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Summer Development One-Day Camps

North Canterbury Basketball Association is offering age group camps to enhance and develop players skills in readiness for the 2017 rep season. Camps will be for ONE DAY ONLY, and offered to both BOYS and GIRLS, in their respective age groups.
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THANK YOU U13 CHAMPS HOODIE Sponsors

THANK YOU U13 SOUTH ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS BUSINESS SPONSORS!!
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LORI MCDANIEL - COACH OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to Lori McDaniel!
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FNBB Draw - Week 6

Draw for 28 October 2016
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FNBB Draw - week 5

Draw for Friday Night Basketball - 21 October
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Fantastic outcome for U13 NC teams at Premierships

A great end to a great u13 tournament.
NC strong, competing in 3 out of 4 finals.
Finals outcome was as follows:
- Boys A runners-up to Canterbury Black
- Girls A winners, over Otago
- Girls B winners, over Otago
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Friday Night Basketball Draw - 14 October 2016

Find the draw plus final placings from grading rounds here.
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HOOPS AND STARS SKILLS ACADEMY

TERM 4 STARTS SOON!
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Summer Development League

NCBA / CBA collaboration: Term 4 SDL
TRIALS THIS FRIDAY
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Congratulations Year 5 and 6 Girls - Champions AllStars

Congratulations Coaches Helen Matthews and Charlotte Whittaker, as well as the team of Year 5 and 6 Girls for taking out the AllStars final on Saturday at CBA Club finals.
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BREAKING NEWS

CBA and NCBA to work together to form combined National age group teams
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CBA Club Finals - wrap-up on the FINALS DAY

Find out who took the overall Championship titles from CBA Game Day right here.
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CBA Club Finals - draw

SATURDAY 17 SEPTEMBER
Congratulations to all teams who made it to the CBA Club Finals.
Here is the schedule for the days games if you wanted to get out to watch some great basketball.

Good luck to the NC girls year 5&6 and 7&8 teams playing in the AllStar Finals first thing in the morning.
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Friday Night Basketball Draw - Week 1

Friday 9 September 2016
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*** REFEREE REFRESHER AND INTRO COURSE ***

Register now for our upcoming Referee Course
6pm, 6th September at Mega Centre, Rangiora
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Club Prizegiving - 25th September 2016

EVERYONE WELCOME - CLUB PRIZEGIVING EVENT
In previous years NC have held the club and rep prizegiving together at the end of year. Considering the feedback we received, we are now holding a prizegiving for NCBA club teams who participated in the CBA comp this year, a week after the finals: 25th September, 6.30pm, Southbrook Sports Clubrooms. Cash bar/light snacks.Grab your team for a fun night!
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Congratulations Coach Sam Watkins!

Tonight at the NCBA Hoops and Stars session, Coach Sam turned up to coach our keen players fresh off the bus from Dunedin where he and his team won the Championship title!
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Basketball Rules for parents - food for thought

A great resource that every parent who has children in sport should read. Thanks George Robinson for the resource - from all the way over in the US of A! Nice to know you still think of NC and thanks for sharing your resources with us!
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Special Invitation - Jnr Tall Ferns and China U19 Official Dinner

You all know that the Junior Tall Ferns, and Chinese U19 team is in Christchurch, but if you would like to support them even more, come to the official dinner, to be held Wednesday 7th September, 6pm at the Rydges, Christchurch.
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RAMS and WILDCATS skills camp

Register now for the upcoming Rams and Wildcats skills camp - September 26 - 29, in Christchurch.
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Bruce Martin's club round up for 27 and 28 August 2016

Thanks to Bruce, we get a round up of club ball news each Monday. Here is the summary of how the teams went on the weekend of 27 and 28 August 2016
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Bruce Martin's club round up for weekend ending 210816

A summary of events from the CBA club rounds over the past week.
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APPEAL TO GENERAL PUBLIC - LET'S GET THE WORD OUT THERE!

NCBA has a new full size wooden court - can you help us with a new venue for the community?
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Mainland teams celebrate success!

Recently, the two Championship U15 Mainland teams (boys and girls) held a celebratory game to mark their success at the recent Mainland Championships in Blenheim. After a fun game between mixed teams, a prizegiving was held, and then came the food! Thanks to Coaches, Managers and parents of the teams that helped make this great afternoon possible.
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Congratulations to Charlotte Whittaker and Esra McGoldrick

Rangiora Teens ready for National call-up! Northern Outlook article 130816.
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Bruce Martin's round-up of the weekend's club

A summary of the games from weekend 6th and 7th August of the CBA club competition
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U13 Regional Champs teams named

Congratulations to the following players selected for the upcoming Under 13 Regional Championships - NCBA are sending 2 boys and 2 girls teams (A and a B).
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CBA Junior AllStars competition teams named

Competition is being held from 14th August till the 17th (Saturday) September.
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George Robinson's Farewell / Jules Schwalger-Smith Welcome

For all the family. As we bid good luck and farewell to George Robinson and welcome Jules Schwalger-Smith, we celebrate with our basketball community.
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Rare China series to come to Christchurch

Junior Tall Ferns named for rare home series against China U19s

Junior Tall Ferns v China Under 19, Cowles Stadium, Chch
- Game 1: Wednesday, 7 September, tip off 1.00pm
- Game 2: Thursday, 8 September, tip off 7.30pm
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NC welcomes new Community Coach

Introducing Jules Schwalger-Smith!
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NC Boys and Girls U15 teams secure Mainland Championships!

Mainland U15 Championships
Blenheim, July 2016
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Upcoming Events

Important dates

FNBB season:Starts September 9 (grading 3 weeks), SF Dec 2; Finals Dec 9

Representative Academy training: Tuesday morning 6.15am - 8am, New Life School

Hoops and Stars skills session/term 4: Wednesday 19 October for 8 weeks

Summer Development League / Trials:

Friday, 14th October – FOR U14 & U16 Boys & Girls only

(U18 age groups there will be no trials, only a registration process)
ALL TRIALS ARE AT MIDDLETON GRANGE SCHOOL
U14 Boys, 4.30pm – 6pm
U14 & U16 Girls, 6pm – 7.30pm
U16 Boys, 7.30pm – 9pm

The Term 4 SDL will be held for 2 hour blocks on Saturdays, at Middleton Grange School, from October 15th to December 3rd. Specifically, the age group trainings are as follows:
U14 Boys: 9am – 11am
U16 Boys: 11am – 1pm
U14 Girls: 1pm – 3pm
U16 Girls: 3pm – 5pm

The U18 age group will be open registration, with sessions held on Sundays from October 16th till December 4th, at Cowles Stadium.
U18 Boys: 1pm – 3pm
U18 Girls/Open League: 3pm – 5pm*
*The U18 Girls League will accommodate for U18 players & open aged players (U20 or Premier Club players).