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2022 High Performance Program State Team Staff

Basketball SA is excited to announce the head coaches for the 2022 High Performance Program State Team, we have some familiar faces as well as a couple new faces. We are excited for the 2022 High Performance Program to get underway! The Basketball SA High Performance Program trials have been

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ONE YEAR TO GO – FIBA WOMEN’S

BASKETBALL WORLD CUP In one year today, the world’s best female basketballers will tip-off for the first game of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 (FWBWC22) in Sydney. The Women’s World Cup, FIBA’s flagship women’s event, returns to Australian shores for the first time in 27 years, after the

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Thank you, from Basketball SA

Basketball South Australia would like to say thank you to all the Referees and Stadium Staff that helped out this weekend. We would also like to acknowledge and thank our member families who had jam packed weekends juggling multiple commitments and the ongoing dedication of all Coaches and Team Managers. 

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Congratulations to our 2021 NBL1 Central Champions!

2021 Women’s Champions – Southern Tigers The Southern Tigers have held on with a bunch of clutch plays as they won the inaugural NBL1 Central Womens 87-77 over the North Adelaide Rockets at the St Clair Recreation Centre. The X-Factor for the Tigers in Bianca McCalop started with two triples

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2021 Top 8 Finals

Last month, Basketball SA announced a new competition framework for 2022, together with changes to the Metro and District League 2021 finals series. To conclude the 2021 Metro and District League seasons the final series will see the top 8 teams play off over three weekends and four finals rounds. The top

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Size 5 Basketball for Under 12s

Currently under 10s play with a size 5 basketball on 8-foot rings and under 12 players progress to a size 6 basketball on 10 foot rings. Beginning in 2022, under 12 competitions will move to using a Size 5 Basketball in line with recent changes by Basketball Australia and the VJBL.   Introducing the

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2022 Grading System

The grading system deployed in 2021 for our District teams was effective and has resulted in competitive games throughout most divisions. As part of the new competition framework the grading system will be reviewed by a smaller working group formed by the Competitions Manager. This group will determine the grading

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2022 Competition Framework

Thanks to our members who have contacted us to discuss the new competition framework. The new competition framework will be implemented from 2022 for a period of four years (reviewed after two years). Under the new framework, only the month of September is designed to be a ‘low’ activity period. 

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2021 District & Metro Season Close

Recently a new competition framework for 2022 was announced. The framework was developed after extensive consultation with stakeholders and has resulted in ‘once off’ changes to the close of the 2021 season.  At the request of our member clubs, the end to this season will provide more time to prepare

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