FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do you communicate with me?
A lot of the day to day communications happens via our Facebook pages.
How do I register for the Season?
All registration is done online. When registration for a season opens it will be advertised in local papers and social media. The advert will include the closing date for registrations. Once registrations are closed we accept new registrations on an availability basis, i.e if there is a spot available on a team in that competition. If no spot is available you will be placed on a waiting list until there is enough people for a new team.
How much does it cost to play domestic basketball at Wallan?
How do I know when I am playing and what team I’m on?
Last season players are given a ranking
Players are first entered into last seasons teams
New players are added to a team to a maximum of 8
Teams are balanced to have as close to equal scores to begin with as possible and balanced with ball carriers and talls etc.
This process is impossible to get right so we adapt teams in the first few weeks to help with balance.
How do I get a uniform?
Uniforms are provided, we will advertise a singlet collection day in the week prior to the season commencing. A singlet deposit is required and returned once a singlet is handed back in good condition.
What else do I have to wear?
When do we train?
Training is offered in the slot prior to games for kids to come and improve themselves.
Who do I contact?
How does a season work?
'Domestic' is the local competition for all abilities. Played on a Saturday through the year, it is split into two seasons running as winter (March to September) and summer (October to February). Games are played at the same time each week for each age group in either an A-Grade or a B-Grade competition. Training is also held on the Saturday in the session before the game.
How do I learn about the game as a new parent e.g the rules of basketball?
What is Representative Basketball (The Wallan Panthers)?
What is the pathway for a basketballer at Wallan?
What competitions do we play in?
Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL)
Victorian Country Championships (BVC)
Country Basketball league (CBL)
Where can I get more information (policies and guidelines)?
All policies and guidelines are available on this website and can be found here.
What is expected of me as a parent?
What are the rules of Basketball?
A basic interpretation of the rules can be found here.
How do you I learn to score?
So the simplest way is to pair with someone who already knows how and learn from them. There are always folks available who can come and sit with you and show you the ropes. There are two types of scoring you may need to do, old school style is the score sheets, a copy of a score sheet is available on our website under scoring. the new way is Stadium Scoring, an online scoring system being adopted across the country. A video explaining how to score using this system is available here.