Registration Information

Registration opens on June 1, 2019 and closes on August 30, 2019.

2019/2020 Fees and Age Categories: 

Category Birth Year Early Bird June 1-7 June 8-14 June 15-30 Late Registration Uniform/Volunteer Deposit

Tykes (Age 7-8)

2011-2012 $275 $275 $300 $300 Not Applicable
U11 (Age 9-10) 2009-2010 $500 $525 $550 $600 $100 credit card charge on April 1, 2020 if necessary
U13 (Age 11-12) 2007-2008 $500 $525 $550 $600 $100 credit card charge on April 1, 2020 if necessary
U15 (Age 13-14) 2005-2006 $500 $525 $550 $600 $100 credit card charge on April 1, 2020 if necessary
High School 2019 Fall Sept/2001-2004 or Attends High School $275 $275 $300 $300 $100 credit card charge on Dec 1, 2019 if necessary
High School 2020 Winter Sept/2001-2004 or Attends High School $275 (Nov 21 to Dec 6, 2019)        $100 credit card charge on April 1, 2020 if necessary

*  The High School Division will have a shortened season in the fall (seeding round, 1 game per week, and playoffs) between September and mid-November in order to be finished for players to try out for their high school teams. Those who are not playing high school basketball, may play in the Winter season, which runs in January and February. They must register again in late November.  We will accept registrations for the winter season from players who did not play in  the fall.  We encourage those who have graduated from high school to play in one of the many adult leagues throughout Calgary.
Players born between September 1 - December 31, 2001 must provide proof of full-time high school status (i.e. student timetable).

Fee Discount for Large Families
Families with 3 or more children registered in Calwest will pay full fees for 2 children and receive a 50% discount on fees for additional children.  The 50% discount will be applied to the lowest-priced fees (i.e. Tyke and High School) among the entire family.

Uniform/Volunteer Deposit 
Calwest's uniform/volunteer deposit is $100.  New this year: the credit card used for online registration will be charged on April 1, 2020 (Dec 1, 2019 for Juvenile) if necessary.  Once the uniform is returned and parent volunteer commitment is met, the credit card details will be deleted from our system. Should the uniform not be returned or returned in unusable condition, or if no one in a player's family volunteers, a $100 credit card charge will be processed.  Deposits are not required for Tykes.

Please ensure you reside within the Calwest boundaries by entering your address into Calgary Minor Basketball's zonefinder: .  Calwest will not accept registrations from out of area players.

Financial Assistance Calwest requires families to fully pay our registration fees up front;  we will subsequently refund you the amount of any financial assistance that is awarded.

Kidsport Canada provides assistance "to overcome the financial obstacles that prevent some young people from playing sport."  For more information and an application form or to see how you can make a contribution, go to .You will also have the opportunity to contribute to KidSport during the Calwest online registration process.

JumpStart is another charity that helps kids from financially disadvantaged families participate in organized sports and physical activity.  For more information go to .

Late Registrations / Availability of spots 
If an age category is full, the player may register for our online wait list and will contacted if space becomes available.  Once early bird pricing ends on June 7, 2019, fees will increase per the above chart.

2019-2020 Additional Fees
We guarantee one, one-hour practice a week per team.  If you make the first or second team, there will be an additional charge for extra gym time between $20-$50 per player.

Proof of Age and Designated Age Groups
All players new to Calwest, as well as first year U11  players must provide a copy of their birth certificate - must be uploaded during online registration.  Note that proof of age is not required for Tykes.

Note that players must register in their designated age group (no "play-ups" to older age groups or "play-downs" to younger age groups). The only permissable case of "play-ups" is that of 2nd year U15 players (born 2005) who are in high school;  these players may register in the High School age group if they intend to try out for their high school team.

Withdrawals - Please note stringent policies and fees
Notice of withdrawal must be made directly to the Registrar, age group coordinator, and coach.

Withdrawals from the program prior to the start of evaluations - players will receive a full refund (less a $50 admin fee).
Withdrawals from the program prior to the end of evaluations - players will receive a partial refund of 50% of fees paid.
Withdrawals after evaluations are completed will not be considered for a refund.  
The only exceptions would be those that are found to be medically necessary (with a doctors note), or receive the approval of the Calwest Executive.

Withdrawals from the Tykes program must be made prior to September 22nd in order to receive a full refund (less $50 admin fee) .  Withdrawals after this date will not be considered for a refund.  The only exceptions would be those that are found to be medically necessary, or receive the approval of the Calwest Executive.

VISA and Mastercard are accepted for online registrations.

Ready to register?

Please click on "Register Here" in the top menu bar and have your child's birth certificate ready to upload (unless you did so last year).  Proof of age is not required for Tykes.


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