The MAC
Gym at FBC Brandon



Become all things to all men so that by all
​​​​​​​possible means some might be saved.

1 Corinthians 9:22 


Upward Sports is an evangelistic sports ministry designed for kindergarten-eighth grade boys and girls that promotes salvation, character, and self-esteem in every child.

Our goal is to help children grow and develop in all areas: physical, emotional, and spiritual. In many sports and recreation programs, winning is emphasized as the priority. In Upward Sports, we place emphasis on building character qualities like best effort, sportsmanship, leadership, and above all, Christ-likeness. The development of these character qualities, coupled with skills development, results in a sports ministry that benefits the whole child. This focus in no way diminishes the competition. In fact, it enhances and stimulates it, all in a fun and exciting atmosphere.


The First Baptist Brandon Upward Sports Ministry offers basketball in the fall/winter and indoor soccer in the spring/summer. It provides opportunities for the members of our church and community, no matter what denomination, to become meaningfully involved in the sports ministry of FBC Brandon. These opportunities include coaching or assistant coaching, becoming a commissioner, a prayer partner, a game day worker, and much more. Teams practice one night a week for one hour. Games are played on Saturdays.

For more information, please call the MAC at 813-315-3280.  


2017 Upward Basketball

for children currently in K5-8th grade

Early Registration: September 18-October 13 

Evaluations:  October 14 & 21
First Saturday Practice:  November 11
First Game Day:  December 2
Award Ceremony:  February 3, 2018

Upward Volunteers

Upward Basketball & Soccer are volunteer programs that welcome coaches, referees and game day volunteers.
Please download the coach and referee application and turn in to the MAC.

2018 Upward Soccer

Coming SUMMER 2018

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