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Summer 2016 2017 player sign up and team selections
August 18th, 2016

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All players who intend to play in the Summer 2016 / 2017 season MUST notify the junior boys or junior girls team coordinators.  The sign-up and team selection procedures and an explanation of the process is described fully in this document

LBC Summer 2016 2017 player and team planning

Team selections and LBC registration will follow in a few weeks time.

 

Check the following lists for players who have already signed.  If your name is not on this list you will not be selected in a team.

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LBC Summer 2016 2017 player and team planning
August 18th, 2016

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Procedure summary

Please read the FAQ below for further explanation.

 

Step 1  Indicate your intention to play in Summer 16/17 season by Friday 2nd September.

Step 2  Confirm that your name has been included on the player list on the LBC website.

Step 3  Team selections will be done during the 2 week period ending Friday 16th September

 

 

Procedure details

 

Step 1

Indicate your intention to play in Summer 2016 2017 season before Friday 2nd September by emailing to juniorboys@laragiants.org.au  OR  juniorgirls@laragiants.org.au

 

Details required are :

Name

Date of birth

Email address

Contact mobile number

 

Step 2

Confirm that your name has been included on the player list on the LBC website.

If you have done Step 1 above and your name does not appear on the list within 2 days, send a text to Rod Randall on 0408 331560

Allow 2 days for the list to be updated.   

Only players on the list will be considered for selection in a team.

If you are aware of players not on the list, who you know intend to play, direct them to the LBC website for directions on how to sign up.

 

Step 3

Team selections will be done during the week ending 16th September and all players will be notified when the teams have been selected.  The team lists will be placed on the LBC website.  Players not selected in a team will be placed on a waiting list.

 

Change of Age Groups

The change of age groups occurs between the Winter and Summer seasons and approximately half of the players will move up an age group.  The new age groups for Summer 2016/2017 and Winter 2017 are:

  • Under 10 Born in 2008 or 2009
  • Under 12 Born in 2006 or 2007
  • Under 14 Born in 2004 or 2005
  • Under 16 Born in 2002 or 2003
  • Under 18 Born in 2000 or 2001

 

FAQ

Why is this new procedure being introduced ?

The biggest issue the club has each season is entering teams without a confirmed coach and then trying to find a coach while the season is active.  This causes frustrations and disgruntlement for all involved and a lot of extra time and effort for the team coordinators and other club members.  The whole process is about removing the uncertainty around who is playing and who is coaching and the pain associated with that uncertainty.

 

How can I guarantee my child will be placed in a team ?

That is easy – coach a team !  or recruit somebody to coach your child’s team.

This is the part where you can really help the club.  If you have some basketball experience or are just willing to give it a go then please consider coaching a team.  You may have a brother/sister/relative/friend who is suitable – ask them if they will coach.

If everybody in the club actively looked for somebody to coach a team all our coaching issues would be solved.

 

How many teams will be entered in each age group ?

The number of teams is totally dependent on the number of coaches confirmed for that age group.  If we have enough players for 5 teams but only 3 coaches we will only enter 3 teams.

 

How are the teams selected ?

Team selections will be done by the age group coaches and the teams coordinator.

If extra teams are entered after the initial selection there will be some reshuffling of the players amongst the teams.

 

What if my child is not selected in a team ?

They will be placed on a waiting list and if a position becomes available the coach will select a player from the waiting list.

BUT if we had another coach we would enter another team and an extra 7 or 8 players would get a game.  Refer to the question above “How can I guarantee my child will be placed in a team?

 

I thought the club would provide a coach !

The club is you, me and everybody else who plays or has a child who plays.  Some of our coaches are senior players but the majority are the parents of players.  All are volunteers willing to give up their time to allow the kids to have a game of basketball.  How many kids can play is dependent on how many parents are willing to volunteer.

 

What are the commitments and benefits of coaching a team ?

Commitments and duties

There is 1 game and 1 training session per week both of which are usually 1 hour duration.

There will probably be 1 coaches meeting per season.

Work with the club and team coordinators as the primary contact between the club and the team.

Benefits and assistance

Free LBC club membership for your family.

Free coaching courses as available.  Generally there would be a level 0 and level 1 course each year.

Assistance will be provided to beginner coaches if requested.  All you have to do is ask.

 


Lara Giants Presentation Day 2016
August 16th, 2016

Sunday 11th September
Lara Lake Primary School

11am – 12pm – Under 10’s & under 12s
12pm – Lunch / Free Sausage Sizzle
1pm – Service & Club Awards, Under 14s, u16s, u18s

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Heaps of fun, with jumping castle, basketball shoot out, merchandise tent (grab your summer warm up Tees, Hoodies, Lara Giants Bags & more)

Oh and plenty of trophies 🙂


Lara Basketball Club Annual General Meeting
August 4th, 2016

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Notice of the AGM of the Lara Basketball Club
Date: Sunday 21st August 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Lara Community Centre, Waverly Road, Lara

All committee positions will be declared vacant and a new committee will be elected. If you are interested in serving on the committee in one of the executive positions or as a general committee member please contact Club Secretary Rod Randall (0408331560).

The strength of a club and it ongoing success is dependent on a strong, active and progressive committee. We need more committee members with fresh ideas and enthusiasm to maintain the great progress the club has achieved over the recent past. If you have the enthusiasm and a willingness to contribute time, ideas and effort for the betterment of the club we want you on the committee.


Trivia Night June 18
April 19th, 2016

Are you the smartest person in your family? Smartest person associated with your team? Are you the expert at gossip or 80s music perhaps. This is your chance to show your stuff. If it is not you get your friends together for a great night out. Tickets are only $15 each with tables of 8-10. So book your tickets or tables & lock in June 18 for a great night

 

For tickets contact

Lorraine: 0412 493 433
Leeann:   0425 015 800

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Uniform & Merchandise Day – Sunday April 10 – 2pm to 4pm
April 5th, 2016

A Lara Giants uniform day will be held on the afternoon of Sunday 10th April 2pm to 4pm at Lara Lake Primary School.

 

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On this day you will be able to try on & collect uniforms, get your hoody ready for winter, pick up a warm up top. Or even get a Lara Giants bag to carry all your gear in.

 

For a list of our merchandise & prices check out http://www.laragiants.org.au/merch/

 

 


Junior Winter Team Selections 2016 (updated April 4)
April 1st, 2016

Here are the team selections for winter 2016. We have tried our best to accommodate as many of our juniors as we can. However there is a couple of cases where we simply have more players than we do coaches or more players than we can fit onto a team.

If you have any concerns or don’t see your name below, please contact your junior co-ordinator on….

 

BOYS: BRETT UEBERGANG: 0418 361 266

GIRLS: TANIA THORPE: 0408 326 895

 

Good luck to all teams this winter

 

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Winter 2016 player sign up and team selections – Updated 15 March 11pm
February 28th, 2016

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All players who intend to play in the Winter 2016 season MUST notify the junior boys or junior girls team coordinators. The sign-up and team selection procedures and an explanation of the process is described fully in this document  Winter 2016 Team and Player Planning.

 

Here are the current list of registered players.  If you have submitted your details prior to the date shown on the pdf below please feel free to send us another email

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Team selections and LBC registration will follow in a few weeks time.

 

Coaching

If you are interested in coaching please contact the junior boys or junior girls co-coordinator or Rod Randall on 0408 331560 or email enquiries@laragiants.org.au

Age Groups for Winter 2016

U10 – Players born in – 2007 2008
U12 – Players born in – 2005 2006
U14 – Players born in – 2003 2004
U16 – Players born in – 2001 2002
U18 – Players born in – 1999 2000

 

All players who intend to play in the Winter 2016 season MUST notify the junior boys or junior girls team coordinators by sending an email to juniorboys@laragiants.org.au  OR  juniorgirls@laragiants.org.au

Details required are :

Name
Date of birth
Email address
Contact mobile number

 


Lara Giants Uniform Day (with Merch & Choc Money)
September 30th, 2015

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When: Sunday 2pm-4pm- Oct 4 2016

Where: Lara Lake Primary School

With the new season starting next week, all new players will need a uniform. Also, anyone wanting a new uniform come down & check them out. We will also be having our merchandise there, so grab a warm up top or bag in time for summer.

Finally, anyone who still hasn’t returned their chocolates money please bring the money down on Sunday. As you know the club has paid for these chocolates and requires the money returned asap.


Lara Giants Presentation Day 2015
August 31st, 2015

Saturday 19th September
Lara Lake Primary School

11am – 12pm – Under 10’s & under 12s
12pm – Lunch / Free Sausage Sizzle
1pm – Under 14s, u16s, u18s & Service & Club Awards

Heaps of fun, with jumping castle, basketball shoot out, merchandise tent (grab your summer warm up Tees, Hoodies, Lara Giants Bags & more)

Oh and plenty of trophies 🙂

 

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