North American Basque Organizations
  A federation of organizations to sustain BASQUE culture


  Izan ziralako, gara, eta garalako izango dira  
"Because they were, we are, and because we are they will be"
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Eguberri eta
Urte Berri On!

Merry Christmas &
Happy New Year!

Feliz Navidad y
Prospero A
ño Nuevo!

Joyeux No
ël et
Bonne Ann




NABO Junior Mus

To promote Mus--and by extension--Basque identity NABO initiated a junior mus program to encourage member clubs to promote mus among youth (ages 12-17) on the local level.  Over the last few years the Jr. Tournament winners were:

Jr. Mus coordinator:  Gina Espinal at

2008: Chino, CA
1st Place: Taylor Berterretche & Marcus Helton (Chino on right)
2nd Place: Jackie & Christina Iriart (So. Cal B.C. on left)

2007: Winnemucca, NV
1st Place:  Marcel Gaztambide & Patxi Shortsleeve (Utah)
2nd Place:  Danielle Espinal & Fred Alfaro (SF)

2006: Buffalo, WY
1st Place: Gaven Sarratea & Megan Barreneche (Reno)|
2nd Place: Lexi Sabarots & Carina Barajas (Seattle/SLC)

2005: Rock Springs, WY
1st Place: Danielle Espinal & Fred Alfaro (SF)
2nd Place: Megan and Tori Barrenche (Reno)

2004: Bakersfield, CA
1st Place: Martine Idiart & Annette Erdozancy (SF)
2nd Place: Mateo Franzoia & Domingo Leonis (Elko)



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