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Dear North Toronto Basketball Families.

Recently, we were informed by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Permit office that our gym permit fees would be increasing. We were surprised and disappointed by the late notification in mid August that not only would the fees be raised, but that we had been moved into another classification. The net effect of the changes is that our permit fees have increased by almost 400% for this upcoming season!
While there had been some prior discussion regarding the fee increases, the size and late notification of such has come as a surprise. As you may be aware from news reports, other organizations that provide sports and recreational opportunities for their respective communities have also seen increases of this magnitude.

Rest assured that we are working with Basketball Ontario and other organizations that have been adversely impacted by the TDSB’s unilateral action to try and seek a better outcome than the one being imposed on us and others in our community.

As a result of the TDSB permit fee increases, the North Toronto Basketball Association will be running a deficit this year. This will be offset by a numberof measures including using our surplus that we have diligently built up over the years, increasing Rep Fees, optimizing gym usage and re-examining other revenue generating activities to try and maintain the affordability of our community sports offering. As House League fees have already been paid, we will not increase them this year but will have to moderately increase them next year.

In addition, we remind you that the North Toronto Basketball Association offers sponsorship opportunities that will not only help us defray part of these cost increases but also allow you the opportunity to promote your business to the North Toronto community and beyond. Please check out the sponsorship page on our web site.

We thank you for your cooperation in this manner. We strive to bring the best possible House League and Rep basketball programs at a reasonable cost to all.
We would also ask you to have your voices heard by contacting our School Board Trustees and other influential members that can influence this decision. The contact information for the trustees is as follows:

Ward 8 Eglinton-Lawrence: Howard Goodman
Phone: 416-395-8403
Email: howard.goodman@tdsb.on.ca

Ward 11 St. Paul: Shelley Laskin
Telephone: 416-397-3094
Email: shelley.laskin@tdsb.on.ca

Ward 13: Don Valley West: Gerri Gershon
Telephone: 416-395-8408
Email: gerri.gershon@tdsb.on.ca

We have also put together a form that will allow you to email the above trustees with the letter above. Please click here to send the email.
With thanks and on behalf of The Board of Directors,
Bruce Bronfman
President
North Toronto Basketball

The 2017/2018 House League (HL) season (Oct 2017 – Feb 2018) is now underway.

Registration status is posted below.  Registration is online only – via the quickenrollment link (see below).

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The Girls HL program welcomes girls from ages 8 to 18. The goals of the program are to encourage skills development, teamwork, good sportsmanship and FUN. The philosophy of girls house league is equal playing time for all players.

Over 300 girls competed across four age groups in our prior season.  The teams were ably coached by our volunteers, demonstrating good teamwork and competitive fun.  We would like to thank all coaches, league convenors as well as site convenors.

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Registration is online ONLY .. via the quickenrollment link in the “Register” section of our website.

For the 2017/2018 season we are running girls house league programs in the following age groups:

League Year Born Gym Site 2017/2018 Registration Status
Novice 2008 & 2009* NTCI CLOSED – season underway!
Major Atom / Atom 2006 & 2007 NTCI CLOSED – season underway!
Major Bantam / Bantam
2004 & 2005
Forest Hill CLOSED – season underway!
Midget/Juvenile 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Forest Hill
CLOSED – season underway!

 * Our league encourages first-year girls (2009) to please get involved in our program!

Season Play

Our house league program runs on Saturdays from early-Oct to mid-Feb.

Stephen Eisen Award

In order to honour Stephen Eisen’s special contribution to girls’ basketball, a player from each girls’ division is awarded a plaque in his memory.  Stephen – a parent and coach – passed away suddenly in November of 2000.   In each division, coaches nominate girls who best exemplified the “inspirational” qualities of enthusiasm, team spirit and love of the game. 

Registration  

Registration for the 2017/2018 HL season is indicated above.

Registration Fees:  Fees for the 2017/2018 HL season have been set at $250.

Refunds:  As specified in NTBA’s online registration process, there are no refunds after Sat Sep 30 2017.  A $50 administrative fee will be charged on refunds processed prior to Sat Sep 30 2017.

Questions?

Please email the Registrar Ron Campbell (NTBARegistrar@bell.net).

House League Refereeing Opportunities for 2017/2018 Season

In Oct 2017, a communication will be sent to older House League (HL) players  regarding  HL Refereeing.
Our Referee convenor will be in charge of selecting an evening in early/mid Oct 2017 when all interested players will have the opportunity to register and have a short training session.
This will apply for all players born in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003.

Girls Rep Teams

The North Toronto Basketball Association will have a girls rep team at most age groups for players who wish to participate at a more competitive level. For more information about our girls rep program, please email David Wright at dwright@agorainc.com.

 

Standings & Schedules

 

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NOVICE (as of 12/09/17)
Wins Losses Ties Points
Lynx 6 3 0 12
Mercury 6 3 0 12
Storm 5 3 1 11
Mystics 4 5 0 8
Sun 3 6 0 6
Wings 2 6 1 5
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MAJOR ATOM / ATOM (as of 12/09/17)
Wins Losses Ties Points
Yeowomen 8 1 0 16
Marauders 6 3 0 12
Lady Blues 5 4 0 10
Gryphons 4 5 0 8
Wildhawks 3 6 0 6
Mustangs 1 8 0 2
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MAJOR BANTAM / BANTAM (as of 12/09/17)
Wins Losses Ties Points
Golden Gaels 7 2 0 14
Wildhawks 7 2 0 14
Yeowomen 7 2 0 14
Lady Blues 6 3 0 12
Marauders 3 6 0 6
Gryphons 2 6 1 5
Ravens 2 6 1 5
Mustangs 1 8 0 2
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MIDGET-JUVENILE (as of 12/09/17)
Wins Losses Ties Points
Wildhawks 6 3 0 12
Marauders 5 4 0 10
Mustangs 5 4 0 10
Gryphons 2 7 0 4

 

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North Toronto Basketball Association

NOVICE GIRLS DIVISION 2017 – 2018 SEASON

 

DATES TIME TEAMS LOCATION
Oct 14 09:00 AM Lynx vs Storm NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Mystics vs Wings NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Sun vs Mercury NTCI – Centre
Oct 21 09:00 AM Sun vs Wings NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Lynx vs Mercury NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Storm vs Mystics NTCI – Centre
Oct 28 09:00 AM Mystics vs Lynx NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Storm vs Sun NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Mercury vs Wings NTCI – Centre
Nov 4 09:00 AM Storm vs Mercury NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Wings vs Lynx NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Mystics vs Sun NTCI – Centre
Nov 11 09:00 AM Lynx vs Sun NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Mercury vs Mystics NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Wings vs Storm NTCI – Centre
Nov 18 09:00 AM Mystics vs Storm NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Wings vs Sun NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Lynx vs Mercury NTCI – Centre
Nov 25 09:00 AM Sun vs Mercury NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Lynx vs Storm NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Mystics vs Wings NTCI – Centre
Dec 2 09:00 AM Lynx vs Wings NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Sun vs Mystics NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Mercury vs Storm NTCI – Centre
Dec 9 09:00 AM Mercury vs Mystics NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Storm vs Wings NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Sun vs Lynx NTCI – Centre
Dec 16 09:00 AM Storm vs Sun NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Mystics vs Lynx NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Wings vs Mercury NTCI – Centre
Jan 6 09:00 AM Wings vs Mystics NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Mercury vs Sun NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Storm vs Lynx NTCI – Centre
Jan 13 09:00 AM Mercury vs Lynx NTCI – Centre
10:30 AM Mystics vs Storm NTCI – Centre
12:00 PM Wings vs Sun NTCI – Centre
Jan 20 (Playoffs) TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
Jan 27 (Playoffs) TBD TBD NTCI
  TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
TBD Pizza Party & Awards NTCI

 

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North Toronto Basketball Association

MAJOR ATOM / ATOM GIRLS DIVISION 2017 – 2018 SEASON

 

DATES TIME TEAMS LOCATION
Oct 14 09:00 AM Gryphons  vs. Mustangs NTCI – West
10:30 AM Marauders  vs. Wildhawks NTCI – West
12:00 PM Lady Blues  vs. Yeowomen NTCI – West
Oct 21 09:00 AM Marauders  vs. Mustangs NTCI – West
10:30 AM Yeowomen  vs. Gryphons NTCI – West
12:00 PM Lady Blues  vs. Wildhawks NTCI – West
Oct 28 09:00 AM Yeowomen  vs. Wildhawks NTCI – West
10:30 AM Lady Blues  vs. Mustangs NTCI – West
12:00 PM Marauders  vs. Gryphons NTCI – West
Nov 4 09:00 AM Marauders  vs. Lady Blues NTCI – West
10:30 AM Wildhawks  vs. Gryphons NTCI – West
12:00 PM Mustangs  vs. Yeowomen NTCI – West
Nov 11 09:00 AM Marauders vs. Yeowomen NTCI – West
10:30 AM Gryphons vs. Lady Blues NTCI – West
12:00 PM Mustangs vs. Wildhawks NTCI – West
Nov 18 09:00 AM Mustangs vs. Gryphons NTCI – West
10:30 AM Lady Blues vs. Yeowomen NTCI – West
12:00 PM Marauders vs. Wildhawks NTCI – West
Nov 25 09:00 AM Wildhawks vs. Lady Blues NTCI – West
10:30 AM Mustangs vs. Marauders NTCI – West
12:00 PM Gryphons vs. Yeowomen NTCI – West
Dec 2 09:00 AM Gryphons vs. Marauders NTCI – West
10:30 AM Wildhawks vs. Yeowomen NTCI – West
12:00 PM Mustangs vs. Lady Blues NTCI – West
Dec 9 09:00 AM Yeowomen vs. Mustangs NTCI – West
10:30 AM Lady Blues vs. Marauders NTCI – West
12:00 PM Gryphons vs. Wildhawks NTCI – West
Dec 16 09:00 AM Lady Blues vs. Gryphons NTCI – West
10:30 AM Wildhawks vs. Mustangs NTCI – West
12:00 PM Yeowomen vs. Marauders NTCI – West
Jan 6 09:00 AM Wildhawks vs Marauders NTCI – West
10:30 AM Gryphons vs. Mustangs NTCI – West
12:00 PM Yeowomen vs. Lady Blues NTCI – West
Jan 13 09:00 AM Yeowomen vs Gryphons NTCI – West
10:30 AM Wildhawks vs Lady Blues NTCI – West
12:00 PM Mustangs vs Marauders NTCI – West
Jan 20 (Playoffs) TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
Jan 27 (Playoffs) TBD TBD NTCI
  TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
TBD TBD NTCI
TBD Pizza Party & Awards

 

 

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North Toronto Basketball Association

MAJOR BANTAM / BANTAM GIRLS DIVISION 2017 – 2018 SEASON

DATES TIME TEAMS LOCATION
October 14 8:30am Gryphons  vs. Ravens FHCI
  9:30am Golden Gaels  vs. Yeowomen FHCI
  10:30am Marauders  vs. Lady Blues FHCI
  11:30am Mustangs  vs. Wildhawks FHCI
October 21 8:30am Golden Gaels  vs. Wildhawks FHCI
  9:30am Marauders  vs. Mustangs FHCI
  10:30am Ravens  vs. Lady Blues FHCI
  11:30am Gryphons  vs. Yeowomen FHCI
October 28 8:30am Yeowomen  vs. Wildhawks FHCI
  9:30am Gryphons  vs. Lady Blues FHCI
  10:30am Ravens  vs. Mustangs FHCI
  11:30am Golden Gaels  vs. Marauders FHCI
November 4 8:30am Yeowomen  vs. Marauders FHCI
  9:30am Ravens  vs. Golden Gaels FHCI
  10:30am Gryphons  vs. Wildhawks FHCI
  11:30am Lady Blues  vs. Mustangs FHCI
November 11 8:30am Wildhawks vs. Marauders FHCI
  9:30am Gryphons vs. Mustangs FHCI
  10:30am Lady Blues vs. Golden Gaels FHCI
  11:30am Yeowomen vs. Ravens FHCI
November 18 8:30am Wildhawks vs. Ravens FHCI
  9:30am Gryphons vs. Marauders FHCI
  10:30am Lady Blues vs. Yeowomen FHCI
  11:30am Mustangs vs. Golden Gaels FHCI
November 25 8:30am Mustangs vs. Yeowomen FHCI
  9:30am Gryphons vs. Golden Gaels FHCI
  10:30am Marauders vs. Ravens FHCI
  11:30am Wildhawks vs. Lady Blues FHCI
December 2 8:30am Marauders vs. Lady Blues FHCI
  9:30am Mustangs vs. Wildhawks FHCI
  10:30am Golden Gaels vs. Yeowomen FHCI
  11:30am Gryphons vs. Ravens FHCI
December 9 8:30am Ravens vs. Lady Blues FHCI
  9:30am Gryphons vs. Yeowomen FHCI
  10:30am Golden Gaels vs. Wildhawks FHCI
  11:30am Marauders vs. Mustangs FHCI
December 16 8:30am Ravens vs. Mustangs FHCI
  9:30am Golden Gaels vs. Marauders FHCI
  10:30am Gryphons vs. Lady Blues FHCI
  11:30am Yeowomen vs. Wildhawks FHCI
January 13 8:30am Lady Blues vs. Mustangs FHCI
  9:30am Gryphons vs. Wildhawks FHCI
  10:30am Yeowomen vs. Marauders FHCI
  11:30am Ravens vs. Golden Gaels FHCI
January 20 8:30am Wildhawks vs Marauders FHCI
  9:30am Lady Blues vs Golden Gaels FHCI
  10:30am Gryphons vs Mustangs FHCI
  11:30am Yeowoman vs Ravens FHCI
January 27 (Playoffs) 8:30am TBD FHCI
  9:30am TBD FHCI
  10:30am TBD FHCI
  11:30am TBD FHCI
February 3 (Championships) 8:30am TBD FHCI
  9:30am TBD FHCI
  10:30am TBD FHCI
  11:30am TBD FHCI
  12:30pm Pizza Party & Awards FHCI

 

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North Toronto Basketball Association

MIDGET-JUVENILE GIRLS DIVISION 2017 – 2018 SEASON

DATES TIME TEAMS LOCATION
09/30/17 Exhibition Games 12:30 PM  Mustangs  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM  Marauders vs  Gryphons FHCI
10/14/17 12:30 PM Marauders vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Gryphons FHCI
10/21/17 12:30 PM Marauders  vs  Mustangs FHCI
1:30 PM Gryphons  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
10/28/17 12:30 PM Marauders vs  Gryphons FHCI
1:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
11/04/17 12:30 PM Marauders  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Gryphons FHCI
11/11/17 12:30 PM Gryphons  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM Marauders  vs  Mustangs FHCI
11/18/17 12:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM Marauders vs  Gryphons FHCI
11/25/17 12:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Gryphons FHCI
1:30 PM Marauders  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
12/02/17 12:30 PM Marauders  vs  Mustangs FHCI
1:30 PM Gryphons  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
12/09/17 12:30 PM Marauders vs  Gryphons FHCI
1:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
12/16/17 12:30 PM Marauders  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Gryphons FHCI
01/06/18 12:30 PM Gryphons  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM Marauders  vs  Mustangs FHCI
01/13/18 12:30 PM Mustangs  vs  Wildhawks FHCI
1:30 PM Marauders vs  Gryphons FHCI
01/20/18 (Playoffs) 12:30 PM Playoffs:  Semi-final FHCI
1:30 PM Playoffs:  Semi-final FHCI
01/27/18 (Playoffs) TBA Playoffs: 3rd place game FHCI
  TBA Playoffs: Championship game FHCI

 

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