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Welcome to the CYO Basketball Page!

Welcome to 2015-2016 CYO Basketball

Information on coaches workshops, playoffs, tournaments and other CYO basketball information, when available, will be posted on this page.

Basketball Information

Oakland Diocese CYO Basketball Rules

2015-2016 NF High School Basketball Rules Changes

2014 - 2015 CYO Basketball Rules of Note

CYO Basketball Season Slated to Begin Soon!

Parishes and Catholic Schools will begin taking signups in August and September for the coming Boys' Basketball season and for the Girls' Basketball Season (girls' basketball in the Tri Valley, Diablo Valley and Delta areas of the diocese).
Practices can begin on Sepember 1 and the leagues begin play on Saturday, November 7.

For information and how to sign up for CYO basketball, contact your local Catholic parish or Catholic school or see the links on the right.  For information on your local CYO league, visit the links to the right.


CYO Basketball Playoffs

CYO Basketball Playoffs conclude the seasons! See Important Dates to the left for dates of the playoffs and visit this section for playoff information when posted.

For information, photos and results of Past Playoffs ...

Click here to visit the CYO Basketball Playoff Page for information and photos from past playoffs!

Basketball Opportunities


It's  Summertime 2015!  Interested in a Summer Sports Camp?  Click Here for a listing of summer sports camps around the diocese!


Develop Your Basketball Skills at Excel

Coach Frank Allocco and Excel in Basketball offer a variety of outstanding basketball camps. Learn fundamentals and skills from one of the countries outstanding basketball coaches!
Click here to download the 2015 Camp Brochure.


"Go Coach" App for iPhone and iPad

American Sports Education Program (ASEP) has released a new iPhone and IPad App for youth basketball coaches - Go Coach Basketball. Click below for more details. Click here for Go Coach Basketball App Informaiton


Outstanding Community Service by CYO Teams!

As part of Christian service, CYO teams are encouraged to plan projects to serve the needs of lhe community! Pictured are several examples: St. Felicitas CYO, San Leandro, food drive; Corpus Christi, Piedmont, 8th grade basketball serving a winter meal at St. Mary Center, and St. Anne, Union City 8th grade helping at Alexander Women's Shelter, San Jose.  Metro CYO League hosted a volleyball tournament with a donation to Breast Cancer research! Thanks to all for "giving back" with teams who are also Chistian Communities!





Catholic Youth Organization
Diocese of Oakland

2121 Harrison Street , Oakland CA 94612
510-893-5154 • Fax 510-834-5498

Bill Ford, CYO Director
Grace House, Administrative Assistant

CYO Email

2015-2016 CYO Basketball Important Dates

2015–2016 Boys' CYO Basketball
and Girls' CYO Basketball
(in the Diablo East, West Diablo and Tri-Valley Leagues)


  • Practice begins: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
  • Coaches Certification Workshops: October
  • Preseason Tournament Play: Friday, Sept. 11 - Friday, Nov 6
  • First day of League Play: Saturday, November 7
  • Thanksgiving Tounament Play: Monday, Nov. 23 - Sunday, Nov. 29
  • Christmas Tournament Play: Monday, Dec. 21 - Friday, Jan. 1, 2016
  • Last day for league play (boys): Sunday, Feb 21
  • Diocesan Boys "American Division" Playoffs: Friday, Feb. 27 - Sunday, March 6
  • Diocesan Girls "American Division" Playoff (East Diocese Teams): Saturday, Sunday, March 5, 6 and Saturday, March 12.


2016 Girls' CYO Basketball
(in the Northern, EBPL, Metro and Southern Alameda County Leagues)


  • Practice begins: Monday, January 25, 2016
  • Coaches Certification Workshops: Feb. 4, 18,
    Mar. 1, 10
  • First day of League Play: Saturday, February 27
  • No CYO Activities: Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday, March 24 - 27
  • Diocesan Girls Playoffs (West Diocese Teams): Saturday, May 21 - Wednesday, May 24
CYO Basketball Tournaments

CYO Basketball Tournaments are hosted by our parishes and Catholic schools.

Click here for Tournament Information including a link to the list of current CYO Basketball Tournaments.