CPYBL Preseason Shootout Info

As our minds turn back to basketball, the CPYBL will like to announce some changes to the Preseason Shootout. We will once again offer this preseason tuneup event at local gyms on November 12-13. Each team will play 3 games with a running clock format. The following changes will be made this year to improve everyone's experience:

  1. NEW recreational division to complement what has traditionally been an athletic-only event
  2. $95 fee includes 3 games AND referee fees. Organizations can pay all fees up front for their teams eliminating the need to dispense cash to coaches before the season starts.
  3. Web site based schedule! No more crazy spreadsheets. The schedule will be fully vetted on our web site and can be viewed using traditional methods
  4. Coordinators can register teams for the tournament on-line during the regular season registration process.

We also welcome teams from outside the CPYBL to participate in this preseason tune-up. If you are a non-CPYBL team, email Ben Goodyear with your intent to play at ben.goodyear@amerileagues.com

Looking for a League or a Team?

The Cincinnati Premier Youth Basketball League works with local communities and organizations to provide the best possible basketball experience for youth in the Southwest Ohio area. We are not in the business of creating teams so if you are looking for a team for your child, please contact your local government or school district who can point you in the right direction. Also, feel free to browse our Organizations page which contains information about our member communities including contact information.

If you are an organization or community that is thinking about joining us for the 2016-2017 season, we'd like to familiarize you with our value proposition. We feel that we offer the best youth basketball experience in the Southwest Ohio area, and we do not rest on our past accomplishments. As our founding members will attest to, we will be busy in the off season working towards an even better product for the 2016-2017 season. Please read the blocks of information on our home page to better familiarize yourself with how we operate and the level of service that we provide and Contact Us with any questions you might have.

Important Info


Our next meeting will take place on September 15th at 7pm at the Evendale Recreation Center which is located at 10500 Reading Rd in Evendale. We will be finalizing plans for the 2016-2017 season.

Sep 15 New Member Deadline

Oct 15 Gym Availability Due

Oct 25 2nd-6th Team Registration Due

Nov 12-13 Pre-Season Tourney

Nov 15 7th-12th Team Registration Due

Nov 23 Schedules Published

Dec 2 Opening Weekend

Dec 19-Jan 5 Winter Break

Feb 23-26 Post-Season Tourney

  1. 2nd-12th grade teams
  2. 10 game Rec/High-Rec divisions
  3. Rec teams grouped by location
  4. NEW 20 game Competitive division
  5. 20 game Athletic A/B divisions
  6. League schedules all games
  7. League manages/assigns refs
  8. Games played at member gyms
  9. Optional pre-season tournament
  10. Post-season tournament
  11. $75 (10 games) or $140 (20 games)

Please take a moment to read the League Rules as well as the Codes of Conduct that are used to govern the league.

2016-2017 Rules(NEW)

Coach Codes of Conduct

Officials Codes of Conduct

Parent Codes of Conduct

Player Codes of Conduct

Tourney notifications are now simpler and no longer require an account.  When tourney time is here, simply click here and choose the team you want to follow.  Optionally you can choose to receive score updates for all teams in your team's tournament bracket.  The choice is yours!


Competitive Balance

All divisions will have teams at the top and bottom of the pack, but we strive to give our teams a fighting chance to compete with their opponents. This starts with having teams play opponents in the same division. In the CPYBL, Rec teams will never be asked to play high-rec or athletic teams and visa-versa. Lopsided games do not benefit the development of our players. In addition to taking the time to initially place teams in the correct division, we will move teams during the winter break to the appropriate playing division, whether that be one division higher or lower based on the results of the first 3 weeks of the season.

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New for 2016-2017

We are happy to announce the following changes to our league for the upcoming 2016-2017 season! An announcement regarding new member communities and expanded presence of existing member communities will be made by end of August.
  • Rec Division for Pre-Season Shootout
  • New 20 Game High-Rec (Athletic C) Divisions for 4th-6th
  • New Communities = Better Girls Athletic
  • Video Tutorials for Coordinators
  • Much more!
  • Contact Us

    Big League, Local Feel

    CPYBL provides the diversity of a city-wide league with the feel of a smaller community based-league. Our large member base provides our athletic teams with the opportunity to travel and play the best competition while our pod system gives our recreational teams a community league feel.

    Read More Where Are We?

    2015-2016 Stats

    Member Communities
    League Games

    About Us

    The Cincinnati Premier Youth Basketball League is re-inventing youth sports leagues. We partner with our member organizations to ensure the best possible basketball experience for the youth of our communities and their families as well as our volunteer coaches. The CPYBL is committed to bringing a positive league experience to all of our members. We are a progressive league that is always looking to improve our operations based on the suggestions of our active membership. Please enjoy our expanded web experience by creating an account on our web site or by following us on Twitter @CPYBL


    Cincinnati Premier Youth Basketball League
    10340 Stablehand Dr
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
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