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North Boone Youth Sports dedicates itself to the education and environment conducive to developing character and athletic skills. At NBYS we stress the importance of hard work and education. These student athletes serve as role models on and off the field; in turn they play an essential role in our schools and communities. We currently have 7 sports programs that provide a fun environment to learn the fundamentals and improve existing physical skills while creating an enjoyable family experience that benefits our players, parents and community. Each program is a member of an organized league and either play at local or league facilities. Some programs also participate in tournaments and play at designated tournament facilities.
NBYS Member Leagues:
Football - Northern Illinois Football Conference
Cheer – Illinois Recreational Cheer Association
Baseball - Belvidere Youth Baseball, The Network League
Softball - Stateline Sports, Horizon Spring League & Stars of Tomorrow
Girls & Boys Basketball - Southern Wisconsin League
Wrestling – Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation
Why We Do What We Do
NBYS dedicates itself to the education and environment conducive to developing character and athletic skills. We currently have 6 sports programs that provide a fun environment to learn the fundamentals and improve existing physical skills while creating an enjoyable family experience that benefits our players, parents and community.
Student Athlete - There's More to Life Than Being a Player - At NBYS we stress the importance of hard work and education. These student athletes serve as role models on and off the field; in turn they play an essential role in our schools and communities.
· Grit by overcoming personal challenges in their lives related to their families, schools or communities
· Potential by participating in college readiness programs and seeking out academic rigor
· Ambition by dreaming of obtaining a college degree
Criteria for Application
To be eligible to apply for the North Boone Youth Sports scholarship, you must meet the below listed criteria:
· Participated in a NBYS Sports Program or volunteered for a NBYS Sports Program
· Graduating from North Boone High School this academic year
· Earning a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
· Planning to enroll full-time in a higher education institution in the fall directly after your graduation from high school
· Individual determination to succeed
How to Apply
Complete application along with a short essay. Essay should be about how NBYS has influenced your character, whether through sports or volunteering. Once submitted, all applications will be assessed by a group of NBYS Board Members. You will be asked to provide proof of GPA and College acceptance letter or equivalent.
· January 1, 2016 — Application opens
· March 1, 2016 — Application deadline
· April 1, 2016 — NBYS Scholarship award announced
The application will ask about the following:
· Information about your future plans for college
· We don’t focus on just your grades, but how you have prepared yourself for college
· We will ask for a list of activities and club involvement
· We do ask for a drive to push yourself to earn a bachelor’s degree
Send application forms to:
PO BOX 368
Poplar Grove, Illinois 61065
or email to NBYSboard@nbyouthsports.com
Viking Green - 2nd Grade
2016 State Champions
Vikings Black - 5th Grade
3rd Place State finalists
Vikings White - 8th Grade
3rd Place State Finalists
Who can join competition cheer? Incoming kindergarten-8th grade girls and boys
What is NBYC competition cheer? NBYC competition cheer competes at up to 5 Illinois Recreational Cheer Association competitions to qualify for IRCA State.
When is NBYC cheer season? Cheer season is July-December
Why should my athlete join competition cheer? Come join one of the most successful IRCA competitive teams in the area to have fun, learn about cheer, and make memories for a lifetime!
What is the cost of competition cheer? Program fee is $375 due by uniform fitting in June. This includes full uniform, cheer shoes, bow, music fees, practice space rental, cheer camp, and 3-5 IRCA competition entry fees. For those teams making it to IRCA State (which will most likely happen), an additional $140 mandatory entry fee will be due by November 1st. This includes athlete entry fees to State, spectator admission to all 3 days of State, and parking at the Sears Centre.
Is fundraising available for fees? Payment plan and fundraising will be available for remaining fees. More information will be given at the parent meeting in May. All athletes will also participate in fundraising for the purchase of cheer mats. Program fundraising is mandatory, or you can buy out of program fundraising.
When and where are practices? Most practices will be held at Capron Elementary School and North Boone Upper Elementary. Practices will be held 2-4 times per week, which will vary throughout the season and by squad. All squads will hold Sunday afternoon practice and practices during the week. As competitive cheer is a team sport, it is necessary for cheerleaders to attend all practices.
When and where are competitions? Below are the competition locations and weekends. Each squad will compete on only one day of each competition, which will be announced at the beginning of the season. All competitions are mandatory.
- Opening Day, September 30th and October 1st, Dundee Crown High School, Carpentersville, IL
- Cheer Rock, October 21st and 22nd, McHenry West High School, McHenry, IL
- Cheer Pink, October 28th and 29th, Oswego High School, Oswego, IL
- Cheer Revolution, November 4th and 5th, Hampshire High School, Hampshire, IL
- Final Fling, November 18th and 19th, Jacobs High School, Algonquin, IL
- Illinois Recreational Cheer Association State Competition, December 1-3, Sears Centre, Hoffman Estates, IL
Which squad will my cheerleader be on? Squads will be split depending on the number of participants in each grade level. Each squad will be composed of up to three consecutive grade levels. NBYC squad division will occur after all registration has been completed.
What is the difference between sideline and competition cheer? Competition cheer is much more of a commitment in practice times, financial obligations, and length of the season. Sideline cheer cheers for North Boone Junior Tackle football games on Saturdays and practices are generally held once a week. Sideline cheer season is end of July-mid October. Cost of sideline cheer is $125, which includes uniform rental and bow.
Can my athlete participate in both sideline and competition cheer? Yes, all fees and requirements for both programs remain the same.
How do I register? All registration will be online at nbyouthsports.com, NBYC Competition Cheer.
Registration is open April 24th-May 24th. Join early to guarantee a spot! Questions? Email: email@example.com Like us on Facebook: North Boone Youth Cheer
NBYS Board Members
NBJT Football - Chris Danner
NBYC Cheerleading - Angie Mouroukas
Power Baseball - Kevin Alderman
Power Softball - Tim Fleming
Lady Vikes Basketball - Matt Yarc
NBYS Boys Basketball - Beth Doetch