Basketball is officially set to return to Kilsyth, with our Junior Domestic competitions set to resume on July 20.
Aligned with Basketball Victoria’s Return to Sport Guidelines – COVID-19 Recovery Plan, Kilsyth Basketball Junior Domestic indoor competitions, programs and trainings will officially resume under BV’s ‘Orange-50’level of reactivation. Forecasted return dates are as follows:
For 18 years and under – full contact training for both indoor and from June 22
For 18 years and under – Junior Domestic and After School competitions will resume Monday July 20
For 18 years and under – VJBL competitions will resume July 17
For 19 years and over – non contact training from June 22
For 19 years and over – full contact training from July 13 (subject to advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer)
For 19 years and over – Senior Domestic competitions can resume from July 20 (subject to advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer)
Orange-50 Level Return Guidelines
The Orange-50 Level return guidelines places limitations around number of players, spectators, arrival and departure times and other areas, to ensure that the risk of COVID-19 infection is minimised during the return phase.
Under the Orange-50 Level guidelines, we must allow for adequate time sanitise courts and basketballs at the completion of each game. As a result, you will see changes to our regular competition start times, which will include an extended break between time slots.
PlayHQ Registration Platform
We have now migrated to the PlayHQ system – Basketball Victoria’s new membership and competitions platform. All players, coaches and teams must register as a member on the PlayHQ system prior to joining a team. Participants will only need to pay once when they register per 365-day period, irrespective of how many teams or associations they play in.
You must register for a PlayHQ account prior to stepping on the court.
Senior Domestic player registrations are payable when you enter a registered team (you will receive a code to register). Registration costs can be found here: https://www.playhq.com/register/c35d8e
Whilst we are thrilled about our impending return to basketball, we must stress that the battle against COVID-19 is not over. All social distancing and hygiene practices must continue to be followed within our venues to ensure our stadiums and competitions can not only re-open, but remain open.
Kilsyth Basketball is doing its part to help reopen Victoria and return to basketball, partnering with EACH Health to open a Covid Vaccination Hub at the Kilsyth Sports Centre. The initiative will assist the Victorian Government’s Covid vaccination efforts by opening our courts to EACH, providing the local community with additional vaccine appointments.
Kilsyth Basketball and Bell Real Estate Montrose have extended their partnership to support community basketball and a real estate leader in the outer easter suburbs. Bell Montrose – a major supporter of Kilsyth Basketball since 2018 – services the entire outer Eastern Suburbs whether it is for buying, selling, property management or general
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