Norfolk Youth Basketball League

League Entry 2021-22: How to Enter

Details of how to enter a team into the NYBL for the 2021-22 season will be announced shortly.


Additional Information

2021-22 Schedule

  • League entry deadline: 2 weeks prior to the nearest competition date
  • Last entry: 31 January 2022
  • Fixtures published: one week prior to each competition date
  • Competition dates:
    • TBC
  • NYBL Finals: TBC


2021-22 Competition

  • U11 / U13 / U15 / U18 Leagues
  • Age group(s) will not run if less than 3 teams enter, subject to Management Committee consideration
  • Minimum of two games per team on each competition date
  • The top teams in each competition after the final tournament date will proceed to the NYBL Finals, played on Norfolk Finals Day
  • U11 competition will follow mini-basketball format playing cross-court, all other age groups to be played on full-sized courts

Fixtures

  • Fixtures will be produced for publication as per the above schedule
  • Team administrators can manage their fixtures using the League Republic service on our website or via the League Republic mobile app

Licensing & Registration

  • Everyone who plays, coaches, officiates, or helps manage a team during a game (e.g. bench personnel, including physios, statisticians and team managers) in the NYBL must be a registered member of Basketball England and correctly licensed for their role
  • For further information on how to become a member or register your club, please visit the Basketball England Membership Portal: How to become a Basketball England member
  • For information regarding your Basketball England insurance including; details of cover, making a claim, and accessing your member benefits please visit the Basketball England Insurance Centre: Visit the BE Insurance Centre

Competition Fees

  • No up-front League Entry fee
  • £TBC per team per competition date
  • Competition fees will be assigned to team administrators via League Republic
  • Competition fees are payable two weeks prior to each competition date via League Republic
  • If payment is not received the team will not be assigned fixtures at the corresponding competition date

Referees & Table Officials

  • All referees and table officials will be assigned by the NYBL
  • The NYBL is a development league and will provide a pathway for newly qualified, inexperienced, or lapsed referees and officials to return to the game
  • All L1 referees and officials will be paired with a more experienced mentor
  • All referees and table officials will be paid on a sliding scale according to the age group and experience
  • If you are interested in officiating at the NYBL please contact us

Photography

  • It is our aim to permit photography and filming during NYBL competitions
  • All clubs will be required to submit photograph consent forms prior to competition dates
  • Parents/guardians wishing to take photos must register at each individual competition date
  • All clubs should include a section on photography in their Child Protection Policy