3rd & 4th Grade Boys

The Deerfield Warriors Prep Program was designed to provide the opportunity for 3rd & 4th grade boys with an interest in basketball to participate in travel-level competition with highly qualified coaches. The 3rd and 4th grade teams are organized to prepare players to play feeder basketball, which begins in 5th grade.

DEERFIELD WARRIORS PREP TEAM DETAILS:

  • Ages – 3rd & 4th grade boys (2nd grade players are allowed to tryout for the 3rd Grade Teams.)
  • Tournaments and Games – Each team will play in 20-25 games, including a combination of NSBL League games and regional tournaments (no further than an hours drive of Deerfield). Tournaments will be one OR two-day events that are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Practices – Players will participate in two team practices per week in Deerfield.
  • Season Dates – The travel season runs from mid October through mid March.
  • Uniform Package – Each player will receive a high-grade reversible uniform and moisture management shooting shirt
  • Fee – $900 [includes 2 team practices a week, 20-25 games (16 NSBL league games, 1-2 tournaments) and uniform package]
    • Players that have a uniform from the 2018-2019 season will receive a $50 discount off the fee.

5th Grade Boys

The Deerfield Young Warriors (DFYW) was built and created by John Lyons over 24 years ago. DFYW is a program designed to provide the opportunity for 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys with a serious interest in basketball to participate in accelerated competition with accelerated guidance and to have the chance to become familiar with the Deerfield High School basketball program.

DFYW FEEDER TEAM DETAILS:

  • Ages – 5th Grade Boys 
  • Tournaments and Games – Each team will play in 20-25 games, including a combination of NSBL League games and regional tournaments (no further than an hours drive of Deerfield). Tournaments will be one OR two-day events that are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Practices – Players will participate in two team practices per week in Deerfield.
  • Season Dates – The travel season runs from mid October through mid March.
  • Uniform Package – Each player will receive a high-grade reversible uniform and moisture management shooting shirt
  • Fee – $900  [includes 2 team practices a week, 20-25 games (16 NSBL League games & 1-2 tournaments) and uniform package]
    • Players that have a uniform from the 2018-2019 season will receive a $50 discount off the fee.
    • 5th Grade will participate in the NSBL & NIFBA (The 5th grade teams are staffed & organized by ALL IN.)

5TH-8TH GRADE TEAMS ARE RUN THROUGH JOHN LYONS & THE DEERFIELD YOUNG WARRIORS ORGANIZATION. THE 5TH GRADE TEAMS WILL BE STAFFED & ORGANIZED BY ALL IN. 6TH-8TH GRADE TEAMS WILL BE RUN BY DFYW. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE 6TH-8TH GRADE PROGRAM, PLEASE CLICK HERE.