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Welcome to FCYBL

The Fairfax County Youth Basketball League ("FCYBL") is a not-for-profit organization comprised of member youth clubs and recreation centers. Our mission is to enable the youth of its member organizations to compete, learn, grow, and develop basketball skills while playing on their neighborhood teams.

FCYBL is made up of member clubs and does not accept individual players or teams. For a full list of clubs please see our member club page

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5th Grade Girls Division II - Pilot

In an effort to improve player development, FCYBL is running a pilot this year for the Girls 5th Grade Division 2 league.

The Development Working Group adopted a modified rule set that removes Zone defenses and Zone presses.  By moving the defense to man-to-man only - we hope to open the floor - and improve scoring. In addition, coaches will have a much smaller playbook and focus on fundamentals of man offense. 

The Rules:

1. No Zone defenses in any setting.

2. Man-to-man press is permitted until the lead is 10 points.

We held a coaches clininc on Nov 19 and had a great turnout. All of the coaches are committed to running this pilot.

by posted 11/22/2022
5th Grade Coaches Clinic - 11/19

5th Grade Girls Division II Coaches - 

Please plan to attend an in-person Coaches Clinic this Saturday morning at Holmes MS Gym, starting at 10:30 AM.

We will review a Pilot program that FCYBL is running this year that limits defense to man-to-man.


  1. review the motivation for the rules
  2. review the rules
  3. answer FAQs

In addition, Coach Nathan Shin (BRYC) will bring his 7/8th grade Girls team to help illustrate the concepts we hope to adopt this season.

Please invite your assistants, parents, etc. All are welcome.

NOTE: If you are not sure whether your team will be D1 or D2 - please join us.

by posted 11/16/2022
2022-2023 draft season dates


2022-2023 FCYBL season schedule  
All dates are subject to change!    
We will have a 14 game season    
  FCYBL Meeting  
Saturday, October 01, 2022 Tryouts begin  
Monday, October 10, 2022 Zip code exceptions due  
Saturday, October 15, 2022 Team Declarations Due  
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 Final division placements No team-division changes after this day
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Player registration deadline  
TBD Mandatory Coaches Clinic  
Monday, November 28, 2022 Weeknight games begin  
Saturday, December 03, 2022 Weekend games begin ALL Leagues  
Saturday, December 03, 2022 Pool play begins for boys and girls 5th grade teams  
Monday, December 19, 2022 Start of winter break No games
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 Final 5th grade division placement  
Friday, December 23, 2022 5th grade placement appeals due  
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 Resume play  
Mon, January 22, 2023 MLK holiday No games
Monday, February 20, 2023 Presidents day No games
Playoffs Please note dates may get pushed back due to events out of our control  
TBD Playoff games start  
Saturday, February 25, 2023 Weekend playoff games  
Saturday, March 04, 2023 Championship weekend  
Saturday, March 11, 2023 Championship weekend, if necessary  

by posted 10/12/2022
Gym Issues on Game Day
If Fairfax County Schools are closed then ALL FCYBL games are canceled. Click here for current FCPS School Closures.


Check the Gym Closure Status Websites and Hotlines:

  • Fairfax County Public Schools:  Current Alerts
  • Fairfax County Park Authority:  703 324-5264
  • Arlington County Parks and Recreation:  703 228-4715



Call Fairfax County-NCS Athletic Scheduling: 703 609-8870


Call FCYBL Scheduler, Charles Chandler: 703 856-2715


Alternate contacts to be used if you cannot reach the county and/or Charles.

  • Commissioner: Dave Vennergrund: 703 772-5867 
  • Chairman: Steve Bergstrom: 202 321-6090


Call our Referee Commissioner: Curtis Smith: 571 643-6516 or Vincent Wright: 678-989-6911

Please contact ONLY if there are no referees on site.



Call FCYBL Commissioner: Dave Venegrund: 703 772-5867 ​

and Email EJ Thomas:  jt1609@aol.com 


Please note:  At times schools cancel gym use, but do not inform us. If this is the case the after-hours county rep. will try to resolve. We must respect their decision and not argue with the school, the county rep, or gym monitor FOR ANY REASON.

by posted 01/07/2022
School Closures (Weather)
Gym Closure Policy: When FCPS are closed all FCYBL games are cancelled.
Click here for current FCPS School Closures.

Click here to see the FCYBL policies re: inclement weather. 


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