• Catholic Sports/NVJCYO

  • Catholic Sports/NVJCYO

Catholic Sports/NVJCYO

The Diocesan Northern Virginia Junior Catholic Youth Organization provides sports leagues which are an important component of comprehensive youth ministry in our parishes. Activities should foster cooperation, respect, sportsmanship, responsibility, leadership, competitiveness, fairness and courtesy.

Fall Sports: Cross Country, Tennis, Track & Field

Winter Sports: Basketball, Cheer

Spring Sports: Track & Field, Volleyball

Inclement Weather

  • Due to Fairfax County closures...All NVJCYO games on Saturday, January 12 with a start time of 4 pm or earlier will be played as scheduled UNLESS the news changes or we hear from Loudon or Prince William that their facilities will be closed, in which case games at St. Francis, Our Lady of Hope, and St. Theresa may be affected. Games starting after 4 p.m. on Saturday are cancelled.

  • All NVJCYO games for Sunday, January 13 are cancelled. 



  • September 22, Cross Country Developmental Meet #1
  • September 29 & 30, Fall Track & Field Meet
  • October 20, Cross Country Developmental Meet #2
  • November 3, Cross Country Championship Meet
  • December 1-16, Basketball/Cheer, pre-Christmas games
  • December 25, Christmas
  • January 5, Basketball/Cheer continue
  • January 5, Quo Vadis/Seminarian Basketball Game at St. John Paul the Great (10 am-1 pm)
  • January 18, Life is VERY Good Morning Mass and Rally at Eagle Bank Arena
  • February 16, Cheer Exhibition (at Bishop Ireton)
  • February 23, (Cheer Exhibition make-up date if earlier date postponed)
  • February 23/24 & March 2/3, Basketball end-of-season tournament (grades 5-8)
  • April 7 & 8, first weekend of Volleyball games
  • April 21, Easter
  • May 11, BASH for Middle Schoolers at O'Connell
  • May 18/19, Spring Track Meet at O'Connell
  • June 22-28, Diocesan High School WorkCamp (always looking for coach leaders to help serve)



    Pope John Paul II

    Sports contribute to the love of life, teaches sacrifice, respect and responsibility, leading to the full development of every human person.