U14 Girls & U12 Boys Development Squad Tryouts

U14 Girls Development Squad Tryouts will be held on Sunday 12th October from 4-5pm.
U12 Boys Development Squad Tryouts will be held on Thursday 16th October from 6.30-7.30pm.more

New Rules

No balls to be brought in to HILAC on game nights.more

Development Squad Coaching Positions Available

The position of Development coach
For the following groups are now open:
U12 boys
U14 girls
U14 boysmore

Aussie Hoops

For children 7 & 8 years old
Monday 13th October - 24th November
3.45 - 4.45pm Court 1 @ HILAC
Cost $75 includes pack and ball
Register @ Aussie Hoops Sitemore

Timing rules

Please note the new timing rules that are being used for the whole domestic competition.more

2014 HJBA Winter Season Dates

Season starts Monday 28th Julymore

Heat Policy updates

Taking into consideration the Basketball Victoria Policy, for the purposes of the BVC Country Championships, the BVC Heat policy will be brought into effect:

The introduction of the BVC Heat Policy Country Championship Rule and notification to teams will be by the Court or Venue Supervisor.more

Player Development v's Expecation to Win

Stan van Gundy when the coach of the Miami Heat in the NBA speaking on player development versus the expectation to win (from a junior perspective).  Stan is currently the coach of the Orlando Magic in the NBA.  Click on the following link to hear him speak on this topic:


His comments apply in a number of areas relating to junior coaching, not just who plays what role on court, but even to the makeup of teams.  Stan asks a very valid qustion: are you coaching to develop juniors, or are you coaching to tell everybody you won your junior basketball competition?

One of the HJBA's main goals is to offer all of our junior players the opportunity to develop their game.


Forfeit Procedure

Follow some steps to process your Team's forfeit and avoid being fined.


Mercy Rule - Coaches Please Note

For all Junior and Intermediate coaches.more
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Notice Board

        2014 COMING EVENTS


Junior Meeting

Thursday 4th December


Alexandra House


Aussie Hoops - 7-8 Yr olds

Starts Monday 13th October for 7 weeks

Cost: $75.00 Incls pack & ball

Register @ Aussie Hoops Site



Season starts:  Monday 28th July & Friday 1st August

        No game - Monday 4th August (Sheepvention)

        No games - Friday 19th September -Friday 3rd October (School Holidays)

        No game - Monday 3rd November (Melbourne Cup)

Semi Finals - Friday 14th November

Preliminary Finals - Monday 17th November

Grand Final - Friday 21st November


2015 Bendigo Bank Tournament

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th January, 2015