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.
Sam Woosnam has called it a day at Kilsyth, stepping aside as NBL1 Cobra Women’s head coach. The championship-winning head coach will take a break from the NBL1 Women’s competition in 2021, putting an end to a stellar six-year stint with the Cobras. “I have really enjoyed my past six years at Kilsyth,”
Senior Domestic competition dates for the Summer 2020-21 season have been released. The Senior Domestic Summer 2020-21 season will tip-off on Sunday November 29, with three rounds to be played prior to the Christmas/New Year break. Action is set to resume in the new year on Sunday January 10, 2021, with Grand Final week