3rd Annual John Allen Kickoff Tournament @ Birmingham For Information Click Here

March 6, 2015 – March 8, 2015 all-day

March 4th, 2015

Dear Coach,

Welcome to the 2015 John Allen Kickoff! In memory of John Allen, my brother. We are glad you have joined us for this exciting event. We wish your team the best of luck and hope you enjoy your stay in the Alabaster/Helena area. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact one of my staff. We want to make your participation an enjoyable and rewarding experience. A few reminders about this event (please share with your team mom/dad, all parents):

LIVE! Scores & Standings:

YBOA is excited to offer our teams a service for the YBOA Tournament Season. You and your entire team can receive real-time scores and game updates on your phone throughout the tournament. This free service is available to your coaches, parents, and players.

This is an easy to use service provided to you by YBOA. You can follow your team, your division, or the entire tournament! Please see instructions below.

To receive a text on your cell phone with game results and next game information:

1. Text your Team ID Number to 205-291-2828.

2. Your Team ID Number can be found in the Standings section on the schedule.

3. You will then receive texts with your team’s previous game and next game information after every game.

4. You can sign up to follow the scores and results for as many teams as you would like to follow.

(Separate the Team ID numbers with a comma).

When Entering the Gym location:

Coaches must bring and “keep” the Official Paid YBOA Team Membership, players birth certificates and report cards with them at “all” times. Players should be in uniform when entering the gym.


1.     Official Paid YBOA Team Membership Form

2.     Copies of all players birth certificates

3.     Copies of all players current year report cards


Teams must provide their own warm-up basketballs. Home team will provide game ball. Home team will also be responsible for keeping the Official Score Book.

If you haven’t registered your team through YBOA please do so HERE

Calera Middle School9178 County Road 22 Montevallo AL 35007

Helena High School1310 Hillsboro Parkway Helena AL 35080

Helena Middle School1299 Hillsboro Pkwy Helena AL 35080

Thompson High School100 Warrior Dr Alabaster AL 35007

Thompson High School-2100 Warrior Dr Alabaster AL 35007

Thompson Middle School1509 Kent Dairy Rd Alabaster AL 35007


Weekend Passes

Adult (13 & up)  $15

Child (7-12)  $10

6 & Under  Free


Daily Passes

Adult (13 & up)  $10

Child (7-12)  $5

6 & Under  Free


Game schedule is subject to change. Click on the schedule link at any time during the event for ‘real-time’ score, standings, and bracket updates. –

Contacts for the John Allen Kickoff

Bobby Jackson 205-585-4455

Chris Laatsch     205-901-1281

Chris Monroe   205-903-7814

Trent Greene   205-382-0056

Also make sure to follow us on Twitter @yboaalabama and Instagram yboaalabama where we will have tournament updates, pictures and results.

Michael Allen

Alabama State Director of Basketball

Youth Basketball of America (YBOA)