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OLYMPIC FUN RUN DAY 2014

Move, learn and discover" Olympic day take place all around the world, each year. On Saturday 21st June, Olympic fun run was take place in wan smol bag facility. Every sport federation was part in Olympic day and demonstrate their sport and basketball was demonstrate by NBDO and teaching young youth to part of basketball.more

VANUATU INSTITUDE OF TECHNOLOGY COMPETITION 2014

Its been 4 years V.I.T board have not include student to involved in sport and till 2014 the board come up with the sport event program for the school. V.I.T Board approach NBDO to run the competition for three days and draw the program. The competition run with five team with sixty participant and played mix, boys and girls in the team.more

VANUATU NATIONAL SPORT SUMMIT 2014

Word of welcome -Director General of Youth and sport Department Joe lautim. Official Opening Speech- Minister of youth Development, Sport and Training, Hon. Don Ken.Youth and sport department has organise sport summit on 9-12 June with every national federation ,national Olympic committees and provincial council in Vanuatu.more

FIBA NEW BOARD ELECTION 2014

Fiba Oceania Congress heid in sydney 9-11 may 2014 with 19 head each federation around the pacific came to share what is success and what is the challenge in there country in basketball. And also the same time the election for the new member in FIBA OCEANIA board. Each NF from the pacific were putting there vote for FIBA OCEANIA new President.more

NBDO Workshop in Canberra, Australia 2014

Siren sounds for the beginning of the 10 National Basketball Development Officers arrived today for the start of the FIBA Oceania hosted NBDO Workshop being held from the 5 � 9 May at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, Australia.The week will provide professional development for the NBDOs from Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Palau, Guam, Tahiti, Kiribati, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guimore

MENS 3 ON 3 COMPETITION 2014

For the first time NBDO Apply 3 on 3 competition to mens Basketball players in Port Vila. The 3 on 3 one full day Competition kickoff on 21 february with 7 team and 28 participants from areas round Port Vila come and compete in this competition and it was held in stade out door Basketball court.more

QUEEN BATON MINI GAME 2013 Basketball Comp

The theme chosen for the Vanuatu QBR 2013 is "PLAY 2 LEARN; LEARN 2 PLAY" where both "PLAY" and "LEARNING" are both spontaneous, passionate, creative, fun and unlimited and unregulated aspect of sport and when children (and people) are having fun, whatever they are learning will be remembered, stored and retrieved more efficiently because the best learning uses seeing, hearing and touchingmore

QUEEN BATON RELAY 2013

On Thursday 26 December 8:30am Queen Baton relay hand over to all sport federation to started runing with the baton and given to youth communitties and church youth to run around Port Vila(EFATE) Island in vanuatu. The Queen Baton relay complete on 27 friday at 10: am.more

PACIFIC YOUTH CONFERENCE 2013

This Conference happen in New Caledonia on 2 December and end in 9 December The Opening Ceremony brought an energetic to the 2nd Pacific Youth and Sport Conference. After introductions, and the observance of local custom, WE CE CA performed and the conference was officially declared open. Of approximately 10 million youth in the Pacific, the conference brings together 750 representatives, passionamore

VITE COACHING COURSE CLINIC 2013

On 13 november vanuatu institute of teacher education take part in the Coaching course clinic with 14 participant and it was held in stade out door basketball court.
this course is organise by vasanoc SDO Jame kalo and being given through all fedration SDO to running the course with the teachers.more

PISSA Coaching Course 2013

In my Coaching Course Clinic I received Five Teachers and Teach and Learn basic Baskball and, prepare the teachers through what we've been Plan when their go back in the School Place they will teach the kids and also preparing kids for the next Pissa and for the Future in Basketball.more

LBL Bigenner Referee Course Clinic 2013

The clinic started off testing the knowledge and understanding of the 27 participants that attended.With the assistance of mr mahit, we explained the positioning of referees and how the court is divided for each referee. We explained the basic referee rules and understanding what the lines on a court mean.more

19 PISSA COMPETITION 2013

This Event happen in Penama Province wich include three Island,(Ambae-Pentecost-Maewo)all School came Together to Compete through their sport to develop there level to the National Level. Over one thousand young boys and Girls Playing Sport in this Competitionmore

ESSA COMPETITION 2013

Efate Secondary Sport Association start on July 26-29.
This Competition was a big Event for Every Secondary School round Efate came together and Compete. there a 9 Secondary School take part in this Competition and it was so interest when I saw kids perform in the Game.more

SEPSA COMPETITION 2013

4-23 July This competition are well Organise by SEPA COMMITTEE. I NBDO kevin Roslyn
Draw up a Program and run it with help to make this Competition Completed.
SEPSA Competition a included evry Primary School in Efate Port Vila. but only few School a taking part in this Competition.more

Caoching Course for Club Coaches and LBL Players

The Coaching clinic kicked off with the President giving an opening speech and to encourage the participants. There was a very good turnout of 29 participants from all the different affiliated clubs in the LBL.more

NBDO Visit to Santo August 2013

The Luganville Basketall League (LBL) is the only established basketball body on the island of Santo that was formed in 2010. Being a newly established executive, they were faced with the challenge to revive basketball in Luganville and to improve its standards of the facilities and players.more

2013 Philippine Independence Day Cup

The Philippine Honorary Consulate in Vanuatu has successfully launched the 2013 Philippine Independence Day Cup on February 03, 2013 at the Ex-FOL Building. The project which is headed by Honorary Consul Florentino ‘Bong’ Serrano is aimed at instilling camaraderie, understanding and sportsmanship among Filipinos in Port Vila and to promote basketball as team sports in Vanuatu.more

PISSA AND MISSA GAMES

It’s an annual practice for secondary schools on all Provinces to unite all secondary schools in their provinces competing in sports.more

FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS WITH Mr. COOPER

Weekly on every friday's as usual we have ongoing trainings for the Pikinini's ( kids ), helping them developing their skills in Basketball. They have shown their interest in this game by presenting in the court every fridays playing short games with each other, going through skills and drills often.more

ANGLICAN YOUTH MIX BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Every four months, the Anglican church of Vanuatu especially in vila organizes a quarterly event every year that brings all the youths from different Anglican parish’s together in a festival.more

SOUTH EFATE PRIMARY SCHOOL SPORTS ASSOCIATION

The South Efate School Sports Association ( SEPSSA ) was established a few years ago, had games annually not until two years ago due to some management issues, kept on hold. This year its committee had an agreement to organize this tournament for the kids to compete in sport from their various institutions and also to celebrate their special day 24th July every year (Children’s day) and also the Independence Day.more

EFATE SOUTH SECONDARY SCHOOL GAMES (ESSSA)

In every year all schools around Efate come together to compete and also to make friends between each other. The ESSSA games committee really appreciate the help provide by the basketball federation for helping running three days games to celebrate the children days and also the independence day.more

INDEPENDENCE KNOCKOUT TOURNAMENT

It’s every other countries tradition to celebrate the birth of their independence. Here in Vanuatu, it’s the 30th of July each year that we celebrate. We usually organize an Independence tournament every year, this year we start of on the 14th of July and scheduled finals to be on Monday the 30th of July 2012.more

Under 12 tournament

The Vanuatu basketball federation organized the tournament to celebrate the children’s day and also the Independence Day for the kids to have fan.more

Under 12 tournament Poster

Any school we I interest blong tekem part please emailem Barbara SESE long lei.bees@gmail.com or contactem hem tru long Central School, PORT VILA or Mr. Stanford GAROLEO long VASANOC office long phone: 23230 or mobile 565563more

The Olympic day

June 23rd 2012 vasanoc and all the sports events celebrate the day of the Olympic at sea front stage starting from 8am to 12 ammore

Enthusiastic referees in their Outfit from FIBA

The Vanuatu Basketball Federation, the referees, game directors and the fans as a whole are pleased to have received the assistance in terms of equipments from FIBA.more

EFATE CHAMPIONSHIP LEAGUE BEGINS

Efate Championship League previously known as the Efate Cup League is one of the major basketball sporting events in the country is now back in this season. It involves all the teams around Port Vila and also in the Efate rural as well. After the Easter tournament this year, Vanuatu Basketball Federation planned to carry on its program in running the competition to find out the top club in the region for both men and women’s team in two different divisions. Division 1 and Division 2.more

3 on 3 CLINICS AND GAMES

The Vanuatu Basketball Federation (VBF) organized basketball clinics and games for 3 on 3 on Saturday 12 May 2012, the main purpose for these clinics is to select the top players to represent Vanuatu in the under 16 3 on 3 tournament that will take place in Australia in June and July this year.more

AS6eme TOUR TO VANUATU

AS6eme club is one of the popular Basketball club back in New Caledonia. This is not their first time to tour Vanuatu, they have had strong relationship with Sia raga Basketball club in terms of competitions in and out Vanuatu and Noumea in the past several years.more

UNDER 16 3on3 TOURNAMENT

For the first time in history that Vanuatu Basketball Federation organized the 3on3 Basketball tournament for under 16 junior programs in Vanuatu. The tournaments took place last Saturday 28th of April at stade court started from 10am until 2pm in the afternoon.more

Vanuatu Basketball Development program begins

Welcome to the New Year, this year; the Vanuatu Basketball Development programs started off on Friday 27th January 2012 at stade courts.more

FIBA OCEANIA 3 X 3 YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP

Basketball in Port Vila is back in action and with its new Federation elected in November last year is headed by Mr Franck Franconieri as the President. The Federation is faced with the challenge to revive basketball and focus on the development of youths.more

Gladstone Basketballer's to visit Port Vila

Gladstone Basketballer's Jacob Owen and Marcus Hubele will travel to Port Vila next week to experience Vanuatu culture and basketball whilst on holiday. The pair were apart of the u18 boys Gladstone basketball team that competed against the Vanautu National u20 team that toured QLD in April 2011.

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REFEREE CLINICS

The Vanuatu Basketball Federation organizes a second referee clinic on the 22nd of October 2011 at stade courts. Hi was conducted by Mr. Junior Mahit with a help of Niel Vira and myself (NBDO). It is a three hours session in which updated new rules and 3 man referee rules are being taught to the participants. There are about 14 participants from 6 different basketball clubs within Port Vila.

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FRIDAY AFTERNOON PIKININI TRAINING

 The Friday afternoon  pikinini training become more and more inserting to the young individuals  especially after the inter competition held two weeks ago whereby they were awarded with prices to the winning teams. From then on it was noted that the level of basketball at this stage has been improved compared to the past.

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BASKETBALL CLOSING TOURNAMENT 2011

The workshop is co-hosted by the Oceania and Vanuatu's Women and Sports Commissions. Olympic Values" are the values that underpin the whole Olympic Movement as the Fundamental Principles of the Olympic Charter that states:more

Vanuatu first ever Olympic Values Workshop on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 October 2011 in Port Vila.

The workshop is co-hosted by the Oceania and Vanuatu's Women and Sports Commissions. Olympic Values" are the values that underpin the whole Olympic Movement as the Fundamental Principles of the Olympic Charter that states:

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Friday pikinini sessions

Every Friday afternoons become more fascinating for the Pikinini’s in Port Vila as they are involved in trainings and also compete in minor competitions within their group. Vanuatu Basketball Federation (VBF) does appreciate donations coming from FIBA that helped motivating and promoting basketball at this level.

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Closing Championship League Program

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UNELCO; major sponsor for Basketball

One of the main downfalls in sports development here in the country is lack of sponsorship for neither facilities nor activities organized by Vanuatu Basketball Federation (VBF) and I believe few other sports discipline as well. This year, VBF had the opportunity to receive sponsorship coming from one of the main Private Company here in Vanuatu; UNELCO. Ever since beginning of this year, UNELCO had helped in repairing our two Basketball courts plus the grand stand in Stade area, sponsored Prices for Tournaments organized by VBF.

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Australian Youth Ambassador for Basketball Development returns

The Vanuatu Basketball Federation ( VBF ) was privileged to have Mr. Nick Cooper, the Australian Youth Ambassador for Basketball here in Vanuatu, he worked closely with the former National Basketball Development Officer (NBDO) in the past year and also the current NBDO and VBF generally in developing basketball throughout t region.

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PENAMA INTER SECONDARY SCHOOL SPORTS (PISSA) IN GAMBULE JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL, MAEWO 2011

Penama Intersecondary School Sports ( PISSA ) is an annual sport event that was started back in 1995 organised by Penama intersecondary school sports committee. Its an annual event that all students from various secondary schools around Penama Province gather together and compete in different kinds of sports discipline.

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Youth Basketball Interest Alive in Santo

Whilst on holiday in Santo this week AYAD Nick Cooper took time to visit to Charpius Basketball Stadium in Lauganville. 

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NBDO Sails to PISA Games

NBDO Stanford Gareleo has gone to great lengths to attend the PISA (Penama Inter School Secondary Association) games in Maewo this week.  Unable to get a direct flight to the island due to the flight being full, Stanford was determined to attend and help the PISA organising committe with their basketball tournament he therefore flew to Santo on Wednesday to catch a chartered vessel to Maewo, which arrived Thursday morning.  

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3 man referee System a first for Vanuatu

Basketball development continues in Vanuatu and this time its for the referees.  For the first time in Vanuatu Referees have been applying the system of three man referees.   The iniative was put in place to help our senior referee Mr. Junior Mahit and the National Womens team prepare for the Pacific Games, but the 3 man system will also improve the standard of the game in Vanuatu. 

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Vanuatu Womens basketball squad

This current South Pacific Games, we are so fortunate to send our women’s team to compete.  It wasn’t that easy to send both men and women due to financial difficulties.

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Independence Tournament

Independence knockout this year started on the 12th of july 2011 and so far, the tournament is still going on.

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HAVE YOUR SAY!! Strategic Workshop - creating a 5 year plan

VBF have organised to run a Strategic Workshop to discuss the future of Basketball in Vanuatu.    The workshop will be run on Saturday 13th August 1pm at VASANOC office

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Esssa championship tournament

The Efate Secondary School Sports Association ( ESSSA ) is an association that involves every secondary schools around Efate. Its the annual event that brings every schools together in sports competition.

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Efate Cup Grand Finals Saturday 2nd July

Sia Raga 1 Women and ABM Men teams ECL CHAMPIONS!!more

Battle for Womens ECL Premiership set to be an entertaining match.

On Saturday 25th June both Tagavanua and Sia Raga 1 women’s basketball teams disposed of their semi finals opponents to reach the Efate Cup Grand Final this Saturday 2nd July evening at Exfol.

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Vanuatu Basketball Referee Association Formed

On the 21st of June The Vanuatu Basketball Referees Association held its first meeting.  The meeting was held to elect a referee committee, decide on the goals and aims of the committee and discuss current challenges and priorities for the committee to act on.

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Tupuji and Tagavanua finish Number 1 on ECL Ladders

The Efate Cup regular season fixtures came to a close on Saturday 18th June. The women completed 14 rounds of competetion, while the men completed 18 rounds. In the womens league Tagavanua and Sia 1 battled it out for 1st spot with Tagavanua defeating Sia 1 in round 14 to advance to number 1 on the ladder.  In the mens competetion Tupuji has claimed top spot in a count back with Sia 1. 

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Heart to sponsor referee uniforms – Junior Mahit

A short but sweet presentation of referee uniforms was made between a local basketball referee - Junior Mahit and Vanuatu Basketball Federation’s SDO Stanford Bule at Ecole Colardeau’s indoor gym, Saturday 11 June.more

3 on 3 tournament

3 on 3 anniversary tournament Friday afternoon 17 June 2011more

ECL results of last Saturday and Ascension Day.

Saturday 4th June 2011

Rhymestorm-Au Bon Marche tipped off the sunny 4th June’s ECL basketball schedule at Ecole Colardeau.

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Efate Cup making headlines in the Vanuatu Daily Post

Did you miss the full page article in the Daily Post on saturday?   Follow the link to read about the Efate Cup.

http://www.dailypost.vu/content/its-hell-colardeau-basketball-court-today-efate-cup

 

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Efate Cup League round 14

Vanuatu Basketball Federation (VBF) proves to the Vanuatu Basketball fans that it hosts interesting games every Saturday at Colardeau courts from 1pm to 9pm. Many people around Vanuatu knew about the Efate Cup League tournament and are interested to know the results for every game each week.

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Efate Cup League became really serious

Efate League attracts many Basketball fans every Saturday to watch games and witness how the teams improve with their talent and skills in the game. In the second round of Efate league many interesting games took place every Saturday at Colardeau courts .Games became more tougher and stronger and because all teams trained harder.

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REFEREE REFRESHER AND TRAINING

Vanuatu basketball federation really appreciate the attendance for players and referees last Tuesday 17 May and 21 May 2011. VBF ran a referees workshop last week with a total of 34 participants. The workshop was designed to update players, coaches, referees with some new rules and also revise some other rules and game situations. It is our goal that through improved referring the standard of E

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AS6eme tour in Vanuatu

The New Caledonian club AS6emeKM has a very strong relationship with the Sia raga basketball club since 2004, when AS6emeKM visited Sia raga in Port Vila for the first time. During that first trip the New Caledonian really gave the Vanuatu club a memorable challenge.

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Independence Knockout tournament

Vanuatu Basketball Federation organize independence knockout tournament in July to keep basketball a life and develop basketball skills in Vanuatu. Any interested team please let us knows before drawing the program.more

Vanuatu u20s complete sucessful tour of QLD

The National u20 Mens Basketball team returned from their QLD tour last week tougher players winning 1 game from 5 matches. Despite the losses the Vanuatu team played well, competing at a high level and losing by only small margins against their more experienced Australian opponents. Travelling approximately 1400km on a team bus during the week the Vanuatu team visited Qld towns; Gladstone,

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End of the first round of the Efate cup

On Saturday 7 2011 many important games took place between teams for positions and ranking. Many people witnessed many young talented and skilfull players last Saturday. Men’s division came to the end of their last round and now are preparing themselves for the second round commencing this coming Saturday 14th may. In the first round of matches Sia raga 1 men’s leadig the table with 16 points followed by Tupuji with 15points, in women’s division, Tagavanua and Sia raga 1 are on the top table with 15 points each.

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VBF secures sponsorship from UNELCO to upgrade Stade Courts

VBF will proceed with plans to resurface and upgrade the outdoor court facilites at Stade Basketball Courts during the month of May thanks to the support of UNELCO.   UNELCO has agreed to fund the cost of resurfacing and re-instaling new backboards and rings for the two exiting courts at Stade. 

The upgrade will ensure basketball continues to prosper in the lead up to the South Pacific Games.   Once the upgrade is complete VBF will look at options to run more Pikini Basketball and an u21 Youth League for the future basketballers of Vanuatu. 

VBF thanks UNELCO for their support.

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Efate Cup Close Games Cause for Excitement

Round 7 of Vanuatu Basketball’s newly formed Efate cup was played on Saturday 23rd April  with exciting and close results. In the women’s division the Top of the table clash between Tagavanua and Sia Raga 1 did not disappoint.

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Vanuatu National u20 Team to Tour QLD

The Vanuatu National u20 Mens Team will travel to QLD, Australia this week to compete against teams from Gladstone, Bundaberg, and Noosa.   The team consists of players aged 17 to 19 years from clubs that compete in the new Efate Cup League.

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EFATE CUP HEATS UP IN ROUND 3

Basketball fans are in for a treat this saturday when the newly formed Efate Cup completes Round 3 the competition.Games have been played every Saturday for the past 3 week at Colardeau school with some close battles and excellent displays of team woyk and sportsmanship.

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Pacific Games Trials Continue

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Efate Cup League Draw Round 1 - March 12th

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3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Last Saturday 26th Feb Vanuatu Basketball Federation brings every basketball fans together to start the New Year programs and leagues with a 3 on 3 Competetion

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Pikini Skills Clinic

On Thursday 27th and Friday 28th Janurary VBF will conduct Pikini Skills Clinics at the ExFOL.  

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Aaron Daniel and NBL player

FIBA Oceania u20 Allstars begin Australian Tour

The Fiba Oceania Allstar tour has commenced with the Vanuatu contigent arriving in Sydney on Sunday 9th January.

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Junior Program a Success for 2010

Firday 4th December was the last junior basketball session for 2010.  The season concluded with Grand finals for the boys and girls competitions with the All-Blacks and Cheetahs being awarded premiers.

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3 Youth Players Selected in the FIBA Oceania Allstar Team

Congatulations to Vanuatu u20 players Samantha Lini, Roslyn Willie and Aaron Daniel who have been named as apart of the FIBA Oceania Allstar team to compete in Australia during the month of Janurary 2012.

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Vanuatu U20 Youth Teams Compete at FIBA Oceania Youth Tournament

The u20 mens and womens National teams have recently returned home from the FIBA Oceania Youth Tournament in New Caledonia

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JUNIOR PROGRAM STARTS

The VBF Junior Basketball program commenced with a greate success on the 1st of October.more

School visits 2010

The school visits have commenced by the Development officers to the primary schools in Port Vila.more

FIBA 33 SUCCESS LAUNCH IN VANUATU

Saturday 17 October will be marked in the history of Vanuatu Basketball as the birth of FIBA 33 in the country.more

Graphic Image Sponsors 33 Launch in Vanuatu

Graphic Image has agreed to sponsor the launching of the FIBA 33 in Vanuatu.more

VBF CONGRATULATES BOUDIER NEW NOC PRESIDENT

Vanuatu Basketball Federation wishes to gongratulate our newly elected president of the National Olympic Committee Mr Antoine Boudier and the four other new members elected on Friday 16 October.more

Penama (Province) Inter Secondary School Sports Association (PISSSA)

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Penama (Province) Inter Secondary School Sports Association (PISSSA)

The 15th PISSSA games were held from Monday 10 to Saturday 15 of August at Ambae Bulu school in the island of Ambae.more

ZDO Ryan Burns presents T - Shirts to VBF

Fiba Oceania Zone Development Officer presents some sirts to Vanuatu Basketball Federation.more

ZDO to Luganville, Espiritu Santo

On Tuesday 18th August, FIBA Oceania Zone Development Officer (ZDO) Mr. Ryan Burns arrived in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The Vanuatu Basketball Federation (VBF) made arrangments for Ryan to visit Luganville, Espiritu Santo with VBF Development Officer Mr. Peter Izono. The last visit of a ZDO to Santo was in 2006, so this visit was warmly received...more

WINNERS UNDER 20 ESSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009

WINNERS UNDER 20 ESSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009more

WINNERS UNDER 16 ESSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009

WINNERS UNDER 16 ESSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009more

WINNERS UNDER 14 ESSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009

WINNERS UNDER 14 ESSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009more

WINNERS UNDER 15 SEBSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009

WINNERS UNDER 15 UNELCO CHAMPS 2009more

WINNERS UNDER 12 SEBSSA - UNELCO CHAMPS 2009

WINNERS UNDER 12 UNELCO CHAMPS 2009more

UNELCO SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2009

Unelco School Championships another major hit for Basketball this year.more

SHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Vanuatu Basketball is ready to start its school championships for this year.more

Shefa Basketball League up dates

Shefa basketball League has now completed its first round of championship games for this year and is conducting a Mixed Knock Out competition from the 16 to the 19 of Jun.more

3 courses in 2 weeks

From the 2nd to the 17th of May series of courses were organized in Port Vila by FIBA Oceania Zone Development Officer Ryan Burns who was visiting Vanuatu.more

Vanuatu welcomes Ryan on his first visit

FIBA Oceania Zone Development Officer Ryan Burns arrives safely in Vanuatu on Saturday 2 May and was welcomed at the airport by The VBF President, Vice president and NBDO.more

VBF Easter Champ 2009 Grand Finals

The grand finals of the VBF Easter Championships have been hosted on Saturday 25 at the Anglican basketball court.more

VBF Easter Championships 2009

Vanuatu Basketball Federation is organizing a first ever National Tournament during the Easter week with the participation of its affiliated associations.more

VBF assist local associations in materials

The Vanuatu Basketball Federation has donated some material to its two financial members the Shefa Basketball League and the Port Vila Basketball Association to support their development programs.more

2009 SCHOOL VISITS TAKES OFF

Primary school visits have started in Efate with Vasanoc Sports Development Unit traveling to the rural areas around the capital Port Vila.more

SBL OPENING TOURNAMENT 2009

Shefa Basketball League concluded its Opening Tournament with Grand Finals held on Saturday 14 March in the island of Efate.more

New executive after VBF AGM

Vanuatu Basketball Federation has organized its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 5 February with the assistance of Vasanoc.more
Winner Men SBL Closing KO 2008

DIGICEL SPONSORS SBL CLOSING KO 2008

The closing tournament of the Shefa Basketball League has been a Knock Out in all four divisions of the league.more

VBF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING DECLARED

Vanuatu Basketball Federation will be hosting its annual General meeting in January 2009.more

SBL PROVINCE OF ORIGIN TOURNAMENT 2008

Shefa Basketball League is currently hosting its 2008 Province of Origin Tournament with teams representing all the six provinces of Vanuatu. The tournament started on the 17th of November and will conclude on Saturday 29th.more

SBL CONCLUDES 2008 CHAMPIONSHIPS

Shefa Basketball League has successfully completed its Championships program for this year 2008.more

New Caledonia - Vanuatu exchange program

Updates on the friendly gamesmore

SBL hosts the NC Northern Province U19 Boys

Shefa Basketball League and New Caledonia’s Northern Province Basketball League have a regular exchange program of competition.more

AS 6eme KM Basketball Club tours Vanuatu

The Sia raga basketball Club of the Shefa Basketball League is hosting the AS 6eme KM from Noumea from the 15 to 21 September.more

School Championships 2008

Report on the past School championships in Port Vila Vanuatu.more

Possible $15,000 grant available from FIBA Oceania

FIBA Oceania may have access to a 2009 grant for women, and just one island federation will get it all!

The funding could be worth approximately $15,000.00AUD, and will be given to just one Basketball federation in the zone.

FIBA Oceania is inviting interested island Federations in the zone to complete the application form for the 2009 funding.

If successful, the grant must be used for the employment of a female basketball development officer for a 12 month period.

FIBA Oceania will have a strong influence in the selection of the development officer, the formulation of the work program and the monitoring of the program.

Closing date for applications from the federations is 31st July 2008. No late nominations will be accepted.

Please go to the FIBA Oceania website to download the application forms. Any questions about the application should be emailed to Judy Smith on judy@fibaoceania.commore

NBDO School visit program 2008

The school visit program started out late this year because of busy schedules for the Sports Development Officer based in the NOC office. A series of successive courses were outlined earlier to be attended by the Dos who should be traveling together to the schools as a unit.more

SHEFA Basketball League Opening Tournament 2008

SHEFA Basketball League commenced its Opening Tournament program on Monday 9th of Jun with 24 teams in the draw.more

Two important new documents for members to read.

FIBA Oceania has posted two very important documents on this website that will be of interest to many members of the Vanuatu Basketball Federation.

The documents are the VBF Constitution, and the FIBA Oceania "Markers of Success". Both documents are located under the new section on the left hand side, called "Constitution and Documents".more
VBF representatives with Steve Smith

FIBA Oceania leaves VBF with recommendations

This story posted by FIBA Oceania. Click the "more" button to see what has been recommended. All basketballers in Vanuatu should take an interest in the activities of the federation. The Federation is you!more
Wan Smol Bag

More Photos on Photo Gallery

FIBA Oceania have been visiting the Vanuatu Basketball Federation and the local aid donors in Vanuatu the past week and have now posted some photos to the photo gallery.

For more photos, click the photo gallery.more

Divisive Issue finally resolved.

FIBA Oceania Secretary General Steve Smith has helped PVBA and VBF resolve a long running issues arising from an incident in a game on July 14th 2007.more
Minister of Youth & Sports

FIBA Oceania launches visit in Vanuatu

Upon arrival at Vanuatu on Tuesday 27 May, the Secretary General of FIBA Oceania went straight to work in Port Vila, by organizing meeting with Floyd Banga concerning the disputed matters between PVBA and VBF.more
Federation Meeting

FIBA Oceania Delegates in Vanuatu

FIBA Oceania's Secretary General Steve Smith and Development Manager Regan Kama are in Vanuatu for one week to improve the administration of the Vanuatu Basketball Federation and visit the local AID agencies.more

VBF Donated Basketballs to Tanna Basketball League

A representative of the Tanna Basketball League Mr Bruno Kehma was in Port Vila taking part in a three weeks course under the AUSAID sponsored community Development Program known as the Nabanga Sports.more
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