Get Involved – Finished School


Play in our U20 – to Premier Winter Club Competitions



Representative Basketball Teams to play in age-based National/Regional Tournaments (U19 over Queen’s Birthday, U23 in August)

Hoopnation Tournament (generally held in August) – selection information will be published on our website




Men: Canterbury Rams (Generally April – July)

Women: Canterbury Wildcats Trials start in January; competition concludes in July

BBNZ Representative Pathway



Referee in any of our competitions and tournaments

Referee in BBNZ tournaments

(appropriate referee development opportunities provided)

Mentor beginner referees



Coach any school teams

Apply to become a coach in the after school Hoops Academy

Coach club teams in CBA competitions

Coach teams in our representative programs (Perform/Excel categories)

Coaching primary/intermediate aged teams from their previous, or local school

Become involved in our Coach Development program


Be a Fan

Go to, or watch online, Rams’ (NBL) games (approx. April – July)

Go to, or watch online, Wildcats’ (WBC) Tournaments (May – August)

Watch the NZ Breakers (Australian NBL) (October – April)

Attend CBA Club games (April – September)

Attend CBA or BBNZ tournaments hosted here (June – December)

Watch NBA/College/FIBA competitions (all year)