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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.

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2022-2023 Season Updates

• Draft will be Sept 24 (registration will be paper and online)

• Season will start Oct 15


Pursuant to Evanston’s vaccination order, all individuals over 18 must be fully vaccinated in order to attend indoor activities at city of Evanston facilities. By definition this includes Fleetwood.


Regardless, all in attendance at games (players, coaches, referees, and spectators) must wear a mask properly and consistently.

ALL-STAR GAME - Thursday Jan 5, 2023 @ETHS
FAAM Schedule - TBD


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.

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Contact Us

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

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