MSBL Mini is an after school recreational basketball program for Primary School students with an emphasis on participation, fun and the learning of new skills
No points are kept, and no trophies are awarded. MSBL Mini runs as 30-minute games and is played at five stadiums across metropolitan South Australia
MSBL Mini is an after school recreational basketball program for Primary School students with an emphasis on participation, fun and the learning of new skills.
MSBL Mini is run out of the below stadiums to find out more on MSBL Mini Ball, click on the links below.
Port Adelaide Recreation Centre
A: St Vincent Street,
Pt Adelaide 5015
P: 08 7088 0073
Springbank Sports Centre
A: Cnr Goodwood Road & Daws Road, Pasadena 5042
P: 08 7088 0072
In our MSBL Mini competition, some minor variation are made to the FIBA rules to suit the different age groups playing:
When a team is 10 points ahead, they must go inside the 3 point arc when the opposition has the ball in their back court. Players must wait inside the 3 point arc until the BALL is over the half court line. Once the ball is over the half court line, they may come out and defend a player each. Teams will be penalised 2 points for repeated offences.
In general there are no forfeits in MSBL Mini as the referees will always try to arrange a scratch match. It is always advisable to notify the Basketball SA staff if your team can not attend for any reason. Teams notifying on the day make it difficult to inform the other team as parents and teachers have already made arrangements for that day re collecting children etc.
To assist with the operation of the MSBL Mini Program you are advised to sit on the spectator seating and not on the team players bench unless you are the coach or the Team Manager. Players should not be sitting on the floor in front of their team bench. Parents are also urged to control the behaviour of any siblings not playing. Sitting too close or running around the courts will obstruct the referees and may reduce your child’s playing time as the referees deal with these off-court issues.
In most cases referees will be Primary school or Junior High school students. Many are also learning to officiate, and you will notice that most referees will be wearing the bright green shirt. We have a Zero Tolerance Policy when it comes to verbally criticising the referees. All officiating issues must be directed to the Umpire in Charge on the day.
Practise your Mini Ball skills at home with these workouts. Lead by Basketball SA Community Coaches, Brett Maher & Scott Ninnis.