Brisbane Capitals: Under 18 Female & Male Representative Team Trials – Registrations NOW OPEN

Brisbane Capitals Representative Program is pleased to open registrations for male and female players born 2003 & 2004 interested in trialing for the 2019/20 Under 18 Representative Teams. Brisbane Basketball Inc. will nominate teams of 10 players for a GOLD and SILVER team in the male and female competitions which includes both the BQJBC weekly competition and State Championship tournament.

Brisbane Capitals representative teams compete in the highest level of junior and youth aged based basketball competition in Queensland. Including the Basketball Queensland Junior Basketball Competition (BQJBC) and State Championships. Players must be available to commit to the full season which includes the BQJBC season and State Championships.

 

REGISTER OPEN NOW
Female Under 18 GOLD/SILVER team trials (Players Born: 2003 & 2004) – REGISTER HERE
Trial #1 – Sunday July 21st: Auchenflower Stadium (12.45pm – 3.00pm)
Trial #2 – Sunday July 28th: As above.
Trial #3 – Sunday August 4th: As above.

Male Under 18 GOLD/SILVER team trials (Players Born: 2003 & 2004) – REGISTER HERE
Trial #1 – Sunday July 21st: Auchenflower Stadium (9.00am – 11.15am)
Trial #2 – Sunday July 28th: As above.
Trial #3 – Sunday August 4th: As above.

 

UNDER 18 TEAM TRIAL DETAILS

  • $45 trial fee ( GST and online fee inclusive) for up to 3 trials.
    • Upon registration, players receive a 4 week technical, physical and mental skills training program in preparation for trials.
  • Online registration only
    • Note: Parents should complete the registration form and include the families primary email as a contact.
    • Last season’s Brisbane Capitals representative players can use current Username and Password when completing the registration form.
  • Be sure to read and complete all components of the registration process.
  • Missing a Trial Session: Players are required to attend a minimum of two of the allocated three trial sessions to be considered for selection.
    • If a player is not able to attend one or more of the trial sessions, but still seeks to be considered for selection, a Trial Exemption Form must be completed.
    • Players requiring an exemption due to missing a trial please scroll to the end of this page and click the link to request and exemption.
  • On conclusion of the trial process teams will be named and posted to the BBI website.
  • Selected players should prepare to practice once per week commencing Sunday, August 11th up to the beginning of September at which stage teams will move to 2 practices per week. (dates and times will be advised at Trials).
    • Under 18 Rep Teams practice on Monday and Thursday evenings (and may occasionally practice on a Sunday morning dependent on venue availability considerations through the season)

 

KEY EVENTS & CONSIDERATIONS
Trials: See above
BQJBC Grading: Early September (Premier League) Mid September (Southern Cross Cup)
BQJBC Season: Commences October 12th (Term 4), and concludes Mid to Late March Term 1, 2020.
State Championships: January 15th – 19th on the Gold Coast Sports & Leisure Center
Note Summer Holiday Planning: Parents/Guardians, please plan for summer holidays from Early December to Christmas. The teams will undertake a number of pre-departure camps prior to the January state championships and player attendance is essential.

 

INDICATIVE REP PROGRAM COSTS
Representative Program fee will be circa $850.00 exclusive of any State Championship costs. Live-in State Championship costs on the Gold Coast can vary between $550.00 – $750.00. Please refer to the Travel and Accommodation Policy for team considerations around State Championships.

Note: payment of program fees, including state championship costs, and selection in a team does not guarantee consistent or equal court time.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (a link to the Team Selection Policy will be provided after registration)
Players are required to meet BBI eligibility requirements as outlined in the Junior rules –
3.2 Prerequisite for Brisbane Basketball Junior Capitals Representation
3.2.1 Any player who wishes to represent the Brisbane Basketball Junior Capitals in the representative season that commences after the Championship Season MUST:

  • be registered with BBI and a BBI Club and playing in the BBJBC Championship Season within their correct Age Group as per the calendar year
  • play a minimum of 50% of eligible games in the BBJBC Championship Season within their correct Age Group as per the calendar year

3.2.2 The ONLY exemption to Rule 3.2.1, which will also be assessed by the BBI General Manager, is when a player moves from a Queensland location outside a radius of 100 kilometre from the BBI office at Auchenflower, from a state outside of Queensland or from a country outside of Australia.  If an exemption is granted the player must immediately join a BBI Club.

 

BQ PLAYER TRANSFER
Players who last played for another Association MUST have a Full Transfer from their previous association Approved by BQ PRIOR to Attending the first Trial. If this approval is not completed and provided to BBI prior to commencement of trials, the player will not be eligible to trial nor considered for selection. There may be a financial penalty from Basketball Queensland to an Association for a breach of their Player Transfer Policy and the player may be also be ineligible to play for any Association for up to 3 months. Therefore, please consider your personal circumstances carefully and if unsure please contact our office and Visit Basketball Queensland Website for Transfer Policy and appropriate forms – BQ Player Transfer Form

PERMISSION TO TRAIN
Prior to the 2017/18 representative season, BBI implemented an additional consideration for rep selection eligibility (outlined above) as part of the Associations commitment to support it’s members. As a consequence, BBI no longer accepts Permission-to-Train forms for players who represented a different association and are now considering selection to a Brisbane Capitals Rep Team. Players who have transferred to BBI will be granted permission to train for other associations if they desire to be considered for selection at other Associations.

 

WHAT TO BRING

 

REPRESENTATIVE TRIAL EXEMPTION REQUESTS
Parents/Guardians, whose child is unable to attend one or all of the above trial events, but still wishes to be considered for selection, should complete a representative trial exemption request form (links below). For all exemption requests involving prolonged injury or illness please refer section 6C of the Team Selection Policy.

Note: Approval of Exemption does not guarantee selection to a representative team.

Trial Exemption Request Form – FEMALE Players

Trial Exemption Request Form – MALE Players

Please forward any additional queries in writing to performancemgr@brisbanebasketball.com.au

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