CYBA, Columbia Youth Basketball serves youth grades 1st through 12th grade in Columbia Missouri. We are a recreational league and are partnered with Columbia parks and recreation and Columbia Public Schools.

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  •                      REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 1, 2017 FOR ALL DIVISIONS
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At CYBA, our mission is to provide a safe and fun environment for young people from 1st-12th grade to improve their basketball skills, make new friends and enjoy the game of basketball for years to come!

General information: Parents, sign up as a member, top right , and receive all league notifications. Signing up as a member does not register you in any programs. You will register for your child under your account. Please add your player to your account under "add child".

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REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 1 2017 FOR THE 17-18 SEASON.

Registration for the 2017 1st and 2nd grade Rod Nolke Memorial Skills Clinic will also open on August 1st with a combination discount for signing up for the clinic and league together. Cost for combination clinic and season is $110. ($15 savings)

Clinic will be held at Father Tolton High School from 9:30-11 on October 21, 28th, November 4th and 11th.

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The Coaches application is currently OPEN. If you are interested in coaching for the 2017-18 season, please click here: Coaches application   All of our coaches are volunteers from our community who would like to be a positive role model to the children they work with. CYBA is a recreational league with the intent to promote skills, sportsmanship and a general love of the game.

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Team Sponsors!! Would your company like to sponsor a team(s) for the upcoming season? Recognition on our website with a direct link to your site, company name on team shirts, your company featured on your teams page, recognition on all printed materials and a team picture plaque for your business!

Click choice below:

Sponsor one team $175      

Sponsor two teams $300___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

CYBA Summer Camp: Registration is closed-Please contact CYBA if you would like to be placed on a waitlist if someone cancels their registration

CYBA is hosting a summer camp  for boys and girls entering the 4th, 5th and 6th grades. Camp will be held on July 25th, 26th and 27th at Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School. All participants will receive a t-shirt and a basketball. Lunch will be provided by CYBA on the last day. Please pack a lunch for your child the first two days. Water will be available all day for all participants. Cost is $40.

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The 2017 CYBA High School College Scholarship recipients: CONGRATULATIONS!

Rebecca Rubenstein-Rockbridge High School $500                    Ji-Ho Lee-Rockbridge High School $500

Cassie Kent-Hickman High School $500                                        LaJermion Williams-Hickman High School $500   

Sydnee Anderson-Battle High School $500                                  Lake Leroux-Battle High School $500

Brianna Sapp-Father Tolton High School $500                            Isaiah Wilson-Father Tolton High School $500                                           

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2017/18 SEASON

Season opens January 6th 2018. CYBA Pre-season Jamboree is on December 16th for coed grade 3, boys grades 4-6th and girls grades 4-5th at the MU Recreational Center (3 game minimum). Coed grades 1-2nd will have one 30 minute practice/game at the MU rec center on December 16th at the Jamboree. Boys 6-8th and girls 6-8th will have their Post-season Jamboree on March 3rd. Middle school Jamboree location is TBD.

All scholarship applicants must email or call 573-875-8124 for the scholarship form.

Pre-season Jamboree- This event is an opportunity for the teams to get together and play against other teams before the season starts to meet a few of the other teams and see what they need to be working on. It is tournament style, however, CYBA does not keep any standings and there is no "winner". Simply a fun-filled day on the MU campus with a 3 game guarantee. Uniforms are distributed to the coaches prior to the teams first game.

Post-season Jamboree-This event is for our older players to end their season with a bang! CYBA does not keep any standings and there is no "winner".  A fun-filled day with a 3 game guarantee.

1st/2nd grade division (COED):The 1st and 2nd grade division are formed together and are coed (boys and girls mixed). They will practice and play on Saturdays beginning on the first day of the season. Practice and game is combined on Saturday beginning January 6th. CYBA will form teams on December 1st. Registraton will remain open until teams are full.

Teams will be co-ed and formed first by school (if there is a coach and enough players), then by space available on other teams.  If there is more than one team per school, then teams within that school will be formed randomly.  Requests for a specific coach or teammate(s) and carpool requests will not be honored.  Players must play in their grade level.   Registration will continue for 1st and 2nd  grade through mid December. Practice/games begin on January 6th 2018. Parents will be contacted by the coach at that time. Fees are $75

3rd grade division (COED): The 3rd grade division is a coed (boys and girls mixed) division. Teams are formed first by school (if there is a coach and enough players), then by space available on other teams.  If there is more than one team per school, then teams within that school will be formed randomly.  Requests for a specific coach or teammate(s) and carpool requests will not be honored.  Players must play in their grade level.  Fees are $100 and participation in the fundraiser (or buy-out). These fees include team shirt, preseason jamboree in December, practices beginning in November and games beginning in January.

4-8th grade boys and  girls division: Divisions: 4B, 5B, 6B, 7/8B, 4/5 G and 6-8G. Teams are formed first by school (if there is a coach and enough players), then by space available on other teams.  If there is more than one team per school, then teams within that school will be formed randomly.  Requests for a specific coach or teammate(s) and carpool requests will not be honored.  Players must play in their grade level.  Fees are $100 and participation in the fundraiser (or buy-out). These fees include team shirt, preseason jamboree in December, practices beginning in November and games beginning in January.

 Team Practices: Coaches will contact you regarding team placement in early November.  Practice will begin by mid-November. Practices will be once a week for 90 minutes.  Day, time, location to be determined.   

*CYBA reserves the right to combine divisions based on number of registrations received at the time of team coordination.

(Players in 8th grade who are playing school ball cannot play CYBA, 7th graders can play CYBA after their season is complete at their school)_

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 High School division: Registration opens August 1st 2017

*If you make the school team this year, you are NOT eligible for CYBA.

High School division Boys 9-12 is separated into two divisions. Boys 9-10 and boys 11-12 grade. Girls division is 9-12th grade. Fees are $75 per player

The High School division has the option to form their own team or individual players can be placed on a team if available. First game is on January 6th 2018. CYBA does not provide practice space for the high school division. Teams are responsible for their own practice times/space. CYBA furnishes game facility, uniforms, scheduling and referees.

COACHES-THE COACHES APPLICATION IS NOT THE TEAM REGISTRATION FORM. PLEASE APPLY AS A COACH AND THEN GO TO THE TEAM REGISTRATION TAB AND SUBMIT YOUR ROSTER.

Team-based divisions. The team registration form is for coaches only and is available  under the registration tab above. Players register individually and indicate a team affiliation when prompted  using the coach's last name. Players are not guaranteed a position on the team until they fill out the individual registration form. There is NO COST to register a team.

CYBA offers the option to buy the naming rights for your team. You can name your team (CYBA must approve) and you will not have a sponsor name on the uniform/tshirt. This is OPTIONAL and the cost is $100 per team. Coaches are responsible for collecting/making the payment. Payment can be mailed at a later date to allow collection from team. Payment must be in by December 16th to assure printing.

For those wanting to play but don’t have a team affiliation, CYBA will try to place you on a team as space permits.  The league reserves the right to refund the registration fees if a team/coach is not identified.

Rosters may include up to 10 players and MUST be registered/approved by the team coach. No minimum of players for a team.

Teams with less than 10 players will have players assigned by CYBA to fill a roster when there is space available.

*If you make the school team this year, you are NOT eligible for CYBA.

Adult Supervision
Each team must have adult representative/coach age 21 or older.   The adult representative/coach must be present at each game. 
If the adult representative/coach isn't present by game time, the game will be forfeited.  This person must also fill out a team registration form before the team will be allowed in the league.  The team registration form

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Parents may purchase a CYBA t-shirt to match their player's team color.

Click here for the order form: Parent t-shirt

 

 

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