News

Canteen Lease - Expressions of Interest for Immediate Start

RBI are seeking expressions of interest from those that may like to lease and operate our canteen for an immediate start.
Please email admin@rockhamptonbasketball.com.au or contact the office on 4922 5544 ASAP.more

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Junior Winter Season Sign On

Sign-On for all Junior Competitions - Thursday 24th April 2014 from 3.30pm to 6.00pm at Rockhampton Basketball.more

2014 U11 Queensland Club Championships

2014 U11 Queensland Club Championships

@ The University of the Sunshine Coast

The cost of Nomination is $390 per team.

Happening Friday 11th – Sunday 13th July 2014.more

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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

Senior Women - Grand Finals Fixture

Please continue to find the fixture for the Senior Women's Grand Finals to be played Monday 31st March 2014.more

Cyclones Open Training Session and Coaches Introductions

All Players interested in playing for the Cyclones in the 2014 QBL Season are invited to attend an Open Training session and Introduction to the 2014 Coaching staff on Tuesday 25th March at 7.00pm on Hegvold Court.more

Seniors Division Social Basketball Tournament

All Senior players please read attached file if you would be interested in playing at the Gold Coast Celtics Basketball Classic.more

Senior Women's Preliminary Finals - Monday 24/03/14

Please continue to find the fixture for the Senior Women's Preliminary Finals.more

U10 Grand Final Break Up Afternoon

Please continue to find attached the fixture for the U10 Girls and Boys Break Up draw.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

Senior Women Semi-Finals Fixture

Please continue to find more information and fixture.more

Division 2 Men & Division 2/3 Women's Finals

Please continue for important information in regards to the division 2 and division 2/3 women's finals.more

Rockhampton CDC this weekend

This weekend Rockhampton's finest junior players will compete in Rockhampton vs teams from Gladstone, Bundaberg and Mackay.more

Club Coaches Workshop

Queensland High Performance Director Leonard King, will be conducting a Club Coaches Workshop at Rockhampton Basketball on Sunday 2nd. This is for any person who is currently coaching no higher than a club level or is interested in becoming a coach at the club level. Please continue for further information.more

Daytime Ladies - Come and Try Day THIS THURSDAY

Rockhampton Basketball will be resuming our Daytime Ladies Social Basketball on Thursday 20th Feb and are hosting a free come and try day from 9.30 - 11.00am.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

Rockhampton Basketball - Learn to Play 2014

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Rockets Pre-Season Training

The Rockets will kick off their pre-season training on Sunday from 10am - 12pm at Hegvold Stadium. All U23 and U18 rep players have been invited to train with current squad members.more

Senior Fixtures meeting

We are holding a Senior Fixtures meeting next Tuesday 4th February 2014 at 5.45pm at Hegvold. Any current registered member is welcome to attend.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

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

Junior Friday Fixtures 31/01/14 - CANCELLED!!

Due to the wet weather and moisture on the basketball courts, it has become unsafe for players to compete on the surface. Therefore all games tonight will be cancelled.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

QLD U20 State Team Trials

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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

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

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

U12-16 Rep Manager Applications

U12-16 manager applications are now open and they will close at 5.00pm Monday 2nd September.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

Cairns QBL Game Change

Please be advised that our QBL games vs Cairns are now on Saturday 17th August. Cyclones 6pm, Rockets 8pm.more

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

Australian Under 16 Championships

The Australian Under 16 Championships wrapped up on Saturday 13 July in South Australia, with Queensland's results as follows:more

Get in the Game Funding

From Monday 15 July 2013, eligible children and young people can apply online for a Get Started voucher valued up to $150 to help pay the cost of membership fees at Rockhampton Basketball.more

Learn to Play Program - Term 3 2013

Rockhampton Basketball is running an 8 week program for Grade Prep, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 students. The Learn to Play Program will introduce participants to the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment. Please continue for further information.more

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.more

Rocky duo picked for Under 12s QLD Side

Rocky basketball players Flynn Phelan and Israel Power have been selected to represent Queensland in under 12 team at the National Junior Basketball Championships in Perthmore

U18 Rep Tryouts

Information about the U18 Rockhampton Representative team found within...more

Rep Skills Program

The Rep Skills Program is 6 sessions designed for athletes who desire to play in our representative program in the upcoming season, to build their skills prior to team training sessions.

Please continue to find the dates/times/costs for Rep Skills for the upcoming 2013/2014 Representative Season.more

Australian Under 16 Championships

The Australian Under 16 Championships get underway in Adelaide on Saturday 6 July, with the Queensland North and South men's and women's teams taking on the best junior players in the country. Follow Queensland's progress and cheer on Leon and Damon Christensen, Sheldon Whitworth, Malachi Shanahan, Briana Bailey, Kaitlyn Hill as they compete, via the Basketball Australia website.more

State of Origin 3 @ Hegvold Stadium

After the success of the first two State of Origin games RBI has decided to host game 3 on Wednesday 17 July.more

Level 1 Coaching Course - Sunday 7th July 2013

Rockhampton Basketball will be holding a Level 1 Coaching Course on Sunday 7th July, 2013 from 9am to 3pm at Hegvold Stadium. There will be a fee of $50 per person who attends.

Please remember that it is a Rockhampton Basketball and Basketball Queensland requirement that all coaches which coach at a CDC, TON or State Titles must be Level 1 accredited.more

Rockhampton Athletes fill Queensland School Team

Rockhampton Basketball would like to congratulate both Israel Power & Flynn Phelan for being selected in the Queensland School Basketball from the Queensland School Titles where their Capricornia Team placed 6th overall.more

Representative Coaching Applications - Extended

All representative coaching applications have been extended and will be accepted up until and including Friday 14th June, by 6pm. Interviews if needed will be conducted the following week. Please find application attached.more

Level 2 Coaching Course - Townsville 19th & 20th July

please find attached information regarding a Level Two Coaching Accreditation Course to be held in Townsville on Friday 19th & Saturday 20th July 2013. Please be aware of the pre-requisites for attending a Level 2 Course, this information is attached to the registration form.

Registrations will close 4:00pm Friday 12th July 2013 – all forms and payment must be sent to Basketball QLD.

For further information, coaches can contact Leonard King via email Leonard.King@basketballqld.net.aumore

Rockets & Cyclones School Holiday Camp - June/July

This is your chance to get up-close & personal with the Minecorp Rockets and Frenchville Sports Club Cyclones by attending the Winter School Holiday Basketball Camp. The Holiday Camp is a great opportunity to work with many of the best basketballer’s and coaches in Rockhampton, and most importantly, your CYCLONES & ROCKETS.

Please continue for further information.more

Friday 7th June & Monday 10th June Fixtures Cancelled

Due to Friday 7th and Monday 10th of June both being Public Holidays, Rockhampton Basketball will not be running fixtures these nights.more

2013/2014 Representative Coaching Applications

Please continue to find details for the 2013/2014 Representative Coaching Applications.more

Winter Registrations

As of Wednesday 15/05/13 if players competing in both Junior and Senior, all age groups and divisions are not printed on the score sheet to show they are registered they will be unable to take the court.
In the event an unregistered player does compete, his/her team will receive a forfeit the game.more

Top Gun Academy

The Top Gun Academy is a 6 week program designed to provide athletes who desire to further their skills in Basketball. The Academy is split into age groups U10’s/U12’s/U14’s/U16’s/U18’s and is open to all RBI members. During the program athletes will work with various Representative Coaches and Players from Rockhampton Basketball.more

Rockhampton's Rising Athletes Fill Future Development Program & NQ Team

Rockhampton Basketball would like to congratulate Jessica Lorraway, Talayah O'Meara, Lawson Whitworth and Frazer Roberts who were all selected from the U14 Queensland Championships to be apart of the Queensland Future Development Program.
Rockhampton Basketball would also like to congratulate Gracie Gamble who has been selected in the North Queensland U18 Emerging Team.

Congratulations once again to all athletes, Well Done!more

U10 Competition to implement new rule

If your child participates in our U10 competition please read on for further information about the winter season.more

Sin Bin Rule to be Implemented this Season

If you are a current player in any of our competitions please read on for important changes to the rules regarding RBI's implementation of the Sin Bin rule.more

QBL Home Draw

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QBL Volunteers Needed!

Rockhampton Basketball have a number of positions available in the operations of Rockets and Cyclones home games where we require volunteers to assist the club in providing a high level of service and quality to fans attending home games.more

Cyclones Re-sign Chandrea Jones

The Frenchville Sports Club Rockhampton Cyclones are excited to announce the re-signing of American Chandrea Jones for the 2013 QBL season.more

U16 Girls Win QLD Div 2 State Championship

U16 Girls won the QLD Div 2 State Championship today by defeating Brisbane 70-61. Read on...more

Rockhampton Players Feature Heavily in QLD State Teams

Rockhampton Basketball will be well represented in the Queensland U16 State Team this year after 4 boys (Damon and Leon Christensen, Malachi Shanahan and Sheldon Whitworth) and 2 girls (Briana Bailey & Kaitlyn Hill) were named at the completion of the U16 State Championships held in Rockhampton and Cairns last week. A further two Rockhampton boys (Bailey Meyers & Nick Magnussen) were named as emergencies and selected to the Emerging QLD teams while Anna Dyer was also selected to the Emerging QLD team.more

U16 Boys State Championships - Newsletter Day 4

Please find attached a copy of the Newsletter for the U16 Boys State Classics Day 4 hosted by Rockhampton Basketball.more

U16 Boys State Championships - Newsletter Day 3

Please find attached a copy of the Newsletter for the U16 Boys State Classics Day 3 hosted by Rockhampton Basketball.more

U16 Boys State Classics - Newsletter Day 2

Please continue to find attached a copy of the Newsletter for the U16 Boys State Classics Day 1 hosted by Rockhampton Basketball.more

NBL star Stephen Weigh is returning to Rockhampton

The Rockhampton Rockets are excited to announce that NBL star Stephen Weigh is returning to Rockhampton to play for the Rockets in their 2013 QBL campaign.more

Rockhampton U16 Boys - State Classics Draw Times (Pools)

Div 1 - U16 Rocky 1 Boys round games so far:

Wed 3 April 3.30pm vs Mackay (Hegvold)
Thurs 4 April 9.30am vs Maroochydore (Brady)
Thurs 4 April 5pm vs Gold Coast (Harney)
Fri 5 April 8am vs Logan (Hegvold)
Fri 5 April 2pm vs Southern Districts Spartans (Brady)

Div 2 - U16 Rocky 2 Boys round games so far:

Wed 3 April 8am vs Sunshine Coast (Grammar)
Wed 3 April 12.30pm vs Mackay (Harney)
Thurs 5 April 12.30pm vs Northside (Harney)
Thurs 5 April 5pm vs Southern Districts Titans (Grammar)
Fri 5 April 12.30pm vs Gold Coast (Hegvold)
Fri 5 April 6.30pm vs Caboolture (Harney)more

*** Important!! Change to Winter Registrations ***

Please read on for details of Winter Season registration changes.more

Senior Women Grand Finals Fixture - 25/03/13

Please find attached a copy of the Senior Women Grand Finals Fixture for Monday 25th March, 2013.more

Sunday Social Mixed Draw - 24/03/13

Please find attached a copy of the Social Mixed Draw for Sunday 24th March, 2013.more

Sunday Social Mixed Draw 17/03/13

Please find attached a copy of the fixture for the Mixed Social Competition on Sunday 17th March, 2013.more

U10 Break-Up Round 08/08/13 - Fixture

Attached is a copy of the fixture for the U10 Break-Up Round on Friday 8th March, 2013.more

Level 1 Scoretable Course

On Saturday 9th March at Hegvold Stadium from 9.00am to approx. 1.00pm, Rockhampton Basketball will be holding a Level 1 Scoretable Course for all members in the community.

This course will cost $10 for each participant and is mandatory for all U16 and U18 Representative Athletes to attend.

Could all attendees please RSVP to Rockhampton Basketball by Thursday 07/03/13 at 6.00pm.more

Rockets & Cylones School Holiday Camp - April 2013

This is your chance to get up-close & personal with the Minecorp Rockets and Frenchville Sports Club Cyclones by attending the Easter School Holiday Basketball Camp. The Holiday Camp is a great opportunity to work with many of the best basketballer’s and coaches in Rockhampton, and most importantly, your CYCLONES & ROCKETS.

As part of the Camp participants will learn the tricks of the trade from all the Rockets and Cyclones players in a FUN safe environment. The emphasis for the day is ‘Skill, Fun & Play’. Learn the skills, practice them in fun mini- games, and finally put it all together in 5 on 5 Basketball. On top of this Rockets & Cyclone players will be sharing the lessons they have learnt over their journey as athletes, as well as hosting Q&A time, shootouts and skills competitions.more

U10 Break-Up Round - Information

Friday 8th of March, Rockhampton Basketball is scheduled to have a break-up round for all U/10 teams.

Each participant of the afternoon will receive a participation medal and an icy-cup voucher.

The draw for this round will be able to be found on the RBI Website from Monday 4th March from 3pm.

If any team is unable to attend please notify Rockhampton Basketball as soon as possible.more

Community Level Referee Course - Cancelled

Members the Community Level Referee Course which was scheduled for Saturday 23rd February has now been cancelled.

We apologise for any inconvience which this may have caused.more

U16 Classics Volunteers

RBI will be holding a meeting on Wednesday 27th at 6pm for all volunteers wishing to help at the U16 Classics to be held in Rockhampton from 3-7 April. Please email gm@rockhamptonbasketball.com.au if you can attend.more

Canteen Under New Management

The Rockhampton Basketball Canteen is under new management and will be using the next few week to trial new canteen hours on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.more

Rockets/Cyclones Training Starts 18th Feb

The Minecorp Rockhampton Rockets and the Frenchville Sports Club Cyclones begin preseason training on Monday 18th Feb.more

Basketball is open and games still on

Even with the floods basketball is still open and the games are still on, see below for directions.more

Office Closure

The Office will be closed on Friday 25th February and will re-open on Tuesday 29th February. There are no games on Monday 28th.more

Expressions of Interest for U16 Classics Organising Committee

Rockhampton Basketball Inc are taking expressions of interest for positions on the U16 Classics Organising Committee.more

Learn to Play Program 2013

Rockhampton Basketball is running a 6 week program for Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 students starting on 15th Feb. The Learn to Play Program will introduce participants to the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment. Participants will learn basic basketball fun-damentals through a series of drills, mini games, and 5 on 5 basketball; developing the necessary skills to graduate to our fixtures at the conclusion of the program. For more information please contact Rockhampton Basketball Sport Development Trainee Brad Kann on 4922 5544 or competitions@rockhamptonbasketball.com.aumore

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

Canteen Lease - Expressions of Interest

RBI are seeking expressions of interest from those that may like to lease and operate our canteen.
Please email gm@rockhamptonbasketball.com.au by close of business 14th January 2013.more

Rockhampton Basketball Christmas Bingo

Saturday 22nd December at Schotia Place, Rockhampton Basketball Bingo will be putting on 8 x $500 jackpots. There will also be a lucky door, ham wheel, Christmas Raffle and Christmas give aways.

Doors open from 12:00pm, canteen will be running for lunch and there will be complimentary tea and coffee.more

AGM - Nominations Closed

Please find attached information regarding our 2012 AGM on 19th Dec 6pm.
Nominees for positions are within...more

U16/18 Rep CDC Results

Over the weekend Rockhampton Basketball Inc hosted the Central Districts Carnival for U16 and U18 athletes from Rockhampton, Gladstone and Bundaberg.
Mackay also sent team's down to strengthen the competition and to provide more games for our athletes as they prepare for the 2013 state championships.more
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Last Chance!! - Come and Try Wheelchair Basketball

Rocky Basketball Members, Now it’s Your Turn to try Wheelchair Basketball!more

Important Dates: Dec-Jan

Please find below important dates for Dec-Jan.more

Logan Conduct Clinics in Rockhampton

Players and coaches from the Logan Thunder conducted clinics for Rockhampton juniors on the weekend.more

Rangers too good for Logan in Rockhampton

The 500 strong Rockhampton crowd was ready for
action as they settled into the Hegvold Stadium in
Rockhampton to witness a WNBL match between
Logan Thunder and Dandenong Rangers.more

NOTICE OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

The Management Committee of the Rockhampton Basketball Inc. hereby calls a
Special General Meeting
6th November 2012
Hegvold Stadium at 5.30pm
to discuss the Constitution.more

Sunday 4th November Mixed Basketball Fixture

Attached is a copy of the Mixed Social Basketball Fixture for Sunday 4th November.more

Level 2 Scoretable Course

Rockhampton Basketball will be holding a Level 2 score bench course for anyone who has scored before and wants to improve or refresh their skills, to be held at Hegvold on Saturday 3rd of November from 9 - 4. It is free for all RBI members and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Rockhampton Basketball by Thursday the 1st November, 2012 on phone - 49225544 or email - competitions@rockhamptonbasketball.com.aumore

Logan Thunder Basketball Clinics

The Logan Thunder WNBL team and coaching staff will be holding two free of charge, Basketball Clinics for Rockhampton Basketball Junior Members on Saturday 3rd November.more

Social Mixed Fixture Sunday 28th Oct

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Courts 1 & 2 Re-named

On Tuesday 23rd October RBI held a small function for the re-naming of our two courts constructed in 2010.
After due consideration, this honour has been bestowed upon two members, who deserved it above all others due to their tireless efforts to support RBI and its members. This support has helped to create a club which is now strong and vibrant and possesses wonderful facilities which can be enjoyed not only by its members but the community as a whole. RBI wishes to congratulate and thank Barrie Brady and Del Harney as the worthy recipients of this honour.more

Rockhampton to Host U16 State Tryouts

Male and Female athletes from across Central and North QLD will compete for a spot in the U16 State teams this weekend at Rockhampton Basketball.
The Basketball Queensland North Under 16 State teams will contest the 2013 Australian Junior Championships in Adelaide SA, from the 6th– 13th July 2013.more

U23 Men's Tryouts

Tryouts for the Rockhampton U23 Representative men's team to compete in the North QLD Tropical Youth League are being held on Sat 27, Sun 28 & Mon 31 Oct.more

U8 Miniball

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

Sessions will include individual and team skills, and conclude with structured 5 on 5 basketball games.more

Rockhampton to Host WNBL Game

Rockhampton Basketball has secured a major win by being awarded a regular season bout between the defending WNBL champion Dandenong Rangers and the Logan Thunder on Fri 2nd November.
The round 5 match marks the first time Rockhampton has hosted an in-season national league game in either the men or women and has the added bonus of boasting the 2012 champion Ranger team.more

NCAS Level One Coaches Course

Rockhampton Basketball is pleased to announce we will be conducting a level 1 coaching course on 26 & 27 October, 2012. This course is open to any coach wishing to attain this nationally-recognised coaching qualification and wanting to coach at representative Level within Queensland. The course will be presented by Basketball QLD’s new North QLD Development Manager Scott Butler in conjunction with the North QLD u/16 trials to be held in Rockhampton the same weekend. This is fantastic opportunity to gain a national coaching accreditation and to further your knowledge of the sport.more

U23 Women's Tryouts

Rockhampton Basketball will be hosting the U23 women's tryouts on Wednesday 24th October from 7-8.30pm.more

U/23 Representative Coaching Applications

Attached is the application for coaches who are interested in applying for the U/23 male or female Representative Team. These applications will close, C.O.B Friday 19th October, 2012.more

Mixed Social Basketball Competition

FIRST ROUND IS A FREE “COME AND TRY ROUND”
Our Mixed Competition will be suitable for new players to the sport and will be putting emphasis on fun and fitness in a social environment. Based on normal basketball rules with specific modifications to ensure safety and participation, ideal for families, workmates, social groups etc. Team nominations and individual enquiries will be taken.
To ensure a spot please have nominations or individual enquiries in by C.O.B October 10th 2012. Games will be played Sunday afternoon from 5.30pm with the first round of competition/“Come and Try” is Sunday 14th Oct.more

Online Registrations

RBI is pleased to announce that we are now able to take team nominations and player registrations along with payment online through SportingPulse.more

Junior Grading Fixture - Thursday 11th & Friday 12th October

Attached are copies of the Junior Grading Fixture for Thursday 11th & Friday 12th October.more

Senior Grading Game Fixtures 15th & 16th October

Attached are the fixtures for the second week of grading games for the senior competition.more

Junior & Senior Grand Finals Photos

For photos of senior and junior grand finals winners please visit our facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rockhampton-Basketball-Inc/219741261414705more

Congratulations to Adam Morrow

Rockhampton referee Adam Morrow has been awarded the Gold Medal game for the girls division 1 championship at the 2012 Champion Basketball School of Queensland Tournament. Well done to Adam!more

U10 Break-Up Games

Friday 21st September we will be having U10 Break Up Games. There will be team presentations and there will be participation awards for each child. If everyone could please confirm their team/s participation by Friday 14th September. Please find the fixture for the competition attached.more

Basketball Queensland Coaches Forum

Straight from his coaching duties at the 2012 London Olympic games with team Great Britain, Ken Shields is going to treat our coaches to an individual and team defensive concepts coaching clinic. Ken is recognised as one of the best skill teachers in the world after having represented 5 different countries internationally. Assisting Ken is Townsville Fire Head Coach Chris Lucas, fresh from his duties as the assistant coach of the Australian U17 women’s team which placed 5th at the recent world championships held in Amsterdam.more

Senior GF Nights

Senior Grand Finals are next Monday and Tuesday (17th & 18th Sept) and will include a Rockets 3pt Shootout featuring Rockets Stars Brad Williamson, Mitch Philp, Penny Nasalo and Darren Richardson. Come on down for a great night of basketball and take advantage of our free sausage sizzle for members and enjoy HAPPY HOUR priced DRINKS in the mezzanine floor while enjoying the grand finals basketball action.more

Rockets & Cyclones Holiday Camp

In the September School Holidays Rockhampton Basketball will be holding a Basketball Camp for kids from Prep to Grade 7, from beginners to Rep level athletes.more

Summer Season Forms

Team Nomination forms and Player Registration forms for the Summer 2012/13 season are available to download.more

Senior Men's Competition - Finals Times

The Senior Men's Competition Finals Times have been moved back to the original timing which we started with at the commencement of the season. Division 3 - 5:45pm, Division 2 - 6:45pm, Division 1 - 7:45pm.more

Rockhampton Takes Impressive Haul in 2012 QBL League Awards

Rockhampton has taken an impressive haul of awards this year in the QBL All-League team and Coach of the Year Awards.more

Grand Finals Tickets

Tickets are sold out for tonight's game but bar tickets are available for $10 to watch the game through the live feed on the TV screen.more

Women's Finals Times

Finals times for Semi Final (3/9/12), Preliminary Final (10/9/12) and Grand Final
(17/9/12) are available under the normal fixture page.more

Our Condolences to Toowoomba Basketball

On behalf of the Rockhampton Basketball Community we would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the Toowoomba Basketball Community in the tragic loss of two of their women players in a horrific car crash on Sunday. Our thoughts and prayers are with both the families of the victims and the family that is Toowoomba Basketball.more

Rockets land home semi-final

NEAL Tweedy's Rockets locked in a home-court semi-final with a comprehensive win over Mackay Meteors at the weekend.more

2012-2013 Junior Representative Team Manager Applications

The RBI Junior Committee would like to call for nominations for Team Manager positions for the 2012/2013 Junior Representative Season.
To download the application form please click on 'more' then click on the PDF file attached.more

Learn to Play

Rockets Rookies (Boys) & Cyclone Kids (Girls): Rockhampton Basketball is running a 6 week program for Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 students. The Learn to Play Program will introduce participants to the sport of Basketball while providing healthy exercise in a safe environment. Participants will learn basic basketball fun-damentals through a series of drills, mini games, and 5 on 5 basketball; developing the necessary skills to graduate to our fixtures at the conclusion of the program. For more information please contact Rockhampton Basketball Sport Development Trainee Brad Kann on 4922 5544 or competitions@rockhamptonbasketball.com.aumore

WELCOME Heath Millar (RBI General Manager)

Rockhampton Basketball Inc are very excited to announce the appointment of Heath Millar as General Manager of Rockhampton Basketball. Heath is all set to start in his position today, 8th August, and we would like to welcome him to our Organisation. Heath is also the coach of the Cyclones who are having a great year in the QBL. We are really looking forward to what Heath can bring to RBI.more

2012 / 2013 Representative Program Skills Development Sessions

Start this Saturday 4th August! All selected Rep Coaches & all players interested in participating in the 2013 representative season are expected to attend.

For further details including sessions cost, age group times & session dates, please click on "more" below then download the pdf file attachment & open downloaded file to view...more

Referee Development Manager

Basketball Queensland is seeking a Referee Development Manager. The person who fills this position will be self-motivated with a sound knowledge and understanding of basketball refereeing (in particular coaching basketball referees) to assist in the growth and development of basketball referees in Queensland. For more information go to the Sportspeople website using the link below.



http://www.sportspeople.com.au/sp/position/PositionDisplay.asp?ID=20479more

Rockets & Cyclones Merchandise Now Available

Please see under the heading **MERCHANDISE** for merchandise pictures & attached order form.more

Basketball QLD's 2011 Chairman’s Award Winner - Del Harney

The Chairman’s Award is presented to people who have made a significant contribution over a sustained period. In short, this is in the tradition of a “Best Club Person” award where someone gives selflessly of themselves for the good of others and the game, and who may otherwise go unrecognised.more

Newsletter & Calendar of Events

The new updated June editions of Rockhampton Basketball's newsletter "The Backboard" & Calendar of Events from June to December 2012 are now available. These will get you up to date with what's going on in your Rockhampton Basketball community & you will find them under their respective website menu headings above.more

!!!Guess What We're Hosting in 2013!!!

Rockhampton Basketball is very excited to announce that we have secured the U16 Boys State Classics for 2013 to be held from 3rd to 7th April 2013. We know that with all the help from our Volunteers and Staff that these games will be a great success and hopefully the first of many more to come!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

MESSAGE FROM YOUR PRESIDENT (Con Kyreakou)

To view the President's Message, please click on the title link above or on "more" below.more

Become apart of Rockhampton Basketball forever - Buy a Brick

Various sizes from $55 to $2000. Become apart of Basketball Forever have your name or Company name on a brick for everbody to see.more

Want FREE Access to all QBL Home Games & More??

QBL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!
JOIN OUR QBL GAME NIGHT TEAM &
HELP HOST THE BEST GAME NIGHT IN THE LEAGUE!
Rockhampton Basketball is currently seeking volunteers to join our 2012 QBL Game Night Team! (Click on "more" below for further details)more

Basketball Players Share Memories

The Morning Bulletin - 12th January 2012 (by Alan Kennedy)
Former Panthers players and Rockhampton Basketball Inc stalwarts John Hegvold, Frank Haack, Brian Smith and Barrie Brady stand proudly outside Hegvold Stadium.more

2012 Junior Fixtures - Winter Season

2012 JUNIOR FIXTURES - WINTER SEASON

The new Rockhampton Junior Basketball 2012 Winter season begins with Sign on days Thursday 12th of April 2012 and Friday 13th of April.  Fixtures will start on Thusday 19th April 2012 for U14, U16 and U18 and Friday 20th April 2012 for U10 and U12 competition games.  Team Nomination Forms must be completed and handed in to the Stadium office.  These can either be personally handed in as well as faxed (49224146) or emailed (developmentofficer@rockhamptonbasketball.com.au).  Team Nomination Forms and Registration Forms can be obtained from the office as well as this website - select 'More Menus' then 'RBI Forms'.  Each team must consist of a minimum of 6 core registered players.    Cost of junior season registration per player is $140.00 for U10 and $170.00 for U12 and above and must be paid prior to taking the court.  Junior Competition is based on age groups.

U10                  All players born between 1 Jan 2003 - 31st Dec 2006.

U12                  All players born between 1 Jan 2001 – 31st Dec 2002.

U14                  All players born between 1 Jan 1999 – 31st Dec 2000.

U16                  All players born between 1 Jan 1997 – 31st Dec 1998.

U18                  All players born between 1 Jan 1995 – 31st Dec 1996.

 

 

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2012 Senior Fixtures - Winter Season

The new Rockhampton Senior Basketball 2012 Winter season begins fixtures on Monday 16th April 2012 for Women's and Tuesday 17th April 2012 for Men's competition games. Team Nomination Forms must be completed and handed in to the Stadium office prior to the season starting. These can either be personally handed in as well as faxed (49224146) or emailed (developmentofficer@rockhamptonbasketball.com.au). Team Nomination Forms and Registration Forms can be obtained from the office as well as this website - select 'More Menus' then 'RBI Forms'. Each team must consist of a minimum of 6 core registered players. Cost of senior season registration per player is $230.00 and must be paid prior to taking the court.

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Mitch Philp - QBL Player of the Week: Round 7

Rockhampton’s Mitch Philp takes out the Player of the Week for the men, after he shot 24 points and contributed 12 assists in the Rockets’ 92 to 69 defeat over the Gold Coast Rollers on Saturday.more

QBL Players of the Week: Round 4

Monday, June 04, 2012
Rocky's Shanavia Dowdell & Ryan McDademore
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