Basketball Return dates for 2021
Upcoming New referee course
Rule refresher information
Knox Basketball Senior Domestic competitions are slated to return in the week of January 11th, with Junior domestic scheduled for 30th & 31st of January.
We are still accepting applications for new referees! Be sure to join the queue if interested.
Need a refresher on the rules and interpretations after a long break from on court action?
Look to our Publications page to brush up on all things basketball and refereeing!
Expressions of Interest - KBI Assistant Referee Adviser Role
With the recent announcement regarding the resignation of Jessica Anderson, we are seeking expressions of interest for the KBI Assistant Referee Adviser role. I am pleased to advise that applications are now open to all members who may wish to express an interest in this role.
A copy of the Position Description is available within this communication. Should you wish to express your interest, please email email@example.com with an application, remembering to include your current resume. This role will be appointed on a two (2) year contract and applications close on Sunday 24 January 2021. This role is currently only open to internal applicants (members of the VBRA Knox Branch Incorporated) and will be subject to a competitive recruitment process.
We expect to make an announcement on the successful candidate by Sunday 21 February 2021.
Further details can be found in this Position Description document here.
VBRA Knox programs and major events
VBRA Knox Branch strives to offer its members, those involved at Knox Basketball and the wider community positive experiences through a variety of additional activities executed both on and off the court.
Annual Development Camp
Yearly development camp, open to all members, provides a great chance to build relationships with fellow referees of all levels and also receive learning in a unique camp environment.
Fundraising and community programs
VBRA Knox organises many programs such as our Pink round for fundraising for breast cancer research and fundraising programs such as sausage sizzles and chocolate drives to help fund our functions and ongoing activities.
Unique On court opportunities
Refereeing at Knox allows for on court learning and experiences in practice such as 3 person officiating, referee coaching and a pathway for referee progression.
History of the Branch
Established in 1978, VBRA Knox has a long and extensive story of involvement in the establishment of and progression of Knox Basketball.
Founding members and important members of the branch throughout its history are recognised to this day at VBRA Knox, with honorary awards named after Bev Agombar, Alice & Fred Jago and Tony Hawke. Many of the other members, instrumental to the branches history are also recognised with Life membership and with recognition at our 40th Anniversary Branch dinner, held in April 2018.
Further details regarding Branch milestones and records can be found in the About Us section.