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Welcome to the CYO Basketball Page!

Welcome to 2014-2015 CYO Basketball

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

All Saints CYO Honors Their Own with Tom and Tommy Smith Tournament!

Over Thanksgiiving Weekend, All Saints CYO, Hayward, sponsored a 5th Grade Boys' Basketball Tournament in honor of Tom and Tommy Smith.  The late Tom Smith was the former athletic director at All Saints CYO. Detective Sgt. Tommy Smith was a former CYO player and as a BART officer gave his life while on duty this past year. Pictured above is the presenation of a box with memoribilia from Tommy's playing days to Betsy Smith and the Smith family. Pictured below is the presentation prior to the final game with current All Saints athletic directors, Rod Reyes and Carlos Lopez, and the St. Martin De Porres Bulldogs.


Click Here for Information on 2014 Basketball Coaches Certification Workhsops

Oakland Diocese CYO Basketball Rules

2014-2015 NF High School Basketball Rules Changes

NEW! 2014 - 2015 CYO Basketball Rules of Note


Basketball Opportunities


Attend a Basketball Game at Stanford

Stanford Univerity has arranged for CYO teams to attend Men's and Women's games at Stanford, including pregame and on-the-court activities.  Click Here to download a flyer with details on this exciting opportunity!


"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



2014 CYO Basketball  Playoffs Results

and Previous Years' Playoffs!


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




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

2014-2015 CYO Basketball Important Dates

2014–2015 Boys' CYO Basketball
and Girls' CYO Basketball
(in the Diablo East, West Diablo and Tri-Valley Leagues)

  • Practice begins: Monday, September 1, 2014
  • Preseason Tournament Play: Friday, Sept. 5 - Friday, Oct 31
  • First day of League Play: Saturday, November 1
  • Thanksgiving Tounament Play: Monday, Nov. 24 - Sunday, Nov. 30
  • Christmas Tournament Play: Monday, Dec. 22 - Friday, Jan. 2, 2015
  • Last day for league play (boys): Sunday, Feb 15
  • Diocesan Boys "American Division" Playoffs: Friday, Feb. 20 - Sunday, March 1
  • Diocesan Girls "American Division" Playoff (East Diocese Teams): Saturday, Sunday, Feb. 28, March 2 and Saturday, March 7.


2015 Girls' CYO Basketball
(in the Northern, EBPL, Metro and Southern Alameda County Leagues)

  • Practice begins: Monday, January 26, 2015
  • Coaches Certification Workshops: Feb. 5, 10, 24
    Mar. 5
  • First day of League Play: Saturday, February 21
  • No CYO Activities: Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday, April 2 - 5
  • Diocesan Girls Playoffs (West Diocese Teams): Saturday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 20


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.

2013-2014 CYO Sports Calendar

Click Here for 2013-2014 CYO Sports Calendar