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Program Comparison Summary

The below table provides both a summary and comparison of the various basketball programs that the Mahtomedi Baketball Association offers.  In addition, following you will find a link for additional detailed information on the programs and a link to the registration page.

MBA Program Comparison for 2017-2018

Youth (K - 2) In House (3rd - 8th) Travel (4th-5th) Travel (6th - 8th) HS Rec (9th-12th)
Registration Fees $ 60 $145 $325 $325 $125
Registration Open 8/7/17 8/7/17 8/7/17 8/7/17 8/7/17
Registration Close 12/17/17 9/15/17 9/15/17 9/15/17 TBD
Player Evaluations None 3rd grade only; date TBD - this is to aid in forming balanced teams Sept 17, 2017 Sept 17, 2017 None
Player Rosters Announced Late December Mid October By Sep 22, 2017 By Sep 22, 2017 Coaches meeting & draft in early Dec
Team Gender Girl & Boy Specific (1st and 2nd), Co-ed (K) Girl & Boy Specific Teams Girl & Boy Specific Teams Girl & Boy Specific Teams Girl & Boy Specific Teams
Players per Team Up to 9 Players Usually up to 10 players 9 - 10 Players (See Rules) 9 - 10 Players (See Rules) Minimum 7 players. Players may not be on a HS Basketball Team
Playing Time Equal Equal >40% >30% Equal
Player Cuts No No Yes Yes No
Length of Season January-February Late October - Late February/Early March Late October - Early March Late October - Early March Early Dec - Early March
League Games Not applicable ~10 None None Combined 9/10th and 11/12th in the Maplewood Parks & Rec Senior High Basketball League
Number of Tournaments Not applicable 1- End of Season Tournament at most grade levels 10 tournaments 10 tournaments Not applicable
Weekend Commitment TBD One game per Saturday 10 full weekends 10 full weekends One game on Sunday
Additional Tournaments Not applicable Not included Can add at the discretion and expense of the team. Can add at the discretion and expense of the team. Not applicable
Practices TBD One weekday afternoon or evening practice each week Two weekday afternoon/evening practices Two weekday afternoon/evening practices Friday Nights Dec - Early March
Coaches Parent volunteer selected based on application/interview. 3rd Grade: Parent volunteer selected based on application/interview. Grades 4th-8th: Typically returning coach from previous year. Board may modify if beneficial to program. 4th Grade: Parent volunteer selected based on application/interview. Grades 5th-8th: Typically returning coach from previous year. Board may modify if beneficial to program. 4th Grade: Parent volunteer selected based on application/interview. Grades 5th-8th: Typically returning coach from previous year. Board may modify if beneficial to program. Adult coach (21 yrs or olders) at all practices & games
MBA Tournament Work Shifts Not required Not required Parents are required to work at the MBA tournament. Parents are required to work at the MBA tournament. Not required