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  • Season: early December-mid-Februrary
  • Focus: Teaching individual and teams skills for all players
  • Ages: 4-12 years old
  • Locations: Gyms across West Knoxville/Bearden
  • Accept full teams and individual players in ALL leagues

Registration Listing

2018 KYS Basketball League

KYS basketball league provides a quality recreational basketball experience for boys and girls, ages 12 and under. 

KYS basketball will promote good sportsmanship, teach the basic fundamentals, and foster the concept of teamwork and fair play.

KYS basketball is the best deal in town:
*weekly practices
*pre - season jamboree games
*10 regular season games
*league tournament
*free participation in Knoxville City tournament
*NBA replica jerseys

Evaluations on Saturday, October 27th at Deane Hill Rec Center, 7400 Deane Hill Dr.

9:00     K-1st grade girls
9:45     5-6 year old boys
10:30   2nd-3rd grade girls
11:15   7-8 year old boys
12:00   4th-5th grade girls
12:30   9-10 year old boys   
* 6th-7th grade girls and 11-12 year old boys and girls do not have evaluations.           
* Players already on teams do not attend evaluations.            
* Teams will be put together the week of October 29th.           
* Practices start November 1st.           
* Games start December 1st.
* Pre-K teams will be put together before Thanksgiving.   

* Age is determined by how old your child is on 9/1/2018.

Pre-K League (Coed)

Registration closes on 11/19/2018 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 12/01/2018 to 02/02/2019


Teams will practice one evening during the week. Specific practice times are set by our coaches.


All leagues play one game on the weekend, either Saturday or Sunday (after 1 p.m.).

All leagues will hold a single-elimination tournament at the end of the season. Runners up and champions will receive trophies.


Practices and games take place at several gyms in the West Knoxville/Bearden area.


Age * Format Rim Height Quarter-Length
Pre-K Co-ed 3-on-3 6 ft
5-6 Year Old Boys 3-on-3 8 ft 6 min
Kindergarten - 1st Grade Girls 3-on-3 8 ft 6 min
7-8 Year Old Boys 5-on-5 8 ft 8 min
2nd Grade - 3rd Grade Girls 5-on-5 8 ft 8 min
9-10 Year Old Boys 5-on-5 9 ft or 10 ft 8 min
4th Grade - 5th Grade Girls 5-on-5 9 ft or 10 ft 8 min
11-12 Year Old Boys 5-on-5 10 ft 10 min
6th Grade - 7th Grade Girls 5-on-5 10 ft 10 min

* Age as of September 1.

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