Upward Sports

Our 2023 season is about to begin! Check-in to see what information you need to know!

Upward Basketball & Cheerleading

Player & Cheerleader Registration & Information

*Please notice, there will only be seven games with eight practices this year. Practices begin the week of January 8th and the first game day is January 20th. The last game day is March 2nd.*

2023 NapNaz Upward Basketball & Cheerleading Registration STARTS OCTOBER 1st.

Basketball & Cheer Registration/Evaluation Info:

*All kids MUST be registered in Kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year to participate. 

* ONCE REGISTERED: Your next step is to bring your basketball player to ONE evaluation night.

*Basketball Evaluation Dates:

  • Mon. Oct. 23 - All kids in grades K-1
  • Tues. Oct. 24 - All kids in grades 2-3
  • Thurs. Oct. 26 - Make-up for all kids in grades K-3

*All Basketball Evaluation Times - 5:30-7:00pm (Come any time within this timeframe.)

*All Basketball Evaluations Location: 

Napoleon Nazarene Church 

630 Appian Ave, Napoleon OH 43545


*Written checks for registration need to be submitted to the church by evaluation nights and can be made out to: Napoleon Nazarene Church

*Cheerleaders do NOT need to attend evaluations AS LONG AS they are already registered AND paid online. After evaluations, the next contact ALL parents will hear from us is a letter with your child's roster, delivered by mail by Thanksgiving.

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Child Registration:

Registration is now Closed for the 2024 Upward Basketball Season

Coach Sign-Up


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Register your child here:

You can call NapNaz to see if there any further registration spots available:

Questions? Email Janae Elling (Upward Sports Director) at jelling@napnaz.church

Referees are Needed

Referees on Saturday Mornings are also needed:

Please contact or to learn more about how you can impact our students through a couple hours on a Saturday!