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Championship Round 9 Sept 13th

Please see attached document for this weeks' games.

Full season fixture can be accessed at the Fixtures/Results tab of this website.




PPBA and GST

As outlined in Treasurer’s Report at the AGM, PPBA needs to register for GST. This registartion will be from 1 July 2014.

What does this mean?

It means that we have to charge GST (Goods and Services Tax) on Game Sheets, Registrations, Merchandise, Development Programs etc. 

We do have a small window of opportunity to avoid charging you extra for this year. 

Paying your game sheet fees in advance for the remainder of the year will avoid the 10% GST.

Some teams have paid for the whole year so will not need to do anything.

Some teams pay weekly.  The increase will be $4.50 per game which will bring your game sheet price up to $49.50. 

What to do to save collecting or paying out extra money for the GST this year.

 

Pay before 25th June

Pay after 25th June

 Teams who pay weekly

Pay in advance 14 games ( 2 from season 1 + 12 from season 2)  $45/game = $630

Continue to pay weekly @ $49.50/week

Teams who pay each season in advance

Pay 12 games at $45/game = $540

Pay 12 games at $49.50/game $594

Teams who have paid full year in advance

No action required

No action required

 Payment Options:

1.        Bank Transfer

  • Customer Account  Port Phillip Basketball Association
  • Account Number 143091536
  • BSB Number 633-000
  • Reference – the name of your team

2.        Cheques need to be made out to Port Phillip Basketball Association




Hoopster/Dribble Pass and Shoot 2nd Season

Please see attachements for details on enrolling in Hoopster and Dribble Pass and Shoot for the second half of 2014.



 




Mercy Rule

Over the past 2 weeks there has been some confusion by some scorers as to how the mercy rule operates.

Please print and read read mercy rule attachment below.

In order to signify the mercy rule is in play a sign will be provided to the score bench to display when the Mercy rule is in operation in a game.

 


 

Primary School Teams Year 3&4 Divisions
2014 Divisions Brooklyn Nets, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat
A team will implement the modification rule when they are 10 points ahead of their opposition.
Players are restricted to scoring 6 points in the game until all players get 6 points, then players can continue to score a second round of 6 points etc.
If a player scores but already has 6 points the referee will signal a “no goal.”
The score bench will signal to the referee if a player has already scored 6 points. Note: - excluding foul shots when in the bonus.
Clarification: The points scored per player is from the beginning of the game, not from when the team is 10 points ahead.
Stopping of Mercy Rule:In the last 5 minutes of the game the modification “Mercy Rule” is relaxed and no longer applies.

 


 

Primary School Teams Year 5&6 Divisions
2014 Divisions Utah Jazz, Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets
A team will implement the modification rule when they are 10 points ahead of their opposition.
Players are restricted to scoring 8 points in the game until all players get 8 points, then players can continue to score a second round of 8 points etc.
If a player scores but already has 8 points the referee will signal a “no goal.”
The score bench will signal to the referee if a player has already scored 8 points. Note: - excluding foul shots when in the bonus.
Clarification: The points scored per player is from the beginning of the game, not from when the team is 10 points ahead.
Stopping of Mercy Rule:In the last 5 minutes of the game the modification “Mercy Rule” is relaxed and no longer applies.

 


 

Teams in Secondary School Divisions
2014 Divisions Memphis Grizzlies, Orlando Magic,
Oklahoma Thunder, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors
A team will implement the modification rule when they are 20 points ahead of their opposition.
Players are restricted to scoring 10 points in the game until all players get 10 points, then players can continue to score a second round of 10 points etc.
If a player scores but already has 10 points the referee will signal a “no goal.”
The score bench will signal to the referee if a player has already scored 10 points. Note: - excluding foul shots when in the bonus.
Clarification: The points scored per player is from the beginning of the game, not from when the team is 10 points ahead.
Stopping of Mercy Rule:In the last 5 minutes of the game the modification “Mercy Rule” is relaxed and no longer applies.

 




AGM notice

 

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING


The 2014 Annual General Meeting of Port Phillip Basketball Association Inc will be held on Monday 28 April 2014 at  MSAC VIP Room 3 (upstairs near the Basketball Courts) Time 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm'

All Parents, Coach and Managers are invited to attend. If your team is not able to be represented please send an apology via email so that it can be registered in the minutes. if  you would like someone to act as a proxy in your absence please complete the attached form and give it  to the person chosen to act as your proxy.

Each team is expected to be represented at the AGM.

Please read attached notice for more information.

An important part of this meeting is the election of the PPBA committee and Office bearers - if you wish to nominate yourself or someone else please complete the attached form and email to comp-admin@portphillipbasketball.com.au

As well as normal AGM business there will be a special resolution at this meeting to addopt a new set of Rules on Incorporation for PPBA to  comply with the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012.  See attachement for a copy of the proposed new rules.

 




MSAC Training Courts Available

PPBA has 2 courts available at MSAC on Sunday 16th Feb from 1pm to 3pm.  Any team wanting to use the courts needs to send a  text message  to Rosemary on 0402 047 975 .  The cost is $25 per hour with exclusive use of either Court 1 or Court 3.  No other charges for parents going in with players etc.  There is the possibility that the availability of these courts could be ongoing.







2014 Welcome

Welcome to PPBA 2014 season please read below key details about 2014 Season. More information can be found at the 2014 Season Page.

Click here to Download PPBA 2014 Calendar

 REGISTRATION PAGE WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 1 FEB


 

2014 Competition

Season Structure

  • First Half of the year
    • 4 Grading Games
    • 7 Competition Games
  • Second Half of the Year
    • 10 Championship Games
    • 2 Finals
  • 23 Games in Total

Registration

This year there will be no Registration day, Team Managers will register their team and pay registration fee online.  Player, Coach and Team Manager details can also be entered online.

All Coaches and Team Managers are required to have a Working With Childern Check and complete a Basketball Victoria Declaration. 

See Registration Page for details on how to register

 

Game Sheet Payment

3 Payment Options are available for teams to pay Team Sheet fees. In order to streamline Saturday score sheet issueing process, we would prefer teams to pay game sheets fees Half Yearly or Yearly by bank transfer

  1. Weekly: Team Manager to pay the $45.00 game sheet fee at the front table 15 minutes prior to the game. 
  2. Half Yearly: Two Payment
    1. February to June - 4 Grading Games and 7 Competition Games – 11 games in total $495 bank transfer payable before Friday 21 February.
    2. July to October - 12 games in total $540 - bank transfer before Friday 18 July.
  3. Full Year: 23 games – bank bank transfer $1035 - transfer before 21 February.

 

2014 Development Programs

Hoopsters

Hoopsters is a 9 week introduction to the ball-handling skills and team awareness required to participate in the game of basketball. Hoopsters is suitable for  players at a beginning level, Prep, Year 1 and Year 2. Players do not need to be in a team to participate in the Hoopsters Program, it is an individual training program.

Program Fees per player.

$56  for 9 sessions x 40 minutes

Optional Basketball -  $12 extra

See Registration Page for details on how to register.

Dribble Pass ‘n’ Shoot Program

Dribble Pass ‘n’ Shoot Program 1 is a 9 week introduction to the game of basketball for teams. A minimum of six players is required to form a team.

Teams need to be confident with passing and receiving the ball as well as dribbling to be eligible and accepted for this program. The session begins with Skills and Drills and then moves into a game with a focus of putting the skills into practice.

This program is suitable for beginning teams in Year 2 and Year 3. Teams will be assessed and those without basic skills will be referred to the Hoopsters Program where they can develop the required skills and be ready for Program 2 half way through the year.

A uniform is not a requirement for this program although in the past some teams have their own uniforms.  Players need to wear runners, socks, shorts and a T Shirt.  Singlets will be provided for use each week.

 Program Fees per team

$50 Annual Team registration which includes insurance with Basketball Victoria.
$45 per session  (x 9 sessions)  =  $405

See Registration Page for details on how to register.

 


 

 2014 Representative Team

Port Stars United is the PPBA representative team in the VJBL (Victorian Amateur Basketball League). Team have been chosen for 2014 Competition, tryouts for 2015 will take place in Nov 2014.



 




Saturday Helpers

Each Saturday we have a team of helpers who supervise the courts to ensure a safe environment for all, collect door fees, organise game sheets and payment, provide first aid and generally keep the Competition and Programs running smoothly.

There is financial remuneration for your services. 3hour, 4 hour or 7 hour shifts. Most suitable for persons over 18 years with good verbal communication and social skills.
If you would like to be part of this team, contact Rosemary comp-admin@portphillipbasketball.com.au


 




2014 Season

2014 Grading Games will commence around Mid Feb 2014.

Registration will begin towards the end of Jan 2014.

Check back here early 2014 for confirmed dates.

If you are a Team Manager, details you will need about each player you wish to register are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Parent/Guardian Name
  • Parent/Guardian email address
  • Parent/Guardian Name Phone number
  • School year in 2014

All team Manager and Coaches who are aged over 18 must have a valid Working with Children Check card.

Working with Children Check cards are free for volunteers and can be obtained by lodging a form at a Post office. http://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au

 

 

 

 

 




 Rosemary Williamson
Competition Administrator
Mobile: 0402 047 975
email: comp-admin@portphillipbasketball.com.au







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Key Dates for 2014 Season

July 12

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

NO BASKETBALL

July 19

Championship Round 1

July 26

Championship Round 2

Aug 2

Championship Round 3

Aug 9

Championship Round 4

Aug 16

Championship Round 5

Aug 23

Championship Round 6

Aug 30

Championship Round 7

Sept 6

Championship Round 8

Sept 13 Championship Round 9
Sept 20

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

NO BASKETBALL

Sept 27

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

NO BASKETBALL

Oct 4

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

NO BASKETBALL

Oct 11

Championship Round 10

Oct 18

Semi Finals

Oct 25 Grand Finals

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