We will be following Basketball Victoria and DHHS guidelines to ensure that our facilities and operations remain COVID-safe. Please see below for answers to frequently asked questions and changes to our competitions and operations:
Will DHHS be inspecting our venues? Yes. DHHS has created a department in which authorised officers will be inspecting venues and issuing fines for non-compliance and/or closing venues.
When can I enter the stadium?
Players, coaches and spectators may enter the venue no earlier than 10 minutes before their scheduled game time
Players, coaches and spectators must vacate the venue immediately at the conclusion of their game
Safe entry and exit points will be in place across our stadiums to assist with traffic flow
Patrons are asked to proceed directly to their allocated court and stay within the court space for the duration of the game, unless visiting the bathrooms, cafe or seeking staff assistance
Do I need to check in? Yes. QR codes will be in place at the entrance to all stadiums. All patrons must scan the code provided and check-in prior to entering the courts. Players are exempt as their attendance and contact details will be recorded on the PlayHQ system.
Can Parents/Guardians and dependents attend games?
A maximum of one parent/guardian per player may attend each game
As per Basketball Victoria’s guidelines, a maximum of 48 patrons – 24 per team – are allowed within each court space for each game. Children 12 months and under are not counted towards this number.
A parent/guardian may bring dependents ONLY if the court capacity remains under 48 patrons.
Are masks mandatory? Yes. Under Basketball Victoria and DHHS guidelines, masks are required to be worn at our venues at all times. Players and referees are not required to wear masks during games. Coaches, Spectators and Scorers are required to wear masks at all times, as are Players and Referees before and after games.
Will the Cafe be open? Yes. Our stadium cafes and kiosks will be in operation. Cashless payments are preferred.
Are your facilities sanitised?
Basketballs and score bench areas will be sanitised after each game and during games as needed
Hand sanitisers will be placed throughout our stadiums for patron use
Additional cleaning and disinfecting will be completed daily by our cleaners
Will a Biosafety Officer be present?
Biosafety Officers will be present at each stadium to ensure all players, coaches, referees and spectators are adhering to government guidelines at all times
All visitors must follow any directives from Biosafety Officers; failure or refusal to do so will result in exclusion from our stadiums
What is PlayHQ? We have nowmigrated 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 Team registrations for the Summer 2020-21 are now closed. If you would like to go on our registration waiting list, please email Lynda Spicer at email@example.com
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
PlayHQ has provided a new electronic computer scoring system, which replaces the previous Stadium Scoring system. Learn how to use the new system with this quick video tutorial: https://youtu.be/OdTboL_uYqk
Will fixtures change? We recommend that you check your competition fixtures regularly for any changes. We anticipate there may more changes to fixtures than usual as we return to competitions, but we will endeavour to keep these to a minimum.
The Kilsyth Cobras NBL1 coaching lineup has been set for 2021, with Hannah Lowe and Peter Godfrey set to lead the Cobra Women’s and Men’s teams, respectively. Lowe fills the Cobra Women’s head coaching vacancy following the departure of Sam Woosnam, where she will look to build on the remarkably successful Women’s program in
Happy Holidays from Kilsyth Basketball! See our Holiday closure and re-opening dates below. Senior Domestic competitions will resume on Sunday January 10, with Junior Domestic competitions set to return in late January. Holiday Hours: Thursday December 17, 2020 to Sunday January 17, 2021: Stadium Closed Monday January 18, 2021: Stadium Front Office re-opens
Following a successful opening week of domestic basketball, we are pleased to announce that we will be reducing all team sheet fees by $5, effective Sunday December 6, 2020. Currently our team sheet fees have increased due to a number of factors to keep our competitions in compliance with current COVID-19 restrictions. This increase