Get Involved Y9-13

Skill Development

Hoops Academy (Once a week after school during term time)

Basketball Camps during Term Breaks



U15, U17 Boys and U18 Women’s Winter Club Competitions



Trial for Representative Teams (near end of Term One), with following strands included

  • JIT on Queen’s Birthday Weekend (U15 and U17)
  • SDL in Term Four (U14 and above)


Excel (via Representative Program)

Metro and Mainland Teams to play in age-based National/Regional Tournaments

U13 and above (U19 over Queen’s Birthday; U15 and U17 in July Holidays; U23 in August)

BBNZ Representative Pathway



Referee Miniball, Y5/6, Y7/8, 3×3, SDL, JIT, All Stars, U15 and U17 games (with appropriate referee development opportunities provided)



Apply to become a coach in the after school Hoops Academy

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

Growing Coaches programme may be offered in your school, and give you a team to coach there, as well as receiving development from the CBA and Sport Canterbury


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)