CKaTT was informally
organized in the summer of 2001. The first CKaTT jerseys
were worn by children (born in 1990 and below) in a
Christmas basketball tournament in Mississauga.
are the accomplishments and involvements of CKaTT through
CKaTT played in Windsor and Chicago for
the 2001 NABA exhibition games. NABA stands
for North American Basketball Association. It is an annual
tournament of Filipino teams in the US and Canada held
during the Labor Day weekend. In this tournament, CkaTT won
both the Windsor and Chicago tournaments for the Tykes (born
1990 and below) division.
jerseys were worn by CKaTT’s first and only team in PHYBA's
Christmas Tournament, the Tykes (born 1990 and younger)
Division won the Championship.
The Tykes won the championship in the
Windsor Tournament. The Windsor Tournament
is an annual competition held from July 1-4 run by the
Windsor Pinoy Association.
PHYBA (Peel-Halton Youth Basketball Association)
Christmas Tournament, the Tykes Division (10 years and
younger) won the Championship.
PHYBA Inaugural Season of 2002-2003, CKaTT entered
two teams, Peewee (born 1990-91) and Tykes (born 1992-93).
Peewee team won the championship and the Tykes team became
the division finalists.
In the second season of PHYBA
(2003-2004), five CKaTT teams were represented: Tykes (born
1994-1995), two teams of Peewee (blue and white born
1992-1993), Bantam (born 1990-1991) and Midget (born
Bantam (sponsored by Dr. B. Sunga-Castillo) and Midget teams
won the championship. The Peewee White Team won third place.
The Peewee Blue Team (sponsored by Drs. Solon and Jo
Guzman) went to the finals.
NABA tournament in Detroit, the Tykes and Peewee
became champions. They represented the city of Markham under
the sponsorship of Dolce Enterprise.
Freedom Tournament is an annual Thanksgiving
tournament run by Can-Am Sports and headed by PHYBA
officials. The Peewee team (born 1990-91) won the
championship and the Tykes (born 1992-93) placed in the
In the first ever Mabuhay Cup
Tournament of Champions, the Bantam team (born 1990-1992)
won the championship. They represented PHYBA.
Windsor Tournament yielded another championship,
this time from the Peewee team (born 1992-1993) who
represented Can-Am Sports (PHYBA). The Tykes (1994-1995) and
the Bantam team (1990-1991) placed in the finals.
In the 2004
NABA held in Montreal where CKaTT again
represented the city of Markham under Dolce Enterprise's
sponsorship, both the Peewee and Bantam teams became
champions. The Tykes placed in the finals.
The Tykes and
Peewee teams won the championships in the Hamilton
Four CKaTT teams
were represented in the 2004-2005 PHYBA
season: Tykes (born 1994-95), Peewees 1 and 2 (born 1992-93
and sponsored by Atty. Amado Cabanela and Dr. Ted H.
Cabanela-Tsang) and Bantam (born 1990-91 and sponsored by
Dr. Benilda Sunga-Castillo). The Bantam team defended and
won the championship. Tykes and Peewee 1 finished 3rd place
and Peewee 2 finished 4th.
CKaTT made their
first appearance in the MPAA (Mississauga
Pilipino Athletic Association) for 2004-05 season. Four
teams were represented: Mosquito (born 1995-96), Tykes (born
1993-94), Peewee (born 1991-92) and Bantam (born 1989-90).
Bantam and Tykes placed in the finals. Mosquito and Peewee
both were 3rd place.
CKaTT made their
first appearance in the Basketball Ontario's (also known as
the OBA, Ontario Basketball Association),
Blessed Sacrament tournament in Hamilton, Ontario. With an
all-Filipino line-up, the Atom division (born 1992-93)
placed in the finals. The Bantams (born 1990-91) went
several notches higher by winning the championship in this
officially affiliated with the OBA (Ontario
Basketball Association) and for the 2004-05 seasons, became
officially known as the Cooksville cKaTT Basketball.
In the first year as a full pledge
OBA affiliated club, four CKaTT teams were
represented: Novice (born 1995-96), Major Atom (born
1993-94), Bantam (born 1992) and Midget (born 1990-91). In
the Ontario Cup Finals in London, Ontario,
the Novice team were ranked 18th overall in Ontario, Major
Atom were 13th, Bantam were 23rd and Midget were 14th in
their respective divisions.
In June 2005,
our very own state of the art website (www.ckatt.org)
was launched and made available to the public, most
especially in the Basketball industry.
represented Markham under Dolce Enterprise's sponsorship in
the First annual Independence Day
Tournament (July 4th – two day weekend) in Detroit,
Michigan. Five teams were represented: Tykes (born 1995-96),
Peewee (born 1993-94), Bantam (born 1991-92), Juniors (born
1989-90) and Ladies (16 yrs old and older). Tykes won the
championship. Peewee, Bantam, Juniors and Ladies placed in
Dolce Enterprise, CKaTT represented the city of Toronto (aka
Markham) in the 2005 NABA tournament hosted
by SIPAG (Staten Island Pilipino Athletic Group) in New
York. Tykes and Bantam placed in the finals.
2005-2006 Basketball Ontario season, the first ever CKaTT
Basketball School/Clinic was launched for children
15 years old and younger.
CKaTT Rep Team
for 2005-06 Basketball Ontario (OBA) had
grown from four teams to six teams. Atom (born 1995-96),
Major Atom (born 1994), Bantam (born 1993), Major Bantam
(born 1992), Midget (born 1991) and Major Midget (born
stay tuned for more CKaTT successes to come.