The Canterbury U23 Men’s team – 2018 National Champions

Canterbury Basketball runs a full representative program. The full 2023 programmes for all age groups can be found here.

The general time frame for each year is as follows:

  • Term One – Trials for representative squads take place and Rep Preparation Program (RPP) run for players selected to representative teams. Mainland is also run for players who are not selected for the Rep Preparation Program (RPP).
  • Term Two – selection and qualification tournaments, before competing at National or Mainland Tournaments (U15, U17, & U19)
  • Term Three – U23 teams selected and competes at National Tournament; U13 Selection before competing at South Island or Invitational Tournament
  • Term Four – Rep Preparation Program (RPP) offered for players turning 14-19 the following year (who do not have a summer sport).

More details can be found by reading this story on the changes to the representative program within New Zealand.

You can also view our FAQ page.

All of our published news articles relating to the Representative Program can be found by clicking here and setting the filter to “Representative News”