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U14s AND U16 SUMMER PENNANTS TEAMS 2018/19

UNDER 14s
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SUMMER 2018/19 PENNANTS START BACK

Hope everyone had an enjoyable break, or worked hard. Monday afternoon Primary Age Basketball will recommence on October 15th even if it is a pupil free day this coming Monday. Mens A Pennants also continues on the 15th Monday. Juniors will start on Tuesday 16th at 4.15 for under 14s with a scrimmage to decide on seasons summer teams. Under 18s will scrimmage at 5.30 on Tuesday. All players most wmore

PRESENTATION NIGHT

This Friday 28th September is Ballina Basketball presentation night at the Ballina RSL club. Our guest speaker will be guard Jeremy Kendle from the Brisbane Bullets.
Jeremy will also rum a 8am skills camp for juniors on Saturday morning. Cost $20 and all juniors most welcome.more

MENS A IS BACK MONDAY 15th OCTOBER

Hope everyone had an enjoyable break, or worked hard. Monday afternoon Primary Age Basketball will recommence on October 15th even if it is a pupil free day this coming Monday. Mens A Pennants also continues on the 15th Monday. Juniors will start on Tuesday 16th at 4.15 with a scrimmage to decide on summer teamsmore

WORKING BEE ON SUNDAY

We are holding a working Bee at the Southern Cross Gym on Sunday at 2.30 to repair and construct the mini Hoops in preparation for the Under 12 school competition being run by Marty on Monday Afternoons at 4pm. All volunteers most welcomemore

JUNIOR FIGHTING PRAWN MONDAY COMP

Monday skills and games for school years 4, 5 and 6 is ON this Monday 14th May at 4pm. Although the school has the gym prepared for NAPLAN the classes and games will be held at the Southern Cross High School outdoor Basketball Courts. Cost is $2 and any child under 12 is most welcome.more

FINAL WEEK OF TEAM NOMINATIONS

Today, Monday 7th at 4pm we have a muster and training night for Under 12 down to under 7's at 4pm at Southern Cross school gym. Followed by the first round of Mens A grade Winter Pennants. Tomorrow, Tuesday 8th May we have our final night for sorting out teams in the under 14-12s at 4pm and Under 18-16 at 6pm. Competition starts next week for winter pennants. On Wednesday we have the first roundmore

WINTER PENNANTS

Ballina Basketball's winter Pennants competitions both senior and Junior begin this week with muster nights on Monday (Senior Men), Tuesday (Under 14s at 4.15pm and Under 18s at 6pm), Women (Wednesday night) and Men (Thursday night @ 6pm). Please arrive with shoes and water bottles for a round robin scrimmage of games while we organise teams.more

JUNIOR TEAM SKILLS TRAINING

Friday 27th April we are holding an under 12s, under 14s, and under 16s skills morning at 10am at the Southern Cross school gym. All athletes welcome. It is a good opportunity to prepare for coming Tuesday night season and the North Coast Shield. All welcome. Last day of skills for the holiday season.more

HOLIDAY TRAINING

Today, Thursday at 4pm Ballina will hold ball skills training for ages Under 18 and 16s. It will be followed with a mens scrimmage at 5.30 approx. Nominations for Winter pennants teams can be emailed to : admin@ballinabasketball.com.au . Competition starts next week. Simply download the form from our download page, fill in the balnks and forward it to us as an attachment.more

SUMMER SEASONS ENDS AND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS COMMENCE!

The Summer Season was a great season enjoyed by players, coaches and spectators. Ballina Basketball Association would like to give a big warm thank you to all those that helped out in the running of the competition, it is greatly appreciated. Congratulations to all the finals winners! Wishing you an enjoyable school holidays and we hope to see you next Season!more

REFEREE COURSE THIS SUNDAY

Training for under 18s is on tonight at 5.30 instead of 4.30. We will conclude at 6.30-7.00 with a scrimmage with any persons from seniors most welcome.
This weekend on Sunday at 9.30 we are holding a referee, bench course at Evans Head school for any interested persons. Cost is $15 and includes a whistle, set of rules It will go till 2.30 or so. Level 1 bench course and Level 0 referee coursemore

NORTH COAST SHIELD

There will be a training day on Monday 16/4/2018 at 10am for any athletes interested in competing in the North Coast Shield under 12s, under 14s, and under 16s this year. The competition begins at the end of May and concludes at the end of October. Ballina will try to field teams in all events. To enroll, put your name down at one of the training days. We need at least 8 athletmore

NORTH COAST SHIELD TRAINING

There will be a clinic for all junior players wishing to learn basketball skills tomorrow, Tuesday 3rd April at Southern Cross School gym. Under 12s under 14s and under 16s. Any athletes interested in playing North Coast Shield are obliged to attend to make representative teams. Under 12s and 14s at 4.20 and under 16s, 18s at 6pmmore

19TH/20TH MARCH MINIBALL, MENS A AND JUNIORS POSTPONED TO NEXT WEEK

Due to unavailability of the gym with parent teacher night, the miniball and finals will be played next week (26th and 27th). Thank you for reading.more

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY

This Tuesday 13th March Ballina Basketball will hold there annual general meeting at Southern Cross Gym at 7.30pm. Any interested parties, new parents most welcome. all positions open. Working forward for new Sporting Facilitymore

6TH MARCH, ALMOST TIME FOR FINALS

As the end of the Summer Season concludes we reach the most exciting point of competition! A big thank you to all the Under 12/14's Coaches that stepped up recently, your input is greatly appreciated. Unfortunately many faces have come and go recently which has put the Under 16/18's in a tough spot, tonight we will resolve the issue. The finals draw will be available tomorrow.more

20TH FEB, WE ARE APPROVED ACTIVE KIDS PROVIDERS!

The NSW Government recently brought out a new program to help kids be active with an $100 voucher per calendar year for each student enrolled in school. The voucher covers registration, courts fees and participation for Basketball. To use the voucher you must first apply then provide us with the voucher details. To apply or for more information visit the link in this article. Thank you for readingmore

5TH FEB, JUNIORS SEASON RECOMMENCING TOMORROW, SHAKE UP!

Hoping everyone had a warm, happy holidays! Tomorrow the Summer Season resumes for Juniors Basketball. To start the year we have had to rearrange teams, some may be temporary as we try to find the sweet spot. We welcome those moving up divisions! To all new players under 14 please arrive around 4:00pm and under 18 players before 6:00pm. Links for teams and draws are in this article. Thank you.more

14TH NOVEMBER, JUNIORS BASKETBALL IS ON!

Just in case you thought basketball was cancelled this afternoon. It is not as the school is able to clear the court before we begin competition.
4:10pm - McGrath Magic vs Lois Bucket Lightning, 5:00pm - Jo's Opals vs Tursa Blaze, 5:50pm - Century 21 Allstars vs Koellner Steel Suns, 6:40pm - Rod Sironen Slammers vs Ballina Spurs. Hope to see you there!more

31ST OCTOBER, UNDER 18'S SUMMER SEASON

Teams have been made for the Under 18's Division. The first game begins at 5:50pm and the last game at 6:30pm. Please click on this article and follow the links for team information and draws. Thank you to everyone that signed up, in total we had 21!more

SUNSHINE CONFERENCE 2018

Putting an expression of interest out to all Ballina players interested in trying out for men's and women's Sunshine Conference. Pls state your interest by emailing Creina at kaos03@bigpond.net.aumore

23RD OCTOBER, JUNIOR SUMMER SEASON!

Thank you to all 26 Under 12/14's players that signed up during our initial weeks. We have made 4 teams (hopefully and counting!) to begin their season!
PLEASE CLICK ON THIS ARTICLE FOR LINKS AND DETAILS.
Due to a lack of sign ups for the Under 18's we will have a final scrimmage at 6:00pm, please bring a friend along and spread the word!more

16TH OCTOBER, FINAL CHANCE FOR SIGN-UP!

This Tuesday afternoon starting at 4:10pm the Juniors second week of sign-up and scrimmages will begin. All Under 12/14's wanting or interested in playing will need to sign up! The cost of the scrimmage is $5 per player, if you didn't pay last week please bring it this week! Under 16/18's begin at 6:00pm. If you know anyone interested please bring them along for a great season of basketball!more

10TH OCTOBER, JUNIOR SCRIMMAGE & SIGN UP!

This Tuesday cont commencing at 4:10pm all players interested in playing Under 12/14's basketball are to attend the Southern Cross High School K-12 Gymnasium. Players will be put into temporary teams and play round robin matches till around 5:30pm (dependent upon how many turn-up). The Under 16/18's scrimmages tip off at 5:30pm and similarly end around 7:00pm. So bring a friend along and have fun!more

SUMMER COMPETITION FROM OCT 2017 to FEB 2018

Summer competition has started. More athletes most welcome. Junior skills from 4.30pm today with Hoops program. Juniors have Under 10s to 14s Tomorrow at 4.00pm and Under 16s to 18s at 5.30pm. Come and join a team or register your own team. Womens competition is from 6pm Wednesdays and Men B grade from 6pm Thursdays. 16s to 18s skills training is Thursdays from 4.15pm.

Gentle reminder - Ballina Bmore

GUEST SPEAKER AT PRESENTATION NIGHT

All basketball comps go back this week. Juniors Scrimmage at 4.10 Tuesday for Summer team nomination. Guest Speaker on Saturday 21st of October for presentation night will be Yusuf Qaafow from the Melbourne Tigers.Yusuf moved from Melbourne in February last year to play basketball for the Brisbane Spartans in The South East Australian Basketball League, to Australia’s Premier Winter Bball comp.more

12TH SEPTEMBER, JUNIOR GRAND FINALS!

The afternoon commences at 4:10pm with a battle for third as McGrath Magic take on Jo's Opals. The Grand final for under 14's is between Tursa Blaze and Lois Bucket Lightning at 5:00pm.
The Under 18's are hooping for bronze at 5:50pm between the Koellner Steel Suns and Ballina Spurs. Lastly the Grand Finale for gold tips off at 6:40pm between Rod Sironen Slammers and Century 21 Allstars.more

29TH AUGUST, JUNIORS FINALS!

This afternoon Juniors Semi Finals begin! Finals are elimination, everything is at stake. Under 12/14's: 4:10pm (2)Tursa Blaze v (3)Jo's Opals, 5:00pm (1)McGrath Magic v (4)Lois Bucket Lightning. Under 16/18's: 5:50pm (2)Century 21 Allstars v (3)Ballina Spurs, 6:40pm (1)Rod Sironen Slammers v (4)Koellner Steel Suns. For links to teams and/or draws please click this article.more

*UPDATED* 20TH AUGUST, DATES THERE IS NO BASKETBALL

Due to unavailability of the gym this term, ALL FINALS are being shot forward! Beginning tomorrow for Mens A and next week for each other competition. Hone those skills and be ready! Each competition excluding Juniors, will be run over a 3 week period, beginning with Preliminary Finals, into Semi Finals and ending with the Grand Finals! Good luck!more

18TH JULY, UNDER 12'S COUNTRY SKILLS DAYS

The Under 12 Skills Day are designed by the BNSW Country Basketball Committee to offer junior basketballs from all country associations the opportunity to receive expert coaches required to develop their skills to the highest possible level and are open to both Girls and Boys born in 2006 & 2007. Most notably the camp on the 29th July at Byron Bay 10am-3pm. Please click this article if interested.more

18TH JULY, JUNIOR SEASON RETURNS!

After 2 weeks of glorious (to some, hopefully most!) holidays, the Junior Competition recommences. We are looking for positive people, to be the coaches for the Under 12/14's! Welcome back ballers! Draw is within the article.more

20TH JUNE, JUNIOR TEAMS SLIGHTLY CHANGED

With the addition of some new players, in particular the under 18's competition, the teams have been changed slightly. Please check your respected Team Sheets!
Links in Article.more

29TH MAY, JUNIOR WINTER TEAMS REARRANGED!

With the addition of some new players for the Under 12/14's Competition, some teams have been changed with 1-2 players being mixed into other teams. Please check the team sheets! (Links available within this article). The Under 16/18's teams have been almost completely reorganised (thanks Kyahn, you champion!). If you are playing Under 16/18's you will definitely want to check the team sheets.more

23RD MAY, BALLINA JUNIORS WINTER COMPETITION, TEAMS AND DRAWS!

The Juniors Winter Competition tips off tomorrow! Starting at 4:10pm for the Under 12/14s, with the night commencing by 7:30pm. Teams can be under the "Juniors" tab above, within the "Juniors Winter 2017 Pennants" heading and going to your aged competition. Draws are located under the "Draws and Results" tab. Alternatively you can click this article and links and additional info will be available!more

NORTH COAST SHIELD STARTS THIS SUNDAY

The North Coast Shield begins 2017 this weekend in Grafton for the Under 12. and Under 14 boys and girls. Under 16s start the following week. This is a platform to begin your basketball career and develop new skills while interacting with other local clubs. Please check our website: http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-5047-0-0-0&sID=354084 to see if you have been nominated. Anybody stimore

TRAINING DAY FOR YOUNG WOMEN ATHLETES

The flames will be holding a camp/try-out on the last Sunday of the school holidays at Byron and the best bit is that superstar/ Olympian/ WNBL champ Belinda Snell is coming!!! The plan is to have a training day each holidays and then travel down to Sydney at the end of the year to train with the 'Sydney flames academy'.more

REFEREE CLINIC

Ballina Basketball is organising a level 0 referee clinic at 3pm this Tuesday 24th January in the Southern Cross School Gym. Everybody welcome. Any interested members please ring Stephen McCarthy on 0437 579 987 or Harrison Peters on 0477 968 403
thank youmore

9 BENEFITS TO PLAYING BASKETBALL for KIDS

1. Gives Complete Physical Exercise
Basketball is a brisk sport, involving a lot of running, jumping, dribbling the ball, passing it and shooting it. If your kid’s disinterest in playing sports is visible along with problems like dullness/ laziness that are bothering you, then Basketball is a good option as the continuous movements in the sport help reduce these issues.more
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Competitions

2018/19 JUNIOR SUMMER SEASON 
Commenced November 2018 for: 

  • Schools Prawns Mondays Comp 4:00 to 5:15pm  (8, 9, 10, 11, 12 years)
  • Junior Competitions: Tuesday afternoons 4:15 - 5:15pm (U12's/14's) 5:15 - 7:30ishpm (U14's/U16's) (info on News From Around the Court page)

CONTACT: Steve on 0435759987 for more information. 
2018/19 SENIOR SUMMER SEASON
Commenced October 15th, 2018 for:

  • Mens Division: Monday night (Eastern Conference) and Thursday night (Western Conference)
  • Womens Division: Wednesday night
  • All begin at 6:00pm

CONTACT: Creina on 0404016604 (Womens) or Adrian 0401211031 (Mens) for more information.

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