Q: When does the season start and end?
A: See our homepage for tentative start and end dates for each of our seasons.
Q: My child hasn't played basketball before. Would his age determined division be too intense? My child can't even dribble yet.
A: KAC Basketball is a league with open registration to all players with no requirements on experience or ability. We evaluate players at Assessment Day and will consider moving players to different divisions if requested or warranted.
Q: My child is (more skilled/less skilled) than their age division and we want him/her to play in a (higher/lower) division. Can we request to play in a different division?
A: Yes. Requested division must have available spots and player must demonstrate ability/lack of ability to play in their age respective division. Attendance to the assessment day is mandatory unless waived by the division director. Division director shall make the final approval.
Q: My child is registered and we paid the registration fees. What happens next? When will I be notified what team my child is on?
A: After the registration close date, the assessment day will follow. You will be notified if your child is required to attend. After the assessment day, teams will be formed, uniforms ordered, and other pre-season preparation will be going on. Anticipate notification of assigned team approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of the season.
Q: What is the policy on refunds?
A: Registration fees minus a processing fee will be refunded if requested in writing prior to the assessment day. NO refunds will be issued after assessment day.
Q: Can I request a particular coach?
A: Due to the amount of registered players, requests for coaches, practices, or games will not be accommodated.
Q: My son is 8 years old and will turn 9 years old in October. What division should he be playing in?
A: During the coed seasons (summer and winter), determination of player division is dependent on the player’s age at December 31st. Since he will be 9 years old on December 31st, he will be in the Midget division. SI Play will determine the player’s registered division.
During the girls spring season, determination of player division will be dependent on the quantity of registered girls, their abilities, and birthdate. The director will make the determination. For registration purposes, register in the SI Play determined division.
Q: My child is involved in other activities and has commitments on certain days. Can I request to be on a team that doesn’t practice on those days?
A: Unfortunately, requests for particular practice days or times will not be accommodated. All players are expected to attend scheduled practices and games. Please consider this when registering your child to play.
Q: Why do we assess players?
A: Players are assessed on their abilities to create balanced teams within all divisions except the 6er division. Players in the 6er division do not assess. See our homepage at: www.kacbasketball.net for specific information related to assessment day.
Q: My son/daughter will not be able to attend the assessment day. What now?
A: When required, attendance to assessment day is mandatory and failure to attend will result in the player being put on the waitlist. If your child will not be able to attend, notify KAC Basketball as soon as possible.
Q: What time should we be at the assessment day?
A: Assessment times, by division (6ers exempt), will be posted on the website when determined. See our homepage at: www.kacbasketball.net for specific information related to assessment day.
Q. Where are practices normally held?
A. Practice locations depend on the player’s registered division. The following are typical court assignments by division with occasional exceptions.
- Sixers: Wilson District Park.
- Pee Wees: Ala Wai Elementary, Aliiolani Elementary, Kuhio Elementary, Palolo Elementary, Wailupe Park, and Wilson District Park.
- Midgets: Available courts at Pee Wee locations, Kaimuki Middle School, Petrie District Park, and Wilson District Park.
- Juniors: Available courts at Pee Wee and Midget locations, Aina Haina District Park, and Niu Valley Middle School.
- Seniors: Available courts at Pee Wee, Midget, and Junior locations, and Kahala District Park.
Q: What time do practices begin?
A: Practices are usually 1-hour in duration, twice a week, with days and times determined by the coach and court availability. Start times depend on practice locations. At most school locations, practices start at 5pm. At other locations, they may start at 4:30pm. During the summer season and at locations with lights, practices may start as late as 6pm.
Q: Where and when are games held?
A: Games are typically once a week on Friday evenings, Saturday days, or Sunday days. Game locations are at gyms typically located in the Kaimuki, Kahala, Palolo, and Aina Haina areas). Game times vary from season to season depending on need and availability.
Q: When do the games start and how many games are there in the coed seasons?
A: See our homepage for general seasonal information.
Q: I am interested in volunteering. How can I volunteer my time to help?
A: Please contact KAC Basketball via email for more information. If volunteering to coach/assistant coach or help at assessments, register in SI Play as a volunteer.
Q: I am interested in coaching, but I don’t have any experience. What can I do?
A: Please contact KAC Basketball via email for more information. We can provide training, guidance, and assistance.