MARYVILLE — Registration is open for Upward Sports flag football and cheerleading at First Baptist Maryville, 7110 State Route 162.
Practices begin the week of Aug. 25 for boys and girls age 5 to sixth grade.
The cost is $70 per child through Aug. 10 and $80 per child after Aug. 10.
Upward Sports provides a fun environment built around healthy competition for kids, teaching skills for the sports arena and values for life.
Upward Sports' substitution system is designed to provide every child equal playing time, along with competition against an equally matched opponent. Upward Sports Cheerleading's spirit squad format is designed to provide an exciting team-based experience. Coaches stress sportsmanship, teamwork, integrity and respect.
All players and cheerleaders are required to attend one of the two Player Skill Evaluation and Cheerleader Orientation Days (Aug. 3 or Aug. 10, 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the church gym).
Players skills are evaluated to assist with the formation of even teams. All children will play, regardless of skill level. Practices begin the week of Aug. 25, and games begin Sept. 6.
The season concludes with the last games and an awards celebration on Oct. 25.
Early registration cost for the season is $70 per child, which includes a football jersey or cheer top and skort. Registration after Aug. 10 will cost $80 per child. Optional football shorts and cheerleading turtlenecks are available for $15 each.
For more information or to register your child, visit www.register.fbmaryville.org or call the church office at (618) 667-8221.