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FAAM is an Evanston, Illinois non-profit organization that offers basketball and cheerleading programs to middle school children (6th-8th grades)  of all skill levels.  

With an emphasis on athletic skill development, sportsmanship and teamwork, FAAM seeks to instill the values of self-respect, decision-making and learning. 

FAAM’s season runs from September to February with twice-weekly practices and weekly games on Saturdays.

FAAM Registration/Draft Day Details

FAAM Hoops Draft Day (details noted below) will be In-person.  New participants should register online and attend Draft Day to be assigned to teams.   New Participants that can not attend Draft Day will be placed on a team during our Blind Draft event.   

Coaches will contact players after the close of registration with their team assignment.

Online Registration will be available until Friday, September 13, 2024, at 7 pm CST.

Draft Day will be held Saturday, September 14, 2024, @ Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center (Evanston, IL)

Boys Basketball (New Players)

6th-8th grades
Registration:  TBD

Workout:  TBD
Draft:  TBD

Girls Basketball

5th-8th grades
Registration:  TBD

Workout:  TBD
Draft:  TBD


5th-8th grades
Registration: TBD

Returning Players (Boys League Only)

7th-8th grades
See Online Registration Details

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment.

Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately.  If you have any additional questions please email us here.

To complete registration through our secured site, please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or ACH Bank Account information available.

Boys Basketball

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Girls Basketball

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FAAM Is Supported by Our Community & Donors

FAAM is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is supported entirely by generous donations from those who support our mission. We are incredibly grateful to our community and donors for allowing us to help young people in Evanston to learn and play since 1968. 

Giving back is easy with FAAM. Visit our donation page to donate now and know that your contribution goes directly to providing valuable experiences for our students.

Join Our FAAMily

We invite you, as members of our community and the parents of our children, to get involved with our effort. Few things are more inspiring or critical to their development than the active participation of caring, positive role models. 

If you are interested in supporting our mission through volunteering or being a supportive FAAM parent, please get in touch.

FAAM in Action

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5612 
Evanston, Illinois 60204

Phone: 847-840-6565
Fax: 847-328-9012

Email Us:

FAAM Schedule - TBD