CBI News

December/January Holiday Camps

Registration for Cairns Basketball's December and January Holiday Camps is now open!

We will be holding the following camps:

December 2016
- Girls on the Ball & Holiday Hoops Camp (8-12 year olds, Wed 14 & Thur 15)
- Tiny Taipans Holiday Camp (4-7 year olds, Fri 16)

January 2017
- Taipans Sharp Shooter Camp (8-14 year olds, Thur 12 January)

Click "more" for details and to registermore

Cairns Basketball Stock Clearance SALE!!!

Cairns Basketball is holding a stock clearance SALE!!!

We have Tees from $10, Basketballs from $20 and plenty of other stocking fillers available in the lead up to Christmas....

Click "more" for details and cataloguemore

Tiny Taipans Term 1 2017

Are you between the age of 4 and 7 and want to start playing basketball? Term 4 of Tiny Taipans commences on Saturday 28 January 2017

Registration is now online. Click on the link for more details.more

Cairns to host U16 QNJBC this weekend

Cairns Basketball is hosting the U16 QNJBC this weekend.

Come along and show your support for the U16 Cairns teams!


2017 Great Barrier Reef Masters Games - Register NOW!

Cairns Basketball is a host venue for the 2017 Great Barrier Reef Masters Games!

The tournament will be in Cairns from the 25-28 May.

Register before 31st December 2016 to go into the running for some special prizes.

Click "more" for detailsmore

2016 Spring Season Recap

With the 2016 Spring Season drawing to a close we would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our players, coaches, referees and volunteers for a fantastic season.

The grand finals capped the season off perfectly with some intense games and close finishes.

Click on the link for full recap of grand finals.more

CBI Inter-Rep Challenge

Cairns Basketball will be holding their annual "Inter-Rep Challenge" on Saturday, 12th and Sunday 13th November 2016.

The tournament will feature representative teams from U12s all the way through to U23 men.

Click on "more' for information (including the draw)...more

FNQ Top Of The North Challenge - Recap

Cairns Basketball would like to thank Mareeba and Port Douglas for competing in the FNQ "Top Of The North" Challenge this past weekend.

There was a mixed bag of results with each association winning games in their respective divisions.

For a complete wrap (including results/standings) click moremore

Skytrans Cairns Marlins - 2016 QBL Champions

The Skytrans Cairns Marlins are the 2016 QBL Champions! They claimed the title after sweeping the Brisbane Capitals 2-0 in the best of 3 Grand Final Series.more

September 3x3 Youth Challenge Wrap

Cairns Basketball would like to thank everyone involved in the 3x3 Youth Challenge which was conducted on the 22nd and 23rd September.

The first camp of it's kind, aimed at teenagers aged 13-17 provided a learning curve for Cairns Basketball.

For a complete wrap and placings click moremore

September Girls on the Ball and Holiday Hoops Recap

Cairns Basketball would like to thank all parents, players, coaches and sponsors for making the September "Holiday Hoops" and "Girls on the Ball" camp a huge success!

Over 70 participants took part in camp which consisted of skill development, fun activities and 3x3 games.

Click on link for complete wrap and placings from the 3x3 gamesmore

CBI Player Development Pathway

We have been fielding plenty of questions of late in regards to our player development pathway and what the progression is from the grassroots through to the elite levels.

This is an area that we have addressed over the last 12 months and have emphasised detailing a clear pathway for our junior players

To view the pathway and an explanation of program by program click on the linkmore

Representative Referees Panel Announced

Cairns Basketball is pleased to reveal the representative referees panel for the upcoming 2016/17 representative season.

17 referees of various ages and experience will form the panel. Click on the link for more details.more

U14 Marlins Selected for National Championships

The line-up for the U14 Cairns Marlins that will be competing at the National Championships in Newcastle next month has been finalised.

Click on the link for more details.more

Cairns Basketball Joins Youtube!

We are happy to announce that we have joined YouTube with our very own channel!

Make sure you check it out and don't forget to subscribe for videos from holiday camps, competitions, QBL and heaps more!

Click on the link for more details.more

Cairns Basketball Facebook

Cairns Basketball is attempting to expand our use of social media and we ask all of our members to 'like' our page. The link can be found below...


2016 Spring Registration

Registration for the Spring 2016 Junior Season is now open.

The calendar is being finalised but competitions on Saturdays (U10s-U14s) and Wednesday Nights (U16-U18s) will start in July.

For instructions on how to register for the first time or for instructions on how to renew your membership from the current (Autumn) season click on the link.more

2016 Spring Junior Calendar

The dates for the 2016 Junior Spring Season have been set.

Competitions on Wednesday's (U16s-U18s) will begin on 20th July.

Competitions on Saturday's (u10s-U14s) will begin on 30th July.

Click on the link for the full calendar.more

Cairns to host first U18 QNJBC this weekend

The 2016/17 representative season begins this weekend!

Cairns Basketball is set to host the first U18 QNJBC this Saturday, 1st October and Sunday, 2nd October.

To view game times click moremore

New Junior Players - We Want You!

Registration for the Spring 2016 Junior Season is now open.

If you have never played basketball before or have been thinking about giving it a go then we want you!

Click on the link for more details on our great association and how to register.more

June 3x3 Challenge Recap

Cairns Basketball would like to thank all parents, players, referees, coaches and sponsors for making the June 3x3 Challenge a huge success!

Over 60 participants took part in the first ever CBI run 3x3 challenge, with the pilot program set to lay the way for a regular 3x3 competition to be incorporated into CBI's competitions format.

Click on link for complete wrapmore

2015/16 Representative Season Wrap

The 2015/16 Representative season was full of improvements, highlights and success for our representative teams and players.

None of this would have been achieved if it wasn't for the efforts of all coaches, managers, officials and parents.

Click on the link for a full wrap of the season.more

Why pay so much money for sports?

A fantastic article that all members should read. Click on the link for the full article.

There is more to sport than just running around on a court or field. Playing sports provides lessons on life and the opportunity to bless the lives of others.more

Kody Stattmann Makes U17 Australian Team

Cairns Basketball Junior, Kody Stattmann, has been selected into the U17 Men's Australian Team.

Stattmann also follows in the footsteps of former Taipans Academy members, Aron Baynes and Nathan Jawai, as the 3rd member of the Taipans Academy to make an Australian team.

The team will compete in a tournament in China before heading to the U17 World Championships in Spain next month.more

CBI Slogan

Cairns Basketball is happy to unveil our new slogan "TOP OF THE STATE"

The slogan is a double entendre (has two meanings):
- Cairns Basketball is the most northern major association in Queensland
- Cairns Basketball aims to be the best association at all aspects of the game in Queensland

Click on the link to find out moremore

Cairns to Host 2017 U14 Girls State Championships

Basketball Queensland announced today that Cairns Basketball will be hosting the 2017 U14 Girls State Championships from April 11-14.

Click on the link for more detailsmore

Cairns Basketball Claims 2016 Vince Hickey Award

Cairns Basketball has been awarded the 2016 Vince Hickey Trophy which goes to the overall champion association based on State Championship results. This is the first time Cairns have ever won the award, which dates back to 1990.more

Skytrans Cairns Marlins Confirm Fisher, Heuir Signings

The SKYTRANS Cairns Marlins are happy to confirm the services of Anthony Fisher and Damon Heuir for the 2016 QBL Season.

Click on the link for full story.more

Subway Cairns Dolphins Sign Kristina Baltic

The SUBWAY Cairns Dolphins are thrilled to announce the signing of Serbian Power Forward, Kristina Baltic for their 2016 QBL Campaign.more

Loughton and Tragardh Sign with Skytrans Cairns Marlins

It's official! Cameron Tragardh and Alex Loughton have signed with the Skytrans Cairns Marlins for the up coming QBL season!

Click on the link below to read article...more

Worthington to Coach Subway Cairns Dolphins

Mark Worthington has signed as head coach of the Subway Cairns Dolphins women's QBL side for 2016!

Subway Franchisee, Gavin Third, welcomed Mark on board at yesterdays media announcement.

Worthington said that their will be a clear emphasis on defence and junior pathways for the side.more

Get Hooked At The FishTank!

2016 QBL Season Tickets are on sale from Tuesday, 26th April.

Don't miss out on your chance to catch the action live!

It is set to be one of our most exciting seasons to date and you can secure your seat for every home game with season tickets.

Click on the link for more detailsmore

2016 QNJBC Success

Cairns Basketball had unprecedented success at the Queensland North Junior Basketball Championships (QNJBC) in 2016.

There were strong results across all age groups and divisions, a credit to the consistent approach to skill development and style of play adopted at the beginning of the season.

Click on the link to read more.....more

2015 Highlights

It's been a great year!

Have a look out some of our best moments of 2015!more
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December/January Holiday Camps

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Redlynch Basketball Registration - Spring 2016

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