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2019-20 Calendar - Important Dates

Registration

See the Registration Page for specific dates that registration opens and closes for each program.  Program fees are also located on this page.

The links to register on-line will be available on the  Registration Page when registration opens.


All Dates are Subject to Change.

Scroll down to locate information on your program.


Referee Clinic

OMGBA is looking for experienced referees. You can contact the referee coordinator via email: ref.coordinator@comcast.net.

A Meeting for the referees will be held on Thursday Oct 10th at  7:00pm at the Maple Grove Community Gyms in the Meeting room.


Fall & Winter Introduction to Basketball Program

This program is grade based and open to Kindergarten - 2nd Grade. Kindergartners will be able to sign up 1st and any open spots will be available to 1st and 2nd graders.

FALL

September 30, 2019 6:00pm-7:30pm: Fall Coach Orientation - Rush Creek Elem. School Gym.

October 5, 2019: Fall session starts and runs through November 9, 2019 on Saturday mornings at Rush Creek Elem. (Will not meet on October 19, 2019  for MEA).

WINTER

January 6, 2020 6:00pm-7:30pm: Winter Coach Orientation - Rush Creek Elem. School Gym. 

January 11, 2020: Winter session starts and runs through February 8, 2020 on Saturday mornings at Rush Creek Elem. 

Note: Please complete and return your end-of season evaluations. Thank You!


Fall & Winter 1st and 2nd Grade Program

This program is grade based and open to 1st & 2nd graders only regardless of age.  

FALL

September 30, 2019 7:30pm-9:00pm: Coach Orientation - Rush Creek Elem. School Gym. Coaches will call players with-in 24 hours of this meeting with schedule information.

October 5, 2019: Season starts and runs through November 23, 2019 on Saturday afternoons from 12:30 -6:30 (1 hour sessions) at Rush Creek Elem. (Will not meet on October 19 for MEA). Times will change each Saturday.

October 12, 2019: Pictures from 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm in Rush Creek Elementary Cafeteria.

WINTER

January 6, 2020 7:30pm-9:00pm: Coach Orientation - Rush Creek Elem.  Coaches will call players with-in 24 hours of this meeting.

January 11, 2020: Season starts and runs through February 22, 2020 on Saturday afternoons at Rush Creek Elem. 

January 18, 2020: Pictures from 11:00am to 6:00pm in Rush Creek Elementary Cafeteria.

Note: Please complete and return your end-of season evaluations. Thank You!


3rd and 4th Grade House League

October 9, 2019: Coach Orientation 6:30 pm at Rush Creek in the Gym.  ***This is a change*** There will be a coaches clinic following the meeting.

Week of October 21, 2019: Practices begin.  You will receive a phone call/email from your coach soon after the coaches meeting is complete with the exact date, time and location of your practices.

November 2, 2019: Games begin, and run through December 7, 2019 (no games November 30, 2019 (Thanksgiving)). There will be 1 or 2 games each Saturday.

November 9, 2019: Pictures between 8am - 6pm - Time Per Coach, at Basswood Elem.

December 12, 2019 - December 14, 2019: Fall tournament games.

OMGBA offers an extended traveling program for 4th graders and an extension to the house league program for all 3rd graders and for 4th graders that will not play traveling.  3rd graders will play with 4th graders using 4th grade rules in the extended program.  This extended program is only offered to those players that participated in the fall program. The teams in the extended program will be formed using the OMGBA Draft Process not by school or friend requests.

December 30, 2019: Emails will be sent out with a link to all current fall participants to register to play in the extended house program.  This link will close on January 3, 2020. 

January 9, 2020: Coach Orientation 7:00pm - 8:30pm pm at MGMS in the Gym (MGCG).  All coaches must attend this meeting.

January 12, 2020: Player Selection Draft - All players must attend (Any player that can not attend the draft will be placed on teams alphabetically)

Girls will play from 6:30pm-8:00pm - Coaches Draft teams at 8:00pm

Boys (Last names A-K) 6:30pm-7:45pm  (Last names L-Z) 7:45pm-9:00pm - Coaches Draft teams at 9:00pm.

Week of January 13, 2020: Practices begin.  Practice schedules will be on the individual team page calendars once completed. 

February 1, 2020: Games begin, and run through March 14, 2020  There will be 1 or 2 games each Saturday.

March 17, 2020 - March 20, 2020: End of season tournament games.

Note: Please complete your end-of-season evaluation. Thank you!


5th-8th Grade Middle School League

October 30, 2019: All NWML 5th - 8th Grade Coaches Meeting at Maple Grove Middle School in the Cafeteria at 7:00pm

October 26, 2019: OMGBA Team selection draft - Community Gyms attached to Maple Grove Middle School.  All registered players are expected to participate in the draft.

5th Grade Boys Draft  -  8:30 am - 10:30 am

6th Grade Boys Draft   -  1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

5th & 6th Grade Girls   -  11:30 am - 1:30 pm

7th Grade Boys Draft  -  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

8th Grade Boys Draft   -  10:30 am - 12:30 pm

7th & 8th Grade Girls   -  9:30 am - 11:30 am

Coaches selections will immediate follow the player drafts. Players will be contacted with team information following the draft.

Week of November 4, 2019: UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION & Practices begin.

December 7, 2019: Games begin (no games December 21 or 28, 2019 for Winter Break).  Pictures at MGMS Cafeteria from 8am-6pm -  Time per coach

December 13-15, 2019: Brooklyn Park Holiday Tournament. (Excludes 5th Boys)

January 24-26, 2020: OMGBA Mid-Season House Invitational Tournament. Parents will be asked to volunteer. 

February 28 - March 1, 2020: End of Season Play-offs.

March 13, 2020: OMGBA (Only) All Star Game


9th-12th Grade Senior High House League

Registered players are expected to participate in the draft. Coaches and their assistant coaches kids do not participate in the draft.

All Head Coaches must have completed the Trusted Coaches program prior to the draft in order to select their team.

Tryout times - Coaches selection drafts will immediately follow the tryouts and take about 1 hour.

The draft will be held at the Maple Grove Community Gyms (Behind MGMS)

  • 9th Grade Boys Dec. 8, - Player Tryout 11:30 - 12:45 (Selection Draft starting at 12:45)
  • 10th Grade Boys Dec. 8, - Player Tryout 12:00 - 1:15 (Selection Draft starting at 1:15)
  • 11th Grade Boys Dec. 8, - Player Tryout 1:15 - 2:30 (Selection Draft starting at 2:30)
  • 12th Grade Boys Dec. 8, - Player Tryout 2:00 - 3:15 (Selection Draft starting at 3:15) 
  • 9th-12th Grade Girls Dec. 8, - Player Tryout 2:45 - 3:45 (Selection Draft starting at 3:45)

December 11, 2019: NML Coaches Meeting 7-8:30pm MGJH Cafeteria

December 11, 2019: Practices begin. (Practice time will be available over holiday break if desired)

January 5, 2020: Games begin (Sundays).

January 25-26, 2020: Champlin 3 on 3 Tournament.

February 8-9, 2020: NML Jamboree (Weekend Tournament).

March 6-8, 2020: End of Season Tournament.

March 13, 2020: Senior League All-Star Games and Events (OMGBA Teams Only)