Boomers Amateur Basketball Club

Key Information

BOOMERS BASKETBALL TEAM APP

All Boomers Club members are required to join the Boomers Team App.  The team app is the main source of communication across the club.  It contains fixtures, training times, player stats, season schedule, policies/procedures, events/functions, ladder, photo gallery etc. 

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COMPETITION INFORMATION

Boomers Basketball Club play on Saturdays in the Whittlesea City Basketball Association (WCBA) competition. The WCBA is a large competition, with many grades, and thus has levels suitable for all players.The Saturday competition has two seasons, which run for about 15-17 weeks. This includes 4 weeks of grading games and 3 weeks of finals.

– The Summer season runs from July to December with a break in the school holidays. The teams are made up of children who are under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 19 years.

– The Winter season runs from February to June with a break in the school holidays. These teams have children who are under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 19 years.

PLAYING TIMES & VENUES

Matches are played throughout the day from 8:00am-6:00pm, although as a general rule the younger a team is, the earlier they play. For example, U8-9’s play mostly between 8:00am and 11:00am, although afternoon games for these age groups can sometimes occur. The fixtures are set by the WCBA and we (Boomers)  have no input into game times.

Venues can include;  Mill Park Stadium, Epping Leisure City, Mernda Central, Mernda Park, Lalor East School, Darrebin Community Sports Stadium.

NOTE - The venues charge an entry fee of $2.50 per patron to enter. This charge is separate to Boomers Basketball Club and is external to your Boomers Fees.

ENROLMENT AND SELECTION

All children who complete an online Registration Form by the due date are placed in a team. Teams are selected at meetings held with coaches and Team Coordinators. A NEW REGISTRATION FORM (online through Sporting Pulse) MUST BE COMPLETED FOR EVERY SEASON – TWICE A YEAR. Your child will not be placed in a team unless you have completed a registration online.

TEAM PLACEMENT UPDATES -

  • The child/player will be allocated into a team by the Boomers Team list Managers according to their age/Date of birth (DOB)
  • Boomers players will not play in a team outside of their age group according to their DOB
  • Boomers players will be allocated to ONE team only
  • Team placement requires much time/effort and will be done in consultation with our coaches to ensure the players best interests are met
  • Friendship groups, skill mix, and advice from our coaches will be considered when forming teams however Boomers Basketball Club requests that team placements are respected, we ask that you assist your child to progress, learn and have fun by teaching them resilience and support during each season change.
Overall the Team List Managers aim to ensure each child's/players needs are met whilst at the same time ensuring the Clubs overall best interests are met so that our club continues to grow and provide a fun and pleasant environment for all.

SPORTS INSURANCE

All players and officials are covered by BV Sports Insurance. However, the benefits, particularly medical benefits, are minor. Parents are expected to supervise young children when at venues or arrange for another parent to do so. Click here for Insurance Information

WE WELCOME YOUR ASSISTANCE

You can assist by volunteering as a Coach, Team Manager, Committee Member, fundraiser, sponsor, etc. Please indicate ways you can help. Let the Boomers Committee know if you can help, it would be greatly appreciated.