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Big Lake Youth Basketball Association

Order your BLYBA Basketball Apparel!

Apparel orders are open through Rally Gear in Monticello on their website:

Big Lake Hornets Apparel - Rally Gear


Ordering will be open until November 1, 2020.

Fall Training Opportunity

BLYBA is excited to partner with Catalyst Training and Jared Berggren for fall basketball skills training.  Thank you to Head Coach Tom Critchley for arranging this excellent opportunity.  It will be held on Sunday evenings starting on October 11 and running for 6 weeks ending on November 15.

Ages: 6th - 8th Grades (Boys and Girls)

Cost: $65

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Location: Big Lake High School

This is a great opportunity to sharpen your skills before the official basketball season gets under way! Please click on the link provided below to get your child signed up!

Board Positions-2020

Congratulations to Nicole Boss and Tracy Koesel for joining the Board of Directors as the Volunteer Coordinator and In house Coordinator.  We are looking forward to having you both with us!  

Here is the current board, with the year their term expires:

President-Shance Newland (2022)
Vice President-Joanna Mauch (2021)
Treasurer-Chad Plattner (2021)
Secretary-Randi Buzzelli (2022)
Administrator-Jen Veldhuizen (2021)
Boys Tournament-Chris Waite (2021)
Girls Tournament-Wayne Howe (2022)
In-House Coordinator-Tracy Koesel (2022) 
Volunteer Coordinator-Nicole Boss (2021)

2020-2021 Basketball Registration CLOSED!

Registration for Basketball is CLOSED! If you missed these deadlines, please reach out to a Board Member to inquire on registering.  Thank you!


COVID-19 Guidelines

Big Lake Youth Basketball Association will be following all guidelines put in place by the Minnesota Department of Health.  Please note that this information will continue to be updated as often as the information is released or changed.  

COVID Waiver

COVID-19 Sports Guidance for Youth

Social Distancing Guidelines for Youth

Frequently Asked Questions

More information to come as schools start to determine school year schedules.

The Big Lake Youth Basketball Association (BLYBA) is an independent non-profit organization and is not part of the Big Lake School District programs.

We are a community group of volunteers interested in the promotion of basketball in the Big Lake attendance area and the development of a competitive basketball program. Participation will focus on camaraderie, sportsmanship and the intense instruction of basketball fundamentals and having fun while traveling to other communities.

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