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Membership & Executive Support Officer Maternity Leave Replacement 2020

Membership & Executive Support Officer Maternity Leave Replacement

As you may be aware Tanya (MESO) will be taking parent leave for the impending birth of her child, from the 3rd February 2020.
We recently advertised and interviewed for a replacement, we were fortunate to receive a high number of applications for the position, Andrew Georgiou was successful in securing the role.more

2020 SA Country Championships - Team Nominations Open Now

2020 SA Country Championships - Team Nominations Open Now

Senior Country Championships 1st & 2nd February 2020, Starplex
Junior Country Championships U14 and U18, 7th – 9th March 2020, venues TBC
Junior Country Championships U12 and U16, 21st & 22nd March 2020, venues TBCmore

Riverland Basketball Association Junior Carnival 8th - 9th February 2020

Riverland Basketball Association Junior Carnival
8th - 9th February 2020more

SA Country Cup High Performance Players Announced

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to represent SA Country Basketball at the 2020 Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup in Albury and the Southern Cross Challenge in Melbourne in January.more

The Barossa Junior Tournament is on again this November 16-17

The Barossa Junior Tournament is on again this November 16-17.

In addition to the venues used last year (The Rex - Barossa Aquatic and Fitness Center, Nuriootpa High School, Redeemer Lutheran School and Truro Primary School) we have secured an additional venue The F.A.R.M centre in Freeling. All venues are within an easy 20 minute drive of the main venue (The Rex, Tanunda).more

Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup - Referees

Referees and Referee Coaches required for Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup (11th -18th January 2020)
If you are a qualified SA Country Referee or Referee Coach and would like to express an interest to attend the AJBCC to develop your officiating and/or assist the development of officials please contact Julie Anderson at eo@sacbci.com.au or 8268 8157 for further details.more

Coach Invite- SA Country U13 and U14 Development Camps 2019

Would you like to coach at SA Country Basketball Development Camps?

These camps are a great development opportunity for coaches with all levels of experience. It is a rare opportunity to spend time and learn firsthand from some super experienced coaches from all around SA Country.more

2019 U13 & U14 Development Camp Registrations Now Open

2019 U13 & U14 Development Camp Registrations Now Open
U13 South Camp 30th Sept & 1st Oct, Mount Gambier
U14 South Camp 8th & 9th Oct, Mount Gambier
U13 North Camp 10th & 11th Oct, Whyalla
U14 North Camp 12th & 13th Oct, Whyallamore

2019/20 SA Country High Performance Calendar of Events

2019/20 SA Country High Performance Calendar of Events

The 2020 EADP trials and Development Camps are the first step to being selected in the SA Country High Performance Program.more

2020 EADP and Development Team Coaches

SA Country is pleased to announce the 2020 EADP Coaching staffs that will be coaching our teams at the 2020 Southern Cross Challange and Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup.more

2020 State Team Coach & Manager Announcement

SA Country is pleased to announce the Coaches and Managers for the 2020 State Teamsmore

South Australian coaches to attend an informative coach development and education training day

On the weekend, Basketball SA and SA Country invited South Australian coaches to attend an informative coach development and education training day.more

SA Country Basketball is pleased to announce the appointment of our Regional Referee Coordinators (R

SA Country Basketball is pleased to announce the appointment of our Regional Referee Coordinators (RRC’s):

Nikki Ireland West (Lower North, Eyre West, Far North, Yorke, Mid North)
Mike Richardson Central (Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu, KI, Barossa, Light)
Kelly Burke East (Murray, Mallee, Limestone Coast)more

Australian Development Camp selection - Charlie Wyatt

Congratulations to Charlie Wyatt on his selection to attend the Australian Development Camp (ADC) at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence September 30 to October 2.more

Bella Stratford signed with WNBL Bendigo Spirit

Congratulations to SA Country junior Bella Stratford on signing with the Bendigo Spirit in the WNBL as a Development Player. Bella has represented SA Country well in 4 National Championships and 6 times at the Country Cup. Best of luck to Bella and fellow South Australian Tracy York for the upcoming season, the SA Country community will be supporting from afar.more

FIBA U16 Asia Cup Selection Camp - Riley Smelt

Congratulations to Riley for being selected to take part in the FIBA U16 Asia Cup Selection Camp, 4th-6th September 2019.more

Murray Bridge Basketball Association Carnival Oct 2019

Murray Bridge Basketball Association Carnival Oct 2019

The Murray Bridge Basketball Association will again be holding its Carnival over the October Long Weekend from Saturday October 5th through to Monday October 7th and we would love for you to join us for another weekend of great basketball and friendship. Nomination forms have been sent to all associations so please Save the Date.more

2019 Port Pirie Junior Basketball Carnival

Junior Basketball Carnival
30th November and 1st December 2019
Nominations close C.O.B. Monday 11 November 2019
ALL Teams & Players must be registered on-line
(follow the instructions on the attached sheet)
Please Return Team Nomination and all of the below/attached details being: Association/Team Contact, Each Grade to be represented in, Team Umpires Details.more

2020 High Performance Coach And Team Manager Application

2020 High Performance Coach And Team Manager Application

SA Country Basketball is officially accepting applications for coaches and support staff who wish to be involved in the 2020 High Performance Progam for State Teams/SPP and Development Teams/EADP. Applications close on Friday the 16th of Augustmore

SA Country Online store now open!

Online Store available now. You can now purchase the SAC Reversible Singlets, supporter hoodies, t-shirts and hats at any time through the Sports Centre online storemore

SACBCI Regional Referee Coordinator positions

SACBCI Regional Referee Coordinator positions
Volunteer vacancies
Regional Referee Coordinators (West – North, Eyre West, Far North, Yorke, Mid North)
Regional Referee Coordinators (Central – Adelaide Hills, Barossa, Fleurieu, Light, KI)
Regional Referee Coordinators (East – Murray, Mallee, Limestone Coast)more

2019 World Uni Games Teams Announced - Congratulations Shannon Seebohm & Cherie Cordoba

UniSport Australia has announced the teams for the Emerging Opals and Emerging Boomers ahead of the 2019 Summer Universiade to be held in Naples, Italy from July 3-14.
Congratulations Cherie Cordoba (nee Hogg) and Shannon Seebohmmore

SA Country Players named in Australian Opals Squad for Asia Cup selection camp

SA Country Basketball is extremely proud to announce that six former SA Country players have been selected as part of the Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad named for the 2019 FIBA Asia Cup selection camp from July 20-28 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona.more

2019 Port Augusta Junior Basketball Tournament

Port Augusta Basketball are excited to announce that we are introducing U10's to our 2019 Junior Basketball Carnival.
Registration details will be emailed out to all associations closer to the date.
They hope to see you there.more

Matthew Black - Bert Bargeus Medal Winner; 2018 Male Athlete of the Year.

Matthew is a 2 time State Player for SA Country and has represented SA Country at 5 Country Cups. During his career at SA Country, Matthew has been a fierce competitor both during games and training sessions, and through this trait has repeatedly made his teammates better players. Matthew has always been a passionate athlete and has had a reputation for wearing his heart on his sleeve.more

USA Tour 4-21 December 2019

SA Country Basketball are pleased to announce and congratulate the selection and appointment of the following players and officials for this year’s USA Tour. We have had a couple of withdrawals from the girls team and are keen to tour with a ten players per team. The tour is targeted at current and future SPP players (bottom age U18 or top age U16 with a minimum age of 15) and we would like to omore

U13 Development Tournament Team Announcements

Congratulations to those selected for the upcoming Under 13 Development Tournament in Adelaide this July. The tournament is the first step in the High Performance pathway for South Australian Country athletes and coaches, and provides a great opportunity to be exposed to our style of play under the guidance of highly experienced mentors.more

Level 0 Community Coaching Courses are now available online

Level 0 Community Coaching Courses are now available online!

This 90 minute online course is free and recommended for anyone doing an Aussie hoops program, mini hoops program, or just beginning coaching.more

SACBCI 2018 AGM Minutes and Audited Financial Statements

At the time of the AGM the 2017/2018 Financial Statements were being audited, therefore our 2017/2018 Financial performance was presented. We were advised post AGM there had been a number of book keeping errors which required significant revision before being accepted for re-auditing. The errors were resolved and accepted with the revised 2017/2018 Financial Statements be resubmitted for auditinmore

Taylah Levy - Bert Bargeus Medal Winner; 2018 Female Athlete of the Year.

Taylah Levy - Bert Bargeus Medal Winner; 2018 Female Athlete of the Year.

Taylah has been a State Team player for 4 years at SA Country Basketball, and has been a leader on and off the court throughout that time. Taylah led her State Team in assists per game in all 4 National Championships that she played in, and led her team in scoring in 2018.more

SAC Under 16 State Team Announcement

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to represent SA Country at the Under 16 National Championships in Darwin in July 2019.more

2019 Junior Country Championships wrap up

SA Country would like to thank all of the participating players, coaches, managers, referees and score bench officials for their support of the U14 & U18 Junior Country Championships held in Adelaide on 9th, 10th & 11th March and the U12 & U16 Junior Country Championships held in Adelaide on 23rd & 24th March, 2019.
See Finals results and award winnersmore

JCC - John Spooner Trophy winners, Mildura

The John Spooner Trophy is awarded each year to the Association with the most minor round wins in division 1 competition in the SA Country Junior Country Championships.

The award is named to recognise the significant contribution over many years of John Spooner to SA Country Basketball.more

Play by the Rules - March Magazine

Play By The Rules - March Magazine

The feature articles are:
• Keeping children safe in sport: Summary of the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
• Transparency and privacy in sport
• Maccabi Australia's commitment to Member Protectionmore

2019 U12 & U16 Junior Country Championships Fixtures- Updated (23/3)

The fixtures for the 2019 Under 12 and Under 16 Junior Country Championship fixtures have been finalised and are attached below.

Games will be held across 6 venues over Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March 2019.
Distribute these fixtures amongst your teams and Association.more

Updated - 2019 U14 & U18 Junior Country Championships Fixtures

The fixtures for the 2019 Under 14 and Under 18 Junior Country Championship fixtures have been finalised.

Games will be held across 3 venues over the March long weekend, Saturday 9th, Sunday 10th & Monday 11th March 2019.more

Basketball SA Employment Opportunity

Due to a retirement, a key Stadium Management role has now become available within Basketball SA.
The Stadium Manager is responsible for the overall performance, growth, development and success of programs and competitions; financial management and reporting; facility utilization; facility maintenance and customer service at the Wayville Basketball Stadium.more

BSA High Performance Announcement

​It is with mixed feelings that Basketball SA announce the resignation of David Ingham, Basketball SA High Performance Manager.more

ORSR Funding Program's Now Open

GRANT PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR:
Active Club Program
Community Recreation and Sport Facilities Programmore

DCSI Screening Information

Below is some information received from Sport SA in regards to the new screening laws.more

Free Throw Foundation - Assist Program Funding now open

Assist Program Funding now open!

The Free Throw Foundation is delighted to announce today the release of another round of funding to the SA Basketball community through its “Assist Program”.more

Mental Health Workshops for Sports Clubs

Talkin’ About Your headspace Youth Ambassador (TAYhYA)
Mental Health Workshops

- Available at no cost to sports clubs
- Target audience for workshops are team members aged between 12 and 25 years, however open to your whole group including players 26 and over, coaching and support staff, family and friends.
- Workshops can be added before or after a training session.more

Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup Ceremonial Announcements

SA Country Basketball would like to congratulate the following people on being selected to read the Coaches and Players Oaths at the upcoming Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup.more

Riverland Junior Basketball Tournament Feb 2019

Team Nominations are now open for the 2019 Riverland Junior Basketball Tournamentmore

SA Country Girls to Sing National Anthem at Country Cup

Many thanks for responding to our request for a performer to sing the national anthem on behalf of SA Country Basketball at the opening ceremony for the Australian Junior Basketball Country Cup. It appears we have a number credible performers within our community.more

Strength and Conditioning Coach

We have engaged the services of Strength and Conditioning Coach, Mason Sleiman, to work with our Development, SPP players and Regional Coaches throughout our 2019 campaign.more

SACBCI DCSI Process

As you are aware, Free Volunteer Screening Checks are available from 1 November 2018. We attended a session recently with the screening unit to brief us on the process in the future. This is great news for volunteers – in most Associations this will be coaches, officials, bench officials, team managers and volunteersmore

SACBCI USA Tour Announcement

Destination USA

SA Country Basketball is pleased to announce a re-introduction of a USA Tour for one male and female team representing SA Country. The USA Tour, 4th-19th December 2019, will feature games and special highlights (NBA, NCAA NHL/NFL pending schedule) in Dallas (Dallas Cowboys Tour), Raleigh, Charlotte and Ahaheim (Disneyland).more

2019 SPP Teams

Click to see an announcement regarding the 2019 State Performance Program Teamsmore

Yorke Valley Junior Basketball Carnival

Yorke Valley Junior Basketball Carnival
Sat 23rd & Sun 24th February 2019

Registrations are now open for the Yorkers Carnivalmore

Child Safe Officer Workshop - Clare

Child Safe Officer Workshop - Clare
Office for Recreation, Sport & Racing are holding a free Child Safe Officer workshop in Claremore

Sports Trainer Recognition

The SA Sports Medicine Association (SASMA) are currently taking nominations for the Sports Trainer of the Year Awards, which will be announced on Saturday 23rd February at the Awards Night at Adelaide Oval following the 2019 FAST Conference.more

Adelaide 36ers Country Round - 9th December 2018

SA Country Basketball and Adelaide 36ers are pleased announce a ‘Country Round’ for the home game on Sunday, 9th December 2018, commencing at 2.20pm v Illawarra.
The Adelaide 36ers will provide 10 free double passes for volunteers nominated by the SA Country community and a reduced ticket price for all other SA Country Basketball members.more

Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup - Referees

Referees and Referee Coaches required for Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup (14th -19th January 2019)more

Basketball Australia Positions Vacant

Basketball Australia Positions Vacant
- Head of Officials
- Integrity Officer

Find out more heremore

ORS News including StarClub Stats - Oct 2018

Check out the October Starclub Stats
Get along to the Introduction to ASD - supporting participants session facilitated by Novita
Join Good Sports and WIN!!!more

SA Sport News - November 2018

SA Sport E-News, November Editionmore

U15/16 State Performance Program Trial Registration

Trial Registrations are now open for the 2019 U15/16 SPP. Click for all the detailsmore

2018 Talent Identification Camps

The TI camps held over the two weeks of the school holidays saw SA Country’s brightest future stars come together at 2 locations over 8 days for the 2018 Talent Identification Camps. 212 athletes in total (97 girls and 115 boys) aged between 10 and 12 years old attended a 2 day camp in either Whyalla or Murray Bridge.more

Taking Images of Children at Sporting Events - Play By The Rules

Play By The Rules have put together a very informative document regarding taking images of children at sporting events.
This is a very important topic and we would encourage everyone to read the document attached below.more

2019 U14 SPP Trial Athlete List

SA Country Basketball is pleased to announce the list of athletes invited to trial for the 2019 Under 14 State Performance Program.more

Sport SA Volunteer of the Year Finalist - Roger Hammond

SA Country would like to congratulate Roger (aka Wombat) on becoming a finalist for the 2018 Sport SA Volunteer of the Year. It is a great achievement and recognises the hard work and dedication that Roger has given to basketball in SA Country over the past 25 years.more

SA Country Player selected for the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships

SA Country would like to congratulate our athlete Matthew Thomson on being selected to attend the FIBA Under-15 Oceania Championships to be held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea between 3rd-8th December 2018.more

2019 High Performance Training Calendar

SA Country is pleased to release the training schedule for all 2019 High Performance Program. Visit the Calendar page under News and Events to download a copymore

2019 Under 18 SPP Athletes

SA Country Basketball is pleased to announce the selected athletes for the 2019 Under 18 State Performance Programmore

Inclusive Basketball - Port Augusta

Photos from the Port Augusta Inclusive Basketball Carnivalmore

Port Pirie Junior Carnival

Click to find details on the 2018 Port Pirie Junior Carnivalmore

Talent ID Camps - Coach Expression of Interest

SA Country Basketball would like to call for expression of interests from any coach wishing to be a part of the 2018 Talent Identification Campsmore

2018 Talent Identification Camps Announced

Click to see an announcement regarding the 2018 North and South Talent Identification Campsmore

Under 18 SPP (Formerly Country Cup Development Team) Trial Registrations Open

Trial Registrations are now open to be a part of the 2019 Under 18 High Performance Programmore

Basketball Australia Announces 2019 Under 16 AJC

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Basketball Australia Announces 2019 Under 18 AJC

Basketball Australia has announced the dates and location for the Under 18 Australian Junior Championshipsmore

High Performance Team Manager Applications Extended

SA Country are extending the application period for High Performance Team Managersmore

SA Country Athletes Selected for 2018 Australian Development Camp

SA Country would like to congratulate our athletes selected to attend the Australian Development Camp to be held at the Centre of Excellence in Canberra September 22-25.more

Sport Speaks - E-News August 2018

Sport SA Newletter - August 2018more

Introducing The HP Country Coach Program

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2019 High Performance Coach and Manager Applications Now Open

2019 High Performance Coach and Manager Applications are now openmore

Calendar of Events 2018/19

Please find attached the Calendar of Events for 2018/19more

ORSR - Funding Information Sessions

Community sport and recreation clubs / organisations are encouraged to attend the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing Funding Information Sessionmore

Basketball SA July Newsletter

Keep up to date with what has been happening at SA Country Basketball in the Basketball SA Newsletter. Download the full newsletter here too.more

The end of an era - Roger Hammond

We would like to announce that Roger Hammond who has been a significant volunteer in our representative programs for over 25 years and 30 National Championships has decided to not continue as a Coordinator or Team Manager with our representative teams.more
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Congratulations Great Southern ABA - STARCLUB

SA Country Basketball would like to congratulate Great Southern ABA on achieving STARCLUB statusmore

New Sports TG Support System

Great news, this week, Basketball Australia rolled out a new Support system, managed and operated out of the BA office in Melbourne.more

Good Sports Calendar

Securing funding and sponsorship dollars can be tricky for local sporting clubs. The good news is, there are plenty of local grants available to help clubs stay afloat and continue their important roles in local communities across the country.more

2018 AGM - 25th August

We are pleased to advise the details of the SACBCI 2018 AGM:

Titanium Security Arena, Scout Deck (first floor)
25th August 2018
Commencement time to be confirmedmore

Women in Sport Leadership Summit - Julie Anderson

SA Country Basketball Executive Officer Julie Anderson was recently asked to speak as part of a panel at the Women in Sport Leadership Summit held in Melbourne at the end of June 2018.more

Murray Bridge Basketball Association Carnival Sept/Oct 2018

The Murray Bridge Basketball Association will again be holding its Carnival over the October Long Weekendmore

U16 National Championships - Sunshine Coast

The countdown is on until your SA Country Basketball U16 teams head to the Sunshine Coastmore

Sport SA - June Update

Keep up to date with all of Sport SA's newsmore

South Australian Community Achievement Awards are now open!

The Awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions that individuals, community groups and small businesses are making throughout South Australia.

Do you know someone who should be recognised for their work? We would love for you to enter them into the Awards!

There are a number of categories open, and we would love for you to enter someone you know!more

U16 Australian Championships Draw released

The draw for the Under-16 Championships has been releasedmore

Basketball SA - May Newsletter

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U16 National's Singlet Presentation

The Singlet Presentation and Dress Rehearsal matches for the U16 National teams will take place on Saturday 23rd June 2018.more

South Australia Community Achievement Awards

Nominations for the South Australia Community Achievement Awards are now open!

The Awards are designed to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions that individuals, groups and businesses are making throughout South Australia.more

Inclusive Sport Practices Survey

Inclusive Sport Practices Survey
Volunteers are required to participate in reaseach being conducted by Flinders University.

What is the purpose of this research?

This study will investigate the barriers and enablers for the LGBTIQ+ sporting community. The information gained from this study will help us to improve sporting participation and to decrease barriers and address inequities within sportmore

New Updates for Courtside in 2018

New updates for Sports TG Courtside
Latest Updates include:
- Team selection has been simplified with additional editing features added
- Major design update to simplify user experience and navigation
- Ability to change period of the game in edit clock
- Action Log now allows the time and period of the action to be editedmore

Murray Bridge Green 2018 South Australian Masters Games

Congratulations to Murray Bridge Basketball Association for hosting the Murray Bridge Green 2018 South Australian Masters Games Basketball competition.

The event was a huge success featuring the likes of Former Adelaide 36er Mark Davis as one of the sporting ambassadors for this year's Masters Games.more

Sports SA Update - May 2018

Sport SA Update - May 2018

Have a read of this update as there are lots of great opportunities for clubs and associations.more

ORS Upcoming Courses and Events

Office for Recreation and Sport
Course and Events

Have a look at the current courses offered below by ORS, these would be of great value to your clubs.more

SA Country Player selected for Australian U21 Deaf Basketball Team

SA Country Basketball would like to congratulate Bailey McNicholl from Kadina on being selected in the Australian U21 Deaf Basketball Team - The Dingoes!

Bailey will represent Australia at the U21 World Deaf Basketball Championships to be held from 7th to 15th July 2018 in Washington DC, USA.more

SACBCI Council Executive Regional Supervisor vacant positions

SACBCI Council Executive Regional Supervisor positions are vacant for the following regions, Barrier, Far North and Riverlandmore

NEW Membership & Executive Support Officer & Community Player & Coach Development Officer

NEW Membership & Executive Support Officer & Community Player & Coach Development Officermore

Murray Bridge Basketball Association Committee Member Nomination

Murray Bridge Basketball Association are looking for new Committee Members.more

U18 Championships Kevin Coombs Cup Day 3

Day 3 provided some challenges for the SA Country Men and Women against tougher opposition.more

U18 Championships Kevin Coombs Cup Day 2

Day two began with SA Country Men playing NSW Country Men at 11.15am, SA Country were looking to build on their performance from day before.more

U18 Championships Kevin Coombs Cup Day1

SA Country Men and Women complete day one of the Championshipsmore

U13 Development Tournament a success

The recent U13 Development Tournament was a great success with a large number of talented players and coaches participating.more

Change of Date - Insights from a High Performance Coach

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Upcoming Courses & Events - ORS

Please click through for more information.more

Latest Calendar Of Events

Find the latest Calendar of Events.more

Strong SA Country representation in Opals line up

Its great to see so many SA Country women in the Opals team heading to Rio test in 2016.more

Affiliation Now Open

Affiliation is now open - click through for more details.more

New Zealand Tour

Congratulations to all who represented SA Country in New Zealand recentlymore

Active Club Grants

Active Club Grants – Timelines for Grant Applications
Anticipated dates for Round 38 - Program and Equipment Funding
Basketball SA recommends that all Clubs make application for these grants to assist in the management and delivery of their programs.more

2014 SYP Grand Final & Trophy Presentations

SA Country President, Bert Bargeus, headed to SYP Grand Final night last Friday.more
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