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2022-23 Registration Information

NYO Families, 

NYO Boys Basketball registration will open on Monday, September 19th @ 9am. 

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE YOU REGISTER. 

REGISTRATION DATES:
September 19-30
* the waitlist will remain open until tryouts

ACCEPTANCE/WAITLIST PROCESS:
ALL families (retuning & new) will be put on a waitlist when you first register. On September 30th, the boys basketball committee will begin reviewing the waitlist and accept players into the league using the criteria below. 

Returning Players: 
- Returning players from the 2021-22 season are guaranteed a spot and will be accepted off the waitlist first. 
PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED BY SEPTEMBER 30TH IN ORDER TO BE ACCEPTED USING THE CRITERIA ABOVE

New Players: 
- New players could remain on the waitlist until tryouts (October 29/30). We will start accepting new players off the waitlist as early as October 1st but that process will be ongoing as drops could occur up until tryouts are held. 

PAYMENT PROCESS:
Once a player is accepted off the waitlist, families will have 48 hours to process payment in order to secure a spot in the 2022-23 NYO Boys Basketball program. 

TENTATIVE KEY DATES:
October 29-30: Tryouts
Week of November 7: Drafts
November 12/13 - Practices Begin
December 3 - Games Begin
December 19 - January 1: Winter Break/No Games
January 16: MLK Day/No Games

Thank you,
NYO Boys Basketball 

Boys Basketball

2022 Boys Basketball

For over 40 years, our boys’ basketball program has been an integral part of the NYO experience during the winter months. Our program in Chastain Park is considered the best recreational basketball program in the city, and boasts nearly 750 players over eight, grade based leagues. With a focus on TEAM basketball and skill development, the leagues are structured so that teams are balanced, and players receive substantial playing time in a competitive and organized learning environment. In addition to our gymnasium at the park, our teams practice and play games in several other local gyms in the neighborhood. 

NYO Boys Basketball Leagues
Developmental League: 1st Grade
Rookie League: 2nd Grade
A League: 3rd Grade
AA League: 4th Grade
AAA League: 5th Grade
SEC, Big 10, ACC: 6th & 7th Grade
Senior League: 8th & 9th Grade

In conjunction with NYO’s mission, our boys basketball program emphasizes character development, sportsmanship, healthy competition, and positive coaching.

For more information, visit the NYO Boys Basketball website at https://nyosports.com/boys-basketball. 

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NYO Boys Basketball registration will open on Monday, September 19th @ 9am. 

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE YOU REGISTER. 

REGISTRATION DATES:
September 19-30
* the waitlist will remain open until tryouts

ACCEPTANCE/WAITLIST PROCESS:
ALL families (retuning & new) will be put on a waitlist when you first register. On September 30th, the boys basketball committee will begin reviewing the waitlist and accept players into the league using the criteria below. 

Returning Players: 
- Returning players from the 2021-22 season are guaranteed a spot and will be accepted off the waitlist first. 
PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED BY SEPTEMBER 30TH IN ORDER TO BE ACCEPTED USING THE CRITERIA ABOVE

New Players: 
- New players could remain on the waitlist until tryouts (October 29/30). We will start accepting new players off the waitlist as early as October 1st but that process will be ongoing as drops could occur up until tryouts are held. 

PAYMENT PROCESS:
Once a player is accepted off the waitlist, families will have 48 hours to process payment in order to secure a spot in the 2022-23 NYO Boys Basketball program. 

TENTATIVE KEY DATES:
October 29-30: Tryouts
Week of November 7: Drafts
November 12/13 - Practices Begin
December 3 - Games Begin
December 19 - January 1: Winter Break/No Games
January 16: MLK Day/No Games

Thank you,
NYO Boys Basketball 

Developmental (1st Grade)

Season Dates: 11/15/2022 to 02/27/2023

Rookie (2nd Grade)

Season Dates: 11/15/2022 to 02/27/2023

A (3rd Grade)

Season Dates: 11/15/2022 to 02/27/2023

AA (4th Grade)

Season Dates: 11/15/2022 to 02/27/2023

AAA (5th Grade)

Season Dates: 11/15/2022 to 02/27/2023

(6th/7th Grade)

Season Dates: 11/15/2022 to 02/27/2023

Senior (8th/9th Grade)

Season Dates: 11/15/2022 to 02/27/2023

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NYO Boys Basketball



NYO BOYS BASKETBALL

For over 40 years, our boys’ basketball program has been an integral part of the NYO experience during the winter months.  Our program in Chastain Park is considered the best recreational basketball program in the city, and boasts nearly 650 players over eight, grade based leagues.  With a focus on TEAM basketball and skill development, the leagues are structured so that teams are balanced, and players receive substantial playing time in a competitive and organized learning environment.  In addition to our gymnasium at the park, our teams practice and play games in several other local gyms in the neighborhood.  

In conjunction with NYO’s mission, our boys’ basketball program emphasizes character development, sportsmanship, healthy competition, and positive coaching.


DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE / 1ST GRADE

The Developmental League is designed to provide players with a proper introduction to the game of basketball, and instill a fundamental base of skills.  The league is open to boys in the first grade and teams will average two events per week (Fridays and Saturdays). The Developmental League sessions will focus on skill development and incorporate competitions (3v3, 4v4 and 5v5) throughout the program. This league plays on 8.5’ hoops with a size 28.5 basketball.  All Developmental League practices and games are at NYO.  The season runs from the beginning of November through the middle of February.


ROOKIE LEAGUE / 2ND GRADE

The Rookie League is designed to continue the fundamental focus of the Developmental League while building a more in-depth offensive and defensive knowledge and skills.  The league is open to boys in the second grade and teams will average two events per week (practices and games).  Each team will carry no more than nine players, and every player will play in at least half of each game (6 minute quarters).  Games are played on 9’ hoops with a size 28.5 basketball.  All Rookie League practices and games are located at NYO.  Teams must play man-to-man defense for the entire game, and full court pressure is not allowed.  The season runs from the beginning of October through the middle of February.

A LEAGUE / 3RD GRADE

The A League is the first league where teams play on the “Big Court” at NYO.  The league is open to boys in the third grade and teams will average three events per week (practices and games).  Each team will carry no more than eight players, and every player will play in at least half of each game (6 minute quarters).  Games are played on 10’ hoops with a size 28.5 basketball.  Teams must play man-to-man defense for the entire game, and full court pressure is permitted in the last two minutes of each half.  The season runs from the beginning of October through the middle of February.


AA LEAGUE / 4TH GRADE

Players make the transition to regulation baskets in the AA League.  The league is open to boys in the fourth grade and teams will average three events per week (practices and games).  Each team will carry no more than eight players, and every player will play in at least half of each game (6 minute quarters).  Games are played on 10′ hoops with a size 28.5 basketball.  Teams must play man-to-man defense for the entire game, and full court pressure is permitted in the last two minutes of each half.  The season runs from the beginning of November through the middle of February.




AAA LEAGUE / 5TH GRADE

The AAA League represents a major transitional year in the NYO basketball program.  The league is open to boys in the fifth grade, and teams will average three events per week (practices and games).  Beginning in the AAA League, teams are required to play man-to-man defense in the first and third quarters, and may play any defense in the second and fourth quarters.  The AAA League also represents the first time in the NYO program when teams may apply full at any point during a game.  These rules, beginning in the AAA League, give our players the opportunity to experience a variety of offensive and defensive schemes.  Games will be played on 10’ hoops with a size 28.5 basketball.  Each team will carry no more than eight players, and every player will play in at least half of each game (7 minute quarters).  The season runs from the beginning of November through the middle of February.





MAJORS / 6TH & 7TH GRADE

The Major League represents another transitional year, as our players will play with a men’s regulation size 29.5 basketball for the first time.  The league is open to boys primarily in the sixth grade, but it will also include some seventh graders.  Teams will average three events per week (practices and games).  In the Major League, teams are required to play man-to-man defense in the first and third quarters, and may play any defense in the second and fourth quarters.  Full court pressure is permitted at any point during the game.  These rules, give our players the opportunity to experience a variety of offensive and defensive schemes.  Games are played on 10’ hoops with a full size (29.5) mens basketball.  Each team will carry no more than eight players, and every player will play in at least half of each game (8 minute quarters).  The season runs from the beginning of November through the middle of February.

X LEAGUE / 6TH & 7TH GRADE

The X League was developed several years ago to enhance competitiveness as our players reach middle school.  The league is composed of mostly seventh graders, but it will also consist of twelve to twenty sixth graders.  This league is an excellent complement to playing on a middle school basketball team because each team will carry no more than eight players, and every player will play in at least half of each game (8 minute quarters).  In the X League, teams are required to play man-to-man defense in the first and third quarters, and may play any defense in the second and fourth quarters.  Full court pressure is permitted at any point during the game.  These rules, give our players the opportunity to experience a variety of offensive and defensive schemes.  Games are played on 10’ hoops with a full size (29.5) mens basketball.


SENIOR LEAGUE / 8TH & 9TH GRADE

The Senior League is the final stop in the NYO Boys’ Basketball program, and it is open to boys in the eighth and ninth grades.  This league is an excellent complement to playing on a middle school or JV basketball team because each team will carry no more than eight players, and every player will play in at least half of each game (8 minute quarters).  In the Senior League, teams may play ANY defense at any time, and full court pressure is permitted at any point during the game.  Games are played on 10’ hoops with a full size (29.5) mens basketball.  The season runs from the beginning of November through the middle of February.

2021-22 BOYS BASKETBALL KEY DATES::

TENTATIVE KEY DATES:
November 13-14: Tryouts
November 15-21: Drafts
November 20 - Practices Begin
December 11 - Games Begin
December 20 - January 2: Winter Break/No Games
January 18: MLK Day/No Games
 

Contact

Northside Youth Organization
140 Chastain Park Avenue NW 
Atlanta, Georgia 30342

Phone: 404-256-1483
Email: [email protected]

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