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Minor Club Basketball

Criteria for minor club championships

  • Program must be Community Driven.
  • Program must be advertised and promoted within the community.
  • Program must be open to all participants within that community and attempts made to accommodate all. Clubs may accept individuals outside the community at any time.
  • First year clubs must make application to the Minor Committee if they want to enter provincial championships in their inaugural year. All clubs will be permitted to enter in the 2nd year of existence.
  • Athletes registering with more than one club MUST declare by November 15th which club they will compete with for provincial championships. Athletes will be permitted to play with another club if the one they declare does not register for provincials in that year.

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Club Membership

Benefits of Membership:The NLBA is a non-profit association that receives limited funding from government. Memberships assist greatly with costs associated with employment of our full time staff, programs, office operations, attending meetings at the provincial and national levels, etc. Our association currently receives approximately 10-12 % of our annual budget of over $700,000 from government. Your support is greatly appreciated.

  • Participation in NLBA sanctioned events, including:
    • 40+ Minor Provincial Tournaments.
    • Invitational Tournaments
  • Access to Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Centre (NLSC)
  • Discount on NLBA merchandise resources.
  • Priority registration in various programs and memberships.
  • Technical and administrative services.
  • Insurance program.
  • Access to coaching, officials, and player clinics.
  • Web link to your organization or contact on NLBA web site.
  • Advertise your special event on the NLBA web site.
  • Access to NABO officials.
  • Events Calendar.
  • Access to SNL - Athletic Scholarships.
  • Access to SNL - Sporting Awards such as Athlete of the Year, Team of the Year.
  • Access to Governments Premier's Athletic Awards
  • Access to Coaching NL Funding
  • National membership with Canada Basketball:
    • Coaching Development: including the creation and management of new National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and its role in the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD).
    • Player Development: including the growth of the new national Steve Nash Youth Basketball (SNYB) program.
    • Referee Development: including the move to a national referee certification program.
    • Ensure Canada is on the World Basketball Stage: including using the three above mentioned factors to ensure our country is represented at world basketball events including the Olympics and World Championships among others for all our national programs.
  • Weekly / daily updates through the NLBA's "Hoops" email.
  • Access to Lottery Licensing.
  • Access to Hall of Fame Inductions.

Clubs/Leagues should require their teams to complete the Coach/Volunteer and Team/Player e-form belows and send them to the club/league. The club/league then submits the affiliation form and all the volunteer and team forms using the form submission boxes below. The club/league then sends a cheque to the NLBA Office to cover all the fees for the forms submitted.

Minor League/Club Affiliation Form:

This form is to be completed by the executive members of your club/association. It enables the NLBA to record all clubs/leagues and their executive members across the province. The cost for club/league affiliation is $50.00, and it provides your association with voting privileges and 50% of costs incurred for one representative to travel to our Annual General Meeting each June.

Download: Minor League/Club Affiliation Form

Contact Name:
Contact Email Address:

Attach Club/League Affiliation Form:

Minor Coach/Volunteer Registration Form:

This form is to be completed by the coaches and volunteers of your association. It enables our association to record all minor coaches and volunteers across the province. The cost for coach/volunteer registration is $14.00 per person. It is mandatory that all the league / club / team must be 100% registered with the NLBA.

Download: Minor Coach/Volunteer Registration Form

Contact Name:
Contact Email Address:

Attach Coach/Volunteer Registration Form:

Minor Team/Player Registration Form:

This form is to be fully completed for each participant on each team in each league. Please ensure addresses are fully completed including the postal codes, P.O. Boxes, etc. This is imperative for insurance requirements. During the coming season all names without complete addresses will be erased from our database and will no longer be eligible for insurance. Individual registration fee is $14.00 per player.

Download: Minor Club Team/Player Registration Form

Contact Name:
Contact Email Address:

Attach Team/Player Registration Form:

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