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CLICK HERE FOR BASKETBALL REGISTRATION – TERM 2          ** Registrations close Friday 24 March at 11.59pm **


YEAR 0-2 MINIBALL
Format: 2 x 12min halves, clock run. Teams must have 8 players and 1 adult 
Season: Starts Wednesday 10 May
Finals: Wednesday 6 September
Games: Wednesdays between 3.30pm-5.45pm (overflow games Mondays 3.30pm-4.00pm)
Venue: TSB Stadium
Fees: $55
These fees include a BBNZ Levy and a mouthguard. Mouthguards are compulsory for all players – no mouthguard no game.

YEAR 3-4 MINIBALL
Format: 2 x 12min halves, clock run. Teams must have 8 players and 1 adult 
Season: Starts Wednesday 10 May
Finals: Wednesday 6 September
Games: Wednesdays between 3.30pm-5.45pm (overflow games Tuesdays 3.30pm-4.00pm)
Venue: TSB Stadium
Fees: $55
These fees include a BBNZ Levy and a mouthguard. Mouthguards are compulsory for all players – no mouthguard no game.

YEAR 5-6 BASKETBALL
Game format: 2 x 18min halves (clock run) with 1 x 30-second time out each half, 1 min half time break. 5 fouls per player, 7 team fouls. 
Season: Starts Monday 1 May
Finals: Monday 11 September
Games: Mondays 4.00pm-6.40pm (There may be some catch up games played on other nights of the week)
Team: Must have 10 players minimum and 1 adult in charge of the team
Venue: TSB Stadium
Fees: $65
These fees include a BBNZ Levy and a mouthguard. Mouthguards are compulsory for all players – no mouthguard no game.

YEAR 7-8 BASKETBALL
Game format: 4 x 10min quarters, clock run. 1 x 30 second time out each quarter, 1min quarter time break and 2min half time break. 5 fouls per player. 4 team fouls per quarter. 
Season: Starts Monday 1 May (Boys) or Tuesday 2 May (Girls)
Finals: Monday 26 September
Games: Boys – Mondays 6.40pm to 9.00pm (There may be catch up games played on other nights of the week)
Games: Girls – Tuesdays 4.00pm to 5.45pm (There may be catch up games played on other nights of the week)
Venue: TSB Stadium
Fees: $65
These fees include a new BBNZ Levy and a mouthguard. Mouthguards are compulsory for all players – no mouthguard no game.

FEES
Fees are due by Friday 31 March at 3.00pm. Late payments will not be accepted and your child will miss out on team selection.
New Plymouth Basketball set the fee per team. Therefore once registered to play the fees will be non-refundable.

Account number: 15 3956 0057371 02 – Please use child’s name and ’BASKETBALL’ as reference.

UNIFORM 
Basketball singlets will be provided once fees are paid and teams are finalised.
Parents will need to provide sports shoes suitable for the court – no black soled or street shoes are permitted on the stadium court areas. All players will be expected to take to the court in full team uniform and this includes blue or black shorts. All jewellery/bracelets must be removed prior to taking to the court. Nails to be clipped shorter than the tip of fingers. No gum is to be chewed while on court.

BENCH DUTY
Each team will be required to do bench duty for their own game (one from each team). They will be required to have the knowledge to complete a scoresheet and operate the electronic scoreboard to show the score only. Examples and instruction will be displayed on the score bench for reference.

GAMEDAY 
All players are required to register with Basketball NZ through their digital hub, Gameday. Once teams have been finalised, a link to the registration page will be sent to you. An email address will be required to register. Ideally each player should register with their own or family email address. There can be multiple registrations under one family email. 

REFEREES 
Any players or parents interested in refereeing please contact Tony Eldershaw on 021 188 8001 or email referees@newplymouthbasketball.co.nz

SPECTATORS 
All spectators must proceed upstairs to the mezzanine floor. No spectators are permitted on the playing court.

PARENT APP
Please ensure you have installed the Bell Block School parent portal ‘@school Mobile’ on your device so that you receive all sports notices and notifications. If you have not yet logged in to the parent app, please contact the school office for setup and login instructions. Email office@bellblock.school.nz 

No balls are to be bounced in the TSB Stadium Foyer at any time

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