Litchfield Coach and Referee Training!

BNT’s Trudie Hopgood and Steve Smith will travel to Coomalie next week to conduct coach and referee development for interested basketball enthusiasts. They will be joined by Lochlan Gober from the Palmerston and Regional Basketball Association.more

Refereeing Clinics For You!

BNT’s Steve Smith who is presently back in the Territory to assist with the running of the 2015 BNT Junior Challenge over the Easter Weekend, will conduct Referee Clinics for DBA.more


Papua New Guinea to Darwin

One of the most exciting visitors to Darwin will be the Papua New Guinean team. Basketball in Papua New Guinea is one of the most prominent sports, and their visit to Darwin will provide fresh competition!more

Who's Representing Darwin?

Darwin Basketball has many teams representing themselves in the Easter tournament, coming from a combination of mixed club teams from DBA, to association teams from PARBA and the Filipino. Darwin has had a strong basketball base for many years, and this is shown by the growing size and communities within the associations.more

Getting Kids Involved!

BNT has secured some exciting teams, from all over the Territory. The Easter Tournament will be an opportunity for children around the Top End to take part in sports events that don't come by everyday! The basketball talent that these children have is absolutely unbelievable!more

BNT Easter Challenge!

The upcoming BNT Easter Challenge is the absolute talk of the territory currently! The international competition entails teams from Papua New Guinea and all over the Territory! The tournament will be an amazing example of talent in the Territory, so make sure to come and support!more

Work Experience with BNT!

My name is Jemma Fosdick and I have been given an absolutely fantastic opportunity to learn the intricacies of basketball administration in the Top End! Work experience for me will be a week to understand how the amazing competitions that we all play in are put together!more

What now Miss? The BNT Challenge of course

BNT recently ran a story about the successful Aussie Hoops program being conducted at Batchelor, with the catch line "What now".... Well thanks to the efforts of Maz Morris, over 40 local kids will now turn out in PARBA colours in the under 12 and under 14 division of the BNT Challengemore

Calling all officials from across the Territory

Referees who would like to officiate at the BNT Challenge over the Easter holiday period as asked to email Event Referee Manager Steve Smith on As well as Darwin based referees, there will be visiting officials from Sydney, Alice Springs and communities across the Territory.more

Nominations coming in the BNT Challenge

At the close of nominations, the BNT Challenge 2015 has attracted 37 teams, with more expected to arrive over the next few days. Teams from Papua New Guinea, Maningrida, East Arnhem, Tiwi Islands, Alice Springs and Palmerston Region will join Darwin based clubs and teams in the Easter Challenge.more

Sign Up for the BNT Challenge!

Sign Up this weekend for the BNT Challenge.
Saturday 14th at 3.30pm @ Darwin Basketball Stadium
Sunday 15th 10am @ Bakewell Primary School Palmerston
If you missed these sign on days,and would like to be placed into a team for the Challenge please contact Rachel Fosdick on 0400 548 416more

DBA seeking to fill vacant employment positions

Darwin Basketball Association have vacancies for a Basketball Manager and Executive Officer. Both positions are based at the Darwin Basketball Stadium and service a membership of approximately 1,000 registered players. For more information, please click 'more'.more

Volunteers needed for cyclone support

The NT Government is seeking volunteers to deliver basketball clinics and games for children on Galiwinku, Ramingining and Milingimbi over the coming 2 weeks given the schools are currently closed and basketball is one of the most popular sports in those communities.more

Northern Territory Under 18 Boys Team Announced

BNT would like to congratulate the U18 Boys listed that have been selected in the Team for the 2015 Championships in Ballarat in Aprilmore

U16 Girls Team through to Second Phase

Congratulations to the athletes who have successfully made it through the 2nd phase of the NT U16 Girls preparations for the 2015 Championshipsmore

2015 BNT Challange Nomination Forms finalised

With great interest from across the Territory, including possible teams from Tiwi Islands, it is time for associations, shires and clubs to get their nomination forms completed for the Challenge. Click on the 'more' button for information about the Challenge and the nomination process.more

Northern Territory Under 18 Girls Team Announced

BNT would like to congratulate all players that have trialled for the NT U18 Girls Team.more

U16 boys Team Through to First Phase

Congratulations to the U16 Boys who have made it through the first phase for team selections Click more for list
NOTE TRAINING 6pm to 7.30pm DBA SAT & SUN !more

BNT Challenge 2015

The 2015 Basketball NT Challenge is scheduled for Friday April 3 to Sunday April 5,over the Easter long weekend in Darwin. For more information, contact Judy Smith on With over 450 participants last year, we are hoping for even bigger and better things in 2015 - Save the date and join us.more

U18 & U16 Team Coaches Assistant Coaches & Managers

Click to view the list of all Team coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Managersmore

New Coach & Talent Development Manager Starts 27th January

BNT is pleased to welcome Trudie Hopgood, formerly a Lightning Player, as our new Coach and Talent Development Manager.
The Coach & Talent Development Manager position is a newly focused role that will be responsible for a heightened focus on the management and delivery of coach development and education activities from a grass roots level across our affiliated associations and target regionmore

Depatment of Sport & Recreation Northern Territory Sports Awards 2015

The Northern Territory Sports Awards aim to inspire and assist gifted sportspersons reach their greatest potential. A feature on the Territory sporting and social calendar, the event reflects on and celebrates the past year in Territory sport for athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers.

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