The Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association has announced details on the upcoming 2016-17 season for the Manitoba Basketball league (MBL).  The MBL is for elite team registration only and players wishing to play in the league must first make a club team that has goals to play in the MBL. For more information on trying out for club teams please CLICK HERE.

Teams interested in registering in the MBL for the fall season should email the league their interest asap -

League Structure

Winter Tiering Structure

  • Teams declare level going in to the league and then play other teams in the category to determine parody.  
  • 3 exhibition games to start the season to determine tiering to gauge if a team can compete at the level.
  • First two weeks are preseason. ​

Seasons - Fees & Timelines

Winter - $1750

  • October 16th to December 11th - 7-8 weeks
  • 11 total games - 3 preseason, 7 regular season, 1 playoff guaranteed
  • Starting weekend after Thanksgiving, running through to the second weekend in December
  • Last weekend Championship Tournament (playoffs).
  • Playing Days - Sundays in Winter



  • April to June
  • 8 total games -tournament + playoffs.
  • Starting week after spring break running through to the third week in May.
  • Championship Tournament (Playoffs)
  • Playing Days - Weeknights in Spring

Ages / Genders Offered

  • Fall ages are defined as of December 31, 2016
  • Spring ages are defined as December 31, 2017


  • 17 / 16 / 15 / 14 / 13 / 12


  • 16-17 / 14-15 / 12-13

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