The ExCEL offers a Youth Basketball League for two 8-game seasons throughout the year, winter and summer.


Divisions are assigned according to grade level. Divisions may be combined with the next group if needed to form enough divisional teams. Teams and/or players may play up to an older division, however teams and/or players may not play down to a younger division. 

Winter Season:

  • Registration: October - November

  • Play: December - February

  • Divisons:

    • 3rd Grade

    • 4th Grade

    • 5th Grade

    • 6th Grade

Summer Season:

  • Registration: April - May

  • Play: June - August

  • Divisions:

    • 1st Grade

    • 2nd Grade

    • 3rd Grade

    • 4th Grade

    • 5th Grade

    • 6th Grade

    • 7th Grade

    • 8th Grade

Practice & Game Schedules - All Divisions

  • Games - Primarily played on Fridays & Saturdays (possibly some Thursdays)

  • Practices - 1 Hour - Monday through Thursday - 5:30, 6:30, or 7:30pm 

    • Practice assignments are not guaranteed. However, our goal is to provide every team with a consistent practice time throughout the season at no additional cost.  

1st - 2nd Grade 

  • 8ft goals

  • 1st - 2nd grade teams teams may be co-ed 

  • 3rd Grade and above will have separate boys and girls divisions

3rd - 4th Grade (Girls)

  • 9ft goals

5th Grade & Above (Girls)

  • 10ft goals

3rd Grade & Above (Boys)

  • 10ft goals

League Fees

  • $35 per player / per season

  • No additional fees are required for player's cards or referees*



Players and Coaches must register for each season. 


If you are already on a team from a previous season or different league, please let us know by answering the "Request Team or Coach" portion of the registration forms.

Coaches should submit rosters to the ExCEL via email to ensure their players are added to their team

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Address - 1251 Colquitt Rd, Terrell, TX 75160 

Phone - 972.551.5716

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The Excellence Center for Enhanced Learning (ExCEL) exists to support the mission of Terrell ISD by providing students academic, socio-emotional and physical development opportunities including character training, expression/creativity, problem solving, teamwork, leadership, communication, resilience, work habits, and more.  

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