Practices begin October 25 and the regular season begins December 11.
CYO does not register individual athletes in the sport of basketball. Please see your Member Athletic Director for more information.
The program concludes with championship tournaments in March.
Both programs conclude with championship tournaments.
The coach needs the approval of their Athletic Director prior to the game to invite a Guest Player. If a team has fewer than 7 athletes at a game, a guest player may be moved from the member’s other CYO basketball teams to fill the positions at the start of a game under the following restrictions:
The Athletic Director must inform their coaches of what their process is to report a GP at their school/parish level.
CYO Members, Parishes, Parish Organizations, Catholic high schools, or Catholic colleges are permitted to sponsor tournaments or competitions with the sanctioning of CYO. Sponsoring organizations submit a Sanctioned Event Application to email@example.com at least  ten days before the Tournament or Competition begins. A fee of $60 must be sent to Diocese of Cleveland CYO, Sanctioned Event, 7911 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, 44102. Make checks payable to Catholic Charities. Click the Sanctioned Event Application link on the right to download the form.
When CYO approval is given, the event is officially listed on the CYO website Sanctioned Event section and advertising is permitted. Advertising is NOT permitted before the event is approved. Click Sanctioned Event List on the right to download the current CYO Sanctioned Events list.
Click the button below to download the 2021-2022 Sanctioned Event FAQ.
Please submit the Sanctioned Event Completion Report (link on the side bar), along with a completed copy of the results, no later than 10 days after the closing date of the event to the CYO Athletic Office: firstname.lastname@example.org. Penalty for noncompliance to any of these terms results in inability to sponsor events for one calendar year.
Noelia Speringo, CYO Membership & Communications Coordinator
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