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Eligibility Requirements

Listed below are the requirements for the current year. Please click the link below to download a copy.

Click here for the 2024 Eligibility Rules


YBOA DIVISIONS
September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024

Source: YBOA Basketball Website

All players must meet the grade-level or age-exception criteria and present a copy of their birth certificate and current-year report card for verification.

Report cards must include the player’s name, school name, current grade, and current school year.


Division:

2nd Grade Division
Player must be in the 2nd grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 10 prior to September 1, 2024.
3rd Grade Division
Player must be in the 3rd grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 11 prior to September 1, 2024.
4th Grade Division
Player must be in the 4th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 12 prior to September 1, 2024.
5th Grade Division
Player must be in the 5th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 13 prior to September 1, 2024.
6th Grade Division
Player must be in the 6th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 14 prior to September 1, 2024.
7th Grade Division
Player must be in the 7th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 15 prior to September 1, 2024.
8th Grade Division
Player must be in the 8th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 16 prior to September 1, 2024.
9th Grade Division
Player must be in the 9th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 17 prior to September 1, 2024.
10th Grade Division
Player must be in the 10th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 18 prior to September 1, 2024.
Varsity Division (11th & 12th Grade)
Player must be in the 11th or 12th grade or under as of October 1, 2023 and not turn 20 prior to September 1, 2024.


Note: If a player exceeds an age limit for any grade level, that player must play at the next highest grade level in which their age meets the requirement.

AGE EXCEPTIONS TO PLAY DOWN A DIVISION
September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024

Grade as of October 1, 2023Requested GradeBirthdate Requirements
3rd Grade2nd GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2015
4th Grade3rd GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2014
5th Grade4th GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2013
6th Grade5th GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2012
7th Grade6th GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2011
8th Grade7th GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2010
9th Grade8th GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2009
10th Grade9th GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2008
11th or 12th Grade10th GradeBorn on or after Sept 1, 2007
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