- When does the 2019-20 season start and end?
The first week of practices will be Oct 21st and the FMYBL season wraps up mid-December. SYBA teams will also play in the SYBA tournament on January 18th. Some teams may choose to continue later into the spring season if the team and coach want to play in “travel” tournaments.
- How often are games? Are they on Saturdays or during the week? Is there travel required?
SYBA is part of the FMYBL (Fargo Moorhead Youth Basketball League). FMYBL games are played locally on Saturdays (FM area, West Fargo, DGF, Northern Cass, Casselton).
- How many practices are expected each week? Where are they held?
Practices are twice a week at a Northside school. Locations and times may vary based on availability and will vary week to week.
- How much is the program?
Flat fee of $125. Scholarships available.
- Is there any fundraising? Is fundraising required?
The Spartan apparel available for sale on our website is our only fundraiser. It is totally optional, however, each family should check out the site. There are lots of options with the Spartan logo and can be customized with “SYBA”, “Spartans”, or “northside”, for example.
- Are parents expected to volunteer?
Yes. Parents volunteers are necessary during our SYBA tournament on January 18th. Please save the date! Parents are assigned to a school site and will sell concessions or tickets.
- Are there any other fees/costs? Uniform, etc.
Uniforms are provided with the fee and are returned at the end of a season. The fee also allows each team to participate in the SYBA tournament in mid-January, the North High basketball tournament (girls in February, boys in March), as well as an additional tournament of your team’s choosing. That is decided by your coach and team. Your participation in additional tournaments outside of the FMYBL league games is optional.