FBB Draw- Week 10- Finals

Finals Week!more

FNBB Draw- Week 9

Please check out if you are a top four team and therefore in a semi final at the following link!

FNBB Draw- Week 8- All Stars Game!

Check out the draw for this Friday. Don't forget to check out the All Stars game at Mega at 7pm!more

Get your gear at The Sport Shop Rangiora

Come in and get your basketball gear at The Sport Shop here in Rangiora.more

FNBB Draw- Week 7


FNBB Draw- Week 6


FNBB Draw Week 5- Oct 23


Hoops and Stars

Don't forget to sign up to our hoops and stars classes starting next wednesday the 21st!more

Hoops and Stars

Don't forget to sign up to our hoops and stars classes starting next wednesday the 21st!more

FNBB Draw Week 4

Check out who you are playing in the first competition round of FNBBmore

FNBB Grades

Check out which grade your team made for FNBB!more

Representattive Trials/3x3 League

Come down and try out to make North Canterbury's Representative Squads for the 2016 season and be part of the 3x3 League!more

FNBB Draw- Week 3 Grading


FNBB Draw- Week 2 Grading


FNBB Draw- Week 1 Grading

First weeks draw is up!more

North Canterbury All Stars teams named

Check out who will be competing against the top players from around Canterbury in a 6 week competition!more

North Canterbury All Stars Trials

North Canterbury Basketball will be entering teams into the Canterbury Basketball All Star Club Competition. Here we will get to take on the best clubs from around Canterbury in a 6 week competition.
Check out when the trials are!more

Hoops and Stars- Term 3

Hoops and Star will be back for Term 3
It is a great way to get ready for the Friday Night Basketball season
Check out the enrolment formmore

U13 Representative Squads named!

Check out who is in the U13 Representative Squad and all the details about the programme.more

U13 Rep Trials

Come down and try out for the U13 Rep Programme, lots of spots available!more

Hoops and Stars- it's back this Wednesday!

Want to improve your skills for the up coming season?
Come down and join up to our Hoops Academy on a Wednesday night!more


Check out when teams are playing for the up coming South Island Primary Tournament!!more

FNBB Draw- Week 6- Term 1- 2015

Check out who you have in the final night of FNBB in Term 1

FNBB Draw- Week 5- Term 1- 2015

Please find the draw at the following link

South Island Primary Tournament Teams

Check out who made what team for this years SIPT!more

FNBB Draw- Week 4- Term 1- 2015

Draw available at the following link

FNBB Draw- Week 3- Term 1- 2015

Check out the link to see who your playing this week!more

FNBB Draw- Week 2- Term 1- 2015

Check out the draw for Week 2!more

South Island Primary Tournament Trials

Come down on Sunday to try out for the South Island Primary Tournament. It is always a great tournament and a way to improve your basketball!more

FNBB Draw Week 1- Term 1- 2015

Check out who you are playing in the first week of FNBB in the New Year!

North Canterbury Basketball Update

Check out what is coming up in the world of basketball in North Canterbury!more

Hoops and Stars is back for 2015!

NCBA's Hoops and Stars programmes will be back for 2015!
Have a look at what it is about or enrol!more

FNBB Draw- Week 10- Finals

Check out who made the final for FNBB!more

FNBB Draw- Week 9

Semi finals for all grades except Senior 4 who will finish their round robin.
Don't forget finals are now next week Dec 5th!more

FNBB and All Stars Draw

Check out who you are playing this week and what time the All Star game kicks off.
Remember Finals day is now December 5thmore

FNBB Draw- Week 7


FNBB Draw -Week 6


Canterbury Rams and Wildcats Trials

Want to compete against the best men and women in Canterbury?
Check out when the trials for the Canterbury Rams and Wildcats trials are.
They are selecting squads of 30 players for each!more

FNBB Draw- Week 5

Don't forget finals day is now December 5th!
Referees on drawmore

FNBB Draw- Week 4

Check out which section you made and who you are up against in the first week of the competition round of FNBB!more

NCBA 3x3 League

Get your friends together and enter a team into the North Canterbury 3x3 League! A great fun way to finish off the basketball year. Great for players of all ages and abilities.more

Quads Announcement

NCBA regret to inform you that there will be no Quad Tournament this year.
Due to a lack of court space in Christchurch Canterbury Basketball were unable to host this years event.more

Hoops and Stars Term 4

Hoops and Stars forms for Term 4 are available!more

FNBB Draw - Week 3


FNBB Draw - Week 3


FNBB Draw - Week 2


FNBB Draw - Week 1


All Star Teams

Check out who is playing in the North Canterbury All Star teams as they take on Clubs from Christchurchmore

U13 JIT Teams

Check out the U13 JIT teamsmore

U13 Rep Season Trials

North Canterbury will be hosting trials for the U13 Rep Season on July 27th!more

Hoops and Stars Academy

Hoops and Stars are back for Term 3!more

Breakers Tickets

Get your discounted tickets to the Breakers game on September 30th as they look to kick off their season against the Sydney Kings in Christchurchmore

Pero Cameron Coaching Clinic

Great opportunity for young up and coming players to be coached by former NZ Captain and Head Coach of the Waikato Pistons. He was also named in the All Star 5 at the 2002 World Cup!more

Oamaru Primary Tournament

Trials for the Oamaru Primary Tournament are on Sunday 8th of June!more

Merchandise Orders on Now!

After much demand we are taking another intake of orders for merchandise!more

North Canterbury Basketball AGM

Come down to our AGM next Tuesday upstairs at the MEGA Centre 7.30pmmore

JIT Teams Announcement

Check out the teams for the upcoming JIT!more

South Island Primary Tournament Draw

Check out when you are playing over the weekend!more

Hoops & Stars Academies

Sign up for North Canterbury's Hoops and Stars Academies!
They are a great way to improve your skills over the winter which will help you make that top team you are aiming for!more

JIT/Rep Season Trials!

Want to be part of the rep season this year? We are having trials for U15, U17 and U19 teams shortly!more

Rams and Wildcats Holiday Camps!

The Canterbury Rams and Canterbury Wildcats will be holding development camps these holidays.more

FNBB Draw Week 6

Final week of FNBB for the termmore

FNBB Draw Week 5


South Island Primay Teams

Check out which development team you have been placed into!more

FNBB Draw Week 4


South Island Primary Trials

South Island Primary School trials will be this Sunday!more

FNBB Draw Week 3


FNBB Draw- Week 2


U15 Club Trials

North Canterbury Club U15 Trials

North Canterbury will be competing in the top U15 basketball grade in Canterbury and will be having trials for this team on Monday 17th from 4.30-6.30. See attachment for more details!more

FNBB Draw - Week 1 2014

Check out who you have first up in 2014!more

Hoops and Stars Academy

North Canterbury Basketball has revamped its Hoops Promgramme by bringing in Rep coach Gordon Wong.
We are also launching our Stars Academy for high school players run by our Club Coach Danny Wilsonmore

Hoops and Stars Coaches Wanted

We are after coaches to lead and assist our Hoops and brand new Stars Academies. If you are interested in upskilling our young players then check out the flyer attached.more

Men's Club Trials

North Canterbury Basketball will be entering a Premiere Men's in the Canterbury Club Competition this year.
We will also have our U23 and Division 1 Men's teams.
If you are interested in trialing for these teams check out the attached flyer!more

Club Coaches Wanted

North Canterbury Club has grown and so we need more coaches!
If you are interested in coaching a team through a season of basketball check out the attached flyer and fill out a form!
Includes the introduction of U15, U17 teams and the return of the Premiere Mens side!more

North Canterbury Elite Training Squads

North Canterbury's Elite Training Squads have been named.
Athletes have been chosen from this years performances especially the recent Quad tournament.more

3x3 Update

3x3 is growing! Basketball NZ have announced the date for the Burger King National Tour!
It will also be at Summer Sports week in 2014 for Secondary Schools.more

Canterbury Rams Clinic

Opportunity to learn some skills from the Canterbury Rams and other top coaches!more

MiniBall Day Camp

North Canterbury Basketball will be running a MiniBall Day Camp over the summer! Check out when it is!more

Intro to FNBB Day Camp

Want to start playing basketball for your school this year in North Canterbury's Friday Night Basketball comp?
This is a great place to start!more

Heat It Up 3x3 Draw Week 6

Come down in your Old School Basketball gear!more

Heat It Up 3x3 Draw Week 5


Quads Draws

See who is playing and when for the upcoming Quad tournament.more

FNBB Draw- Week 10- Finals

It is the final week of FNBB! Check out who is playing in the finals this week.more

North Canterbury Basketball Celebration and Breakup

North Canterbury Basketball are having our end of year celebration on Sunday Dec 15th 5pm at the Southbrook Rugby Club!more

Heat It Up Week 4 Draw

Draw for Monday is upmore

FNBB Draw- Week 9- Semi Finals

Draw has changed please check!more

Heat It Up 3x3 Draw Week 3


Heat It Up 3x3... Draw Week 2

Numbers have grown to 10 teams now!more

Team and training times- Quads


Week 8- FNBB Draw

Final Week of round robin. NO GAMES November 15thmore

Coach the Coaches

Paul Neilson, former Canterbury Wildcats coach and Danny Wilson former Canterbury Ram and North Canterbury Basketball stalwart will be offering the chance to improve your coaching skills in a practical, hands on session. Paul has delivered many programmes similar to this back in Australia and Danny has coached countless North Canterbury teams and they have offered to help us out!more

Heat It Up 3x3 Draw

The draw for the first week of 3x3 basketball is up.more

Week 7- FNBB Draw


Quad Squads

Check out who made the squad for Quads this year.more

FNBB Draw Week 6

FNBB draw for Week 6 October 25thmore

Intro to Refereeing

North Canterbury's Referee Co-Ordinator Adele Morris will be holding an 'Intro to Reffing' course at Kaiapoi North School hall on Thursday 24th Oct from 5.30-6.30. All welcome whether you have no experience or just want a refresher!more

FNBB Draw Week 5

Draw for Week 5 October 18thmore

Heat It Up 3x3 Returns

North Canterbury's Heat It Up 3x3 returns!more

Summer Scrimmages

Summer Scrimmages are on for all those looking at playing Club Basketball in town in 2014.
They are on Thursday nights at the Woodend Community Centre from 7-9pm.
From U17s-Div 1 come down and simply pay a gold coin at the door to play!more

Coaches Wanted

Interested in coaching? Quads is a great place to start or get back into it!
We require coaches for our up coming Quad tournament on Dec 7&8. U12 U14 and U16 teams will train each Sundays starting Nov 3rd right up to the tournament.more

Quad Trials

Come down and trial for the annual Quadrangular Tournament.more

FNBB Draw Week 4


U13 Mainland Championship Teams

U13 Mainland Championship Teamsmore

FNBB Draw Week 3

Final week of grading with refereesmore

FNBB Draw Week 2

See draw attachedmore

FNBB Draw Week 1

First weeks draw is up. First three weeks will be grading games.more

U13 Canterbury Country Teams

Check out who has made the Canterbury Country teams at U13smore

U13 JIT Draw

Draw for U13 JIT this weekendmore

U13 JIT Squads

Congratulations to all players named in the U13 JIT squads!more

Logo Design

Time to dust off your crayons! North Canterbury Basketball is wanting a new logo!
If your design is chosen, you get $100 CASH,
plus all the publicity that goes with it!!more

Under 13 Trials

Want to be selected for the Canterbury Country team to attend Basketball New Zealand's National Championships? The first step is to trial for North Canterbury's U13 team.more

Hoops- Term 3

With Hoops finishing up this week would just like to thank all the coaches who made it possible including Lori McDaniels, Dan Gilmore, Peter Buckley and of course Ryan Jarvis and Sam Watkins!
Find the Term 3 registration form attached.more

July Holiday Tournament Wrap

North Canterbury had 6 teams travel away last weekend. Find out how they all went.more

Under 13 JIT/Mainland Coaches

Interested in coaching an Under 13 team at up coming JIT? Find out how to apply.more

Under 17 Canterbury Country

Follow the Canterbury Country teams at the U17 Nationals!more

Oamaru Primary Draw

Check out when you are playing for all those going down to Oamaru this weekend!more

Canterbury Country Nats Teams

Congratulations to all players that made Canterbury Country! See who made it belowmore

Megan Gilmore- Coach of the Month

Megan Gilmore has been named Coach of the Month by Sport Canterbury!
Click below to read the article!more

Updated JIT Draw

The draw for JIT has changed. Check out the updated version.more

NC Basketball Trials

Interested in trialling for North Canterbury’s Rep teams to compete in
South Island Tournaments in the July Holidays?
Come down to the Mega Centre on Sunday 9th of June to try out for U13,
U15 and U17 teams.
These teams will compete in tournaments in the July holidays in
Oamaru, Christchurch or Nelson.more

Coaching Applications

Coaches are needed for tournaments in the up coming July Holidays.
If you are interested in coaching a team at the U13, U15 or U17 level please fill out application form and send it in to
For more details contact Angus on 975 5558more


NCJBA would also like to welcome back old committee members Julie Millar (vice President), Gordon Wong (treasurer), Angela Mann (secretary), Tania Miller, Cara Taylor, Dot Dixon.
We would also like to welcome new committee members Megan Gilmore, Angela Fletcher, Karen Schori, Peter Buckley, Danny Wilson and Mark Whittaker.more

New President appointed

NCJBA is happy to announce Caroline Whittaker as our new President! A big thank you to Mike Hamblin who has stepped down after leading NCJBA for many years.more

Canterbury Country U19 Mens Trial

Canterbury Country U19 Mens Trial
Where: Ashburton Sport Hall, Tancred St
When: Sunday 19th May 12pm-3pm

If you are keen but cannot make it this Sunday please contact Angus at

AGM- 14th May

NCJBA will be holding its AGM on the 14th of May 7pm upstairs at the Mega Sports Centre. We encourage anyone with interest in NCJBA to attend.more

SIPT Refs Draw

Check out where you are reffing for this weekends SIPTmore

Canterbury Country U19 Girls Trial

Canterbury Country will be having U19 Girls trials on May 12th in Timaru from 10am-12pm at the SBS Arena. If you are interested in trialing head down to trial out against the best from South, Mid and North Canterbury.more

Hoops Academy

Hoops is all go again for Term 2. Check out who the new coaches are!more


Check out the draw for the upcoming SIPT.more

NC Club Div 1 Trials

Trials for NC's Div 1 team will continue this Thursday 7.30 at Kaiapoi High School.more

Easter Weekend

Reminder: Due to Easter there is no Friday Night Basketball or SIPT trainings this up coming weekend.more

SIPT Teams

Check out who is in which team for the SIPT!more

BBNZ needs your help!

Find out how you can help the Tall Blacks and Tall Ferns after their funding was cut this year by SportNZ.more


Check out who made the A teams and when trainings are this Sundaymore

U19 Canterbury Country Coach

Interested in coaching the U19 Canterbury Country Men or Women?more

U19 Canterbury Country

Canterbury Country has been awarded a spot to participate at Nationals this year in both the U19 Men and Women!more

U18 NZ Women's Team

Congratulations to Mary Goulding for being named in the New Zealand U18 National team!more

Refs Course

Interested in reffing? FNBB is a great place to start. North Canterbury's ref co-ordinator Sam Dixon will be running an intro to reffing course on Thursday 28th, 5.30pm at Ohoka School gym for all those keen to learn or just wanting a refresher.more

South Island Primary School Trials

Want to compete against the best Primary School players in the South Island?
Come down to trials on Sunday March 3rd.
See attachment for more details!more

Canterbury Country Squads- U15

CHeck out who got selected from North Canterbury for the Canterbury Country Squad U15 Squads.more

U17 Club Team

If you are interested in playing basketball on Saturdays in Christchurch's Club Competition and are U17 all of 2013 then come down to Ohoka Gym on March 5th at 5.30-7 for a scrimmage.more

North Canterbury/Canterbury Country Pathway

Comfused about how the new Canterbury Country system will work? Check out the attachments that helps clarify the new pathway.more

U23 Men- Canterbury Rep Team

If you want to attend U23 Nationals then head down to their first open gym session this Saturday. See inside for more details.more

Club Trials

Interested in playing basketball against Christchurchs best players week in and week out?
North Canterbury will be having club try outs over the next month.more

Wanted: Funding Co-ordinator

NCJBA is in need of a new funding co-ordinator. The position would require you to apply to charitable trusts in order for us to receive funds to help provide basketball at a top level for players in the North Canterbury region.more

Hoops Academy

The Hoops Academy is back for Term 1 2013!
This is open to 5-16yr olds of all levels on a Wednesday night.more

There's a better way 3x3 Championships

There’s a Better Way Foundation and Waitakere West
Auckland Basketball Inc will be hosting the first
INTERNATIONAL 3x3 Invitational Age group and Open Adult
Dates:Sunday 17 February 2013
Time: 9am-4pmmore

Heat It Up 3x3 League

The popular Heat It Up 3x3 league is back for 2013! It is a great game for all so be in quick as spaces are limited to 12 teams.more

Rep Programme Update

Check out how we plan to start the new year!more

Shooting and Specifics

Want to work on your game over summer?

Then sign up for Shooting and Specifics!

Check out the flyer for more info.more

Intro to Basketball

Want to take up basketball but not sure where to start? NCJBA is offering a one day clinic on Jan 22nd for all people keeen to take up basketball who will be year 5 or 6 in 2013! Read flyer for more info.more

U20 NZ Teams Announced

Congrats to Anita Snowdon for making the Womens U20 New Zealand team! Also to former North Canterbury player Mihai Streza for being named as a non-traveling reserve for the Mens U20 New Zealand team.

Summer Training

Training this Sunday is on for U12 & U14 Quad players.more

North Canty/Canty Country Pathway

Interested on what NCJBA is offering now that Quads are over?more

Mark Dickel Training Camp

Tall Black Mark Dickel is running a training camp in Christchurch over the holidays. See attachment for more infomore

Lori McDaniel

Lori McDaniel may be better know by her maiden name Lori Ives back here in North Canterbury but after playing and living in the States she is keen to pass on her experience.more

Nationals Results

Check out how our teams are going at U13 and U15 Nationals this week!more

HOOPs enrolement form

HOOPs is back for Term 4! Sign your child up now and give them a head start on the competition!
See attachment for more details.more

Koru Tour

Congratulations to all those selected in the Koru Tour squads!!
Those that made the team for North Canterbury are...
Charlotte Whittaker- Under 14 women
Tyler Courtney - Under 16 women
Zach McKay- Under 16 men
Barclay Miller- Under 16 men
Emily Evans- Under 14 Women
Lauren Kelly- Under 18 Women
Taneisha Nutira- Under 18 Womenmore

Facebook Page

Check out our Facebook page!!/ncjba.ncjbamore

Basketball New Zealand Pathway

Big changes are being made by BBNZ checkout the new All of New Zealand Pathway on the link below.

2012 NCJBA Calendar

Trial Dates, Tournament Dates and Venues, BBNZ Events all on one calendar. (Subject to change)

[click here for archives]

Upcoming Events

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