BBNZ new age eligibility rules

Basketball New Zealand new age group rules.

 

New Age Eligibility Criteria

1   For Under 13 competitions, players must be aged either 11, 12 or 13 years as at 31 December in the year in which the competition is held;

2   For Under 15 competitions, players must be aged either 13, 14 or 15 years as at 31 December in the year in which the competition is held;

3   For Under 17 competitions, players must be aged either 15, 16 or 17 years as at 31 December in the year in which the competition is held.

4   For Under 19 competitions, players must be aged at least 15 years on the first day that the competitioncommences, and must not be over 19 years as at 31 December in the year the competition is held. BBNZ, on application by an Affiliated Association, and in its sole discretion, may allow any player selected for a New Zealand national team who is under 15 years of age, to play in an Under 19 competition.

5   For Under 23 competitions, players must be aged at least 15 years on the first day that the competition commences and must not be over 23 years as at 31 December in the year the competition is held.

6   For the Women’s National Basketball League and National Basketball League, all players must be aged 15 years on the first day that the competition commences.



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