Nov 27

Uniform Policy Reminder

Dear Senior Players, Please note the following reminder regarding the Frankston Basketball uniform policy: Player Uniforms Shorts may not have cuffs, pockets, belts or buckles Singlets must be of the same dominant colour Shorts should be the same dominant colour as the team singlet; however, all black ... [MORE]
Nov 20

Heat Policy Reminder

Dear members, With warm weather upon us please make yourself familiar with the Frankston Basketball Heat Policy In summary: When court temp reaches 35°C: game time will be reduced by 2 minutes per half (16 minute halves) the clock must stop for each timeout and the referee must call an additional comp... [MORE]
Nov 18

Metropolitan Level 3 Referee of the Year: Mo Walipoor

Frankston referee Mo Walipoor has been awarded the Allan Manhire Metropolitan Level 3 Referee of the Year by Basketball Victoria TOC. Held on Sunday afternoon at the Heidelberg Golf Club, the awards lunch was held to celebrate outstanding achievements by referees at all levels throughout Victoria. Mo has had an i... [MORE]
Oct 17

Referee Update – October 2019

It has been a busy few months for the refereeing department, although a lot of what has been going on may have not been so obvious to the Frankston Basketball family we have been continuing to work hard on referee development behind the scenes. We have taken a bit of a break in running referee schools over the winte... [MORE]
Sep 25

Senior Team Memo – Summer 2019/20 Season

Dear senior players, With the Summer season now underway please make note of the following information relevant to senior domestic teams. FDBA Domestic Competition By-Laws Amendment 4.5.1 Multiple Registrations - Senior Players Senior players may play in multiple senior competitions and multiple grades ... [MORE]
Sep 16

Grand Final Week and Spectator Behaviour

Dear members, This week concludes the Winter season with Grand Finals across all of our junior domestic competitions. This will be a time where the young players will do their best and should feel they are in a fun and safe environment. FDBA encourages parents and spectators to support your children but  plea... [MORE]
Sep 09

‘Girls Got Game’ Referee Course

Frankston Basketball is excited to announce a Girls Got Game Referee Course commencing in October. The objectives of the Girls Got Game program is to: To increase the profile of girls participation in Basketball in Victoria To reduce the dropout rate of girls in Basketball in Victoria To provide Associati... [MORE]
Aug 29

August 2019 A-Grade Referee School

The A grade referee school for 2019 has just wrapped up with 11 of our Frankston referees invited to attend. The course was run over 3 sessions of theory which comprised of advanced rule knowledge and positioning as well as deeper look at game management, effective communication, game administration, screening and p... [MORE]
Jul 26

Newsome bows out

At the age of 72, Tony Newsome will referee his final Big V games this weekend. This weekend marks more than just the end of the regular Big V season for 2019 – it also marks Tony Newsome’s final Big V games as a referee. Now 72, Newsome began refereeing at the Chelsea Basketball Association in 1980, obtainin... [MORE]
Jul 21

Callum Woods Attends Basketball Victoria Showcase

Frankston referee Callum Woods was invited to participate in the Under 12 Metro Showcase at Dandenong Basketball Stadium. This tournament involved mostly players from the Under 12 MUVJBL Championship competition. Callum has been a referee at Frankston for the past 2 years and has just recently received his B grade c... [MORE]