RangesRoar Basketball Club
RangesRoar Basketball Club
RangesRoar Basketball Club
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Welcome to Ranges Basketball Club Web Page

We would like to welcome you to the Ranges Roar Basketball Club's website. 

Our aim at Ranges is to offer new players the opportunity to play basketball in an atmosphere where enjoyment and sportsmanship are paramount. New players are placed in teams with players of equal ability and skills. We also like to place new players with coaches who can teach new players the basic skills to make the game enjoyable.

Our FACEBOOK PAGE is up and running now, and it is already attracting a great deal of attention! Join by clicking here and get up to the minute info on games and events Ranges Facebook


Please Note: Due to the Bridge Builders Knox Grand Prix being held in the car park at the State Basketball Centre, alternate parking arrangements are in place for Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th April.

Car parking spaces for Knox Basketball patrons have been reserved at the back of the State Basketball Centre on the asphalt surfacing. Additional car parking is located on the crushed rock surface, also at the rear of the stadium.

Entrance into the stadium itself will be from the side entrance located near the front of the building.

KBI apologises for the inconvenience this may cause to its patrons.

Welcome back

We are mid way through the Summer season and it is time to think about Winter 2014. Over the next few weeks we will be sending out invoices for the Winter season and as team submissions are due by April1 we require notification of players intent. So please, if you are not playing notify the treasurer upon receipt of the invoice. Team manager's will be confirming player intentions as well.
Over the past few months of competition we, Ranges committee, have received several incident reports in relation to parental court side behavior. It is important to be an example to our children, we may not always agree with the ref, opposition coach or player's but Ranges expect our parents, players and spectators to rise above any issue and focus on supporting the team on court in a positive and respectful manner.
It is good to remember that the bench area is solely for the use of players, coach & team manager. Only the coach can stand and give team direction.
Similarly there has been instances of score dispute, the official score is taken only from the electronic score box so if you are manning the courtside clock/board you are also responsible to ensure the opposition scorer is registering the correct details of the game. It is a sad reflection of some teams that revert to unsportsmanlike behaviors when scoring.
Thanks, Grant

A reminder that during our summer season, the "Extreme Heat" Policy will be in forced. To all team managers and coaches. Please call Carey on 0417 398 834 as soon as you are aware of any issues that may lead to your team not attending their game, such as majority of members enacting their fireplan etc. Carey needs to inform Knox appropriately, as the secrectary.
Don't assume that the game will be called off due to the
forecasted temperatures, most games are decided, game by game. For more information on the Extreme Heat Policy & the "weather call" number, please see Policies under the 'Home' link.

New Players

Call our Club Secretary on 0417 398 834 or email club secretary.

Registration of junior players Winter 2014

We need to organise our teams once again for the next season. Please let your team manager know if your child is playing in the Winter season 2014. Download a registation form and email our Secretary, Carey. Fees should be paid at the same time or as per Fee policy
All fees need to be finialised before commencing the Winter season 2014. registration form

Changes in stadium entry fees and game sheets.
Saturday entry fee $2.50, Game $35.00
Sunday entry $3.00, Game $32.00.

Fees Policy

Our Fees Policy states: You need to pay 4 weeks prior to the last season finishing. If you haven't paid please pay immediately.You may find your child not in a team for Winter if fees are not paid or if you haven't contacted the Tresurer to make alternate arrangements.

KBI Introductory programs for term1

New and improved programs which cater to children of all ages. This year we have:
Little Dribblers (3-years old)
Mini Raiders (5-years old)
KBI Zone (11-years old)
For any families interested in starting up basketball.

Next committe meeting

Thursday 8th May 2014, 7.45, all welcome at The Pig and Whistle Tavern 1429 Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road.
Olinda 3788 (Cnr Dickens Road) .

Smart Phone App

Ranges Roar now have a Smart Phone APP powered by Team App. Download the Team App from the App Store or Google Play and once installed search for "Ranges Roar" and enjoy your team's app on the go.

Mini Ranges

This operates during finals as we only have courts available then.
Time: 4pm - 4.30 for 2 weeks and then time will increase to 5pm
Where: Monbulk College sports stadium.

This is a full court session with the aim of teaching basic ball handling skills to 6 - 10 year old children. Bring a ball if you have one (not compulsory)

For further information or to book a place ring Carey on 0417 398 834 or Information can be sought from Gill Wilson (Ferny Creek PS) or Rachel Scott (Sassy PS), Nikki Argoon (The Patch PS), Jodi Long (Mt D PS), Simone Hall (Kallista)

Age Group Co-ordinators

It is time to look at the teams for next season and know who is going up into the next age grade.Please compile your teams in the next couple of weeks and pass them on to Carey for the next committee meeting. We still are looking for a few age levels, if your interested see contacts below.
The job can be a shared one, but it is important that as age group coordinators you look at the players and form the best suited teams based on: 1st skill 2nd friendships. Watching games and or training sessions and to be aware that not all players want to play at the 'elite' level and domestic basketball is geared towards fun and fitness before win at all cost!
If interested please contact a committee member as soon as possible.

Grading Games

Coaches and Team Managers, if your team is losing by 20+ points most weeks and skill factor in comparison to other teams in the same grade is an issue. Then You need to inform Carey no later than round 7, in order for your team to be considered to change grade levels.
A reminder for Team Managers- all player's personal details that have changed should have already been past on to Carey, our Secretary; so that the club has current correct information. ( for example- child's jersey number, parent's contact..)


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