Granny Basketball League

Jan. 21 - 2017 team rosters due

Jan. 31 - 2016 team financial reports due

Feb. 2 - Missouri league begins

Feb. 5 - Kansas league begins

Mar. 4 - Eastern Division league begins

Mar. 18 - Western Division league begins

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Texas Fire Ants, Georgetown, TX

The Tonics, Louisburg, KS

Driftless Dribblers, Viroqua, WI

Upcoming Events

New Teams in 2017

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News in a Nutshell...

Philosophy, Mission & Purpose

As empowered women of the 21st Century, we seek to promote a spirit of camaraderie, a model of sportsmanship and friendly competition. In doing so, we honor those women who came before us and set an example for those who will follow.

The Granny Basketball League was created to provide:

  1. Fun, competitive exercise for women over the age of 50.
  2. An avenue for charitable giving.
  3. Wholesome, nostalgic, and sometimes humorous entertainment.
  4. Recognition for mature women
  5. A method of  preserving the history of six-on-six basketball.

Each Granny team selects a charity or non-profit cause to which they give gate receipts. Granny players, referees, scorekeepers and other staff are volunteers and do not receive compensation for their time or expenses.

Granny's great stress reducer!... Teams in Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, Kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Wisconsin & Virginia....Laugh now, die later...!

Granny Basketball coming to Louisburg

The Miami County Republic, Feb.1, 2017

How Democrats lost Dubuque and middle America

CNN, Dec. 14, 2016

These ‘Grannies’ are trying to reignite the basketball border war

KCUR, Oct. 14, 2016

In the News

Six on Six Basketball. Come Join the Fun!

Granny Basketball continues to grow. There are now more than 300 players on 28 teams representing eight states.


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2016 Champs – Harpers Ferry Fireflies

Congratulations to the Harpers Ferry Fireflies for sweeping the 2016 state and national tournaments and achieving an undefeated (15-0) season! For more championship information, see our Granny Basketball Championship records.

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 A gentle game for women of a certain age.



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