'GSABA NOMINATIONS GUIDELINES
1. GSABA NOMINATON DUE:
i) Nominations for the next season are due by the last Friday of the last minor round of the current season.
2. GSABA NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
i) All GSABA Clubs are to submit fully completed nomination team summary.
ii) All GSABA Clibs are to submit fully completed nomination team lists.
iii) All forms are to be present at the GSABA Nomination Meeting.
3. GSABA NOMINATIONS MEETING:
i) All Management members to look over the Club nominated team lists.
ii) The team lists are to be looked at by the other four clubs representatives.
When Nominations have been accepted at the Nominations Meeting senior players can only play in their nominated grade or above.
Junior Slammers players must play in Division 3 or higher.
Women's Division 4 is predominately for older players, inexperience players and less-skilled players.
Players who played the previous season may only drop back one division in the new season.
Clubs should attempt to field at least one team in each division.
If a Club only fields a division 2 side and they win the grand final. They should play division 1 the next season.
4. COMPETITION GUIDELINES and PHILOSOPHIES
i) All Clubs to nominate at least one Men's and Women's Division 1 team.
ii) All Clubs to aim to field teams in each junior grade.
iii) All Clubs to aim to field a junior division 1 in each grade.
iv) All divisions need a minimum of four teams.
v) If there are Slammers team in the division there must be four club teams.
vi) Slammers team should be placed in Division 1 in the domestic local competition.
vii) If there is only three Club teams nominated in Division 1, a fourth Club must be promoted to make divisions or only a single competition will occur in the age group.
5. NOMINATION PLAYING EXEMPTIONS
i) Players with Special Needs.
ii) Players with Basketball reasons for not playing a higher grade. (District trainings, District Competition, State Country Commitments)
iii) Players with study commitments.
iv) These players must only play in that grade in the finals series.
v) Clubs/Players seeking exemptions to play in a lower grade must submit them at the nominations meeting.
6. NOMINATIONS ACCEPTED
i) The Nominations will be moved, seconded and accepted at the Nominations Meeting
ii) If the Clubs field a stronger team than the players nominated then GSABA Management will review the team.
iii) Any current team nominated and that team reflects the nominated team list then no changes can be made by the GSABA Management at a later date.
- All other club representatives viewed the lists.
- The nominated team was accepted at the nominations meeting.
- Any team playing that is weaker than the team list nominated they must still play in the competition passed at nominations.
- Any team that becomes weaker during a season due to players becoming sick, injured, unavailable , must play out the season in the division accepted at nominations.