Frequently Asked Questions

TIME TO JOIN WILLIAMSTOWN MAGIC BASKETBALL CLUB AND OUR DOMESTIC COMPETITION

 

Williamstown Magic?

Williamstown Magic is a junior basketball club based in Williamstown, drawing players from Williamstown and surrounding suburbs as far as Altona, Footscray and Newport. We have teams in both the Altona Bay Basketball Association, with games played at the Altona Sports Centre and the Westgate Basketball Association with games played at Whitten Oval.

 

I am a new player; how do I register?

Registrations for Williamstown Magic Basketball Club are done using the online registration system SportsTG and it takes around 5 minutes to complete for each new player. Please go to the following link and register your interest.

New Player Waitlist Registration

Once you are registered, one of our player registrars will contact you to let you know the next steps.

If you need any assistance, please email our player registrars

girlsregistrar@williamstownmagic.asn.au

boysregistrar@williamstownmagic.asn.au

 

How much does it cost to play domestic basketball?

Registration Fees will cover both competition and training costs. The registration fees for the 2019 Winter Season are

 

Early Bird (Pay by 31st Mar 2019)

Standard(from 1st Apr)

Altona Competition

$210

$250

Westgate Competition

$210

$210

Registration for 2019/2020 Summer season will be available soon.

Uniforms

All players are required to purchase a uniform which consist of a reversible singlet and a pair of shorts. Uniforms can be purchased using the online merchandise system. Please follow the links below to order your uniform:

Altona Merchandise Order

Westgate Merchandise Order

Please note you will need your username/password provided to you at registration, in order to purchase any merchandise.  If you have forgotten these, please select the second option to "request your username and password".

Merchandise

       Price

Singlet Reversible

$58

Shorts

$42

T-shirt

$25

T-shirt long sleeve

$30

Hoodie

$50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All merchandise are available in kids sizes, 8, 10, 12, 14, and then Adults S, M, L, XL, XXL.  

If you need any assistance with your order, please email uniforms@williamstownmagic.asn.au

 

What are the Season Dates?

Both Altona and Westgate competitions run two seasons per year (Summer and Winter).

The upcoming 2019/2020 Summer season will begin on the 12th of October 2019 (1st Saturday of Term 4) and will complete with Finals played on the 22nd of March 2020 (end of Term 1).

The winter season commences in Term 2 and concludes at the end of Term 3 each year.

 

Where do we train and when?

The training times depend on the availability of coaches and venues. Training sessions normally run for 1 hour.

Currently our teams train at the following local schools between 4:30pm and 7:45pm.

  • Williamstown High School Junior Campus gym (Bayview Street)
  • Bayside Secondary College (Kororoit Creek Road)

We try to get the younger teams to train earlier in the evening.

 

Where do we play?

Games at the Altona Basketball Competition are played at the following two venues

  • Altona Sports Center, Queens Street, Altona Meadows
  • Emmanuel College Point Cook, Foxwood Drive, Point Cook

Games at the Westgate Basketball Competition are played at the following venues

  • VU Community Stadium, Whitten Oval, 417 Barkly Street, Footscray
  • RecWest Braybrook, 39 Lily Street, Braybrook
  • VU Footscray Park, Ballarat Road, Footscray

 

When do we play?

 Altona Basketball Competition

Age Group

Division

Day

Time

Under 8 Mixed

all divisions

Friday

5:10pm, 6:00pm

Under 10 Girls

all divisions

Saturday

8:00am, 8:50am, 9:40am

Under 10 Boys

all divisions

Friday

6:00pm, 6:50pm, 7:40pm

Under 12 Girls

all divisions

Saturday

8:50am, 9:40am, 10:30am

Under 12 Boys

division 1 & 2

Saturday

8:00am, 8:50am

Under 12 Boys

division 3 & 4

Saturday

6:10pm, 7:00pm

Under 14 Girls

all divisions

Saturday

9:40am, 10:10am

Under 14 Boys

all divisions

Saturday

6:10pm, 7:00pm

Under 16 Girls

all divisions

Saturday

10:30am, 11:20am

Under 16 Boys

division 1 & 2

Saturday

7:50pm, 8:40pm

Under 16 Boys

division 3

Friday

8:30pm

18 Girls

all divisions

Wednesday

5:45pm

Under 18 Boys

all divisions

Monday

6:00pm

 

 

What are the age groups for the 2019/2020 Summer Season?

Under 8’s       2013 & 2014

Under 10’s     2011 & 2012

Under 12’s     2009 & 2010

Under 14’s     2007 & 2008

Under 16’s     2005 & 2006

Under 18’s     2003 & 2004