Basketball

  Online Registration for Competitive Basketball 2020

 Online Registrations for Social Basketball 2020

At St Peters we have students from year 7 through to 13 and playing at various levels ie Participation/Social to Competitive.

In 2011 we had 82 students playing basketball and in 2019 we had 494 players.

St Peters College has a strong basketball programme with teams competing at Premier, Open, Under-17, Under-15 levels and Middle School levels. We also have a Social League, which is an in-house basketball league, for beginners and social players.

Our gymnasium has a main court with two small basketball courts that run across the main court that we use for training and competition. The school itself has several basketball hoops.

Our 2020 programme major goals are:
• 1st V to retain status in the premier grade and qualify for the National Secondary Schools Tournament
• U17A qualify for Greater Auckland Tournament
• Junior Premiership team to make top 10
• Middle School team to make Top 15 at AIMS and qualify for the Inter-zone Tournament.

Recent Basketball Programme Achievements

2019

1st V won Senior A grade in the College Sport competition, and were promoted to Premier Grade for 2020.

2018

1st V placed 7th in the College Sport Premier Grade, Junior Prems placed 7th at the Zone 1 regional tournament and AIMS team places 26th. 2018 also saw the inauguration of the St Peters Social League.

2017

We were the Auckland Senior A Grade (1st V) and Middle School Central Zone champions. Our 1st V qualified for the National Tournament for the first time in the school’s history and also qualified to compete in the 2018 Auckland Premier Grade

We have also had many St Peters College basketball players go on to regional representative honours.

COMPETITIVE BASKETBALL

Terms played

While Basketball can be played year round, our main focus is during Terms 2 and 3.

Our Competitive Teams are entered College Sport Auckland Central Zone Competitions (Junior Prems, U15, U17, U19 and Open Grade) and our Middle School Teams are entered into the Auckland Basketball Services Leagues.

Registration

All registrations must be completed online.

 

Competitive Registrations close 7th February and Social closes 13th March.

 

Competitive trials:

Trials will be held on the following days in the School Gym:

Competitive Team Trials – 2020
Day Date Age* Time
Tuesday 11-Feb-2020 Year 7/8 3.30-5.45pm
Wednesday 12-Feb-2020 Year 7/8 3.30-5.45pm
Tuesday 18-Feb-2020 Jnr Prems & U15 3.30-5.45pm
Wednesday 19-Feb-2020 Jnr Prems & U15 3.30-5.45pm
Tuesday 25-Feb-2020 U17 3.30-5.45pm
Wednesday 26-Feb-2020 U17 3.30-5.45pm
Tuesday 03-Mar-2020 U19 3.30-5.45pm
Wednesday 04-Mar-2020 U19 3.30-5.45pm
Tuesday 10-Mar-2020 1st V 3.30-5.45pm
Wednesday 11-Mar-2020 1st V 3.30-5.45pm
       

Note: If unable to make any trial, please contact Mr Hoque to discuss any options.

*Age groups are your age, as at 31st December 2020. 

Game days*

1st V                                Friday and some Mondays – home and away.

U19                                  Wednesdays after school – venue based (ie always at the same venue).

U17                                 Tuesdays after school – either B&T Stadium, Kohimarama and Epsom Girls Grammar

Junior Prems                      Wednesdays after school home and away.

U15                                 Wednesdays – venue based (ie always at the same venue).

Middle School                     Thursdays – either at B&T Trust Stadium, Kohimarama or St Kentigern’s Prep, Remuera.

*Nb: these days are not yet confirmed but are indicative from 2019.

 

Practice times*

To be determined after teams have been selected.

Fees*

Team                                                            Cost

1st V new player                                              $350   (includes 1st V Gear)

1st V existing player                                          $250

All other competitive teams                               $150

 

Playing Uniform – Competitive Teams

Playing Singlet                                       $57 (compulsory)

Shorts                                                    $43 (compulsory)

Warm up t-shirt                                      $57 (Blue P.E. t-shirt is acceptable should you choose not to purchase the Basketball Specific Warm up shirt as it is not compulsory to do so)

For more information on the uniforms click here

Mouth Guards are compulsory for all levels. No mouth guard = no play.

T-shirts are not allowed to be worn underneath their Basketball Singlet.

Coaches are not permitted to play boys who have incorrect uniform.

 

Nb: All Fees and Uniform Prices are not yet confirmed for 2020 and the indication above are indicative from 2019.

SOCIAL BASKETBALL:

Trials:

Social League trials
Date Year at School Time
17-Mar-2020 Year 7 & 8 3.30-5.00pm
18-Mar-2020 Year 9 & 10 3.30-5.00pm
23-Mar-2020 Years 11 – 13 3.30-5.00pm

The social league trials will be used for players to meet and create teams.

Game Days:

Our Social teams play at St Peters on Friday nights when there are no games scheduled for the 1st V home games.

NB – When the 1st V have a home game on a Friday the 1st V game takes precedence.

Fees: $75 per player

Trainings:

No trainings are schedule for these teams. However, if a team does wish to train the team can contact the Director of Basketball to arrange a time to access the School Gym on the weekend.

 

Playing Uniform – Social Teams

Teams are to get their own uniforms and these are to be organised by the team.

T-shirts or singlets only. These are to be all the same colour and must have at least one number on them (from 0 – 99 only). The number can either be on the front or back of the T-shirt/singlet. Second number is optional and not required.

Shorts do not have to be uniform but must be worn (no track pants to be worn).

Mouth Guards are compulsory for all levels.

 

 

The Director of Basketball is Mr Manu Hoque. Students are able to speak to him in the Gym or Sports office during the School day and is able to be contacted by email: mhoque@st-peters.school.nz.