BIRMINGHAM LEAGUES

Players register as individuals and are placed on teams through a draft.  Teams are guaranteed a minimum of six games and three practices during the season.  Boys divisions play games Friday evenings and Saturdays.  Practice days are Thursdays (but a few practices may be held on Fridays) or Saturdays before their game.   Our Girls Leagues for Grades 2-6 are Fridays only.  All of our officials are certified and all coaches receive a background check before the season.  Boys Divisions:  Grades 3-5, Grades 5-7, Grades 7-8  Girls Divisions:  Grades 2-4, Grades 4-6, Grades 6-8

Game locations:  Berkshire Middle School, Bingham Farms Elementary and Birmingham Covington School; Practice locations:  Berkshire Middle School and Quarton Elementary Gym. $155 per player

Coaching Opportunities: Are you interested in coaching a Pistons Academy Team this fall?  We are always looking for qualified coaches who want to share their knowledge and passion for the game.  We offer flexible scheduling for games and practices.  If interested, please contact our office at 313-771-7699

WINTER SEASON: JANUARY-MARCH

PREP DIVISION: Grades 3-4 
IMG_4467The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy and team skills through competitive play. Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/11). Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices during the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10am-6pm.
League Fee: $165
Location: Berkshire MS, Covington, Quarton & Pierce Elementary Schools
League Dates:  January 11- March 21
Prep Draft Time: Saturday, 1/18 @Groves High School from 1:20pm-2:30pm
Registration: Click here to register for the winter Prep Division season

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COLLEGE DIVISION: Grades 5-6 & beginner 7th
IMG_7581The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy and team skills through competitive play.  Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/11).  Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices during the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10am and 6pm. Some teams may have a Friday game at 7:30 or 8:30pm.
League Fee: $165
Location: Berkshire MS, Covington, Quarton & Pierce Elementary Schools
League Dates:  January 11- March 21
College Draft Time: Saturday, 1/18 @Groves High School from 3:15pm-4:45pm
Registration: Click here to register for the winter College Division season 

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IMG_8955PRO DIVISION: Grades 7-8 & Beginner 9th 
The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy and team skills through competitive play. Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (9/14).  Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices during the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10am and 6pm. Some teams may have a Friday game at 7:30 or 8:30pm.
League Fee: $165
Location: Berkshire MS, Covington, Quarton & Pierce Elementary Schools
League Dates: January 25-March 21
Pro Draft Time:  Saturday, 1/25 at Berkshire from 6:00-7:00pm
Registration: Click here to register for the winter Pro Division season

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ALL-GIRL LEAGUES: GRADES 1-8

IMG_8047WEDNESDAY POWER BASKETBALL: Grades 1-2- NEW
Welcome to “Girl Power” Basketball! This eight-week instructional program is designed to empower young girls to embark on their basketball career!
Location:  
Bingham Farms Elementary School in Birmingham
Days/Times: Wednesdays from 6:-00-7:30pm

Dates:  January 15- March 11
Registration: Click here to register for the Girl Power League

 

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – JV:  Girls grades 3-4th
JV Triple ThreatFriday Night Lights-JV is designed to teach the basics of the game through team building and competitive play.   Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/17).  Teams will have three full practices to start the season and then a 20-minute practice before every game.
Location:  Bingham Farms Elementary School in Birmingham
Days/Times: Games & Practices are Fridays at 6:30 or 7:30pm.
Dates:  1/17-3/11
League Fee: $135
Registration: Click here to register for the winter FNL JV season 

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS –  VARSITY:  Girls grades 5-6
Varsity FTFriday Night Lights is designed to teach game strategy & team skills through competitive play.  Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/17).  Teams are guaranteed five games and three practices during the season.
Location:  Berkshire & Covington Gyms in Birmingham
Days/Times: Games & Practices are Fridays at 6:30 or 7:30pm.
Dates:  1/17-3/20
League Fee: $145
Registration: Click here to register for the FNL Varsity winter season

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GIRLS MIDDLE SCHOOL LEAGUE:  Girls grades 7-8 WINTER ONLY!
IMG_6733The Pistons Academy All-Girls Middle School League is a great opportunity for girls in grades 7-8 to play basketball in a fun yet competitive environment.  Games are played every Saturday at either Berkshire Middle School or Covington School in Birmingham.  Practices are either Thursdays at 6pm, 7pm or 8pm or on Saturdays before their game. Players register as individuals and are placed on teams via a live draft.
Location: Berkshire & Covington Gyms in Birmingham
Days/Times: Friday evening or Saturday games.  Thursday evening or Saturday practices.
Dates: 1/18-3/21
League Fee: $145
Middle School Draft Time:  Saturday, 1/18 at Berkshire from 10:00-11:15am
Registration: Click here to register for the winter Middle School League