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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.


2015 CYO Basketball  Playoffs

and Results from Previous Years' Playoffs!

Teams from eligilbe leagues from around the diocese will meet 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). Information will be posted here when avaialble. A fun and exciting conclusion to the season!


Click Here for a Complete Schedule of Final Games
on Saturday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1

Click Here for Information on the 2015 "American Division" Diocesan Boys' Basketball Playoffs


Click Here for a Complete Schedue of Playoff Games
beginning on Saturday, February 28

Click Here for Information on the 2015 "American Division" Diocesan Girls' Basketball Playoffs (East Diocese)


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


Girls CYO Basketball Now Signing Up in Western Part of Diocese

Girls' CYO Basketball is signing up in parishes and Catholic Schools in the western part of the Oakland Diocese.  Practice begins at the end of January with league play in March through May.  For more information contact your local CYO parish program, Catholic school or email CYO.
(Pictured above is action from a girls' CYO basketball game in the eastern part of the diocese, currently playing.)



Oakland Diocese CYO Basketball Rules

2014-2015 NF High School Basketball Rules Changes

NEW! 2014 - 2015 CYO Basketball Rules of Note

2015 Girls' CYO Basketball Coaches Workshop Information


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





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