Frequently Answered Questions

WHO CAN PLAY?

Per the Oakland Diocese CYO rules and regulations, the following children can play if they meet one of the following criterias:

WHAT SPORTS ARE SPONSORED BY CYO?

OLG CYO is sponsoring basketball and volleyball, for boys and girls.   

WHEN AND WHERE ARE THE GAMES PLAYED? HOW MANY  GAMES PER SEASON?

During the fall, boys basketball (2nd thru 8th grades) and girls volleyball (4th thru 8th grades) are played.  During the spring, girls basketball (2nd thru 8th grades) are played.  Basketball and volleyball games are generally in gyms located within the boundaries of the Oakland Diocese.  There are generally about 10 games per season.  During the year, there are additional opportunities to play if the team decides to participate in tournaments.  Each tournament generally involves two to three games, and there could be one to two tournaments during the season.  Tournaments provide the team with additional playing opportunities.  

WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT FOR THE PLAYER?

There is generally one hour of practice twice a week, which is set by each team coach.  Games are generally played on weekends.  Regular league games starts in early November on a Saturday or Sunday depending on schedule, and ends around last week of January.

HOW MUCH IS THE FEE TO PLAY FOR OLG CYO?

The registration fee is $190 for the season, with a $15 discount for early registration.  Rental of jersey (basketball and volleyball) and shorts (basketball only) are included in the fee.  An additional $50 cash or check deposit is also required, and cash will be returned and check deposit will be shredded once uniform is returned in the condition it was received.

CAN GIRLS PLAY IN THE BOYS TEAM?

Girls can play on a boys team.  However she will not be eligible to participate in the same girls sport for that school year. 

I WANT TO VOLUNTEER. WHAT CAN I VOLUNTEER FOR?

  • Coaching and Assistant Coaching
  • Team Parent
  • Snack Bar
  • Photography
  • Fundraising
  • Registration
  • Player Recruitment

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