Welcome to SMYBB Shooting Stars

Now let's play ball!

SMYBB Shooting Stars Special Needs Basketball was created as an inclusive program designed for children ages 5-22 with a variety of disabilities (including Autism, Down Syndrome and other physical and mental disabilities) to learn and enjoy the game of basketball in a fun, non-competitive environment.

The 2019 SMYBB Shooting Stars season begins September 29, 2019.

Volunteer orientation and uniform pick-up on September 22, 2019.

Registration Still Open!

Built From the Ground Up

Rick and Emmie Clark were looking for a way to introduce their autistic son to basketball, but without the speed and endless rules of a standard game.

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Safe Environment for Your Child

We promote a non-competitive environment so that your child will feel comfortable playing with their buddy as well as their teammates.

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Our 14th Season is Here!

With numerous successful seasons behind us, we’ve learned a lot, and we’re confident that your child will really enjoy themselves.  Be sure to register early as spaces are limited.

Registration for the 2019 season opening soon!

10th Season

Our 10th Season!

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We are extremely excited to announce that registration for the 10th Season of SMYBB Shooting Stars Special Needs Basketball is now open!  Registration for Shooting Stars will be open through September 4th.  Our season will run from early November through January on Sunday afternoons in San Marcos at Corky Smith Gym. As always, we are looking for players (age 5-22) with…

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Basketball league filled with stars

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(from The San Diego Union Tribune) Bella Rusnak bounds down the court, clutching the basketball. She shoots — she scores. “Yes!” she exclaims, as her hands pump to the sky. The crowd cheers her on. This isn’t your typical basketball game, but the players don’t know that. This is the Shooting Stars Basketball League. The league is designed for children…

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