JR NBA Program Details


 JR NBA Program Details 

Skills Assessment

Players must report to the skills assessment according to the dates and times listed below. It is imperative that all players attend the skills assessment, held in CYAA Gymnasium at Catholic Charities, 1654 W. Onondaga Blvd, Syracuse, NY. The Gymnasium is in the back of the parking lot. Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to check in and pay if you have not already done so (Cash, Check made to CYAA, Venmo, or Cash App only)

Saturday, January 28

  • 4 to 6 Year Olds – 9:30 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.
  • 7 to 9 Year Olds  – 10:45 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.
  • 10 to 12 Year Olds -  12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m

The skills assessment consists of a series of drills designed to assess each player’s ability. This will assist in creating equitable teams.


Formation of Teams

Multiple participants requesting to be on the same team is called a Carpool. Carpools will be honored ONLY if participants are in immediate family (i.e. siblings, legal guardianship, etc.), permitting they are in the same division.  All questions regarding this matter should be directed to Coach Crosby, League Director at (315) 992-0992.

Players not present will be drawn randomly through a blind draw after all players that were present at the skills assessment have been placed onto a team.  For those who register late, they will be assigned a team as needed. The director reserves the right to place players at his/her discretion to ensure equitable teams.


Season Practice and Game Schedule

You will be notified no later than Wednesday, February 1 of your child's team and schedule. Practice and/or games will run exclusively on Saturdays for  approximately 1 hour.  Full hour practices are the first 2 weeks.  Thereafter, practices will be approximately 20 minutes followed by a game. Times are typically as follows.

  • 4 to 6 Year Olds – 9:30 a.m.  OR   10:30 a.m.
  • 7 to 9 Year Olds  – 11:30 a.m.  OR   12:30 p.m.
  • 10 to 12 Year Olds -  1:30 p.m. OR 2:30 p.m