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Welcome to Connecticut Basketball!

Starting it's 17th Season

The Connecticut Basketball Conference is one of the oldest and largest youth (travel and AAU) and high school basketball leagues in New England,  It plays more than 2,000 games in its winter season, providing various town/travel, high school and AAU basketball related opportunities for girls and boys who seek competitive experiences and are qualified, both by ability and desire, to compete in a competitive basketball environment. For town/travel, our boys and girls teams compete in the 4th-8th Grade Divisions.

To apply for admission, please complete our on-line application by clicking the "Team Registration & Application for New Teams" icon that appears below. 

For a complete listing of all the exciting events on our annual calendar, please scroll down to our Calendar section.

Keep Rebounding!

Onward Together!!

Connecticut Basketball

Playing Connecticut Basketball

The goal of Connecticut Basketball is to promote the sport of basketball as an avenue to help young people develop a positive self-image, a sense of pride toward the community, respect for others and good training skills and healthy habits. This competitive program places a particular emphasis on individual Basketball skills in a team atmosphere. 

Connecticut Basketball is an invite only League.  Towns and teams that are not currently members must apply for membership which can  completed by clicking on the icon "Team Registration - New Teams Applying to Play in 2023-24"  to your right.

For current members who are returning, they need only confirm their intent to returning by clicking on the icon "Team Registration - Returning Teams for 2023-24."

Registration for the 2023-24 Winter Season closes on October 14, 2023!

Team Registration for Returning Teams

Coming Back for 2023-24? Click here!

Team Registration & Application for New Teams

Looking to Join? Click here.

Tournament Play

Connecticut Basketball hosts three tournaments to augment its regular season schedule:

  • The Turkey Shoot (Thanksgiving Pre-Season Tourney)
  • Santa's Shootout (Holiday Tourney)
  • MLK One Day Classic (Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

Our Tournament sites are New Britain, Woodbridge and Norwich and are played as follows:

1.      Teams are placed in four team brackets.

2.      As in a high school Holiday  tourney, the winners of the first two games play each other in the Championship game.  The two losing teams play each other in the Consolation game.

3.      All brackets are typically played in back-to-back  in one session. 

All Connecticut Basketball Tourneys are Qualifier Events for the New England Championships--which following our League Championships.  Thus, teams that make it to a Championship Game in any tourney, Qualify for the New England Championships.

To sign up for any of our tourneys, just click on the icon's to the right or visit our Registrations page.

Santa's Shootout Tipoff!


Santa's Shootout Holiday Tourney

Ring in the New Year with some BBALL!

MLK Day Tourney!

One Day Tourney!

New England Championships

Learn More About the New England Championships!

All Stars & AAU Play

Connecticut Basketball  is the only known League that plays an annual All-Stars Classic each President's Day for players who among other things, consistently demonstrate leadership ability on and off the court as well as basketball excellence.

Stay tuned for additional details as the date approaches but remember your Club President or Team Leader must approve the 1-3 All-Star nominations for your team.  (The League does not participate in the selection of your All-Stars—only your Club President or Team Leader can approve your selection(s)).

As to Spring AAU, all players who earn roster spots on the All Star teams earn automatic places on one of our AAU teams.  

Connecticut Basketball 

Annual All Star Classic is here!

Be the best version of yourself!

2023-24 Calendar -- 1st Half

  • ‚ÄčAug. 1, 2023:      Registration Opens for Connecticut Basketball’s 2023-24 Fall Sessions and Winter Season 
  • Sept. 10, 2023:     Club President Rules Meeting 6:45p.m. 
  • Sept. 17, 2023:         Fall League (HS and Travel) Tips-Off
  • Oct. 4, 2023:         CIAC Basketball Schedules Released
  • Oct. 18, 2023:    Registration Closes for Connecticut Basketball 2021-22 Winter Season
  • Oct. 24, 2023:       Winter Pre-season Tips-Off
  • Nov. 21, 2023:      Schedules Released for Connecticut Basketball Winter Season
  • Nov. 24-26, 2023: Connecticut Basketball’s 12th Annual Pre-Season Turkey Shoot
  • Dec. 1, 2023:        Connecticut Basketball 17th Regular Winter Season Tips-Off
    • Community Service Event: League-Wide Food Drive
  • December 25, 2023:      X-Mas Day (Winter Recess Begins--No League Activities)
  • December 26-29, 2023: Connecticut Basketball Old School Holiday Tournament 

2023-24 Calendar -- 2nd Half

  • January 1, 2024:            New Years Day (Winter Recess Concludes--League Activities Resume 1/2/23)
  • January 15, 2024:          MLK Day One Day Holiday Tournament
  • February 3-5, 2024:
    • Community Service Event:  Coaches versus Cancer 
  • February 19, 2024:        President's Day--Connecticut Basketball Annual All Star Classic    
  • February 25, 2024:        Connecticut Basketball Regular Season Play Concludes
  • February 26-March 3, 2024:   Connecticut Basketball  Opening Round NIT & NCAA Playoff Games 
  • March 7-10, 2024:   Connecticut Basketball Final Four and Championship Games 
  • March 15-17, 2024:   New England Basketball Championships in Providence-Tiverton, RI (for our Champions and Runner Up Teams to square off with the Champion and Runner Up Teams in New England).
  • March 24, 2023:   Connecticut Basketball Winter Season Activities Conclude/AAU Season Begins

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