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Welcome to the Kaneland Youth Basketball League (KYBL)

Welcome to the Kaneland Youth Basketball League. 

Elburn Basketball is now the "Kaneland Youth Basketball League"  The KYBL is designed to serve the youth basketball needs of the entire Kaneland Area; Sugar Grove, Elburn, Kaneville, Maple Park, Virgil and all the surrounding communites.  Check back here often and you'll be able to get news, information, schedules, rosters, game results, directions and much much more.  We are going to be making a lot of exciting changes, if you would like to be involved and contribute to the community...contact us...!

 

 

KYBL Rec League Basketball Tournament

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The End of the KYBL Basketball Season is approaching, and it's time for our END OF THE YEAR MARCH MADNESS TOURNAMENT.  MARCH 13-19, 2016

It’s an exciting time here at the KYBL as we host our biggest tournament ever…! Over 350 players,  38 Teams , over 73 games, only 5 days…!  (You read that right, 73 games in Five days...right here in Kaneland…!)  All Rec Teams will participate.  KYBL, Maple Park and Sugrar Grove teams...!

POOL PLAY

March 13th – 18th is Pool Play.  For that the teams are divided by their season record. Every team should play at least two games.  Some play three depending on how the pool bracket worked out.  Games are during the week…!  We will not have exact schedule until closer to the event..!

SINGLE ELIMINATION TOURNAMENT

Saturday March 19th will be a massive single elimination March Madness style tournament at Harter Middle School.  ALL TEAMS WILL PARTICIPATE ON SATURDAY…seeding’s based on season record and pool play.  Saturday games will be posted Friday (3/18) by 10pm.  Games start at 8:00am.  ($2.00 entrance fee for adults, Kids are free...!)

Go to your team page at www.kanelandbasketball.org for your schedule and tournament rules.  Schedules should be up by 3/09/15

IMPORTANT NOTES

Parents, Coaches, Players we need your help.  Parents please volunteer to run the clock, or keep the book. Be careful allowing children to do this as when a discrepancy occurs it is unfair to the child.

To Everyone: for the last games at the gyms, please pick up all garbage left behind…and take some time to fold some chairs.  We are going to be moving a ton of people thru these facilities this week, and we need to make sure that we clean up after ourselves.  Keep track of siblings, no unsupervised students should be wandering the halls of the school.  We can only use the gym and the concession area only.

One final reminder, Parents and coaches, this is not the world championships.  Let’s make this about the kids and let them have fun.  If you are expecting NBA style of refs at a fifth grade basketball game…then you will be sorely disappointed.  We are out here to teach our youth the skills and the fundamentals of Basketball.  Part of that is good sportsmanship. We all must lead by example…if we are arguing with the refs or yelling from the stands we are not setting a good example for our youth. 

Only one team is going to win at each level…which means nearly everyone will go home sooner than they would like to.   Please keep your expectations in check..!
 
ANY UNSPORTSMANLIKE LIKE CONDUCT (PARENTS, COACHES, PLAYERS) WILL BE MET WITH EXPULSION FROM THE EVENT...NO WARNINGS…..ZERO TOLERANCE

This is a very big tournament with a lot of moving parts…being put on by all volunteers.  Please be patient with our refs and coaches.  Let’s have some fun…!

Thanks for participating…!

 


by posted 02/02/2016
Open Gym!!

Open Gym!!  Boys and Girls ages 8-15 years old

 

Sunday, Feb. 7, 3:00-4:30PM, John Stewart Elementary

 

Cost: $3.00 per player

 

Strictly for playing basketball.  Must have a waiver on file.


by posted 01/31/2016
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