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Little Mustangs: Boys & Girls, Grades 1 & 2

Little Mustangs

This is Where it all Begins

The Little Mustangs Program is designed as an introduction to basketball for for 1st & 2nd grade boys and girls. It is a non-competitive program that allows everyone an opportunity to explore their interest in the sport of basketball.

The purpose is to introduce the basic and fundamental skills of shooting, passing, dribbling, and team play. Boys and girls play separately with 8-10 players on each team organized by home address, elementary school affiliation, and friend/coach requests. 

The season consists of one practice and one game per week except during holidays and MVBA tournament weekends. Here are the Little Mustang game details:

  • Games are 4 on 4 with eight (4-Minute) running time periods.
  • Basket height is 8 feet and the basketball is 27.5 inches.
  • Scores are not kept for Little Mustangs games.
  • During half time all players participate in a non-competitive skills challenge.

The Little Mustangs goal is to provide equal playing time, in-game education, and a fun learning basketball experience for all players regardless of skill level.


Little Mustangs Program Summary

WHO:  Boys & Girls in 1st and 2nd graders who attend school and/or reside in the MVHS area.

WHAT: Little Mustangs is an introductory and developmental basketball program.

REGISTRATION: Registration and payment is available online only. Registration for the 2018-2019 season is now closed. 

WHEN (Practice/Game):  Practice begins in late October and games begin in Mid-November and run through early February, with breaks for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. Exact practice/game dates, times, and locations are available once teams and coaches are selected.

One (1-hour) practice per week and one game per week. Exact practice/game dates, times, and locations are available once teams and coaches are selected.

WHEN (TEAM NOTIFICATION):  Coach and Team Selection is complete by Mid-October. If you are interested in coaching, visit our Coaches Corner to start the process.

WHERE:  Practices and games will be held one of the following sites: Turtle Lake, Island Lake, Snail Lake or Chippewa.

HOW MUCH:  Little Mustangs registration fee is $105. The MVBA offers a limited number of Registration Scholarships each year. Get additional scholarship information here.



MVBA Basketball Code of Conduct

Upon registration (during the registration process) all parents and players must electronically sign the MVBA Basketball Code of Conduct. See below for a copy of the MVBA Basketball Code of Conduct: