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What are the age group cut off dates?
The age group cut off date is:
Winter Season: December 31st the year that the season is in.
Summer Season: December 31st in the year the season finishes.
Players must play UNDER the age they are on December 31st. i.e. if a player is 9 on December 31st they play U10, if they are 10 or 11 they play U12s, if they are 12 or 13 they play U14…
Can I play up an age group with my friends?
The Association has a policy that all players must play in their correct age groups. If players are registered and play in their correct age groups, they are also able to play up in the next age group only.
How do I buy a Bullits singlet?
Playing singlets are available for purchase direct through the club at a cost of $45.00. All new players are required to purchase a singlet. Second hand singlets can also be purchased at a cost of $20.00 if the required size and number is available.
Where do I buy Bullits shorts?
Bullits shorts can be purchased direct from the club at a cost of $45.00. A limited number of second hand shorts are also available at a cost of $20.00.
What are the fees to play with Bullits?
The current registration fee is $250 for a season. We offer a $10 sibling discount for additional registrations at the same time. There is a $50 late fee for registration fees that are paid after the closing date.
I coach my child’s team, is there a coach concession?
Parents who coach their son/daughter's team will recieve a 50% reduction in fees.
What is the cost of entry into the stadium?
Under 18 years entry to the stadium is FREE. 18 years and over can pay $4 casual entry fee or purchase a Membership Entry Card online at the Sabres website for $25. This pass gives unlimited entry to the stadium for one season excluding finals games. An entry fee of $4 per adult is payable throughout finals.
What day does each age group play?
Mondays- U12 Girls, U18 Girls
Tuesdays- U14 Girls
Wednesdays- U16 Girls
Thursday- U10 Girls and U10 Boys
Fridays- U9 Girls and U9 Boys
Saturdays- U12, 14 and U16 Boys
Sundays- U18 Boys, U20 Men, U23 Men and Women
What are the game times?
Weekdays- 4.15pm, 5.00pm, 5.45pm, 6.30pm, 7.15pm (U18 girls and occasionally junior age groups), 8.00pm U18 Girls only
Where are games played?
The main stadium is in Tulip St, Cheltenham. Games are also played at Cheltenham Secondary College, Mentone Girls Secondary College, Mentone Grammar and Parkdale Secondary College.
Do games run over the school holidays?
No. Games run throughout the school term.
Where do I access the game fixture?
Game times, days and venues can be found on www.sabres.com.au under “Domestic Competition” - “Fixtures and Results”.
How many players should be in a team?
A team needs five players on the court and 2 or 3 players on the bench. Club Policy is teams have up to 8 players. It is up to the individual teams if they wish to run with 9 players.
How many games can I fill in for a team in a higher grade in the same age group?
Maximum 2 games.
How many games can I fill in for a team in a higher age group?
There is no limit. However if you play more than 3 games you would have to register and pay fees to play in the team.
Does Bullits grade teams?
Bullits is primarily a friendship based club but on request we will grade players or teams.
I have never scored before, where can I get information?
Scoring instructions are available on the Sabres Website
Where do Bullits teams’ train?
Junior teams train in the school hall at Sandringham Secondary College on Bluff Rd (enter via Lawson Pde). Senior teams train at Black Rock Primary School.
Do I need to provide a coach for a team?
Teams are encouraged to source their own coach. If teams are unable to source their own coach, the club will endeavour to find that team a coach. Please note this is not guaranteed. The club provides trainers at training sessions at Sandy Secondary College to help run training sessions. Each trainer is a Level 1 Basketball Coach and can be used as a mentor for some ideas or run the whole session each week. Parents who coach their son/daughter’s team will receive a 50% discount on fees.
Do Bullits teams have to train each week?
Teams can elect to play games and not train. A reduced registration fee is available for those teams electing to forgo a weekly training slot.
What is the heat policy for games and training?
Games: if the court temperature is over 35 degrees then game times will be shortened to 18 minute halves with a five minute half time and a mandatory time out at the 9 minute mark of each half.
Training is cancelled if the temperature is over 35 degrees at 3.30pm.