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2015 Winter Junior Seasion - Info and Team Codes

Junior Winter Season

The 2015 Junior Winter season will start on Thursday 14th May (U14, U16 and U18) and Friday 15th May (U10 and U12). The season will run for 15 weeks, plus finals. There are no sign on or grading games this season - Round 1 will begin on the 14th and 15th May.more

2015 Winter Senior Season - Info and Team Codes

Senior Winter Season

The 2015 Senior Winter season will start on Monday 11th May (Women) and Tuesday 12th May (Men) and will run for 17 weeks, plus finals. There are no grading games this season - Round 1 will begin on the 11th and 12th May.more

U10 FUN-Ball Holiday Camp - Thurs 16th of April

Last chance to register for the U10 FUN-Ball camp. Simply head to our home page and click on the icon in the top right corner.

When: Thurs 16th April
Time: 9.00am-1.00pm
Where: Hegvold Basketball Stadium
Cost: $30.00

Please see the attached flyer for more information.more

Rockets Game - Sunday 12th April

The McDonald's Rockhampton Rockets will play the Mackay Meteors in a preseason game on Sunday 12th April at Hegvold Stadium. Unfortunately the Mackay women's team was unavailable so it will be the Mens game only. General Admission tickets can only be purchased on game day at the door - ticket price is $5.00/ticket. Tip off is at 12.00pm.more

Junior Prelim Finals Draw

We are experiencing some technical issues with Sporting Pulse which is preventing our Junior Finals fixtures from rolling over. Sporting Pulse are currently looking into this for us, but in the meantime please find a copy of Thursday and Friday nights fixtures attached below.more

Rockhampton CDC Results

Rockhampton Basketball have secured the Central Queensland Championship as the 2015 CDC competition came to a close in Rockhampton this weekend. Rockhampton won 5 of the possible 8 age-groups. As a result our U12 girls, U14 girls, and U16 girls will all receive invites to compete against the best teams in Queensland in this years Division 1 State Championships. Click to see results of all gamesmore

U10 Olympics Breakup - 4.00-5.30pm this Friday

As part of our U10 Break-up Rockhampton Basketball will be holding a mini Olympics for all U10 players from 4.00pm-5.30pm this Friday the 13th of March. The session will include all U10 Boys, Girls and Aussie Hoops athletes, with players being split into small groups to compete in a variety of fun games, skill challenges, and modified basketball.more

Thank you! Working Bee Volunteers

A BIG thank you goes out to our Volunteer Worker Bees who put in 3 hard hours of work on Saturday and cleaned up the Stadium front garden area, basketball court and back area.

Please see more for our Before and After and helper photos.more

Channel 7 - Sports Team of Month Nominations

This year Channel 7 Local News CQ is introducing a new segment – Junior Sports Team of the Month. Please read more on how your team can be featured on the local news.more

Snr & Jnr Draw Changes

Temporary: Cyclone Recovery Draw

Hi All. I am pleased to announce that Senior and Junior Fixtures will be back up and running this week starting tonight
(Mon 2nd of March). Unfortunately due to damage to the Brady court, we have had to make some changes to the draw. Please click to see if the changes impact you.more

Tonights Aussie Hoops Session Postponed

Please note that tonight's Aussie Hoops session has been postponed. Unfortunately we are still without power. I will send an email to all registered Aussie Hoopers early next week with an update on how we plan to make up the extra session.

If you have any questions about Aussie Hoops please direct them to Development Manager Matt Neason on 0439 308 858.more

U10 Aussie Hoops Program - Starts Feb 27

Aussie Hoops is a 7 week Learn to Play program for Grade 4, 3, & 2 students. You'll learn the FUNdamentals of the sport through a series of fun games, with the goal of building up to playing modified 5 on 5 basketball.more

Rockhampton’s Under 18.2 Boys Take The Silver

Fresh from their silver medal success at the 2015 State Championships, the Rockhampton U18.2 boys took to the court last night as junior fixtures officially kicked back in for 2015. Read more about their State Championships experience...more

How to find the Junior Fixtures

Due to Rockhampton Basketball running 2 seasons('2015 Senior Blitz' and '2014/15 Summer')at the same time, our website initially only displays the Senior fixtures. The junior fixtures are part of the 2014/15 Summer Season and can be accessed by clicking on the dropdown box on the fixtures screen and choosing 2014/15 SUMMER. RBI apologises for any confusion this has caused our members.more

Summer Blitz FAQ's

Hopefully these FAQ's cover off on any queries that you might have about the Blitz. If not, please don’t hesitate to contact the RBI office on 4922 5544.more

Summer Blitz Team Codes & Team Registration Form

The Rockhampton Basketball Summer Blitz kicks off next week. This is a short and sharp 10 week Senior season ahead of our main Winter competition. It's a great opportunity to get active after the Holiday break and start 2015 in the right way. Online registrations are now open. Please find attached each clubs unique team codes. These are needed during the registration process. Please also findmore

Rocky/Mackay Challenge on THIS Week End - 8th and 9th November

The Rocky/Mackay Challenge will be played this week end - 8th and 9th November at Rockhampton Basketball. All of our Representative sides will compete against Mackay with the winning association taking home the perpetual shield. Check the draw attached and come on out to watch our best junior basketballer's in action.more

Change to Senior Draw - Women's Div 1

There has been a change to the Division 1 Women's competition for the remaining games of the season. This change was updated online on Wednesday 22/10/2014 at 2.30pm. All players, please ensure you check 'Fixtures/Results' for change of times.more

Changes to Junior Draw - as at Wed 22/10/2014

Changes have been made to the Under 14 Girls Competition for Thursday night fixtures. Changes were posted online at 2.30pm Wednesday afternoon.more

Junior Summer Season Fixture Draw

The Junior Summer Season Fixture Draw is now online for viewing.

The Draw can be found under the 'Fixture/Results' tab on the Menu Bar.more

Training - U21 Men's Team

Rockhampton Basketball will be entering an U21 Men's team to compete against Gladstone at the Rockhampton CDC (1st November) and the Gladstone CDC (29th November).

Training's for this team will be held at Hegvold Stadium on the below dates and times. Anyone requiring extra information can contact John Hustler on 0403 582 847.more

Rep Committee 2015 - Expressions of Interest

The RBI Junior Committee are calling for Expressions of Interest for vacant positions on the Representative Sub-Committee to assist with the 2014/15 Representative Season. Please register your interest with RBI by emailing gm@rockhamptonbasketball.com.au by 5.00pm, Monday 15th September.
Please select 'more' for positions vacant.more

Qld School Boys Champions - Jared Blanchard and Trevor Corrigan

Congratulations to RBI Basketball players Jared Blanchard and Trevor Corrigan who helped the QLD Under 18 State Team win the National title at the School Sport Australia Championships. Jared was also selected in the Australian Team. Congratulations to Adam Morrow as well. Adam was a referee at the tournament and was selected to Referee the Gold Medal Game.more

Updated - Under 18 GIrls Rep Training and Try outs - Saturday 12th July

Try outs for the Under 18 Girls Representative team are being held this Saturday 12th July, 09:30 - 11:00 am at Hegvold Stadium.
All Under 18 Girls interested in practicing and trialling for the 2015 Under 18 Representative Team are encouraged to attend.
Participants are asked to bring a water bottle and a towel.more

Under 18 Boys Rep Training

Under 18 Boys Rep training will be on this Saturday and Sunday from 3pm to 5pm at Hegvold Stadium. All Under 18 players interested in training and trialling for the 2015 Representative Team are encouraged to attend.more

Under 18 Rep Coaches Announced

Congratulations to Paul Christensen (Boys coach)and Chris Muggeridge (Girls coach) who have been appointed as our Under 18 Representative Coaches for the 2015 season.

Further information about Training and Trials will be forthcoming.more

Do you or a family member shop at IGA?

Rockhampton Basketball is now part of the Supa IGA Community Dollars Program. Just by swiping a key tag every time you shop at IGA, you will be raising money for our association.
If you are interested in helping to raise some money for RBI and you shop (or know someone who shops) at IGA, please see the staff in our office for your key tag and information on participating stores.more

Under 18 Representative Coach Applications Now Open

Under 18 Representative Coach applications are now open.
Any coaches interested in applying, please complete the attached application form and return to the Rockhampton Basketball Office by 23rd May 2014.more

Winter 2014 Junior Fixture

The 2014 Winter Junior Fixture for both Thursday and Friday night competitions, is now available on the Rockhampton Basketball website under Fixtures/Results.more

Winter 2014 Registration Reminder

All player registration and court fees must be paid in full before anyone takes the court to participate in Round 1 of competition. This begins Thursday (08/05/14) and Friday (09/05/14) for Juniors and Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th May for Seniors.more

Canteen under New Management - Reopens Sat 3rd May

Rockhampton Basketball is pleased to announce that the Smith Family, Debbie and Steve, have taken over the lease of RBI's canteen for 2014.

Debbie will reopen the Canteen for our QBL game on Saturday 3rd May and will be open for Junior (Thursday and Friday)Game nights next week.

Debbie and Steve will continue to provide great variety and options to our Basketball Community.more

Mini Ball (Under 8's) Program commences Friday 2nd May

Rockhampton Basketball is running an 8 week program for kids aged 5, 6, 7 & 8. Mini-Ball is a program that will develop participants in the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment.
See more for Information and Registration form.more

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for QBL Game Nights

HELP HOST THE BEST GAME NIGHT IN THE LEAGUE!
Rockhampton Basketball is currently seeking volunteers to join our 2014 QBL Game Night Team!more

QBL Game Tickets ON SALE

QBL Game tickets for the upcoming Pre-Season game against Mackay on Saturday 5th April go on sale Monday 31st March at 11am. Tip off is at 5.00pm for the Cyclones and 7.00pm for the Rockets. Be quick to ensure your seat as limited tickets are available. To purchase tickets please call in to the office at Rockhampton Basketball from 11am to 5pm or phone 4922 5544.more

Under 16 NQ State Squad Selection Announced

Congratulations to our Under 16 Players who have been selected for the Under 16 Queensland North State Squads for 2014.more

Rockhampton Basketball - Referee Development Officer

Rockhampton Basketball are excited to announce our new Referee Development Officer Jan Cogill. Jan has previously refereed in the Women's National League (WNBL) and has been the director of referee development in the Queensland NITCP Program. We look forward to seeing Jan help our Referee Program grow and progress further.more

Rockets to face USA team in preseason

An early pre-season game has been organised for the McDonald's Rockets on Friday 28th February at 8:00pm. A touring American team the PSM All-Stars featuring ex-college players are expected to provide a high scoring spectacle.more

McDonalds Rockhampton Rockets sign guard Chris Cedar

McDonalds Rockhampton Rockets are proud to announce the signing of guard Chris Cedar for the 2014 QBL season.more

Big Ass Fans!

Next week RBI will be installing two new 7.3m "Big Ass Fans" to help keep you all cool during the summer months!more

Girls Got Game

Rockhampton Basketball Inc will be running a news girls basketball initiative in term 1 and 3 called "Girls Got Game." Each player will receive a pink basketball, t-shirt and bag. Program costs $20 and runs Friday's from 3.45 - 4.35pm starting on the 21st Feb.more

QBL Season Tickets

Please read on for information regarding the purchase and re-purchase of season tickets for the 2014 QBL season.more

2014 Winter - Social Veterans Over 35 Mixed Competition

During the 2014 Winter season which will begin in May 2014 Rockhampton Basketball will be running a Social Mixed Veterans Competition for anyone who is over the age of 35. Nomination close dates will be out early next year. Be sure to have your team organised in time to be apart of the action.more

Rockhampton Basketball - Learn to Play 2014

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U/8's Mini-Ball Program

Rockhampton Basketball is running an 8 week program for kids aged 5, 6, 7 & 8. Mini-Ball is a program that will develop participants in the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment. Please continue for further information and form.more

Rockets Win 2013 QBL Grand Final

THE Rockhampton Rockets claimed the 2013 QBL Men's Championship title on Saturday night in front of a packed Hegvold Stadium.more

Senior & Junior Fixture Finals

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Rockhampton Hosts QBL Finals Series 2013

Rockhampton Basketball will be holding the 2013 QBL Men's Final Series on Friday 30th August (Semi-Finals) and Saturday 31st August (Grand Final).

Tickets will go on sale Monday 26th August at 10.00am.

Prices: $50 each (upstairs seating) or $60 per seat in B section (downstairs seating) please be aware that each night is not sold individually, only together. Please continue for further info.more

Under 18 North state trials

Please find attached the trial notices for the upcoming Under 18 North state trials in Townsville on September 7/8 and Rockhampton on September 14/15.more

QLD U20 State Team Trials

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Rockhampton Basketball 2013 Trophy Games

Rockhampton Basketball will be holding their 2013 Trophy Games on Sunday 25th August. The top 2 teams after the first full round of games from both the div 1 and 2, Men and Women competitions will each compete for their division's trophy. Please continue for further details.more

ABC TO BROADCAST 2013 FIBA OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Basketball fans Australia-wide will see the Australian Boomers and Australian Jayco Opals in action this month with ABC Television broadcasting all four games of the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championshipsmore

NEW RBI Bingo (Wednesday Morning's)

Rockhampton Basketball will be hosting Bingo at Hegvold Stadium every Wednesday morning from 10.30am. The first session starts this Wednesday 7th August.more

U18 manager applications

U18 manager applications are now open and they will close at 5.00pm Monday 5th August.

All other age groups will open on Monday the 12th Augustmore

Buy a Brick Fundraiser

Don’t miss out on your chance to be etched in basketball history!

Rockhampton Basketball will be offering members another opportunity to purchase a brick to be placed at the front entrance of the stadium.
This current drive is open until Friday 16th August.more

Ready Steady Go Kids - Come and Try

Ready Steady Go Kids is holding a Come ‘n’ Try Day at Hegvold Stadium on Saturday January 26th from 9am – 11am for 2.5 to 6 year olds.more

Congratulations to Adam Morrow & Talayah OMeara!

Rockhampton Basketball would like to congratulate Adam Morrow on his achievement of refereeing the girls gold medal game at Queensland School Sport 12years basketball State Championship last weekend.
Adam has been selected as one of the two Queensland Refs to attend the school sport Australia 12years & Under basketball championships in Melbourne in August 2012. He has done Rockhampton Basketball and Queensland Basketball very proud! Well done Adam!

We would also like to congratulate Talayah O’Meara. Talayah has been selected as a reserve Player for the U12 Queensland School Girls State team. Good luck Talayah!more
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