Founded in 1993, nyImpact Youth Basketball League is run on a year-round basis, winter and summer. The Revelation Division is for kids ages 12-16 years old regardless of experience or skill level. The league is held at P.S. 80 in Queens.
Each Saturday in December, the league the league invites prominent High School coaches to conduct FREE workouts for kids. The workouts are instructional and fundamentally based and thus leads to a higher quality of play when the league begins.
The first week of January, the annual Impact Youth Draft Lottery is held. Parents are also encouraged to participate in the lives of their kids by signing up as volunteer coaches. Teams are formed via an NBA type draft lottery format. Every teenager that signs up are selected on to a team. Each team member must play in each game. Full uniforms/ T-shirt and shorts are provided to each participant. Referee fees are included.
The Action then heats up each Saturday 11:30am - 2:00pm. Teams play a 10-12 game schedule, trades are allowed for the first 5 games. Every team makes the play-offs with the first and second place teams receiving trophies.
The league also awards an Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player and the Mark Reiner Sportsmanship & Hustle Award. Coaches also receive a Chuck Granby coach of the League award.