Shining Stars

Upward Shining Stars

Upward Sports, the world's largest Christian sports league for children, provides a fun and encouraging sports experience based on healthy competition.  In 2009, FBCW partnered with Upward Sports to host an Upward Basketball & Cheerleading league every winter, and in 2014 we expanded to include a fall soccer league.  In 2010, we expanded our Basketball & Cheerleading league to include a division for children with special needs, and the Shining Stars division was born.

Open to children through age 21 with developmental delays and disabilities, of any ability or mobility, this division will provide a positive and encouraging environment in which to play and learn the sport with a 1:1 adult/child ratio, as needed per child.  The first ever special needs league for Upward Sports in St. Charles County, FBCW’s Shining Stars program is led BY special needs families FOR special needs families, and our goal is to ensure that Every Child IS a Winner!!

We have since grown our Shining Stars division to include teams in our fall soccer league, as well as a six-week, indoor spring intra-mural league that is exclusive to only our Shining Stars players.

Registration

To register for the Shining Stars division in any season, please use link for the appropriate season below and indicate “Shining Stars” in the "medical concerns/comments" section of the registration form, along with any medical information and diagnosis you'd like us to be aware of.

You can also pick up a brochure at First Baptist Church Wentzville and return with payment.

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Please make checks payable to First Baptist Church Wentzville.

For any questions regarding our Shining Stars program please contact Jason Meinershagen at 636.327.8696 x 260 or email

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To learn more about Upward Sports, please visit their website here: www.upward.org

Looking forward to seeing you on the courts/fields!