The Canterbury U23 Men’s team – 2018 National Champions

Canterbury Basketball runs a full representative program.

The general time frame for each year is as follows:

  • Term One – Waitaha Performance Program (WPP) offered again for those not involved in summer sports, and trials for representative squads take place. Canterbury Rep Development Program (CRDP) is also run for players who are not selected for the WPP, with CRDP sessions being delivered by their local club
  • Term Two – selection and qualification tournaments, before competing at National or Mainland Tournaments (U15, U17 and U19)
  • Term Three – U23 teams selected and competes at National Tournament; U13 Selection before competing at South Island or Invitational Tournament
  • Term Four – WPP 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.

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