Minnesota Youth Athletics Services

MN Youth Basketball Alliance

Enhancing the Community-Based Winter Basketball Experience

By the Associations, for the Associations

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


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 includes a minimal annual fee. 

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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