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Mankato Basketball Association


2021 - Practice and play resume - 1/16/21

Practices began on January 4th, some additional restrictions were added like players wearing mask at all times in the building (even while playing).  Teams are doing their best to find tournaments to play in, the options are very limited this year as many have cancelled.

Mankato will not be hosting a tournament this year due to lack of facilities available to the association.


As you are aware, this year with all the uncertainty of tournament play our registration fee was greatly reduced.  Each team coach is responsible for registering and paying for the tournaments they participate in.  This requires each coach to collect tournament fees from the players/parents directly.

Coaches please maintain an open communication line between you and your player's parents so that these fees are reimbursed in a timely manner. 

Parents, please reimburse your coach for any tournament fees they may incur as soon as requested.

The MBA board does not allow a player who has not paid their registration fee to participate in practices or games. Likewise, the MBA board fully supports the coach's decision to not allow players to play in tournaments if requested tournament fees have not been paid. 

Thank you,

The Mankato Basketball Association 

2020 - 2021 Player Updates

Teams have been posted 

Please click the "Teams" tab on the menu bar to view the teams for 

  • 2020-2021 Girls
  • 2020-2021 East Boys
  • 2020-2021 West Boys




If you have not yet paid your registration fee ($100) for this year, payment can be made to your head coach at this years practice facility.  Warehouse located at 2155 Ringhofer Dr.  North Mankato. 

If you are unable to make payment on Nov. 8th you must pay your coach at your child’s first practice session.  Payment will be required before your child will be able to practice with their team. 



You will need to stop at UTE in North Mankato if your child needs to order a uniform.  This must be completed by NOVEMBER 6th. 

IMPORTANT - If a player is using a uniform from a previous player/sibling, YOU MUST let UTE know their number so they can make sure it is not already taken.

The MBA Fan Gear stores will remain open through NOVEMBER 11, orders will be completed approximately 2-3 weeks after the site closes. Individuals will receive an email when their order is ready for pick up. You can view the sites directly at these links:



Due to the unknown status or cost of tournaments this year.   We lowered the registration fee per player to only help cover the cost of practice facilities.  We are requiring each team to set their own tournaments and collect money from parents for those tournaments. 

Parents YOU WILL incur additional cost to help cover the fee for tournaments that your team registers for.  These payments will be made directly to your coach when the cost is determined.  Tournament fees traditionally run between $250-$500 per team per tournament.

Welcome Mankato Basketball Association

Mankato Basketball Association is an all-volunteer community organization serving residents of the Mankato, North Mankato and the ISD 77 school district. Our coaches, assistants, and board members donate their time and talents to help provide athletic opportunities for the boys and girls who participate in our basketball programs. Our primary goal is to provide fair competition and a learning environment that enhances individual player development and team play.

General Information

Boys and Girls Teams from 4th - 8th grade.  Practices average approximately 1-2 times per week for 60 - 90 minutes.  Tournaments are either single day or two days.  Tournaments are generally in the Greater Mankato Region, Southern Minnesota and the Southern Metro Area.

 * All coaches require a background check and certified concussion training *