Geelong Referees to Represent at Southern Cross Challenge

Basketball Geelong Referees Tess Bereza, Shania Watson and Bailey Dixon have been selected to attend the 2013 Southern Cross Challenge from the 18th-21st January in Ballarat.

The Southern Cross Challenge was in operation for the first time in January 2012. The initiative by Basketball Victoria sees the Metropolitan program coming together with the Country program to allow 13 & 14 year-old athletes to compete in a round robin style tournament. Due to it's 2012 success ACT, WA, SA metro and country will be joining in 2013.

With 8 teams from each program the players receive the opportunity to play alongside and against some of the better individuals around Australia, giving the referees the ability to referee games of a high standard and receive valuable education from some of the states experienced referee coaches.


Good luck and enjoy yourselves. 




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