Youth Basketball of America is an international governing body which promotes youth basketball worldwide. YBOA is a non-profit organization located in Orlando, Florida, which offers league development, tournaments, uniforms, educational clinics, scholarship programs, support materials, merchandise and insurance programs.
Member organizations receive discounted services on a wide range of items needed to advance their group’s goals. YBOA also hosts three major events in July including an International Basketball Camp, Boys and Girls National Championship Tournament.
Each team must qualify at a State Qualifier in order to be eligible to attend the Nationals. Check out our tournament listings to find the qualifiers in your state. If you cannot find one listed for your state, it may be in the process of being sanctioned by the National Headquarters. You can contact your Area Director for more information.
Mission Statement: Youth Basketball of America, the premier youth membership organization in the sport of basketball, strives to provide opportunities for personal growth and development of youth athletes while also reinforcing positive influences, self-confidence, self-esteem and the ability to excel on and off the court. Through participation, YBOA is dedicated to educate and motivate each member while encouraging teamwork, sportsmanship and fun through the spirit of basketball.
Don Ruedlinger is the Founder and President. He is the recipient of the prestigious Naismith Legacy Award given for significant contributions to the sport of basketball.
General Information: yboa.org | Contact Information: 407-363-9262