The future stars of basketball will take centre stage this weekend when the 2015 Under 18 Australian Junior Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup for Wheelchair Basketball get underway, in Ballarat, Victoria.
The 2015 Australian Junior Championships schedule is now complete, with Basketball Australia today confirming the Under 20s and Ivor Burge Championships will be held in Dandenong next February.
Basketball Australia has today released the 2015 Australian Junior Championships schedule, bringing all states together for competition from the U14’s through to the U20’s, with six separate tournaments in total rotated throughout the country across the year.
The 2014 Australian Under 18 National Championships and Kevin Coombs Cup tip off today in Canberra, as the next generation of stars look to emerge on the biggest stage in junior basketball.
The Australian Junior Championships (AJC) bring all states together for competition from U14’s through to U20’s, with six separate tournaments in total rotated throughout the country each year.
More than 280 of Australia’s best junior basketballers will descend on Brisbane this weekend for the 2013 National Under 18 Australian Junior Championships – tipping off at NAB Stadium in Auchenflower on Saturday 20 April 2013.
The Under 18 Metropolitan Men and Women both won gold medals at the 2012 National Championship held last week in Perth rewriting the history books as this is the first time since the inception of the tournament both the Metro Men and Women teams have taken out the gold medal at the same event.
The Kevin Coombs Cup tipped off yesterday in dramatic fashion, when Queensland tackled Victoria in the opening game of the tournament. Unfortunately, due to some availability issues meaning that the Queensland line-up could only take to the floor over the classification limit, the match was awarded to the VICs before the game had even started.