GYBC

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2020
GYBC NATIONALS 2020
 
GYBC FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the Girls Youth Basketball Circuit (GYBC)?
The Girls Youth Basketball Circuit (GYBC) is the premier middle school league in North America offering a platform for top travel programs in the United States. The GYBC expects to be highly competitive, while featuring some of the best female basketball players in the Nation.
Who is eligible for the GYBC?
Elite travel basketball programs from North America that are invited and complete the entire registration process and adhere to all the rules and regulations of the GYBC. 
Is the GYBC grade based or age based?
The GYBC is a Grade Based League offering 4th-8th grade divisions.
 
4TH GRADE DIVISION
An athlete must be in the 4th grade as of October 1, 2019 and can be no older than 11 on or before August 31, 2020. For an athlete that is in the 5th grade as of October 1, 2019 wanting to play down, they can be no older than 10 on or before August 31, 2020.
 
5TH GRADE DIVISION
An athlete must be in the 5th grade as of October 1, 2019 and can be no older than 12 on or before August 31, 2020. For an athlete that is in the 6th grade as of October 1, 2019 wanting to play down, they can be no older than 11 on or before August 31, 2020.
 

6TH GRADE DIVISION
An athlete must be in the 6th grade as of October 1, 2019 and can be no older than 13 on or before August 31, 2020. For an athlete that is in the 7th grade as of October 1, 2019 wanting to play down, they can be no older than 12 on or before August 31, 2020.

7TH GRADE DIVISION
An athlete must be in the 7th grade as of October 1, 2019 and can be no older than 14 on or before August 31, 2020. For an athlete that is in the 8th grade as of October 1, 2019 wanting to play down, they can be no older than 13 on or before August 31, 2020.

8TH GRADE DIVISION
An athlete must be in the 8th grade as of October 1, 2019 and can be no older than 15 on or before August 31, 2020. For an athlete that is in the 9th grade as of October 1, 2019 wanting to play down, they can be no older than 14 on or before August 31, 2029.
Will birth certificates, player ID and grade cards be reviewed before GYBC competition?
Yes, all Coaches will be required to submit birth certificates, grade cards and player photo IDs at team check-in prior to Session I. This procedure will help to ensure fair play and complete Roster Integrity.
How does my team get an invite to participate in the GYBC?
All teams that interested in receiving an invitation to compete in the GYBC can submit a team profile to info@gybcircuit.com. Our league administrators will review each prospective team’s qualifications and make a determination on team entry. Please make sure that the team profile includes past team accomplishments or any additional information that will help in the GYBC vetting process.
Will non-league teams be eligible for the GYBC Finals?
No, only registered GYBC teams will be eligible to compete in the GYBC Finals.
Are there tournaments/events offered during the year for programs seeking approval or entry into the GYBC?
In 2021 there will be Regional Qualifiers offered that will allow teams that are non-GYBC programs to play their way into the league.
How many sessions must an invited/approved team attend to become eligible for the GYBC Finals?
Teams are encouraged to participated in ALL GYBC Sessions to maintain GYBC Finals eligibility.
Do all GYBC teams qualify for the GYBC Finals?
Yes, all teams that are fully registered for the GYBC will qualify for the GYBC Finals granted they fulfill all the league participation requirements.
Is the GYBC sponsored by a sneaker or apparel company?
No, the GYBC is an independent league open to all teams independent of their affiliation.
Is this a Stay to Play League?
No, the GYBC is not a stay to play league. All participating teams will be required to handle or manage their own housing.
Will an athletic trainer be present at the sessions?
Yes, there will be an athletic trainer on site at each session.
What’s the advantages of participating in the GYBC?
The GYBC is the premier youth girls’ basketball league in the United States and offers:
Top Notch Playing Venues
Verified Rosters
Teams representing various states
Live Streamed Games
Premier Coverage
National Media Outlets
Post Season All-GYBC Selections
Do programs with multiple teams get a discount?
Yes, multiple team discounts are offered
What’s the refund policy of the GYBC?
The GYBC has a NO REFUND policy.