Hi Vipers,


Happy New Year! We hope that you have had a very relaxing holiday season and that everyone is ready and raring to go for what promises to be one of our biggest seasons yet! We are pleased to provide the following information for all our members who are playing in the winter competition teams this year.  Now is the time to Sign On for the 2018 Winter Competition!   We will be holding two trial days for all Winter Comp players for TEAM and division grading purposes – everyone gets a spot!


PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE BY FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2018 to secure your position in our two-day trial.  NO REGISTRATION = NO TRIAL!!!!





TRIAL TIMES:Varsity College Senior Campus Sports Centre


U9’s – 8am

U11’s – 9am

U13’s – 10am

U15’s – 11am

U17’s – 12am

U20’s – 1pm


The Winter Competition starts with a four week grading period commencing from February 28th.  Due to Commonwealth Games impact to available venues, U20s will play on Wednesday nights, U17B and Open Girls Division will play Thursday nights and all other age groups play as usual on Friday night/Saturday mornings.  Round 1 of the official Winter Competition begins from May 2nd and continuing to the Grand Finals on September 7th/8th 2018.  The Season Calendar is also available on our website.


NOTE:  Members who are simply attending our Saturday Skills program and not playing in the Gold Coast Basketball Winter Competition do not need to complete the below registration. Further information on our Saturday Skills Program Membership will be available to you at our first Saturday Skills, which is SATURDAY JANUARY 27th. 



Varsity Vipers Club train as a Club at our weekly Saturday Skills Program.  In addition to this, individual Team Trainings may be scheduled at the discretion of Team Coaches.



New players to our Club are required to purchase the VARSITY VIPERS ‘NBA STYLE’ REVERSIBLE UNIFORM that is yours to purchase and KEEP!  Thanks to Zone Sports, we were the first Basketball club on the Gold Coast to unveil this fully reversible shorts and singlet set.



In 2018, NEW Varsity Vipers players can “tick” and select to purchase their playing uniform – this ordering process is included in the Online Winter Competition Registration procedure (link below). We have uniforms ready for collection from our first Saturday Skills program on 27th January.


Uniform playing numbers will be allocated by the Club to avoid age group and divisional number duplication.


In 2018, Vipers players will continue using online registrations and the total fee structure and inclusions for the 2017 Winter Competition are detailed below.


PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE BY FRIDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2018 to secure your position in our two-day trial.  No Registration = No Trial.


NOTE: Late Registrations will not be guaranteed a place in a team.


The fee structure is as follows:


BASKETBALL QLD & GOLD COAST Basketball Registration



U11 – U20  $110


U9  $60


VARSITY VIPERS Basketball Fees:

- Club Membership

- Games Fees for the Winter Season

- Gold Coast Basketball Team  Nomination Fee


Varsity Vipers Uniform (if required)



























VIPERS continues to participate in the Qld Government initiative - Get Started Program – with the next Round of voucher applications opening on 24th January 2018.  If you apply and receive a Get Started $150 voucher – please present this to our Treasurer at Saturday Skills Program to complete further arrangements.


We look forward to another awesome year of Varsity Vipers Basketball!!




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