Youth Development League

This league is for the player that is at a beginner level, or who has been playing for less than 3 years. They are either new to the sport, have some experience playing in camps or at school. Players are focused on learning the fundamentals, developing proper skills, learning how to play on a team and having fun.

League Features:

  • NO DAILY ADMISSION FEES
  • Open to 3rd - 8th grade boys and girls (divisions will be coed)
  • Friday Nights Only
  • Two Seasons offered (players can play in both)
    • Season 1 - December 9 - January 20
      • No games on December 23rd and December 30th
    • Season 2 - January 27 - February 24
  • Practice/Play model
    • 90 minutes each week: 45 minutes of practice/45 minute game
  • 3rd/4th and 5th/6th grade divisions will play from 5:30 pm - 7 pm
  • 7th/8th grade (remaining 5th/6th grade) division will play from 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
  • League will follow Jr. NBA guidelines based on age/grade
  • 5-game season, 1 game and 1 practice each week (Teams will play 2 games last week of the season)
  • League Headquarters: Gold Crown Field House in Lakewood, Colo.
  • Individual registration, Gold Crown will form teams
    • Teammate requests are accepted, but not always guaranteed
    • If you have a rec team already formed that you want to register, please contact our office first
  • Every player receives a jersey
  • No 60% roster rules
  • Interested in coaching? Please note that on the registration form
  • December 9 (Season 1) & January 27 (Season 2): Team formation day at the Gold Crown Field House

Dates and Times:

Friday Nights
(Two Seasons Offered)
Season 1 - December 9, 2022 - January 20, 2023
**Session 1 - No games Dec. 23 & Dec. 30**
Season 2 - January 27 - February 24, 2023

Registration Fee:

Individual Fees - $170 per player
Scholarships Available

Contact:

basketball@goldcrownfoundation.com

Registration Opens Oct. 1st

League Documents:

Game Rules

Schedule/Standings

3rd & 4th Grade
5th & 6th Grade
7th & 8th Grade

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