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HYBL Winter 2021-2022 Basketball Details

Hanover Youth Basketball League is pleased to announce that registration for the winter 2021-2022 season is open!

It's time to start working with your players on their 'Kyrie killa cross-overs', 'Steph step-backs', 'Harden heat checks', 'Lebron layups', 'Jordan pull-up jumpers', 'Magic show-time passes', 'Dr. J. baseline scoops', 'Kareem sky-hooks', Lisa Leslie's reverse pivot, and especially their 'Big Ben lockdown defense'! 

Hanover Youth Basketball League is designed to introduce young (beginner) players to the sport while enhancing and fine-tuning the skills of more experienced players. Your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball with age-appropriate skills, drills, and game-play rules.  Our League is set up such as to help build confidence and ability as the season progresses. Your player will improve their understanding of the sport; shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, teamwork, and sportsmanship throughout the season.

  • Age-appropriate instruction emphasizing fun, skills improvement, and game-play.
  • All skill levels welcome – players are evaluated and drafted in an attempt to balance each team.
  • Everyone plays at least half of every game.
  • No fundraisers.
  • Trained officials at every game.

Winter 2021-2022 Season Information

  • Registration Fees:
    • Pre-K, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade Late Registration Fee$160 per player (starting 10/25/2021) 
    • 2nd-12th Grade Late Registration Fee: $175 per player (starting 10/25/2021) 
  • Late Registrations: We may be able to accept a limited amount of late registrations for some divisions.  Please use the Feedback link and let us know what grade your player is in and we will respond with instructions for online registrations.
  • Player Evaluations: Scheduled for October 30, Times TBD
  • Team Creation / Drafts: October 30 - November 11
  • Schedule: November 13, 2021 - March 6, 2022
    • Dates may be subject to change considering extenuating circumstances
    • League games and practices are usually scheduled on weekends only.  Saturday morning through evening, or Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening.
      • ​Depending on registration numbers and facilities needs this is also subject to change
  • Eligibility: Boys and Girls Players in Pre-K - 12th grade
    • Hanover County Virginia and non-Hanover County Virginia residents are welcome
    • Players are grouped into divisions by current grades
    • Players with conflicts are welcome, but please advise us of potential conflicts during registration
  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols: Please understand that it is HYBL's goal to host a complete season and adhere to safety measures that give us the best chance at success in completing a season and minimizing risk for all parties.  We ask that all HYBL parents, players, coaches, and officials be flexible and adaptable and offer patience and grace in light of dealing with this global pandemic.  As a result, the HYBL Board has set the following requirements:
    • See the CDC web site for questions about COVID Quarantine Guidelines.
    • We may need to require all coaches, officials, and spectators to wear mask or face shield at all times in our facility depending on local/facility guidelines.  Masks or face shields must cover the mouth and nose unless you are drinking.  Please don't wear the masks as a chin strap, over your eyes only, or just around one ear!
    • We may need to require that players have masks on to enter and exit the facility and when not on the court.
    • We may need to limit attendance at games and practices.
    • We will allow each team to have 2 coaches.
    • We may need to require that a waiver be completed for coaches, players, and parents - If so, more details will follow.  
    • We may need to alternate start times to reduce foot traffic and building occupancy.
    • We may need to limit entry to our facility to teams at specific times and ask that teams leave promptly after their event.  All events should wrap up after 55 minutes from their start times unless otherwise specified.
    • If you are sick or your player is sick, please don't come to the gym.
    • Anyone in quarantine shouldn't attend HYBL events during the quarantine.
    • We will implement additional safety and cleaning measures consisting of appropriate best practices and standards per local/facility guidelines. 
  • Facilities Locations: 
    • ​Primary Location: Big Ben's Home Court (Richmond, VA) - Safe location near Top Golf!
    • Alternate Location(s): TBD - Gym(s) In or near Hanover County, VA (Still finalizing details)
  • Refund Policy: See our Fees and Refund Policy Page
  • Tentative Division Information is below (this is subject to change):


Division/Grade Evaluation Schedule
Director Rim Height  Ball 
Bitty Ballers 
None Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks / Paul Baitinger 8' 27.5"
CoEd 1st Grade None Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks / Paul Baitinger 8' 27.5"
Boys 2nd Grade 9:00 am - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Bryant Allen / Kevin Brooks 9' 27.5"
Boys 3rd Grade 9:00 am - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Paul Baitinger 9' 28.5"
Boys 4th Grade 1:00 pm - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court John Vandenhoff 10' 28.5"
Boys 5th Grade 10:00 am - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Nesha Vest 10' 28.5"
Boys 6th Grade 11:00 am - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks 10' 29.5"
Boys 7th Grade 12:00 pm - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Rodney Cole 10' 29.5"
Boys 8th Grade 12:00 pm - Court 1 Big Ben's Home Court Dave Cook 10' 29.5"
Boys 9th-10th Grade (JV) 2:00 pm - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court

Will Ford / Paul Baitinger

10' 29.5"
Boys 11th-12th Grade (Varsity) 1:00 pm - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Jason Heckman / Paul Baitinger 10' 29.5"
Girls 2nd-4th Grade 10:00 am - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Kevin Brooks 9' 28.5"
Girls 5th-7th Grade 11:00 am - Court 2 Big Ben's Home Court Paul Baitinger 10' 28.5"
Girls 8th-12th Grade None Big Ben's Home Court Richard Stewart 10' 28.5"
*There are no evaluations required for the following divisions:
  • Bitty Ballers
  • CoEd 1st Grade
  • Girls 8th-12th Grade
To contact a Division Director, please refer to our Board of Directors page.
For maps or directions see our Court Locations page.

by posted 10/01/2021
HYBL Jersey Return Information

Jersey Returns

If you haven't returned your Jersey and still need to, please contact Paul Baitinger or Kevin Brooks from our Board of Directors page.

by posted 08/06/2021