The objective of the Lou Athanas Youth Basketball League shall be to provide an opportunity for the youth of the City of Laconia to learn and enjoy the sport of basketball. The members will be responsible for stressing the ideas of good sportmanship, ho

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On Behalf of the Lou Athanas Youth Basketball League, it is my pleasure to invite you to the 7th annual LAYBL Invitational Basketball Tournament to be held February 21-25, 2018. 


With eight teams per bracket and a double elimination style format, the tournament will play host to as many as 400 players and their families from all around the state and will include the following divisional brackets:


3rd/4th Grade – 5th/6th Grade Girls - 5th/6th Grade Boys

7th/8th Grade Boys – 7th/8th Grade Girls


If you are interested in participating in the LAYBL Invitational Basketball Tournament, please complete the attached registration form below. Finally, just mail your form and your non-refundable check made payable to Lou Athanas Youth Basketball, to:


Lou Athanas Youth Basketball

P.O Box 1633

Laconia, NH   03247


Please note that all registrations are accepted on a first come / first serve basis, so please submit your registration and fee as soon as possible to reserve your spot.  We can only accommodate 40 total teams and we’ve had a wait list in the past.  Trophies will be presented to 1st place teams and All-Tournament members and Tournament MVP.  Only 14 individual championship team trophies will be provided per division.


Click here to download a LAYBL Tournament Registration Form:





Best Regards,

John Lahey

Tournament Director/Travel Team Coordinator



We look forward to seeing you at the tournament!