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WHAT: WNY’s #1 Youth Basketball League (Ages 7 & 8)
TRYOUTS, EVALUATION & ORIENTATION FOR NEW PLAYERS: February 26th, 2023
WHERE (GAMES): Pro Training Facility (875 Eggert Drive, North Tonawanda, NY 14120)
WHERE (PRACTICES): K of C (1530 Kenmore Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216) or the Pro Training facility depending on team.
WHEN (PRACTICES): Practices are once a week starting in March 2023, Monday-Friday depending on your team.
WHEN (GAMES): Sunday’s from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
REGISTRATION FEE: $130 for early registration / $155 for regular registration
AGES: 7 & 8 (Players must be under nine years old on March 1, 2023.  Age verification may be required.)
CO-ED: Boys & Girls are welcome! (The league is usually >70 boys and <10 girls.)

Team Practice Schedule:

Monday 5:00 pm (K of C):  Warriors w/ Coach Mike
Tuesday 5:20 pm (K of C):  Lakers w/ Coach Adam
Tuesday 6:10 pm (K of C):  Nuggets w/ Coach Jess
Tuesday 7:00 pm (K of C):  Bulls w/ Coach Chas
Thursday 5:20 pm (K of C):  Mavs w/ Coach Nelson
Thursday 6:00 pm (Pro Training):  Spurs w/ Coach Casey
Friday 6:00 pm (Pro Training):  Celtics w/ Coach Rich
Friday 6:00 pm (Pro Training):  Knicks w/ Coach Mike Esposito

*Exact times, teams and coaches are all tentative and could change based on availability!  There might be minor scheduling adjustments in the first couple weeks until prior season commitments are finalized.

Updates & Changes From Last Season & Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Two IAABO Certified officials for all games.
  • New players will be placed according to their skill level to balance out the teams from last session.  The bottom teams from last season will get the top new players and the top teams from last season will get the beginner level players.
  • All new players must be available to practice on whatever night they get assigned to based on their team.  We will do our best to accommodate requests but cannot make any guarantees and appreciate everyone offering the most flexibility possible to make sure the teams are evenly balanced.
  • Five personal fouls to foul out.  Seven team fouls for 1-and-1 and ten team fouls for two free throws each half.
  • Intentional and technical fouls will be issued as needed.
  • Each team can only have the head coach and assistant coach on the sidelines with the team.
  • All other spectators must remain in the designated area by the bleachers.
  • If a team goes up ten points or more they must remain inside the three point line on defense and make three passes before shooting on offense.
  • This season all players will receive a game jersey and a reversible mesh jersey for team practices.
  • Stay posted to this thread for other updates as they happen!

The Healthy Buffalo Youth Basketball League includes:

  • Games and practices use a modified 8′ basketball hoop.
  • All players receive a custom-made authentic Healthy Buffalo game and practice jersey.
  • Ten week program with weekly practices and games.
  • Online stats, standings, and registration.
  • Highlight videos.
  • Photography and video of all participants.