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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

2015 CYO Girls' Basketball  Playoffs (Spring)

Forty Teams from Girls' CYO Basketball Leagues around the diocese will meet in May for an exciting conclusion to their CYO season.  Teams in grades 4 through 8 will play over four days. See below for more playoff information.

Click Here to download 2015 Girls' CYO Basketball Playoff Information

Are you a coach with a team going to the playoffs?  Click Here to downlaod a Playoff Team Information Sheet to have your team included in the Playoff Program.  Compteted forms are due by Thursday, May 7.

Click Here to download Playoff Team Program Information Sheet


Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Spring Marty Mart Scholarship

The scholarship committee is now invitng applications from interested and qualified 8th grade CYO participants for the Marty Mart Scholarship.  To qualify a CYO participant must have played a CYO sport during the 2014-2015 school year, be currently enrolled in the 8th grade, and have played a CYO sport other than girls' CYO Volleyball. (A separate scholarship was previously awarded for that sport.)  See the scholarship application for more details.

Click Here to Visit the Scholarship Page for More Information and to Download the Scholarship Appllication

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


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