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PHOENIX

The Darebin Basketball Association’s junior championship teams play in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL), a competition offering keen junior basketballers the opportunity to participate at a more competitive level than that offered in local domestic competitions.

Tryouts for the 2023/24 season have completed and the team selections are finalised.

ABOUT THE VJBL

The Darebin Basketball Association’s junior championship teams play in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL), a competition offering keen junior basketballers the opportunity to participate at a more competitive level than that offered in local domestic competitions.

Each week more than 1200 teams from more than 50 associations participate in the VJBL, which is held on Friday evenings.

The VJBL is arguably the largest competition of its kind, offering a graduated system of junior basketball competition providing opportunities for players to reach their peak, but also to climb the foothills.

There are 3 tiers of competition:

  1. Victorian Junior Championship League (highest level of competition)
  2. Victorian Junior Leagues 1 through 4
  3. Regional Competition – Eastern and North West

The age groups in the VJBL span under 12 to under 20.

For more information go to the VJBL website by clicking here.

MEMBER INFORMATION

Player/Parent Handbook

Darebin Phoenix Rep Handbook

The Rep Handbook is an overview of the policies and processes of the Darebin Basketball Association Junior Representative Basketball Program. Policies and processes may be varied by the committee or its officers whenever special or unusual circumstances apply.

PDF copy of the handbook – Rep Player and Parent Handbook Updated October 2023

 

Code of Conduct

Darebin Basketball Association (DBA) supports our community by developing basketball players and creating a place for people who are passionate about basketball, to connect with each other. The guidelines below are based on the  Basketball Victoria Code of Conduct which also lists conduct expectations for coaches, officials, referees and committees. They also reflect the principles on which our club is based.

DBA Code of Conduct – Summary
DBA Code of Conduct – Player
DBA Code of Conduct – Parent

 

What is Representative Basketball?

Darebin Basketball Association has girls and boys’ teams representing the association in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL). We have a strong development program headed by a Coaching Director and we are looking for eager, talented players of all ages to try out for our teams.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

REGISTRATIONS AND TRYOUTS

Registration for the Darebin Phoenix Basketball VJBL rep selection try outs is no closed.

All domestic and representative players were invited to register for the Darebin Phoenix selection trials for the 2024/25 Representative season when they open later in 2024.

Without completing the rego you will not be able to attend the Rep Trials.

For any queries regarding the Phoenix program please email  repreg@darebinbasketball.com.au

U20 WOMEN TRYOUT REGO
TRYOUT SCHEDULE
Player/Parent Handbook
Tryout Guidelines

COACH AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

The Darebin Association pride ourselves on not only our player development, but coaching opportunities and pathways. Over the course of the year we run a range of coaches clinic, from accredited BV course, to small group sit downs with elite level coaches. Some of the coaches we have had in include NBL Head Coach Mike Kelly and Australian 3×3 Head coach Dave Biwer.

COACHES CLINICS (more coming soon)

UNIFORMS

All players must wear the approved Darebin Phoenix shorts and singlet during Friday night games. The singlets are reversible. A sizing day will be held following tryouts with purchases to be made on the day.

Our uniform supplier is iAthletic

COACHING

Join our experienced team of coaches

The Darebin Phoenix are seeking expressions of interest for Junior Champ coaches and assistant coaches for all age groups (U12 to U20 – Boys & Girls) for the VJBL 2023/24 Rep season.

Expression of Interest HERE

SCORING INSTRUCTIONS

For any help you may need when it comes your time to score, follow the link below.

PlayHQ Electronic Scoring Instructions

FIXTURES AND RESULTS

Fixtures and results for the current season are available from the VJBL website. You will need to know the age group and team name.

Click here to view fixtures and results

Alternatively, access to the Darebin Phoenix TeamApp will be available at the start of each season. For more information, please contact your team manager.