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Newport-Mesa NJB Winter Season Information!

Newport-Mesa NJB has a single Winter Season that begins each November and ends with championship tournaments in mid-February. The league is parent-coached and competitive but accepts players of all skill levels. Teams are capped at 8-9 players. Sign-ups begin in early September and evaluation day occurs mid-October. League fees were $270.00 for the 2017-18 season. Practices are on Saturdays and games are played Sundays and some Saturdays. All games are local to the Newport-Mesa area. This league occurs on weekends ONLY -- there are NO games or practices during the week.

8th Grade National Champions!

4th Grade Boys National Champions 2018!

4th Grade Boys National All-Star Champions 2018!

3rd Grade Boys National NJB Champions!

3rd Grade NJB National All-Star Champions!

6th Grade All-Stars 2018 Runner-Up!

Newport-Mesa NJB Winter League Schedules!

Thank you to all of the families and players who made the 2017-18 Winter Season a success!

Vanguard University Summer Youth Basketball Camps!

Vanguard University is once again holding it's awesome Summer Youth Basketball Camps this year.  Check out the schedule and link below and get your son/daughter signed-up for this great event!


  • WEEK 1: June 25 - June 29
  • WEEK 2: July 9 - July 13
  • WEEK 3: July 23 - July 27
  • WEEK 4: July 30- August 3
  • Camp runs 9am to 4pm daily, (except Friday) with early drop off and late pick up available from 8am to 5pm. Camp ends at 12 noon on Friday with no lunch provided that day. If late pick-up is needed on Friday up till 5pm, please connect personally with Coach Soliday or Coach Kelly leading up to camp or on the first day of camp. Available for an additional $30 charge, which will be billed on the first day of camp, separate from camper enrollment fee. Friday late pick-up will include lunch for campers and afternoon individual skill work.
  • Ages: 5-14, Grades: K-8th
  • All camps are located in Vanguard University's Gymnasium (aka "The PIT")
  • Camp Director's: 2014 NAIA National Championship Coach/ GSAC Coach of the Year Rhett Soliday and head assistant Taylor Kelly
  • All children will be coached by current Vanguard University's Men's and Women's Basketball players
  • Vanguard University's Basketball Camp is an incredible environment for children of all ages and skill levels to enjoy the game with character driven teachings intertwined into all skill development and team building exercises
  • Past highlights have included New Orleans Pelicans star guard Jrue Holiday attending camp, signing autographs, and speaking about the importance of developing character
  • Click here for more information and here to register

Newport-Mesa NJB Winter League Season 2018-19!

The 2018-19 Winter League Season will begin registration the 1st week in September.  Please check back then to register or email us with any questions at

Newport-Mesa 2018 National NJB All-Star Champions:

3rd Grade Boys - Newport-Mesa

5th Grade Gold Boys - Runner-Up

8th Grade Boys Evans (Touchard)

6th Grade Boys - Runner-Up

4th Grade Girls - Newport Lightning

4th Grade Boys - Newport-Mesa Gold

The Annual Newport-Mesa NJB "Don Daniels Championship Tournament Champions" 

Boys D1 - Big Ballers (Saba)

Boys D2 - Gauchos (Montgomery)

Boys D3 West - Gauchos (Pence)

Boys D3 East - French Fries (Bartlett)

Girls D2 - Sea Queens (Giunta)

Girls D3 - Firecrackers (West)


Boys 3rd / 4th Grade (Div 3) - Rob Stefano -

Boys 5th / 6th Grade (Div 2) - Dan Bartlett -

Boys 7th / 8th Grade (Div 1) -

Please email the Girls Division Director Jon Spotts at for any girls teams.

Please note: Safari users will have issues registering your child, please use a different platform.  Google Chrome is the best user-friendly platform for NJB registration!

   All Newport-Mesa NJB Coaches are required to attend a Coaches Clinic in order to coach this season.  Please check with under the coaches section for future clinics!

Newport-Mesa NJB registration includes a team jersey set, indoor practices, indoor games and a season-ending championship tournament.

Newport-Mesa NJB offers the following leagues for the upcoming winter season:

Boys D1 (7th & 8th Grade)

Boys D2 (5th & 6th Grade)

Boys D3 (3rd & 4th Grade)

Girls D1 (7th & 8th Grade)

Girls D2 (5th & 6th Grade)

Girls D3 (3rd & 4th Grade)

Clinic League (1st & 2nd Grade Boys & Girls)

Regular division practices begin the 1st week in November and games begin the 1st weekend in December, 2017. The NMNJB season runs from November to February.

Newport-Mesa NJB Clinic League!

NJB Clinic League 2018-19

The Newport-Mesa NJB Clinic League (Boys & Girls 1st & 2nd Grades) is now in session.

The Clinic League will begin practices in early December through January at the Harbor Day School Gym on Sunday afternoons (normally 3:30-5:30pm). 


    Newport-Mesa NJB

    Newport-Mesa NJB has been serving the Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Corona Del Mar communities for over 25 years!  We offer indoor practices & indoor games for all of our players grades 1st-8th.  Our fantastic basketball facilities include Newport Coast Community Center, Newport Harbor High School, Ensign Intermediate School, Harbor Day School and Lincoln Elementary School.

    Newport-Mesa NJB Questions Or Concerns? Please Contact Us Via Email Now!

    Newport-Mesa NJB Questions Or Concerns? Please Contact Us Via Email Now!

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    Newport-Mesa NJB Sponsors

    These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities

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    Newport Harbor Baseball Association is the premier Pony youth baseball league in the Newport Beach area.

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    Newport Beach Baseball Association serves the Corona Del Mar baseball community.

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