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Matt Womble

Director of Basketball

Phone: 956-286-9839

Basketball Gym Locations

The Link Recreation Center
6750 Baker Boulevard
Richland Hills, TX 76118

North Richland Hills Baptist Church
6955 Boulevard 26
North Richland Hills, TX 76180

Birdville Baptist Church
3141 Carson Street
Haltom City, TX 76117

North Richland Middle School (NRMS)
4801 Redondo Street
North Richland Hills, TX 76180

North Ridge Middle School
7332 Douglas Lane
North Richland Hills, TX 76182

Watauga Middle School
6300 Maurie Drive
Watauga, TX 76148

RYA is a recreational basketball league serving the youth of the North Richland Hills and surrounding areas. Games/Practices are played at The Link in Richland Hills, and BISD Gym Facilities. Regular season play runs from January thru March. 

What division would my child be in?  
Bantam (co-ed) Kinder and 1st Grade 
Junior (
co-ed) 2nd and 3rd Grade
Intermediate (co-ed) 4th and 5th Grade
Senior (
co-ed) 6th Grade and **any player who is still 12 years old on Sept. 1, 2019**

What team would my child be on? 
RYA basketball is a request league and those that don’t request a team will be put into the draft and assigned to a team.

When and how do I sign my child up?
Online Registration are open

How long is the season?
Draft is annually and usually occurs on the first week of December. Location and times will be posted. Practices start the week after draft.  The first game is January 4th,2020 culminating at the end of 8 weeks, at the end of February.  Playoffs begin the Monday following the final Saturday of the Regular Season, culminating that Saturday with Championship games.

What is covered in the cost? 
Uniform (jersey with number, matching shorts) 
An eight-game season with post season playoffs, gym usage, and certified referees

When are games / practices?
Games are played on Saturdays, Practices are determined by each coach/commissioner but usually during weeknights, 1-2 times a week. 

Game Day Door Fee's 
We will have season passes for $10, which cover all games and playoffs at all facilities.  If one does not purchase a Season Pass, a gate fee of $1.00 for regular season games and $2 for playoffs is applicable.  Children under 18 and players are free.

How do I sign up to coach or assistant coach? 
Coaches and assistants are always needed! Contact Matt Womble- Basketball Commissioner to check on team availability. Returning coaches get "first right" to coach again over new coaches.  All coaches are required to be NYSCA certified and register to coach through the RYA website.  There is a $15 yearly fee for background check tied to the Coaching registration.  

Where can I find the rules? 
Rules are posted on the Rules/FAQ page