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Welcome to the CYO Basketball Page!

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Welcome to the CYO Basketball Page!


Oakland Diocese CYO Basketball Rules

2013-2014 NF High School Rules Changes

2013 - 2014 CYO Basketball Rules of Note

CYO Basketball Season Concludes with Playoffs!

An exciting CYO basketball season is winding down and many of our teams will be heading to league or diocesan basketball playoffs in February and early March.  For information on league playoffs in your league, click on the link for your league, linked to the right.


Boys "American Division" Playoffs
The 51st annual playoffs concluded with exciting final games including a double overtime!  Sixty teams from around the diocese participated in the playoffs.
Click here for 2014 American Division Boys' Basketball Playoff Results


Girls' "American" Division Basketball Playoffs - East Diocese
The playoffs for the West Diablo and Diablo East leagues finished the season with finals full of skilled play and close games!


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!





CYO Basketball Playoffs

CYO concludes eath season with the Oakland Diocese CYO Basketball Playoffs, held around the diocese!

Click here for complete 2014 Boys' Basketball American Division  Playoff Information

2014 Girls' Basketball American Division Playoff Information will be posted here when available.

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



Basketball Opportunities



"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




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

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2013-2014 CYO Basketball Dates

2013–2014 Boys' CYO Basketball
and Girls' CYO Basketball
(in the Diablo East, West Diablo and Tri-Valley Leagues)

  • Practice begins: Sunday, September 1, 2013
  • Preseason Tournament Play: Friday, Sept. 6 - Friday, Nov. 1
  • First day of League Play: Saturday, November 2
  • Thanksgiving Tounament Play: Monday, Nov. 25 - Sunday, Dec. 1
  • Christmas Tournament Play: Monday, Dec. 23 - Friday, Jan. 3, 2014
  • Last day for league play (boys): Sunday, Feb 16
  • Diocesan Boys "American Division" Playoffs: Friday, Feb. 21 - Sunday, March 2
  • Diocesan Girls "American Division" Playoff (East Diocese Teams): Saturday, Sunday, March 1, 2 and Saturday, March 8.


2014 Girls' CYO Basketball
(in the Northern, EBPL, Metro and Southern Alameda County Leagues)

  • Practice begins: Monday, January 27, 2014
  • Coaches Certification Workshops: Feb. 6, 11, 25
    Mar. 6
  • First day of League Play: Saturday, February 22
  • No CYO Activities: Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday, April 17-20
  • Diocesan Girls Playoffs (West Diocese Teams): Saturday, May 17 - Wednesday, May 21


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