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The Largest Midwest Youth Basketball Tournaments

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Freshman Jaida McCloud starting and getting buckets!

Freshman Jaida is not only in the starting 5. She is ! Congrats to our Jaida McCloud! Starting as a freshman and scoring 19and scoring 19 pts, 7 rebounds & played 38 mins! Play Where the Elite Play! Jonelle Polk McCloud-BaylorBasketball Where Champions Are Made!

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Saving our Children

Kenny Doss was named the new Manchester Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. He know will be serving the students on campus. Kenny Doss is the owner of a non profit organization called Bridging the Gap Globally based in the Chicago Englewood community which promotes non-violence was recognized through basketball tournaments, rallies and sadly funerals. Kenny did…

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Diamond is headed to Tennessee

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Diamond has signed and will be taking her talent to Lemoyne-Owens College in Tennessee. We are so proud of her! She has been with us since the 8th grade. Diamond attended Portage High School in Indiana. She has always been an athletic guard who has a tremendous…

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Lyndsey on the road to recovery

Lyndsey Hodges joined BYF in February 2020. We were looking forward to her dominated on the floor this season and it all came down to an halted after the Covid and a knee injury that would take over 6 months to recover. Lyndsey is was injured in practice. She did not get a chance to…

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Nakiyah is headed to Texas

It is not how you start the race. It is how you finish it. Nakiyah Callon has been apart Baylor Youth Foundation since the 8th grade. We often made jokes on how she was so tough and fearless as young lady. Nakiyah had some life changing obstacles and lost her grandmother that really took a…

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Following Your Dreams

BYF has placed over 5K student athletes into college since 2001. The pandemic has alter the way we have traditionally dealt with recruitment. It has brought on uncertain and stressful time for many student athletes and their parents. We are still assisting student athletes from 2020 prep and transfers. The high school boys 2021 classes…

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Come to our Midwest AAU basketball tournaments and be seen by college coaches all over the United States. We put your player profile directly into their hands when they arrive at the event.

 

We are covered by major media outlets, too. Thousands of top athletes have been scouted at our events.

 

Even during the non NCAA Certified Event college exposure season, when you play in a Baylor Tournament or at any event, you will play against Elite competition. In order to be the best, you must play with the best!  We will prepare your team for the upcoming AAU basketball tournaments season!

 

Are You the Best? Then Prove it! Where Champions are made. Here at the Baylor Tournaments.

Division I and Division II coaches love our exposure Basketball Tournaments and College Exposure events because they know that Baylor Basketball Youth Foundation attracts top talent. We have over 50 NBA, NFL, MLB and WNBA players that are  Alumni from our events and our direct program!

Join the many elite teams that participate in our event to get exposure.  We have an excellent facilities and hotel accommodation. Visit our tournament page to view our upcoming events.  We sell out on each event.

We attract talent from, but not limited to, Texas, Colorado, Canada, Michigan, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Florida, Nevada, Kansas, Virginia,  Louisiana, California, Oklahoma, Arizona, Tennessee, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, Iowa, New York, Oregon, Minnesota, Ohio, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Turkey, Belgium, Puerto Rico,  and of course every inch of Illinois and Indiana.

The Proceeds Fund Mentoring Programs

 

We have a 100% High School Graduation rate and approximately 99% our mentored youths in our program receive athletic scholarship to colleges and universities of higher learning.

What truly makes our basketball tournaments is the experience and the exposure that we provide. Baylor's  basketball events bring that and  so much more, we  attract the top talent and so bring in college coaches  to recruit at all levels.

Baylor Youth Foundation is a 501c3  not for profit charity, that started in 2001. It was form out of the passion of Toi Baylor. She herself was an traveling coach and former Athletic Director and women's college assistant coach.

Recruiting

 

We feature top basketball player profiles in the midwest and attendees of our basketball tournaments. These elite players shine at our NCAA Certified Events and Basketball tournaments. We have featured thousand of talented high school players that rank nationally over the years.

College Exposure

 

You get major college exposure at our live events and basketball tournaments, guaranteed.

College Events

We feature the top exposure events throughout the midwest and bring in the most college coaches to our basketball tournaments. These elite players shine at our College Exposure and LIVE Basketball tournaments. We have featured thousand of talented high school players that are rank nationally over the years.

WORKSHOPS

College Coach's Clinic

An In-Depth Look at Women's Basketball Today: Gain Knowledge from Some of the Best in the Business

Covering Recruitment, Careers, Mental Health, Player Development and Every Topic You would like to discuss.
We will have morning and evening sessions 

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Youth Basketball Camps

 Our youth basketball camps reach across borders and bring together kids from different areas to learn and play together.

Baylor Local League

We have the most Competitive Youth Basketball League in Illinois. 10 Basketball games guaranteed, plus a Championship Playoff! Play 2-3 games, Sundays only.

Bringing Opportunity to Inner City Youth

BAYLOR YOUTH FOUNDATION IS A NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION.

Changing Lives Through Sports Mentoring. Providing academic support, expanding horizons and exposing youth to college coaches and getting basketball scholarships.

You Can Make a Difference

Every dollar counts. We ensure that disadvantaged youth graduate High School and can travel to college interviews with the money you provide. Help today.

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You get major college exposure at our NCAA Certified Events and basketball tournaments, guaranteed.