2019 MAYB NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Grade Verification & Check-In Procedures
**Coaches MUST Verify Grades/Check-In All Players on Roster**
Coaches MUST Check-In BEFORE 1st Game.
(Coaches passes will be at the gate of your first game in your coaches’ packet)
Check-In BEFORE 1st Game at one of these locations!
Thursday, August 1st – Check Times Next to Locations
- South Farha Center (South YMCA) – ALL GRADE DIVISIONS – 1pm – 10:00pm
- Wichita Sports Forum – 7th and 11/12th Grade – 6PM – 10:00pm
- Andover Farha Center - 3rd, 4th, 8th and 9/10th Grade – 6PM – 10:00pm
- Wichita Hoops – 1st / 2nd Grade, 7th Grade & 11/12th Grade 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, August 2nd – 8:00am until Noon
- Wichita Hoops – 1st / 2nd Grade, 7th Grade & 11/12th Grade
- South Farha Center – 5th & 6th Grades
- Wichita Sports Forum – 7th Grade
- Andover Farha Center – 3rd, 4th, and 8th Grade
- Goddard Eisenhower H.S. – 9/10th Grade
Welcome to the 2019 MAYB National Tournament. We are amazed at the quantity and quality of teams we have this year. We have 1020 teams from 23 states entered this year. It will be an amazing 4 days of basketball. Please take the time to read below and stress to your players and fans.
First of all, there can be only one champion per division. If you walk away from this event with a championship you will have certainly earned it. We believe this is the way it should be. There will be mistakes made. Refs will miss calls. Coaches will make bad decisions. Players will miss shots. I hope we can all remember the great competition that is about to take place. Step back and observe. It is amazing. In that respect we ask you all to maintain proper behavior through the good and the bad. We can not tolerate inappropriate behavior.
Remember, all teams must check in and verify their rosters. There are no exceptions. We are grade based. Check packets you have received for information regarding check in locations and details. The main check-in will take place during the skills competition for both boys and girls (South Farha-Boys and The Hive-Girls). Don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have.
It is important to check schedules after each game. Wall brackets will be updated as well as all games available on the tourney machine app. Please see the direct schedule links below. Each year we end up with teams missing games. Plan ahead. Double check. Know where you need to be and when. With so many teams it important you plan ahead.
All coaches and fans will have arm band passes. Please wear these and the weekend will go much smoother. Gate workers will place the bands on each person through the door. Prices for admission are listed in your packets.
Each team is required to provide a scorekeeper or clock operator for each game. We have had great success with this. It is harder to yell at your own person, but please do not put kids in this situation. It is unfair to them if adults are yelling at them!
Lastly, we hope you enjoy the tournament. Things will not be perfect. There will be amazing teams here. Great competition. When everything has cleared there will be one team per division who finishes 1st but to get there they will have had to fight through a great field of teams. Enjoy!
MAYB CODE OF CONDUCT
Support: Cheering for your team is encouraged. Support the kids! Negative comments from stands will result in removal from the gym and possibly the tournament.
Referees: Referees will call the games to the best of their ability. Confrontation with an official will result in removal from the gym and possibly the tournament. They are in charge of the game action!
Profanity: Use of profanity will not be tolerated towards anyone. If you have questions, there will be people to talk to but no one, from players, refs, supervisors, table workers or other fans shall be spoken to in a profane manner.
Court: No one besides players, officials, and coaches are allowed to be on the court at any time during a game. Rushing onto the court will result in immediate removal from the gym and possibly from the tournament. In addition, baseline areas are to be kept from spectators.
Post Game: Any confrontation after a game is complete will be considered an extension of the game and can also result in removal from the entire tournament and can result in forfeits. Please leave the gyms without talking to officials, supervisors, or the other teams. Shake hands at end of game but no negative comments.
Pre Game: Fans are not to be on the court. Players are not to shoot during timeouts and such.
Fighting: Any punches thrown results in automatic removal for the remainder of the tournament.
Please don’t allow acting inappropriately to affect the participation of your athletes. We ask that all teams support each other and keep sportsmanship a priority. Head coaches are directly responsible for the actions of your coaching staff, players, and parents.
Grounds for disqualification include, but are not limited to: Non-compliance of MAYB rules, fighting, acting inappropriately towards officials and/or tournament supervisors, excessive profanity, taunting, or causing damage to facilities.