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Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course
Oct 18, 2018, 3:06 pm

Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course - 6th November 2018, 6.30pm to 9.30pm at Sports Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff , CF11 9SW United Kingdom. To find out more or book your place click here

 

 


Basketball Wales mourns passing of Secretary General Patrick Baumann
Oct 15, 2018, 10:04 am


 

Basketball Wales was saddened to hear of the sudden passing of FIBA secretary general and International Olympic Committee member Patrick Baumann. 

 

Mr Baumann was the Secretary General of FIBA since 2002, and passed away at the age of 51.

 

Mr Baumann is survived by his wife and two children and our thoughts are with the family, friends and FIBA basketball community at this difficult time.

 

http://www.fiba.basketball/news/fiba-mourns-passing-of-secretary-general-and-ioc-member-patrick-baumann

 


New season, new rules
Sep 23, 2018, 6:27 pm

Calling all referees, table officials, coaches and players...

 

As the new season gets underway, make sure that you are familiar with the new FIBA rule changes. You can find handy presentations in the downloads section. If you're unsure about anything, please contact officiating@basketballwales.com

 


Venues announced for junior national team trials
Sep 1, 2018, 10:55 am

Here’s some further information regarding the 2018-19 junior national team trials that are being held on Sunday 9 September 2018.

 

Times and Venues

 

Boys 

 

U12 - Bae Baglan School, Port Talbot (SA12 7BL) 1.30 - 4.30pm 

U12 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2007

 

U14 - Hawthorn High School, Rhydyfelin, Pontypridd (CF37 5AL) - 1.30 - 4.30pm

U13 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2006

U14 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2005

 

U15 - The LC Swansea, Oyestermouth Road, Swnasea (SA1 3ST) 1.00 - 4.00pm

U15 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2004

 

U16 - Archers Arena, Cardiff Met University, Cyncoed, Cardiff (CF23 6XD) 1.00 - 4.00pm

U16 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2003

 

U17/U18 and U19/U20 Men (Combined) - LC Swansea, Oystermouth Road, Swansea (SA1 3ST) - 1.00 - 4.00pm

U17 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2002

U18 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2001

U19 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2000

U20 - born between 1 January and 31 December 1999

 

 
Girls
 
U12 - Jubilee Hall, Sport Wales National Centre, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (CF11 9SW) 1.00 - 4.00pm
U12 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2007
 
U14 - Cynffig Comprehensive School, Kenfig Hill (CF33 6NP) 1.00 -  4.00pm
U13 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2006
U14 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2005
 
U16 - Archers Arena, Cardiff Met University, Cyncoed, Cardiff (CF23 6XD) 1.00 - 4.00pm
U15 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2004

U16 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2003

 

U18 - Sports Hall, Cardiff Met University, Cyncoed, Cardiff (CF23 6XD) 1.00 - 4.00pm 

U18 - born between 1 January and 31 December 2001

 

Make sure that your trial for your age group. Do not attend a trial for an older age group, even if you have played up an age group in previous years. Please note: These ages groups are based on a calendar year and not a school year.

 

 

Payment and Basketball Wales License

 

To attend you must have a valid 2018-19 Basketball Wales players license and make the appropriate payment of £7.50 for the trial. This must be done before the trail. No cash payments for the trial will be taken on the day and you will be asked to show a copy of your license.

 

You must register and pay for your license before you can pay for the trial. Go to www.bwregistrations.com/registration/step1.php

 

Wales only: If you are a member of a club and your club does not appear in the dropdown box, please stop the application process and contact your club secretary, asking them to register the club asap.

 

If you are not a member of a club or live outside Wales, please choose the option ‘No Club’ from the dropdown box.

 

Once you have your license, you can then go to www.bwregistrations.com/events.php and pay for the trial.

 

 

Eligibility

 

Basketball Wales Bye Laws (26 June 2017) state that:

 

An athlete shall be eligible to represent Wales if they satisfy one of the following conditions:

(a) Born in Wales

(b) One or both parents born in Wales

(c) Grandparent/s born in Wales

(d) Have resided in Wales for 3 years immediately prior to selection

 

 

Other things to remember...

 

Please DO NOT wear any Basketball Wales training kit to the trials

Please bring plenty of water

Please be on time


Volunteering Opportunities - Team Managers needed
Aug 9, 2018, 8:58 pm

Basketball Wales is looking for self-motivated individuals to support the various National Team Programmes in the role of Team Manger.

 

The Team Manager will be in place to help support the coaching staff of the squad to enable them to perform at the very best.

 

Each national team squad requires a team manager that is well organised and flexible to ensure the needs of the training programmes are in place and to successfully coordinate, manage and deliver the team’s logistic, facilities and to be a point of contact between the players, coaching staff and parents/guardians for the junior squads.

 

Please download the job description, person specification and application form...here

 

If you are interested in become a team manager for one of national team squads please send your CV and a covering letter to...

Cameron@basketballwales.com and also CC to enquiries@basketballwales.com