The Wallan Panthers Senior Program currently fields both a Men’s and Women’s team in BigV Division 2 and Youth League 2. This provides a pathway for elite players to progress from Junior Panthers into the senior ranks and on to the national level.
Being a basketball Vic Country affiliated association we are also fortunate to be able participate in the Country Basketball League (CBL). CBL operates in the BigV off season, this summer competition gives us a perfect platform to develop younger players, get extra preseason time into some senior players and also bring back elite talent that may be playing in higher levels during the BigV season.
Being able to offer year round senior representative basketball is a unique advantage for our club.
The BigV is the senior basketball league in Victoria comprising 145 semi-professional sides from 47 Associations in 12 competitions.
These competitions comprise of both genders, and incorporate three levels of senior competition and three levels of youth league competition.
The conferences each have a men's, women's and youth league divisions, with youth league open to young men and women aged 23 years or under during the competition year.
Wallan entered this competition in 2017 with the Women's team coming runners up in Division Two in the 2017 season and the Men's team making finals.
The Country Basketball League is an open-age home and away domestic representative league for men and women held across four conferences in regional Victoria from October to February, with all Basketball Victoria Country (BVC) affiliated associations eligible to enter. The conferences include Gippsland, South-West, North-West and North-East. Wallan is part of the North-East conference.
Wallan entered a Womens and Mens team in this competition in 2014 where we have been regular finalists. The men's team coming runners up in the 2018/2019 season.