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SOUTHERN DISTRICTS JUNIOR BASKETBALL LEAGUE

What is the SDJBL?

Basketball is an international sport involving people with varying levels of skill and abilities and because of this it is one of the highest participant sports in Australia. It caters for all ages, genders, cultures, economic status and playing capabilities. The Southern Districts Junior Basketball League is a local competition for junior basketballers in the southern suburbs and country areas south of Adelaide. The purpose is to provide a competition that is accessible without overburdening families with the time and financial commitments of the District basketball system. The focus will be providing players, referees and coaches the opportunity to learn and enjoy basketball without the intense pressure of District basketball.

 

Purpose for the creation of the SDJBL

It has been identified by South Adelaide and Southern Tigers Basketball Clubs that there exists a gap between the District and School Miniball competitions which creates a road block for children to continue to participate in the sport.

Fees

Domestic Summer 2019/20 and Winter 2020 Fees will be $160 per player.

Uniforms / Playing Numbers: 

Once the player has registered and received confirmation that they have been placed in a team, the player will need to be issued with a STBA  players number. STBA Domestic player numbers are issued by the office please email bam@southerntigers.com.au or phone (08) 8326 7717

 

NOTE: Player numbers DO NOT transfer between Domestic & District. If you are a Domestic player going into the District competition please be aware you maybe up for a new playing number if there is already the same number in the District side. Occasionally, we may be able to issue you with the same number, however it is not guaranteed. The longest serving person in District will keep their number first.

 

NOTE: If you intend on purchasing a second-hand uniform you must first check with the above listed to determine whether or not the player number is available. If it is available, your number will be registered on our system. If you obtain a second hand top and do not register the number, you will be expected to change numbers (buy a new top) in the event of a clash with an existing player or any future player.

For further information and enquiries regarding the domestic competition, please contact Hamish Staude - sdjbl@southerntigers.com.au

What is the Sports Vouchers program?

The Sports Vouchers program is a Government of South Australia initiative administered by the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing. The program provides an opportunity for primary school aged children from Reception to Year 7 to receive up to a $100 discount on sports or dance membership/registration fees. The purpose is to increase the number of children playing organised sport or participating in dance activities by reducing cost as a barrier.

From 1 January 2019 several changes have been made to the program, including the vouchers being increased from $50 to $100 and all forms of dance are now eligible. Learn more about changes to the 2019 program, click here.

Who is eligible for the program?

All South Australian primary school aged children, meaning if the child is attending or is eligible to attend primary school (Reception to Year 7, even if Year 7 is based at a high school). Remember it is one voucher for every primary school aged child per calendar year. To find your nearest provider please use the ‘Find a Provider’ tool. 

You can download the sports voucher HERE, and fill it out online - then email back to Fiona: bam@southerntigers.com.au