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WGC Basketball Convenor  Vanessa Ward (vanessa.ward@wgc.school.nz)

 

Trials will be held for the Senior A and B teams and the Junior teams. Not all students can be guaranteed a position in a team. Students Year 10 and above are welcome to enter their own social team.

Competition

Games are played in school gyms in the greater Wellington area during Terms 2 and 3. The Senior A & B teams also play regularly at the ASB Sports Arena in Kilbirnie.

Senior A competes in:

5th - 8th Sept, Premier AA Regional tournament, Palmerston North

1st - 6th October, NZ Secondary Schools Basketball Nationals, (if qualified)

 

Juniors (Year 9 & 10) play Tuesdays 4pm - 8pm,  Seniors play Fridays 6pm - 9pm


Pre season Practice Sessions

 (For Seniors and Juniors keen on making the Senior A or B teams) Saturday 24th & 3rd March, 10-Noon, New Gym

 

 

Trials (all at WGC gym)

Saturday 3rd March

    Juniors 2pm - 4pm

    Seniors 4pm - 6pm

 

Wed 7th March 

       Senior Trial Only - 3.30 - 5.30pm Old Gym

 

Saturday 10th March

     Juniors 2pm - 4pm

     Seniors 4pm - 6pm

 

Social Basketball Teams

If you are making up a social team, each player has to complete an online registration by Friday 9th March. Social teams still play in the normal competition. ONE team registration form (available from the Sports Office) must also be submitted by Friday 9th March.

Each social team must have at least 2 parents willing to manage the team and attend weekly games, as well as a referee who can officiate weekly games)                                                        

Cost

$100 (includes the weekly compulsory referee fee)

Training

To be held in the WGC Gyms

Senior A - Coach Steve Graham, Mondays 5.30pm - 7.30pm,  Wednesdays 3.30pm - 5pm
Senior B - Coach Tristan Kingcott, Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

Junior A - Coach TBA, Mondays 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Other teams - to be arranged between coach and the team.
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Uniform

Senior A & B teams: singlet and shorts supplied, white socks, sports shoes


All other teams: Black WGC PE shorts, white socks and sports shoes. Singlets are provided for all teams.

 

Registration Forms must be submitted online, and payment made, by Fri 23rd February.

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