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QUINCY YOUTH BASKETBALL
FREE OPEN GYM AND REGISTRATION
FOR ALL QUINCY BOYS AND GIRLS IN GRADES 3 THRU 8
Quincy Youth Basketball will hold open gyms and registration for all Quincy boys and girls in grades 3 through 8 on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. @ Broad Meadows Middle School gymnasium and on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm @ Broad Meadows Middle School gymnasium. Please arrive promptly at 5:00 pm. Registration forms will be available for all divisions: Under 8’s (1st and 2nd grade instructional), Boys Grades 3-5 and 6-8 and Girls Grades 3-5 and 6-8. If you have already registered for QYB, you are encouraged to attend the open gyms and bring a friend.
Boys in Grades 4-8 who are interested in QYB Travel should attend at least one, and preferably both, of the open gyms. Players selected for the QYB Travel teams must be registered, active participants in Quincy Youth Basketball’s in-house League.
QYB Travel Division (Boys 6-8) competes in the Patriot League and includes the cities and towns of Quincy, Abington, Cohasset, East Bridgewater, Hanson, Hingham, Hull, Sandwich, Silver Lake and Whitman. There is an additional registration fee and uniform deposit payable at the time you are selected for the Travel Team.
Further information and a registration form can be found on this website. Any questions, please call Susan at 617-479-8911 after 7 pm.
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The 2014-2015 Registration Form is now available under "forms" on the left hand side of this home page and registration forms are being accepted with full payment. Registration fees are $130 for Grades 3-8 and $75 for Grades 1 and 2 . Please mail the form and fee to the address at the top left corner of the form. Teams will be limited to 10 players per team and players will be placed on a first come first served basis.
Schedules will be available at the first practice in mid to late November.
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CONGRATULATIONS! to our 2014 Champions:
First Place Boys Grades 3-5: United HVAC Co. - Team Members: Oliver Smith, Daniel Scolaro, William MacDonald, Ben Akkara, Matt Whooley, Jack Nelson, Anthony Holmes and Kevin Mateo-Diggs; coached by John Scolaro and Conor Smith.
Ron Smith Memorial Championship - First Place Boys Grades 6-8: Flavin & Flavin - Team Members: Melvin Gonzales, Brendan Cole, Robert Hill, Jayo Darosa, Erik Mayo, Ramy Chebbo, Kyle Cabezas, Dominic Laptiste, Maier, Adam Higgins and Benjamin Fehan; coached by Ed Cole and Tom Mayo.
First Place Girls Grades 3-5: The Quincy Sun - Team Members: Kathleen Higgins, Mollie Nelson, Adriana Moosick, Victoria Berry, Emma O'Neil, Luren Medeiros, Jamie McAleavey, Jessicca Lustig, Katie Conroy and Emma Kinsley; coached by Dave O'Neil and Jay Medeiros.
First Place Girls Grades 6-8: Torre Dei Passeri Social Club - Team Members: Megan Piquette Madelyn Gill, Joanna Rafti, Olivia Palazzi, Journey Strouble, Lindsay Sheridan, Kayla Larkin-Goldman, MAry KAte McAleavey, Ashley Totten and River Barrett; coached by Dan Totten.
SNOW CANCELLATION POLICY: If the Quincy (MA) Public Schools are closed or close early on a practice day due to snow, then there is no practice that night. If there is snow over the weekend affecting games, coaches will call all players only in the event of a cancellation. Practice and Game cancellations are also posted on this website in the "NewsFlash" box (at the top of the home page).
Boys Grades 3-5
Boys Grades 6-8
Girls Grades 3-5 (games and clinics)
Girls Grades 6-8 (games and clinics)
QYB Travel, Presidents Division (Boys, Grades 6-8) - Patriot League
QYB Travel, Adams Division (Boys, Grades 4-5) - South Shore Prep League
Duffy Division (Grades 1 and 2 co-ed instructional)
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GENERAL INFORMATION FOR QUINCY YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM FOR 2013-2014 SEASON
You must be a resident of Quincy, Massachusetts, to be eligible to play for Quincy Youth Basketball.
Programs for Boys and Girls in Grades 3-8:
Our season runs from early November, 2014 to mid February, 2015 with playoffs extending into March. Playoff schedules will be posted after the last regular season games have been played. FOR 2014 PRACTICES WILL BEGIN IN MID TO LATE NOVEMBER
THERE WILL BE NO PRACTICES AND/OR GAMES DURING THANKSGIVING (11/27-11/30/2014), CHRISTMAS (12/26-12/28/14) AND NEW YEAR'S (1/2-1/4/15) WEEKENDS.
The first games will be held on the first Sunday in December 2014. You will receive a game schedule prior to the first game. Games will be held each Sunday thereafter into February (THERE WILL BE NO GAMES DURING THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S WEKENDS - see dates above).
Program for Grades 1 and 2 (Duffy Division) @ Lincoln Hancock School:
This is a co-ed instructional program. Instruction begins in early November, tentatively scheduled for November 15, 2014. After Christmas and New Year's break there will be scrimmages during the second half of each practice. The season runs from November 2014 to February 2015. There will be no practices during Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's weekends (see dates above).
Experience the Quincy Youth Basketball difference!
Quincy Youth Basketball is the premier youth basketball league in Quincy, Massachusetts. Some of our benefits for players in grades 3-8 include:
IAABO certified referees at all games
No more than 10 players per team*
40 minute games (two 20 minute halves)
Set locations and schedules for practices and games
Team game jersey
Travel teams for eligible boys (Grades 6-8)
For the Duffy Division (Grades 1-2):
Up to 12 players (co-ed) per team
One hour instructional practice time each week
Team tee shirt
If your son or daughter is in grades 1-8, and you live in Quincy, Massachusetts, then Quincy Youth Basketball is the league for you!
QYB Travel, Presidents Division: In 2010, the Quincy Presidents Boys Travel Basketball program became part of Quincy Youth Basketball. That program is now known as QYB Travel, Presidents Division. All boys in Grades 6-8 are eligible to try out for the Travel Teams. Tryouts will be held in October/November and will be announced at a later date. Game schedules and additional information can be found on the link at left in December and are updated as necessary. The Boys Travel Teams play in the Patriot League. All players on the travel teams are required to be active participants in the in-house league. There is an additional fee to play on the travel teams as well as a uniform deposist.
QYB Travel, Adams Division: All boys in Grades 4 and 5 are eligible to try out for the South Shore Prep League travel program. All players on the travel teams are required to be active participants in the in-house league. There is an additional fee to play on the travel teams as well as a possible uniform deposit.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL REGISTRATION FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE YOUR CHILD IS PLACED ON A TEAM ROSTER (IN-HOUSE AND TRAVEL).
Quincy Youth Basketball Board of Directors
Chris Eleey, President
Susan W. Eleey, Treasurer
Michael Cook, Esq.
Stephen P. Golden
Directors Emeritus: Michael A. Covais, Esq.; Gail A. Duffy; Moe Duffy