Officials' Clinic for 2015/2016
The clinic is mandatory for all officials in our pool. It will take place on Saturday 19th September.
We are in the process of updating our website for this season.
New Fixtures/Appointments Tool
We are in the process of integrating a new tool this season. Read more...
Licensing & Registration
All clubs, players and officials need to be licensed for this season.
Basketball Officials' Courses
We are arranging a number of referees' courses this season.
The season 2016-2017 will start in October. As last season, we plan to have two men's divisions and and a weekdays recreational leagues. All clubs, players, coaches and officials must be registered with Basketball England. All games will be played at a central venue. The league will provide officials, equipment, administration and court supervisors, as we have always done.
MEN'S DIVISION ONE
We will have eight to ten teams playing each other twice. The top four teams will qualify for play-offs, unless the number of teams indicates a different format. We will invite the 8 teams that competed in this division last season and the two teams that were promoted from the Men's Division Two. All teams have been confirmed.
Teams confirmed (8): Southside Titans, The Smurfs, EY Beamers, Soul, Stratford Royals, Mudchute Moneyball, London Shadows and London Sharks.
Budget: £1,250 fee + £8 per adult player + £15 per adult coach/official + £70 deposit
MEN'S DIVISION TWO
We will have eight teams playing each other twice. This number may change. The top four teams will qualify for play-offs. We will invite the teams that competed in this division last season. If there are places available, we will invited the clubs competing in the Summer League 2016. Club secretaries will need to confirm their participation and make a first contribution towards the league fees before the start of the league.
Teams confirmed (8): London Spartans, Mandraikos BCL, London Commodores, MUFG Samurai, Greenwich Admirals, Viesulas, London Amazonians and Knights.
Budget: £1,250 + £8 per adult player + £15 per adult coach/official + £70 deposit
MEN’S CUP TOURNAMENT
This competition will be mandatory for all men’s teams competing in the league, as last season. The fees will be confirmed. At present we plan a £65 per round and team paid in advance.
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
TEAMS THAT ARE RECRUITING PLAYERS
The following teams are in need of players for next season. You can contact them directly; these are their contact details:
Greenwich Admirals: Contact Brian Jones on email@example.com
MUFG Samurai: Contact the coach on firstname.lastname@example.org
London Commodores: Contact the coach on email@example.com
London Sharks: Contact them on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to start a new team, please let us know on email@example.com
LEVEL 1 REFEREE & TABLE OFFICIAL COURSE
We are running a combined course (table official and referee) on Sunday 25th September. This course is aimed at those interested in officiating basketball and have little or no experience.
Venue: Greig City Academy
Date: Sunday 25th September 2016
Fee: £35 both courses
It is possible to attend either instead of both courses. Please contact us if you are interested in attending this event.
LEVEL 2 REFEREE COURSE
This is the first session of four that candidates need to attend in order to complete this qualification. Level 2 is aimed at people who want to referee local league club matches, and if experienced move onto the junior and lower level National Leagues.
It gives you the knowledge of all the rules in basketball, along with practical experience you can take to refereeing games.
You will need to pay the fees directly to Basketball England via BE Shop.
Venue: Greig City Academy
Date: Sunday 2nd October 2016
Fee: £30 for this session.
Any question please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Tutors: Helen Tang, Mark Cheese, Tahir Akar, Danilo Palazzeschi and Phil Hayfield.
Conference Lead: Helen Tang