About U16


The 2018 Australian Under-16 Junior Championships will be held from the 6th-13th April, 2018

Friday 6 July: Opening Ceremony & Pool Games
Saturday 7 July: Pool Games
Sunday 8 July: Pool Games
Monday 9 July: Pool Games
Tuesday 10 July: Pool Games
Wednesday 11 July: Quarter Finals & Classification
Thursday 12 July: Semi Finals & Classification
Friday 13 July: Grand Final, Play Offs & Closing Ceremony


Your Host

The 2018 Australian Under-16 Junior Championships will be hosted by Rip City Basketball.

Rip City Basketball is run by the University of Sunshine Coast Basketball Association (USCBA) which was established in 2008.



The 2018 Australian Under-16 Junior Championships will be held at USC (University of Sunshine Coast) Stadium and Caloundra Indoor Sports Stadium.

USC Stadium is a three court indoor air-conditioned facility with a 2000 seat capacity stadium at the Sunshine Coast University. It is also the home of the Sunshine Coast Lightning netball team. USC Stadium will house the show court for the Under-16 Championships.

USC Stadium is located at 164 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs QLD 4556

Caloundra Indoor Sports Stadium is a four court, air conditioned, multi-use facility. Coveniently located within walking distance of Caloundra's main strip, there is abundant accommodation and entertainment options near by.

Caloundra Indoor Sports Stadium is located on North Street, Golden Beach QLD 4551


Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony will take place on Friday 6th July at (approx.) 9:00am at USC Stadium. All family, friends and spectators are invited to attend.


Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony and all medal presentations will take place following the U16 Men's Grand Final at approximately 8:45pm on Friday 13th July, 2018.



Ticketing details will be available for pre-purchase online shortly.


Live Streaming

The Men's & Women's U16 Grand Finals will be live streamed via Basketball Australia's YouTube Channel. Stay tuned on social media for further updates.



Official Championship Merchandise will be available for purchase at the venue each day from our partners at iAthletic. Pre-orders are also available for pick up at the event via www.iathletic.com.au



They say a picture is worth a thousand words so what could be a better keepsake for this event?

The official photographer of the Australian Schools Championships is Kangaroo Photos who will be onsite capturing all the moments of the championships. For more details visit www.kangaroophotos.com


Camera & Video Passes

With the protection and privacy of our participants in mind, anyone wanting to use a camera or take video is required to have a CAMERA/VIDEO PASS during the Championships. All cameras are required to be signed in at the front desk on arrival and agree to the Photography policy. Click here to view full policy. All video cameras are to be used the area provided in the stadiums for filming.  No flash photography is allowed and Basketball Australia requests no photography from the baseline.


Media & Scouting Accreditation

With the protection and privacy of our participants in mind, all media and scouts must be signed in and accredited with Basketball Australia. To apply for media or scouting accreditation please follow the below links and complete the online form.

Media Accreditation - Click Here

Scout Accreditation - Click Here