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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.


Oakland Diocese CYO Basketball Rules

2014-2015 NF High School Basketball Rules Changes

2014 - 2015 CYO Basketball Rules of Note

Summer Sports Camps

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



2015 CYO Girls' Basketball  Playoffs (Spring)

The 2015 CYO Girls' Basketball Playoffs began with an 8th grade overtime game between Transfiguration, Castro Valley, and eventual diocesan champion, St. Leo the Great, Oakland!  These playoffs featured many close contest and great basketball! Image above is from the St. Leo / St. Martin De Porres 8th grade championship game. The photo below is from the St. Leo / St Theresa 4th grade championship game. See below for complete results.

Click here for the Results from the 2015 Girls' CYO Basketball Playoffs (West Diocese)

2015 CYO Basketball  Playoffs (Winter)

Teams from eligible leagues from around the diocese met in late February and early March for "American Division" Boys' Basketball Playoffs and for the "American Division" Girls' Basketball Playoffs (for the eastern part of the diocese). See below for photos and for complete results.  A fun and exciting conclusion to the season!


Sixty teams from around the diocese, in fouth through eighth grade, competed in the annual event, featuring skilled play and tight games over two weekends.




Thirty-two teams from the eastern part of the diocese played in the two weekend playoff with exciting final games!

Click Here for Results from the 2015 Girls' Basketball Playoffs (East)

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

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
  • Coaches Certification Workshops: October
  • 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