October 21, 2019
DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, OCT 24!
IF YOU WERE WAITING FOR THE LAST MINUTE, YOUR TIME IS HERE!!!
WINTER LEAGUE REGISTRATION CLOSES IN 3 DAYS  

Record number of registrations for Grades 1st through 8th divisions.

Depending on age group, we may need to wait list additional players.

Get your registrations in now!
Skills Assessment Schedule
The GVBL 2019-2020 Winter Season officially kicked off last Monday with our Boys 1st & 2nd graders coming in for skills assessments.

Please be sure to check the Skills assessment schedule and attend at least one of the listed dates!

It is very important for every player in our winter league, new or returning, to attend a skills assessment session to help GVBL ensure fair & balanced teams.

See more info at News/Updates :
Ivy Experience GVBL HS Division
GVCO is happy to announce that Ivy Experience is the GVBL High School League sponsor for the 2019-2020 Winter season!

The GVBL High School League is for boys in grades 9th-12th living in the GVSD. The season will begin with OPEN GYMS on December 2nd & 4th.

There are NO practices. We need parents to volunteer to coach, but there are no refereeing responsibilities in the high school division.

Don't miss out!
Last season we had 120+ high school players!
Junior Hoopsters
Junior Hoopsters is designed to introduce pre-K and kindergarten (4-6 year olds) girls and boys to the game of basketball. This program will teach the kids the basic fundamentals of the game through fun drills and games.

Winter Season 1: 12/2/2019-1/21/2020
Winter Season 2: 1/27/2020-3/2/2020
Sessions:
  • Monday afternoons 1:00-2:15pm
  • Wednesday mornings 10:00-11:15am
  • Wednesday afternoons 1:00-2:15pm

All sessions will be offered at the GVBL Center. For questions, please contact Steven Wei, Asst Program Director at  steven.wei@gvco.or g
Save the Date: March 6, 2020
 GVBL Toss & Tailgate 2020
Mark your calendar for the Annual GVBL Fundraiser!

GVBL Toss & Tailgate 2020
When: March 6, 2020
Where: The Desmond Hotel

Big Cornhole Tournament, Live & Silent Auctions, Great Food & Drinks. Plan to join us and bring your friends!!
Sponsor a Team!
Sponsor a Team!
Please consider sponsoring one of our youth basketball teams & have the name you choose featured on the team jerseys!

In order to get your name on the jerseys, deadline for team sponsorship is October 24th.

Form and more information:

Thanks again to our 2018/19 Team Sponsors!
GVBL Tournament Teams


4th Grade Boys
Coming Soon!

4th Grade Girls
Coming Soon!

5th Grade Boys - RAIDERS & KNIGHTS
T he 5th Grade Boys team has grown in size from a first year roster of 16, to a group of 31. The boys will be spilt into 3 rosters, participating in the ICBA and Malvern League. The team is wrapping up their Fall League at Competitive Edge Sports and is excited to play in the John Streeper Memorial Turkey Shoutout in November.

5th Grade Girls - STORM
T he Storm have been focusing on practice this past fall in preparation for the upcoming winter season. The team will have 15 players on the roster and participate in the ICBA league, as well as Malvern League. The season will be kicked off with a one-day tournament, the White Rose Shootout, on November 2nd in York, PA. The team will also compete in the John Streeper Memorial Tournament over Thanksgiving weekend. The coaches and players are excited to get back into action, challenge themselves and build on a successful 4th grade campaign .  

6th Grade Boys - 2026ers
This year the 2026ers will include 20 players consisting of 2 teams. The boys will be playing in the ICBA and Malvern Leagues. Their first tournament is the Fall Hoops Classic at Germantown Friends School on November 2 nd .

6th Grade Girls - LIGHTNING
The Lightning are getting ready to wrap up the fall Malvern league season and are looking forward to the winter season. This winter we will have 13 players, with two new players joining the team - Lucy Charlton and Riley Campbell. We are looking forward to competing in ICBA and Malvern League this winter, along with playing in our first tournament of the season over Thanksgiving - the Streeper Memorial Shoot-Out.
7th Grade Boys - PATRIOTS 2025
The Patriots 2025 are getting ready to wrap up their fall season in the CES league. The team competed in the CES Philly Fall Classic the weekend of 10/12. They made it to the championship game, putting up a strong fight against a tough opponent from Bux-Mont, before falling short on the scoreboard during the last minutes of the game. This winter the team will be playing in the ICBA and Malvern Leagues.
7th Grade Girls - TITANS
The Titans are looking forward to an exciting season. More to come!

8th Grade Boys - BLITZ
T he Blitz (8th grade boys) head into their final year of GVBL Tournament Team play having played in well over 300 games since they were formed 4 years ago. As in past years, the calendar is year-round. The boys are playing in the Competitive Edge fall league and currently sit in 1st place in their division with a 5-1 record. They survived an exciting game Sunday vs. the previously undefeated East Coast Power squad, with Shawn Zebrowski hitting a key 3-pointer from the corner with less than a minute to go to help the Blitz claim first place heading into the last month of the season.
GVBL Upcoming Events
  • Spirit Wear Information Coming Soon
  • October 24th - REGISTRATION CLOSES for Grades 1st-8th
  • October 14th-24th - Skills Assessments - SCHEDULE ABOVE
  • November 2nd - Uniform Distribution / Team Picture Day - SCHEDULE TBA
  • November 4th-8th First Week of Practices for Grades 1st-8th
  • December 2nd & 4th - OPEN GYMS for GVBL High School League
  • December 2nd - Junior Hoopsters Winter Season 1 Begins
  • December 9th - Games Begin for GVBL High School League
  • March 6th - GVBL Fundraiser -- Toss & Tailgate 2020

GVCO Sponsors
Business $$$GiveBacktoGVCO $$$ Program
STATE FARM "QUOTES FOR GOOD"

For every household we send her way, Kelly Paster through State Farm will make a $10 donation to GVCO.

For more information about this unique partnership and the rules to qualify:

Chipotle Mexican Grill - Oct 22
GVCO Dine&Donate
Date: October 22nd

Visit Chipotle Mexican Grill in Malvern to support the Great Valley Crew Club this Monday!

Mention this flyer or GV Crew to the cashier and 33% of the proceeds will be donated to the Great Valley Crew Club.

ChopHouse Grille - Nov 6
GVCO Dine&Donate
GVCO and ChopHouse Grille in Exton have partnered up for a Dine&Donate event on Wednesday, Nov 6th. Drop in for a drink and a bite to eat.

Make sure to mention GVCO to your server and part of the proceeds will benefit GVCO.

Date: November 6th
Great Valley Community Organization
Cradles to Crayons Donation Drive - Happening NOW
Dates: October 14th - November 18th
Drop-off Location: GVBL Center


GVCO and GV Caring Hands are joining forces with Cradles to Crayons to extend our reach.

Your donations will support Cradles to Crayons' efforts to provide children living in homeless or low-income situations with the essentials they need to thrive.

GV Crew Blue Jean Ball
Date: Saturday, November 16th
Time: 7 - 10pm
Location: The Phelps School

GV Crew welcomes all for a fun night out! This is our BIG fundraiser! Please join us...and bring friends!!

Live music, BBQ, Raffles and more.

Holiday Drop-N-Shop
How would you like to have 5 hours of kid free shopping on Black Friday. OR just go on a date, watch a movie, take a nap!!

GV Crew team members will entertain your little ones (Grades K-5 only) with games, crafts, snacks and a pizza dinner.

Date: Friday, November 29th
Time: 5 - 9pm
Location: The GVCO Center

New GVCO Community Center
SEE What The New GVCO Community Center Will Look Like - Inside & Outside
Give a little...GET A LOT!
GVCO Funding Director Joan Giombetti is ready to raise the bar. 

GVCO has reached a major milestone & surpassed $2M raised for the new community center! The current total for the capital campaign is now $2,243,701 !