The Raptors senior basketball club is open to players of all ages and abilities. The emphasis is on getting a group of people together to play regularly and have fun.
Raptors Joining Fee is only £20. All Raptors members will also become Basketball England members. All benefits of Basketball England memberships are applicable to Raptors members too.
To join Raptors please fill out a new membership form below and return it to Carl Humphries by email ( CHUMPHRIES@chesterton.cambs.sch.uk) or at one of the sessions.
Where Do We Play?
Training sessions are held every Monday and Thursday, except bank holidays, at Cambourne Village College, Sheepfold Lane, Cambourne, Cambs, CB23 6FR.
When Do We Train?
Scrimmage Sessions - Every Thursday between 7:30pm to 9:30pm are open scrimmage sessions played full court depending on the turn out. The club still accepts new members for Thursday sessions. Please contact Carl Humphries ( CHUMPHRIES@chesterton.cambs.sch.uk) for more information.
Squad Training Sessions - Every Monday between 7:30pm to 9:30pm are coached sessions for players who are intending to play competitive basketball in the Cambs League. In 2017/18 season , Raptors has entered a team in division 2, however, we are hoping to have another team in division 1 in the following seasons.
Until the end of March 2018, Monday sessions are for the team players exclusively. Home matches are on Mondays too.
We are pleased to announce that we are accepting a new player to join our squad on Monday sessions. The acceptance will be conditional on the result of assessment by our coach. To be considered please attend one free trial session on a Monday and speak with coach beforehand. Our coach can be contacted on email@example.com.
How Much Does It Cost?
Joining Fee is only £20 which is payable by all members.
Non-Team Players Subs - £5 per session when a player attends a Thursday session.
From April 2018, both Mondays and Thursday sessions can be used
Team Players Subs is fixed at £190 (in addition to the membership fees). £190 is inclusive of all Monday sessions (From September 2017 until the end of March 2018).
Players who represent Raptors will not pay any match fees
Team players cannot attend a Thursday session instead of a Monday if they miss a Monday session.
If you join the squad players after October 2017, the subs is fixed at £165.
Fees are not refundable but in exceptional cases players can miss the second or third installments.
Joining Fee - a joining fee of £20 will be requested via an email if you would like to join the club.
Scrimmage Sessions - Payment requests will be sent by email once per month for the previous month. For example if you have only attended two Thursdays in the month of October, you will receive an online payment request of £10 in November.
Squad Training Sessions - Payment requests will be sent by email as follows:
£60 by the 10th of September 2017 - FULL no more players accepted
£60 by the 12th of November 2017 - Accepting one player
£70 by the 14th of January 2018 - Waiting list available
Our senior sessions are mixed and our coach is also a woman. Women are welcome to join our Thursday sessions. Having said that the majority of our members are men. Hence, we are looking into starting a separate ladies only sessions to encourage wemen to participate the sport. If you are interested please contact Ivonne on firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Davitt is the first point of contact for all the club fixtures. Please send an email to him on email@example.com if you need to know the details of away matches. Home matches tip-off is 8pm but all selected players are expected to arrive at 7:30pm.
Raptors 2017/18 Fixtures - Cambs League Division 2
Sun 1st Oct 17 Hawks v Raptors (AWAY)
Mon 16th Oct 17 Raptors v Thunder (HOME)
Mon 4th Dec 17 Slammers v Raptors (AWAY)
Mon 18th Dec 17 Raptors v Slammers (HOME)
Sun 7th Jan 18 Cougars 2 v Raptors (AWAY)
Mon 29th Jan 18 Raptors v Pirates (HOME)
Mon 12th Feb 18 Raptors v Hawks (HOME)
Sun 25th Feb 18 Thunder v Raptors (AWAY)
Wed 11th Apr 18 Pirates v Raptors (AWAY)
Mon 23rd Apr 18 Raptors v Cougars 2 (HOME)
ABOUT CAMBOURNE BASKETBALL
This site is dedicated to promoting the sport of basketball within Cambourne and the surrounding villages. The Junior and Senior teams are organised seperately but this site presents information for both so that anyone interested in playing the game can get started.
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