BVC Pathways

BVC Pathways

Basketball Victoria Country

Development Opportunities & Pathways

Under 12 Skills Program

-          8 regional Centres conducting Skills Days in July each year

-          Online Registration and information launch to all associations in  late May

-          Focus on skill development and enjoyment

-          240 top age athletes (120 boys/120 girls) selected from skills days to attend BVC Under 12 Basketball Jamboree in September 

Under 14 Regional Skills Days

-          Conducted in 8 regional centres in March each year

-          Online Registration and information launch to all associations in January/February

-          Focus on skill development and introduction to team concepts

-          Approximately 450 athletes selected from the skills days for the BVC Regional Academy Program 

Under 14 Regional Academy Program

-          Approximately 450 athletes selected to 8 Regional Academies from Skills Days

-          Players train with local network coach over a 20 week program

-          Two live-in camps conducted between April & September in Regions

-          Approximately 100 boys & 100 girls selected from the Academies to attend the Gold Nugget Junior Development Camp in September.

 Southern Cross Basketball Challenge (SCC)

Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup (ACJBC)

 

-          U/14 - 2 teams of boys (20 Athletes) & 2 teams of girls (20 Athletes) selected to attend ACJBC fromGold Nugget Camp

-          U/14 - 2 teams of boys (20 Athletes) & 2 teams of girls (20 Athletes) selected to attend SCC from Gold Nugget Camp

-          U/15 - 2 teams of boys (20 Athletes) & 2 teams of girls (20 Athletes) selected to attend SCC from Gold Nugget Camp 

Under 16

  • From open tryouts, 20 top age male athletes and 20 top age female athletes are selected for the U16 High Performance Program.
  • Top age U16 athletes represent Vic Country at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup (ACJBC) in January.
  • Bottom age U16 athletes who represent Vic Country at the Southern Cross Challenge (SCC) join the High Performance Program following the Gold Nugget camp.
  • The U16 Vic Country State Team is selected from U15 and U16 athletes who have attended ACJBC and SCC and are part of BVC High Performance Program.

 

Under 18

  • From open tryouts, 20 top age male athletes and 20 top age female athletes are selected for the U18 High Performance Program.
  • Athletes represent Vic Country at the ACJBC
  • The U18 Vic Country State Team is selected from athletes who attend the ACJBC

 

Under 20

  • State teams are unified under Victoria, not divided into Country and Metro

 

What does it take to be a high performance athlete?

Being a high performance athletes requires a big commitment in time and energy. Download the following document to learn more about what is expected of athletes in the BVC high performance programs.

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