The 2023 Spirit of the North Basketball Tournament

is scheduled for November 18 & 19, 2023.

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Duluth Amateur Youth Basketball Association

2023 DAYBA Scholarship Winners!


Ava Lamers           Rhinelander                          

Charlie Morning   Menomonie 


Avery Kuklinski    Esko                                     

Luke Wilson         Pine City

"Bob McDonald Leaving a Lasting Legacy"

This year honoring the Joe Doucette coaching family from Colfax.​​

Salvation Army Rookie Basketball

In 2019 DAYBA's Youth Basketball Association and the Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association merged under the direction of Kris Mallet of Rookie Basketball. It is a developmental youth basketball league for girls and boys, grades k-8, in Duluth, Minnesota. Contact Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association for rec basketball information and your local school or booster club for travel team information.

For more information on The Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association, use the link below.


Our Mission Statement

We strive to promote high-quality basketball opportunities for Duluth-area basketball players. In doing so, we hope the players learn the core values of teamwork, accountability, hard work, and perseverance.