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New HYBL Website Registration

Attention HYBL Members:

We have moved to a new HYBL website on the SportsEngine platform since our LeagueAthletics site will be shut down in late 2023. 

In an effort to serve you better and to ensure that we have the most up-to-date information, you will be asked to enter all of your demographic information for parents/guardians and players again on our new site.

Thank you for your patience during this more robust registration process and while we put the last-minute finishing touches on our new website!

-HYBL Board

Fall/Winter 2023-2024 Registration Details

Hanover Youth Basketball League is pleased to announce that registration for the Fall/Winter 2023-2024 season is open!   Please review our Fall/Winter 2023-2024 Season Information below and click the "Register Winter 2023-2024 Grades Registration Grades Pre-K-12" below.

It's time to start working with your players on their Kyrie Killa crossovers, Steph step-backs, Harden heat checks, Lebron layups, Jordan pull-up jumpers, Magic show-time passes, Dr. J. baseline scoops, Kareem skyhooks, 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 emphasizes fun, skills improvement, and gameplay.
  • All skill levels are welcome – players in 2nd-12th grade are evaluated and drafted in an attempt to balance each team.
  • Everyone plays at least half of every game.
  • No fundraisers.
  • Virginia High School League (VHSL) trained officials at every game (2nd-12th Grade)

Fall/Winter 2023-2024 Season Information

  • Registration Fees (CURRENT 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR GRADE):
    • Pre-K-CoEd 1st Grade: Early  Bird Registration Fee: $100 per player through 10/7/23; (Early Bird discounts are applied at checkout).
    • Pre-K-CoEd 1st Grade: Base Registration Fee: $125 per player (through 10/31/23)
    • Pre-K-CoEd 1st Grade: Late Registration Fee: $140 per player (starting 11/1/23 if spots are available) 
    • 2nd-12th Grade Early Bird Registration Fee: $150 per player through 10/7/23 (Early Bird discounts are applied at checkout).
    • 2nd-12th Grade Base Registration Fee: $175 per player (through 10/31/23)
    • 2nd-12th Grade Late Registration Fee: $190 per player (starting 11/1/23 if spots are available) 
    • Sibling Discount:  $10 for 2nd child; $15 for 3rd or 4th child (These discounts are applied at checkout)
  • Late Registrations: We may be able to accept a limited amount of late registrations for some divisions.  Please email us after 11/1 to let us know what grade your player is in and we will respond with instructions for online registrations.
  • Player Evaluations: TBD (Most likely November 4 or 5): 
    NOTE: Pre-K (Grade "-1), Kindergarten (Grade "0"), and CoEd 1st Grade (Grade "1") players do not have evaluations.
    While we strongly encourage all players to attend evaluations, players who aren't able to attend Evaluations will still be placed on a team.
  • Team Creation / Drafts: November 4-15
  • Schedule: November 18, 2023 - March 3, 2024
    • Dates may be subject to change considering extenuating circumstances.
    • League games and practices for most divisions will be scheduled on weekends.  We schedule Saturday morning through evening, or Sunday late morning/ early afternoon through evening.  Some divisions may need to be moved to weeknights in the event of extenuating circumstances.  Depending on registration numbers and facility needs this is also subject to change.
  • Eligibility: Boys and Girls Players in Pre-K - 12th grade
    • Hanover County Virginia and non-Hanover County residents are welcome.
    • Players are grouped into Divisions by current grades as of the 2023-2024 school year.
    • Players with conflicts are welcome, but please advise us of potential scheduling conflicts during registration.
  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols: 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.  The HYBL Board has set the following requirements:
  • Facilities Locations: 
    • ‚ÄčLocations: Big Ben's Home Court (Richmond, VA) and schools/gyms in or around Hanover County, VA.
  • Refund Policy: See our Fees and Refund Policy Page.
  • Interested in Coaching? If you are registering player(s) please complete the coaching information on the registration form.  If you don't have players and are interested in volunteering to coach please contact Paul Baitinger from our Board of Directors page.
  • Tentative Division Information is below (this is subject to change based on registration numbers and scheduling needs):


School Year
Director Rim Height  Ball 
Bitty Ballers 
TBD Kevin Brooks 8' 27.5"
CoEd 1st Grade TBD  Kevin Brooks 8' 27.5"
CoEd 2nd Grade TBD TBD 9' 28.5"
Boys 3rd Grade TBD TBD 10' 28.5"
Boys 4th Grade TBD TBD 10' 28.5"
Boys 5th Grade TBD Paul Baitinger 10' 29.5"
Boys 6th Grade TBD Ryan Noel 10' 29.5"
Boys 7th Grade TBD Paul Baitinger & Nesha Vest  10' 29.5"
Boys 8th-9th Grade TBD

Rodney Cole & Dave Cook

10' 29.5"
Boys 10th-12th Grade TBD Will Ford 10' 29.5"
Girls 3rd-5th Grade TBD David Ford 10' 28.5"
Girls MS/HS TBD David Ford 10' 28.5"

To contact a Division Director, please refer to our Board of Directors page.