Please click on the "Register Online" link on the menu on the left side of this page to begin the process and select the correct registration based on your childs age.
The 2014/2015 CYM Registration Form is located in "Documents" on the menu on the left side of the home page in the "Registration" folder.
If you are a returning member, please sign in for registration. If you are new, please complete the new member process during registration - click on the "Register Online" link to begin ALL registrations.
Fees for 2014-15 are:
- Instructional Program (1st & 2nd grade) = $75 per player
- 3rd grade thru HS = $110 per player
- Multi-child discount = $250 maximum per family
PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: St. Joseph's Parish
PLEASE SEND CHECKS AND DOCUMENTS TO:
c/o St. Joseph's Parish
87 Amwell Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
PLEASE BE SURE TO NOTARIZE THE REGISTRATION FORM
Registration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's):
1.Am I eligibleto play?For 4th grade thru high school teams and subject to roster space, the Diocesan eligibility rules limit each team to no more than 2 non-parishioners (e.g., anyone not registered with a parish in the Diocese of Metuchen) on the roster.Please note that the 2 per player limit is subject to open roster spots, and roster priority is as follows: (1) Registered Parishioner of St. Josephs; (2) Registered parishioner of a Metuchen Parish; (3) Non-Parishioner.The Board will make a case-by-case determination re any team for which more than 2 non-parishioners register to play.
2.Do you honor roster requests?Generally, when roster requests are made, the Board and Coaches try to accommodate such requests whenever possible.However, the Program does not guarantee that any such requests can be honored.
3.How many players play on a team?Dependingon the number of players that register, rosters generally are 10-14 players.
4.Are there tryouts or player evaluations.There are no tryouts or any other form of player evaluations.Teams are formed by the Board and the Coaches.
5.When does the season start?Typically, the season starts at the end of November with a pre-season tournament and league games begin in December and end in March.For 4th grade thru high school, games are played on Saturday and times vary from early morning to early evening, and are played throughout the Diocese.The game schedule is usually made available at the end of November just prior to the start of the season.
The 3rd grade in-town league is coordinated by Mary Mother of God (Hillsborough) and teams come from some of the local parishes in the area.Games start in January and are played on Sunday afternoons. In past years the game schedule was made available in December.
6.When does practice start?For 4th grade thru high school, practices generally start in November and are conducted once a week on a week night.For 1st -2nd grade instructional and 3rd grade, practices start in mid-December.
2014-2015 Season Start-up
Grades 4 thru 8 - Season begins on Saturday 12/6 (practices begin in November)
Grades 3 and High School - Season begins in January 2015 (practices begin in December)
Grades 1 and 2 Instructional - begins in December 2014
Shooting Shirt Order Form Please click on the "Documents" link on the menu on the left side of this page for the form.
Diocese of Metuchen Philosophy for Catholic Youth Ministry (CYM) Basketball
St. Joseph's Parish is governed by the guidelines set forth by the Diocese of Metuchen on participation in the Catholic Youth Ministry (CYM) Basketball League. The following is directly from the Diocese of Metuchen.
PURPOSE AND LEAGUE PHILOSOPHY:
This league is a ministry and outreach of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. The main objective of this league is to offer to as many Catholic young people as possible the opportunity to play, grow, and develop in a healthy and competitive environment within this basketball league.
This league is a ministry and outreach of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. The main objective of this league is to offer to as many Catholic young people as possible the opportunity to play, grow, and develop in a healthy and competitive environment within this basketball league. Each player, coach, and team is to perform honorably and respectfully, striving to glorify God through conscientious development and use of the talents and gifts with which they have been blessed. The philosophy of this league is to build the kingdom of God among us one player and one game at a time. In this league we are all called to set a positive example for all of our young people. The primary purpose of the CYM Sports Program is to provide the opportunity for young people to participate in a Catholic, wholesome athletic program which will assist their personal and physical growth.