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Check out this video from Mahtomedi Basketball Association President, Megan Malvey, highlighting the benefits of joining the Minnesota Youth Basketball Alliance!

Enhancing the Community-Based Winter Basketball Experience

By the Associations, for the Associations

 

Announcements for the Upcoming 2021-22 Season

Membership Renewal

  • Accessible within the MYBA Portal
  • $100 Association Membership Fee
    • Eliminated a per team fee
  • Once completed, you will be able to access the Tournament Index and other tabs.

MYBA Tournament Index

  • Highly recommended that all youth basketball associations post their tournament information on the MYBA Tournament Index. This free service is one of the many benefits to all MYBA member associations.
  • Daily Admissions vs. No Gate Fee.  Based on survey results and communication with MYBA members, a number of associations will continue to charge a daily admission, while others are wrapping the admission fees into their tournament entry fee. The MYBA Tournament Index will be a great resource to view which model each tournament will be using.

MYBA Portal Access

  • Association Admins
    • Have access to the MYBA Portal for their respective association.
    • Current Association Admins can grant Association Access rights to other users that have an MYAS account.
      • This can be done by logging in to the MYBA Portal and clicking on the Manage Admins button on the landing page.
      • Note: Board Members do not have Association Admin rights unless they are given access on the Manage Admins page.

What is the MYBA?
The MYBA is a collaborative effort between the MYAS, the MYAS Basketball Board of Advisors, and travel basketball leaders from around the state working together to enhance community-based youth basketball during the winter season.

How does my association join the MYBA?
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  • Associations must adhere to the Best Practices for youth basketball organizations,  Team Composition Guidelines.
  • Currently, the MYBA is for travel and school teams only. 
  • Membership is an annual fee based on how many teams are in your association or school.  

Why should my youth basketball association join the MYBA?

  • It is our goal to have EVERY association throughout the state of Minnesota, proudly join the MYBA, so we’ve added additional benefits of joining in the inaugural year very impactful.
  • MYBA member associations will receive a FREE tournament listing on our Tournament Index. This is a savings of $75 per tournament compared to previous years' listing fees. Non-MYBA members will not be able to list their tournament on the Tournament Index.
  • MYBA members will receive a significant per-team discount through the Tourney Machine tournament bracketing platform. 
  • Only MYBA members are eligible to compete in the MYAS Grade State Championships.
The MYBA will foster the 5 C's for the entire Minnesota youth basketball community!
  1. Compliance of Best Practices, Eligibility & Team Composition 
  2. Communication to the entire youth basketball community 
  3. Connectivity with the entire Minnesota youth basketball community
  4. Consistency in team identification, tournament software and a central clearinghouse for Trusted Tournaments
  5. Concise results from all MYBA tournaments that will be made available in Trusted Rankings
What are additional benefits of the MYBA?
Unified Voice
  • One group working together to enhance community-based basketball
  • A consistent portal for communication to each and every association
  • Consistency in eligibility, rules, regulations, and team identification across the state
  • Associations will agree to follow the MYBA Best Practices to ensure that they are operating as they should
  • Protect community-based basketball during the winter season
MYBA Trusted Tournaments
  • Only MYBA members can advertise their tournament(s) and coach wanted ads on the MYAS website
  • It connects hundreds of association tournaments into the MYBA network.
  • Tournament results feed directly into Trusted Rankings.
  • MYBA members will ensure that the teams participating in their tournaments meet the MYBA Team Composition Guidelines.
  • MYBA members will receive a significant per-team discount through the MYBA Brackets tournament bracketing platform. 
Consistency in Data Through the MYBA and Trusted Rankings
  • It will include a complete list of associations (and their teams) that adhere to the MYBA guidelines.
  • Team Identification will be improved.
  • Trusted Rankings will have more data than in previous years.
  • Trusted Rankings data will be more accurate than in previous years.
  • Trusted Rankings may eliminate the need to hold Grade State Seeding Meetings. 
  • Trusted Rankings will also assist tournament directors in setting up competitive match-ups for their tournament brackets. 

2nd Annual Trusted Coaches Youth Basketball Coaches Clinic

2nd Annual Trusted Coaches Youth Basketball Coaches Clinic

  • Who: All youth basketball coaches from grade 3rd-8th
  • Date: Saturday, October, 16th, 2021
  • Session I – 9:00am-12:00pm - Fridley High School
  • Session II – 1:00pm-4:00pm - Academy of Holy Angels
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