CBI News

New Junior Players - We Want You!

Registration for the Spring 2016 Junior Season is now open.

If you have never played basketball before or have been thinking about giving it a go then we want you!

Click on the link for more details on our great association and how to register.more

Tiny Taipans Term 3 2016

Are you between the age of 4 and 7 and want to start playing basketball? Term 3 of Tiny Taipans commences on Saturday 16 July 2016

Registration is now online. Click on the link for more details.more

Get Ready For Rep Program

Registration for the "Get Ready for Rep" Program in Term 3 is now open.

The program will start on Thursday, 4th August. Registration is due before the first session commences. Places are limited!

Click on the link for more details.more

CBI Player Development Pathway

We have been fielding plenty of questions of late in regards to our player development pathway and what the progression is from the grassroots through to the elite levels.

This is an area that we have addressed over the last 12 months and have emphasised detailing a clear pathway for our junior players

To view the pathway and an explanation of program by program click on the linkmore

2016 Spring Junior Calendar

The dates for the 2016 Junior Spring Season have been set.

Competitions on Wednesday's (U16s-U18s) will begin on 20th July.

Competitions on Saturday's (u10s-U14s) will begin on 30th July.

Click on the link for the full calendar.more

June 3x3 Challenge Recap

Cairns Basketball would like to thank all parents, players, referees, coaches and sponsors for making the June 3x3 Challenge a huge success!

Over 60 participants took part in the first ever CBI run 3x3 challenge, with the pilot program set to lay the way for a regular 3x3 competition to be incorporated into CBI's competitions format.

Click on link for complete wrapmore

QBL Game Previews - Round 9 Vs Mackay

Click on the link to read BQ's game previews for tomorrow nights clashes against Mackay. Your Subway Cairns Dolphins play at 6:30pm followed by the Skytrans Cairns Marlins who play at 8:30pm

Tickets can be bought from the Cairns Basketball Office tomorrow (Friday), at the gate before the game or by calling the Cairns Basketball Office on 4041 2145.

#GetHookedAtTheFishTankmore

2016 Spring Registration

Registration for the Spring 2016 Junior Season is now open.

The calendar is being finalised but competitions on Saturdays (U10s-U14s) and Wednesday Nights (U16-U18s) will start in July.

For instructions on how to register for the first time or for instructions on how to renew your membership from the current (Autumn) season click on the link.more

Cairns Basketball Joins Youtube!

We are happy to announce that we have joined YouTube with our very own channel!

Make sure you check it out and don't forget to subscribe for videos from holiday camps, competitions, QBL and heaps more!

Click on the link for more details.more

2016 Autumn Season Recap

With the 2016 Autumn Season drawing to a close we would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our players, coaches, referees and volunteers for a fantastic season.

The grand finals capped the season off perfectly with some intense games and close finishes.

Click on the link for full recap of grand finals.more

Rep Program Off-Season Update

After an extremely successful 2015-16 representative season, we have already begun planning and preparing for the 2016-17 representative season.

A comprehensive review of the past season has been taken and we are looking to further improve the program this coming season. Dates have been penciled in for the coaching application process & trial dates.

For more details click on the link.more

2016-17 Rep Coach Applications

Applications for Head Coach and Assistant Coach positions for the 2016/17 representative season are now open.

Click on the link for more details and to apply.

Please note applications close on Friday 1st July 2016.more

Referees Development Day

Cairns Basketball will be holding a referees development day on Sunday, 19th June

All CBI referees are invited and encouraged to attend the event. It will be a fantastic day with plenty planned, including presentations by current and past QBL referees

The event is from 10:00am to 1:30pm at the Early Settler Stadium (Cairns Basketball)

For more information email cbi_referees@hotmail.commore

2015/16 Representative Season Wrap

The 2015/16 Representative season was full of improvements, highlights and success for our representative teams and players.

None of this would have been achieved if it wasn't for the efforts of all coaches, managers, officials and parents.

Click on the link for a full wrap of the season.more

Why pay so much money for sports?

A fantastic article that all members should read. Click on the link for the full article.

There is more to sport than just running around on a court or field. Playing sports provides lessons on life and the opportunity to bless the lives of others.more

Kody Stattmann Makes U17 Australian Team

Cairns Basketball Junior, Kody Stattmann, has been selected into the U17 Men's Australian Team.

Stattmann also follows in the footsteps of former Taipans Academy members, Aron Baynes and Nathan Jawai, as the 3rd member of the Taipans Academy to make an Australian team.

The team will compete in a tournament in China before heading to the U17 World Championships in Spain next month.more

Get Hooked At The FishTank!

2016 QBL Season Tickets are on sale from Tuesday, 26th April.

Don't miss out on your chance to catch the action live!

It is set to be one of our most exciting seasons to date and you can secure your seat for every home game with season tickets.

Click on the link for more detailsmore

Cairns to Host 2017 U14 Girls State Championships

Basketball Queensland announced today that Cairns Basketball will be hosting the 2017 U14 Girls State Championships from April 11-14.

Click on the link for more detailsmore

Cairns Basketball Claims 2016 Vince Hickey Award

Cairns Basketball has been awarded the 2016 Vince Hickey Trophy which goes to the overall champion association based on State Championship results. This is the first time Cairns have ever won the award, which dates back to 1990.more

CBI Slogan

Cairns Basketball is happy to unveil our new slogan "TOP OF THE STATE"

The slogan is a double entendre (has two meanings):
- Cairns Basketball is the most northern major association in Queensland
- Cairns Basketball aims to be the best association at all aspects of the game in Queensland

Click on the link to find out moremore

Cairns Basketball Facebook

Cairns Basketball is attempting to expand our use of social media and we ask all of our members to 'like' our page. The link can be found below...

www.facebook.com/pages/Cairns-Basketball/401275963288091more

Skytrans Cairns Marlins Confirm Fisher, Heuir Signings

The SKYTRANS Cairns Marlins are happy to confirm the services of Anthony Fisher and Damon Heuir for the 2016 QBL Season.

Click on the link for full story.more

Subway Cairns Dolphins Sign Kristina Baltic

The SUBWAY Cairns Dolphins are thrilled to announce the signing of Serbian Power Forward, Kristina Baltic for their 2016 QBL Campaign.more

Loughton and Tragardh Sign with Skytrans Cairns Marlins

It's official! Cameron Tragardh and Alex Loughton have signed with the Skytrans Cairns Marlins for the up coming QBL season!

Click on the link below to read article...more

Worthington to Coach Subway Cairns Dolphins

Mark Worthington has signed as head coach of the Subway Cairns Dolphins women's QBL side for 2016!

Subway Franchisee, Gavin Third, welcomed Mark on board at yesterdays media announcement.

Worthington said that their will be a clear emphasis on defence and junior pathways for the side.more

QNJBC Success

Cairns Basketball has seen unprecedented success at the Queensland North Junior Basketball Championships (QNJBC) this season.

There have been strong results across all age groups and divisions, a credit to the consistent approach to skill development and style of play adopted this year.

Click on the link to read more.....more

2015 Highlights

It's been a great year!

Have a look out some of our best moments of 2015!more
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