About the U14 Championships

In 2016, for the first time ever, the Boys & Girls Australian U14 Club Championships will be held together as one exciting event.

Dates

The 2016 Australian U14 Club Championships will be held from Monday 26 September to Saturday 1 October, 2016.

Teams will be expected to arrive on or before Saturday 24th September and depart on or after Sunday 2 October.

Sunday 25th September:                      Training, Team Photos and Technical Meeting
Monday 26th September:                     Opening Ceremony, Initial Pool Round Games
Tuesday 27th September:                     Initial Pool Round Games
Wednesday 28th September:               Split into Championship & Shield Division, Pool Games
Thursday 29th September:                   Morning - Championships & Shield Pool Games
Afternoon - Quarter Finals
Friday 30th September:                        Semi Finals & Classification
Saturday 1st October:                           Grand Finals & Play Offs

 

Your Host

The 2016 Australian U14 Club Championships will be co-hosted by Newcastle Basketball Association and Maitland Basketball Association.

Newcastle is a harbour city surrounded by amazing surf beaches on the central coast of New South Wales just over two hours from Sydney.

Maitland is inland from Newcastle and is the gateway to the beautiful Hunter Valley Region.

These two cities will provide a stunning backdrop for the championships as well as plenty of sightseeing activities for teams and visiting families.

For further information please visit the Visit Newcastle and My Maitland websites.

 

Venues

Games will be played at both Newcastle Basketball Stadium – Cnr Young Road & Curley Road, Broadmeadow NSW 2292 & Maitland Federation Centre – 10 Bent Street, Maitland NSW 2320.

The two venues are approximately 25 minutes apart. All teams will play at both venues over the course of the Championships.

 

Accommodation

There is a variety of accommodation options both in Newcastle and Maitland as well as in between. For further information please visit the Visit Newcastle and My Maitland websites.

Crowne Plaze Newcastle is currently offering 25% discount to families travelling to the Australian U14 Club Championships. Please click here to access the deal.

Broadmeadow Basketball Stadium also has onsite accommodation available, further information regarding the Sports Lodge is available here and menu details here.

 

Ceremonies

The Opening Ceremony will be held at 9:00am on Monday 26th September at Maitland Federation Centre.

The Closing Ceremony and all medal presentations will take place at Newcastle Basketball Stadium following the final game at approximately  Saturday 1 October, time TBC.

 

Ticketing

Tickets are now available for purchase here. Daily and weekly passes will give access to both venues.

 

Photography & Videography

Kangaroo Photos are the official photographers for the 2016 Helloworld Australian U14 Club Championships. They will capture all team and individual portraits as well as every game. Please see below for further information and order forms.

Team Photo Order Form - Click Here
VIP Order Form - Click Here

Newcastle Basketball will also be videoing everygame and making this available for purchase to all families so that you can sit back, relax and enjoy watching your kids play.

Video Order Form - Click Here

If you wish to photograph or video yourself, you will need to register at the venue and agree to Basketball Australia's Policy which can be found here.

 

Bulletins

2016 Australian U14 Club Championships June Bulletin  - Click Here

2016 Australian U14 Club Championships August Bulletin - Click Here

2016 Australian U14 Club Championships September Bulletin - Click Here

 

Teams

The 2016 Australian U14 Club Championships will have 24 Boys and 24 Girls teams in attendance. Teams will be nominated by their relevant state associations.

 

Draw

The draw is now available online here or in pdf format here.

 

Team Guidelines

Click here to download the 2015 Australian U14 Club Championship Guidelines.

 

Keep in Contact

We will be publishing information via the dedicated U14’s Championship pages on the Basketball Australia website www.basketball.net.au

Information will also be shared via social media so jump on and follow Basketball Australia on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Newcastle Basketball:              Neil Goffet, General Manager

neil@newcastlebasketball.com.au, 02 4961 3185

Maitland Basketball:               Leon Bendeich, General Manager

gm@maitland.basketball.net.au 02 4934 3503

Basketball Australia:              Renee Narcis, Australian Junior Championships Manager

renee.narcis@basketball.net.au 03 9847 2358

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