form) must be completed online at the Buffalo PAL website www.buffalopal.com by all players wishing to play on any respective team.  All client characteristic information must be completed before the player will be recognized as an eligible participant.

Birth Certificates

A copy of each participant’s certified legal birth certificate must be uploaded online at the Buffalo PAL website WWW.Buffalopal.com or email policeathletic@city.buffalo.com in addition to completion of client characteristic information before any player will be recognized as eligible to play in games.

Miscellaneous

Certified coaches from other teams may substitute for certified coaches in emergency.

Players cannot be on two rosters within the same age group.

Players for a younger age Division may be added to an older aged division and be eligible to play in both divisions. But have to be on original roster before registration deadline of June 15th

Coach Application

  • In connection with your ASSOCIATION with The Police Athletic League of Buffalo (the “Company”), notice is hereby given that a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report may be obtained from a consumer reporting agency for employment purposes. These reports may contain information about your character, general reputation, personal characteristics and mode of living, whichever are applicable. They may involve personal interviews with sources such as your neighbors, friends or associates. The reports may also contain information about you relating to your criminal history, credit history, driving and/or motor vehicle records, education or employment history, or other background checks. You have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after the receipt of this notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report prepared by contacting the Company and Active Screening, Inc., 14499 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 201 South, Tampa, FL 33618; Phone: 1-800-319-5580. For information about Active Screening, Inc.’s privacy practices, see www.activescreening.com. The scope of this notice and below authorization is not limited to the present and, if you are CONSIDERED A VOLUNTER, will continue throughout the course of your ASSOCIATION WITH BUFFALO PAL and allow the Company to conduct future screenings for retention, as permitted by law and unless revoked by you in writing. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND AUTHORIZATION By signing below I hereby authorize the obtaining of consumer reports and/or investigative consumer reports by the Company at any time after receipt of this authorization and throughout the course of my ASSOCIATION WITH BUFFALO PAL, if applicable.

Assistant Coach Background Check

  • In connection with your ASSOCIATION with The Police Athletic League of Buffalo (the “Company”), notice is hereby given that a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report may be obtained from a consumer reporting agency for employment purposes. These reports may contain information about your character, general reputation, personal characteristics and mode of living, whichever are applicable. They may involve personal interviews with sources such as your neighbors, friends or associates. The reports may also contain information about you relating to your criminal history, credit history, driving and/or motor vehicle records, education or employment history, or other background checks. You have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after the receipt of this notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report prepared by contacting the Company and Active Screening, Inc., 14499 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 201 South, Tampa, FL 33618; Phone: 1-800-319-5580. For information about Active Screening, Inc.’s privacy practices, see www.activescreening.com. The scope of this notice and below authorization is not limited to the present and, if you are CONSIDERED A VOLUNTER, will continue throughout the course of your ASSOCIATION WITH BUFFALO PAL and allow the Company to conduct future screenings for retention, as permitted by law and unless revoked by you in writing. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND AUTHORIZATION By signing below I hereby authorize the obtaining of consumer reports and/or investigative consumer reports by the Company at any time after receipt of this authorization and throughout the course of my ASSOCIATION WITH BUFFALO PAL, if applicable.