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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 2019-2020

Youth (K - 2) In House (3rd - 8th) Travel (4th-5th) Travel (6th - 8th) HS Rec (9th-12th)
Registration Fees $ 60 $150 $360 $360 $150
Registration Open mid August mid August mid August mid August mid November
Registration Close mid December 9/13/19 9/13/19 9/13/19 mid December
Player Evaluations None TBD - this is to aid in forming balanced teams 9/15/19 9/15/19 None
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 per game Equal Equal >40% >30% Equal
Playing time over season Equal Equal >40% >40%
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 1 session per week 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 1 per week One weekday afternoon or evening practice each week Two weekday afternoon/evening practices Two weekday afternoon/evening practices 1 per week Dec - Early March
Coaches volunteer selected based on application/interview. volunteer selected based on application/interview. Grades 4th-8th: Typically returning coach from previous year. Board may modify if beneficial to program. Volunteer selected based on application/interview. Grades 5: Typically returning coach from previous year. Board may modify if beneficial to program. Volunteer selected based on application/interview. Grades 6th-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