Your CHURCH can enter the challenge!!!
You will form a basketball team based on the guidelines below and compete in a tournament versus other churches.
Your church will also enter a choir or ensemble in the challenge that will perform various times during the basketball game your church is playing.
Rules for Basketball Team Formation
ü 15 players on a team
ü All players must be an active member of the entering church
ü 2 players must be clergy
ü 8 players 18 – 34 years old
ü 4 players must be ages 35 and up
ü At least 1 woman on the team who does get serious playing time
Rules of the Basketball Game
ü Four Quarters 10 minute running time
ü Clock stops only for free-throws and time-outs until the fourth quarter, the clock stops when 2 minutes are left
ü No profanity will be tolerated
ü The winner of the game moves to the next round
ü All members of the choir/ensemble must be active members of the entering church
ü Prepare 2 five minute songs: one will be performed in-between either first and second quarter or third and fourth quarter, and the other at halftime
ü Prepare 4 songs for the game that will be performed during the one-minute time-outs
ü The winner of the choir challenge moves on to the next round
***There will be celebrity judges to determine the winner***
Contribution to the Rockdale Baptist Church CommUNITY Fundraiser
Only $250.00 – covers cost of uniforms for basketball team, referee fees, trophies for Gospel Challenge winners and Basketball Tournament winners