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Basketball match

Junior Competition

Our Junior Competition caters for members ages 9 years up to 17 years old.

We have two seasons per year, Summer and Winter.

Our Summer season runs 4th school term and 1st school term the following year.

 

Our Winter season runs 2nd and 3rd school terms.

 

Each season consists of 2 weeks of grading where players are assessed on their skill and ability levels and placed into teams (changes to teams my still occur for two weeks after grading), followed by 16 weeks of games then 2 weeks of finals. Junior competitions and trainings DO NOT run during any school holidays.

Competitions are run at Morayfield Sports and Events Centre on Thursday nights for all age group bar Under 11’s. Unders 11’s are run Tueday nights at Morayfield Sports and Events centre. Training is once per week for one hour at various locations around Morayfield, Caboolture and Burpengary.

Players are required to wear plain black shorts with no pockets for all games. A shirt under their jersey is permitted however it must be black and skin tight. Hair should be tied up so the jersey number on the back is visable to the refereees during the game. All jewelry must be removed prior to playing and nails must be short.

We provide playing jerseys for the season which the team manager is responsible for distributing and collecting each week. Parents are required to help with score bench duties on a rotating roster.

We are always looking for volunteers to coach and manage the teams, so if you have an interest in either of these roles please let us know. Children are allowed to coach younger age groups if the junior coordinator feels they are ready and capable.

We are also always looking for people to score bench and referee.

Competitions are as follows:

  • Under 11 Boys (9 and 10 years old)

  • Under 13 Boys (11, 12 years old)

  • Under 15 Boys (13, 14 years old)

  • Intermediate Boys (15, 16, 17 years old)

  • Junior Girls ( 9, 10, 11,12 years old)

  • Senior Girls (13, 14, 15 16 17 years old)

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Summer season – players must be under the age group at 31st March the year the competition finishes

Winter season – players must be under the age group at 31st Decemeber the year the competition runs

MBBI PLAYER/COACH/PARENT/SPECTATOR CODE OF CONDUCT

PLAYERS

Code of Behaviour

  • Play by the rules

  • Never argue with an official. If you disagree, have your captain, coach or manager approach the official during a break or after the competition.

  • Control your temper. Verbal abuses of officials, sledging other players or deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviours in any sport.

  • Work equally hard for yourself and/or your team. Your team’s performance will benefit and so will you.

  • Be a good sport. Applaud all good plays whether they are made by your team or the opposition.

  • Treat all participants in your sport as you like to be treated. Do not bully or take unfair advantage of another competitor.

  • Cooperate with your coach, team-mates and opponents. Without them, there would be no competition.

  • Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit, not just to please your parents and coaches.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion

 

PARENTS & SPECTATORS

Code of Behaviour

  • Remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment, not yours.

  • Encourage children to participate, do not force them.

  • Focus on your child’s efforts and performance rather than whether they win or lose.

  • Encourage children to play according to the rules and to settle disagreements without resorting to hostility or violence.

  • Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a competition.

  • Remember that children learn best by example.

  • Appreciate good performance and skilful plays by all participants.

  • Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities.

  • Respect officials’ decisions and teach children to do likewise.

  • Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials and administrators. Without them, your child could not participate.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.

 

COACHES

Code of Behaviour

  • Remember that young people participate for pleasure, and winning is only part of the fun.

  • Never ridicule or yell at a young player for making a mistake or not coming first.

  • Be reasonable in your demands on players’ time, energy and enthusiasm.

  • Operate within the rules and spirit of your sport and teach your players to do the same.

  • Ensure that the time players spend with you is a positive experience. All young people are deserving of equal attention and opportunities.

  • Avoid overplaying players; ALL players need and deserve equal time.

  • Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of all players.

  • Display control, respect and professionalism to all involved with the sport. This includes opponents, coaches, officials, administrators, the media, parents and spectators. Encourage players to do the same. 

  • Show concern and caution towards sick and injured players. Follow the advice of a physician when determining whether an injured player is ready to recommence training or competition.

  • Obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up to date with the latest coaching practices and the principles of growth and development of young people.

  • Any physical contact with a young person should be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the player’s skill development.

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion

COMPETITION RULES

Click on the link below to download a copy of the Moreton Bay Basketball Inc. competition rules.

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