Thur, May 26th, 2022

Week 5 – Schedule for June 5th and June 12th

Thank you for a great season. As the season winds down we looked at the standings and quite a few divisions were incredibly competitive. To ensure the highest competition some divisions have bracket play and some are matchup games.

Overview of Dates: Reminder that not all teams will be playing on both dates
May 29th (Memorial Day Weekend): No Games
June 5th: Week 5 – Sunday games
June 12th: Week 6 – Sunday games

You can find your team schedule on our website: https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/schedules/
As a reminder there are NO schedule requests.

Bracket Play
For those of you with bracket play we built them out a little differently this season. As we only anticipated having 6 games, there is no double elimination. Instead only the winning teams will move on.
Girls 5th/6th and Girls 7th/8th are the exceptions with the middle seeds playing to determine who plays the top seed and who plays the bottom seed.
**PLEASE REVIEW YOUR BRACKETS**

Divisions with some teams in Bracket Play
Boys 3rd
Boys 5th
Boys 7th
Boys 8th
Girls 5th/6th
Girls 7th/8th

How to view your brackets on mobile: At the bottom of the schedule is a section labeled Brackets. There is a small black box to click on to expand it to full screen above the standings section. For Boys 3rd there is also a B bracket so you can select your bracket in the drop down menu above the red circle.

Matchup Games
For all other divisions or teams not included in the brackets we built matchup games to ensure as competitive a game as possible. This doesn’t mean your division was not competitive – just that your division had clearly defined standings. The top two seeds have been paired up against each other and will be playing for the division championship. Everyone else will simply have the strongest matchup based on season performance.

Thur, May 19th, 2022

Week 4 – Memorial Day Weekend and the Remainder of the Season

We wanted to reach out with a few updates regarding the remainder of the 2022 Spring League.

May 22nd:
Games take place as normal.
May 29th: No games – Memorial Day Weekend

Remainder of the season
Per the calendar of events the Spring League officially ends on June 12th. We will be working on the schedule after games take place on the 22nd and will have it published by Thursday May 26th.

Rookie League (K-2nd): Games will take place as normal on June 5th and June 12th.

Youth League (3rd-8th): We are building custom matchups so that teams can have as competitive a game as possible. Teams will play on either June 5th OR June 12th to end the season. There are no schedule requests.

Thur, May 12th, 2022

Week 3 – Navigating the Schedule

With double headers taking place May 15th or May 22nd, we wanted to reach out with a simple way to navigate the schedule.
https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/schedules/

At the top above all divisions is a Teams – Search – bar. You can search your team by selecting from the list and clicking on the blue button on the right.

To narrow the team selection down even more simply select your division and then find your team from the drop down list. In the below screenshot we clicked on Boys 6th and then Teams – Search – bar.

By clicking on the blue button after selecting your team it will filter out all other teams letting you find all of your games at a glance

Wed, May 11th, 2022

Week 3 – Schedule Change

The schedule for this coming Sunday has changed for quite a few teams. The school district canceled our use at Irvine HS and we had to make adjustments to the schedule. Please make sure to double check your game times as the schedule was updated at various locations.

https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/schedules/

Youth League Only
Games – Most teams have double headers either May 15th or May 22nd.

Jersey Update: All players are required to wear a SoCal Elite black and white jersey to each of their games. If your child does not have a SoCal Elite Jersey they will not be able to play starting week 3 May 15th

Good Sportsmanship and Mercy Rules – Mercy rule will go into effect if a team has a lead of 15 or more and remain in effect until the difference is 10 or less. If your team finds yourself in this situation we ask that you use the opportunity to slow the game down and back off from fast breaks if possible. If the score is very one sided please consider backing off the defensive pressure and letting the opposing team get in some good touches and take some shots.

Thur, May 5th, 2022

Week 3 – Mother’s Day and the Month of May

The schedule for Week 3 and Week 4 is now live!
https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/schedules/

Important: There are no games on May 8th (Mother’s day)  or May 29th (Memorial Day Weekend)

Jersey Update: All players are required to wear a SoCal Elite black and white jersey to each of their games. If your child does not have a SoCal Elite Jersey they will not be able to play starting week 3 May 15th. If you have not picked up your jersey or need to order one you will need to come to our office.
Address: 12 Mauchly Ste P Irvine 92618
Hours: 10:30a – 3:00p
Days: Tues – Fri


Youth League Only
Games – Most teams have double headers either May 15th or May 22nd.

IMPORTANT As a reminder parent coaches are volunteers. Please be respectful of your coaches time and make sure to pick up your child on time from practices.We highly encourage parents to stay for the duration of the practice but it is unfair for coaches to wait for parents to pick up their child.

Rookie League Only
Volunteers – Parent Coaches are volunteers. As a reminder we do not expect coaches to hold any outside practice. Rookie League has 1.5 hour time slots consisting of a practice/clinic led by SoCal Elite Staff followed by a game. If you would like to help manage the team please talk to your coach.

Wed, Apr. 27th, 2022

Week 2 – Schedule and Jerseys

We are looking forward to week 2 of our Spring League. We have a few updates to prepare for the remainder of the season.

Upcoming Dates:
May 1st Week 2 – Games take place as normal
May 8th (Mothers Day) – No Games

Schedule
Please refer to our schedule for up to date game times: https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/schedules/
We are currently working on the Schedule for Weeks 3 and 4, May 15th and May 22nd. There are no schedule or trade requests.

Jerseys
All players are required to wear a SoCal Elite black and white jersey to each of their games. If your child does not have one they will not be able to play starting week 3 May 15th. If you have not picked up your jersey or need to order one you will need to come to our office.

Address
: 12 Mauchly Ste P Irvine 92618
Hours: 10:30a – 3:00p
Days: Tues – Fri

Thu, Apr. 21st, 2022

2022 Spring League – Schedule and Rosters

Rosters
Rosters have been released! You can find your team in TeamSnap or by looking at the rosters on our website: https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/teams/

Schedules (First 2 Weeks Only; April 24th and May 1st) have been released.  Following weeks will be released by Friday April 29th.For up to date schedules please visit our website: https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/schedules/

IMPORTANT! We are not using TeamSnap to schedule games. Please refer only to our website for game times. Schedules found in TeamSnap were not input by us and would not be updated in the event there is a schedule change.

Pre Ordered Make Up Jersey Pickup

Date: Saturday April 23rd
Location: SoCal Elite Sports Office
Address: 12 Mauchly Ste P Irvine 92618
Time: 10:00a – Noon


**Pickup will be in the back of the building by the SoCal Elite Sports Canopy**

Thu, Apr. 14th, 2022

Rookie Divisions – Team Formation and Schedule

We are currently building teams for the Rookie League and working on the schedule. You can find the calendar of events on our website: https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/#calendar

Team Formation and schedule are set to be published April 22nd. Team formation will be done in TeamSnap – when logging in your child will go from Division – Registered (ex Girls 2nd – Registered) to a a team (ex G201 – Smith).

There are no more special requests at this point. If you did not make a buddy request or wish to change buddy requests we will no longer be able to accommodate your request.

Opening Day April 24th
Rookie League will typically take place within the following times.
A. 11:00a – 12:30p
B. 12:30p – 2:00p
C. 2:00p – 3:30p

Each time slot is 1.5 hours with a 30 min practice/clinic followed by a 40 min game. There are no schedule requests. Each child must wear a SoCal Elite Jersey and bring their own basketball.

Makeup Jersey Pickup – Details will be released by Thursday April 21st

Thu, Apr. 7th, 2022

Rookie Divisions – Optional Jersey and Apparel Pickup

You are receiving this email because your child is registered in the Rookie League (K-2nd). Rookie League players do not have Evaluations.

Players that purchased a jersey or any optional apparel may pickup at the Youth League (3rd-8th) Evaluations. You can find what you purchased in your TeamSnap profile. If you did not purchase anything please do not attend. It is strongly encouraged that you bring your child to ensure the correct size.

Event Details:
Location: Northwood HS
Date: April 10th
Time: 11:00a – 1:00p
Address4515 Portola Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92620
Details: The Gym is located near the swimming pool and next to the Tennis & Basketball outdoor courts.

Northwood HS Map Link:  https://goo.gl/maps/VG3TzEchNJdhFBH86

If you have any questions please email [email protected]

Thanks,
SoCal Elite Sports

Tue, April 5th, 2022

Preseason Email 2 – Player Evaluations

Evaluation times have been posted in TeamSnap and on our website: https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/evaluations/
*There are no makeup evaluations.*

Location: Northwood HS
Address: 4515 Portola Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92620
Details: The Gym is located near the swimming pool and next to the Tennis & Basketball outdoor courts. 

Northwood HS Map Link:  https://goo.gl/maps/VG3TzEchNJdhFBH86 

Youth Players (3rd-8th Grade)

Please note that evaluations are for Youth League Players only (3rd-8th). When checking in players will receive an ID number, please make sure to put this on the front as players will have their pictures taken in front of a height chart. Players should wear athletic attire. Please do not bring a basketball.

**3rd Grade Only was split into two different arrival times. This is only to space out arrivals. You can find your group in TeamSnap.**

Parent Volunteers (3rd-8th Grade)
Head Coaches and Co-Coaches are asked to attend evaluations for the entire division. Please bring paper and something to write on to take notes. We will reach out to Head Coaches that are selected before evaluations, Co-Coaches will be paired up over the weekend. As a reminder there are no coaching requests.

 

Rookie Players (K–2nd Grade): No Evals

Optional Jersey and apparel pickup will take place between 11:00a -1:00p. It is strongly encouraged that parents bring their child to ensure the sizes are correct.

Wed, March 30th, 2022

Preseason Email 1

We are excited to get the 2022 Spring League Preseason underway!

During registration each player was automatically placed on a team (example Boys 3rd graders were placed on Boys 3rd – Registered). To ensure your child is registered correctly please login to your TeamSnap account and make sure the team name matches your child’s grade and gender. If you find an error please contact us immediately.

For important dates please see our calendar of events: https://socalelite.org/leagues/spring/#calendar

Jersey and Apparel:  Jerseys and optional apparel for the Rookie and Youth Leagues will be available for pickup at Evaluations.

Schedule – We are unable to work on the schedule until after team formation.

 

Youth Division (3rd-8th) Player Evaluations start Sunday April 10th

We will release specific times for your grade and gender closer to the date. Please note that there are no makeup Evaluations.

IMPORTANT:

  1. Players that do not attend evaluations will randomly be placed on a team at the end of drafts.
  2. Coaches players that cannot attend are automatically treated as a 1st round draft pick.