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 A gentle game for women of a certain age.

2018

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Individual Player $20



New Team $50

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The Granny Basketball League season typically runs January through May, with games played at various venues and hosted by the home team. Because of travel involved, several games may be played in one day.


Each division (East, West and South) has separate schedules and play games against the other teams in their division. Inter-divisional games may be played, as well. The Iowa State Tournament takes place in June and the National Tournament in July. In addition, Granny Basketball will be a new event in the Kansas Senior Games this fall.


We also have traveled to perform exhibition game fund raisers in Chicago; Honolulu; Jefferson City, Mo.; Lake Charles, La.; Lawrence, Kan.; and many more.


In addition to fund raisers, Granny players are often invited to college games to serve as halftime or pre-game entertainment. We’ve played at the University of Iowa, Iowa State, Drake, Coe, UNI, Mount Mercy, the University of Minnesota, Washburn University and the University of Kansas.



Chicago, Minneapolis, Des Moines, Hawaii, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, and more!

ROAD TRIPS!

We Get Around....

Events Calendar

Date

State

Events

2018



Jan 6-14

Eastern
Caribbean

Granny Basketball Cruise

Cruise ship departs Fort Lauderdale, FL, on Jan. 7. Revised schedule has stops in Nassau, Bahamas, San Juan Puerto Rico, and St. Thomas islands.

The ship has a basketball court, so we can play on board.

Jan 20

IA

Cedar Rapids Jamboree

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1361 7th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.   (Snow date Feb. 17.)

Jan 27

IA

Referee/Scorekeeper Clinic

Pleasant Hill Library, 5151 Maple Drive #2, Pleasant Hill, IA

1 to 4 p.m

Jan 29

OK

New team practice and organizational meeting

Mustang Community Center, 1201 N Mustang Rd., Mustang, OK (just south of SW 59th St.)

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Jan 20-31


2018 Team rosters are due

2017 Team financial reports are due

Feb 17

IA

Referee/Scorekeeper Clinic

Franklin Hotel, 102 Elkader St., Strawberry Point, IA

9 to 3 p.m

Feb 21

KS

Halftime Exhibition at The University of Kansas women's game

KU vs. Oklahoma State tipoff at 7 pm

Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, KS

To purchase tickets, visit www.KUAthletics.com/Promo and use discount promo code:  KANSASGBB

Mar 24

IA

Granny Basketball vs. Korn Patch Klowns FUNdraiser

St. Francis of Assisi Church, 7075 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines

7 p.m.

April 21

IA

Eastern Iowa Senior Challenge

Cedar Rapids, IA

www.iowaseniorgames.org/EISC/GrannyBasketball

April 28

IA

Granny Basketball Tournament and Exhibition Game

Spencer High School Fieldhouse, Spencer, IA

Tournament games start at 1:00 pm Exhibition Games at 6:30 pm. Local player reunion reception from 4 to 6 pm. For more information, email Barb Trammell at sixonsix@grannybasketball.com

Jun 8-10

IA

Iowa State Granny Basketball Tournament and Banquet

Valley High School Fieldhouse, West Des Moines, IA

Banquet is June 8; Tournament is June 9-10.

www.iowaseniorgames.org/SummerIowaSeniorGames

Jul 14

OK

National Granny Basketball Tournament

Cleveland County YMCA, Norman, OK

Sept 15

KS

Kansas Senior Games / Granny Basketball Tournament

SportZone, 3909 SW Burlingame Rd., Topeka, KS

www.sunflowergames.com/index.php/kansasseniorgames/grannybball

Check-in at 8 am; games begin at 9 am.

2017


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Granny Basketball tournaments, fundraisers, special events and calendar items are posted here.  The 2018 League Schedules are being posted on the Schedules page.

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