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  1. TODD SPAIN OFFICAITES 150 GAMES ACHIEVING WNBL LIFE MEMBERSHIP
  2. FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers – Update
  3. New Season Details Update #2
  4. Bacchus Marsh announce CBL tryouts
  5. Jenna O’Hea wins VIS Sarah Tait Spirit Award

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November 27, 2020
New Season Details Update #2

Details on how to register for the upcoming season will be made available on our website, Facebook page and emailed to team contacts as soon as those details are confirmed. There is still a lot of red tape which needs to be worked out for a return to MSAC, which unlike other venues is the…

October 29, 2020
New season details Update #1

Great job Melbourne on getting our COVID case numbers down. We still have a while to go before restrictions are lifted for persons over 18 years old to play indoor contact sport. Once we hear a confirmed return date we will start planning what an upcoming season will look like. All teams registered in the…

June 13, 2020
Competition Update #8 – 23.30pm 7/7/2020

COMPETITION UPDATE #8 – 7/7/2020 – Version 2 @23.30pm MSD Spartans acknowledges the Victorian Government’s announcement today (July 7) of increased COVID-19 restrictions (return to Stage 3) for Metropolitan Melbourne (plus Mitchell Shire) from 11.59pm July 8 for a period of six weeks (August 20). The 2020 Winter Season will not go ahead in any capacity,…

June 3, 2020
Basketball Volunteers – Score table

Association President, Basketball Australia Hall of Fame Member, Tuesday Court 1 Scorer Avis Scullin OAM gives an insight into the world of score table officials in Victoria. Basketball Associations require volunteers to be able to run their domestic competition. Players pay to come in the door. Referees are paid for the games they officiate. The…

April 24, 2020
Basketball Victoria Membership Extension and Refunds

The following details have been provided from Basketball Victoria. All sports across Victoria are experiencing this, and as such we have been in regular contact with the relevant sporting bodies, as we work through the best way to manage this situation for our participants, while carefully managing the financial situation of our sport.   As you would be aware, in addition to competition…

April 4, 2020
Competition Update #3 – 4/4/2020

It’s safe to say we are all missing Basketball.  We hope everyone is staying safe during this unpredictable and unprecedented period. Below we are proposing a two step course of action for the 2020 Winter and 2020/21 Summer Seasons. Step 1 – Shorter Winter Season 2020 Winter season will start on July 7, this short…

November 29, 2020
TODD SPAIN OFFICAITES 150 GAMES ACHIEVING WNBL LIFE MEMBERSHIP

TODD SPAIN OFFICAITES 150 GAMES ACHIEVING WNBL LIFE MEMBERSHIP Currently in the North Queensland hub where he is one of 14 referees officiating the 2020 season, Spain achieved the 150th milestone during the UC Capitals vs Perth Lynx game at Cairns Pop-Up Arena on Thursday 26 November. Spain started out with Eltham Basketball Association in…

November 27, 2020
FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers – Update

FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers – Update Group C – which features Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Guam – along with Groups B and F, have had their games postponed due to challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Basketball Australia Executive GM, High Performance & National Teams, Jan Stirling said, “Against the backdrop of…

November 17, 2020
BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND WNBL PLAYERS AGREE TO FIRST EVER CBA

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA AND WNBL PLAYERS AGREE TO FIRST EVER CBA The CBA establishes minimum professional standards for all players across the league and elevates women’s basketball in Australia to compete with the conditions for athletes from other sporting codes. The agreement includes: Standardised minimum wage rises for rostered and development players over the next three…

November 14, 2020
AUSTRALIA SET FOR FIBA ESPORTS OPEN SECOND EDITION

AUSTRALIA SET FOR FIBA ESPORTS OPEN SECOND EDITION Basketball Australia has committed to embark on another chapter with FIBA in this second Esports Open competition, after claiming the Oceania Conference Championship title in the inaugural competition played from June 19 – 21, 2020. Australia was one of the original 17 countries to participate and continue…

November 13, 2020
BRIAN GOORJIAN APPOINTED AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS HEAD COACH

BRIAN GOORJIAN APPOINTED AUSTRALIAN BOOMERS HEAD COACH The six-time NBL Championship coach was selected from an outstanding field of candidates and will take the reins of the Boomers as they commence their nine-month preparation for the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to be contested 23 July – 8 August 2021. Goorjian is no stranger to the expectation…

November 11, 2020
BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA UNVEIL INAUGURAL INNOVATE RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN

BASKETBALL AUSTRALIA UNVEIL INAUGURAL INNOVATE RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN The release of the RAP during NAIDOC Week, where this year’s theme is “Always Was, Always Will Be”, outlines the course of action for the period November 2020 – November 2022, that specifically addresses the identified needs to support reconciliation. Though this RAP, BA will create opportunities…

November 27, 2020
Bacchus Marsh announce CBL tryouts

Bacchus Marsh announce CBL tryouts The Lions will host tryouts at “The Lions Den” (5 Labilliere St, Maddingley) on both 10 December and 17 December at 7:30pm. For more information head to their Website or Facebook. The post Bacchus Marsh announce CBL tryouts appeared first on Basketball Victoria. The 2021 CBL season is right around…

November 26, 2020
Jenna O’Hea wins VIS Sarah Tait Spirit Award

Jenna O’Hea wins VIS Sarah Tait Spirit Award Like the Award’s namesake, O’Hea and Thwaites were recognised for being inspirations in life as well as in their sports and both are fantastic role models to athletes, both past and present. It was a tough decision for the judging panel and they were impressed by the…

November 24, 2020
State Development Program Under 16 & Under 18 Selection Trials back next month!

State Development Program Under 16 & Under 18 Selection Trials back next month! The State Development Program (SDP) is the first step on the way to representing Victoria or taking your game all the way to Australian junior representative teams and beyond. Basketball Victoria’s SDP U/16 and U/18 Stage 1 Country Selection Trials are an…

November 10, 2020
Basketball Victoria partner with Teampay

Basketball Victoria partner with Teampay Teampay will be the Official Game Day Payments provider for basketball in Victoria and will provide an exceptional user experience for all participants and administrators.  Teampay CEO Andrew Roberts said the partnership with Basketball Victoria will provide optimised experiences for all involved in the basketball community.  “Teampay is excited to partner with Basketball Victoria to bring transformative game day payments technology to the…

November 5, 2020
Melbourne United to show your colours

Melbourne United to show your colours Due to the current restrictions in place in Victoria, Melbourne United are unable to have the team play where they would love to be – in front of the fans. Therefore, United would like to invite all of their favourite local teams to be part of a new-look United…

November 5, 2020
Five Victorian officials selected for 2020 WNBL season

Five Victorian officials selected for 2020 WNBL season With a new hub model allowing the WNBL season to take place in 2020, 45 referees who currently sit on the WNBL panel were approached by Basketball Australia for expressions of interest to officiate the competition. Of the 14 referees and three referee coaches chosen by Basketball…

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