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Registrations for the Summer 2021/2022 season have closed.

Waiting list for Late registrations for Summer 2021/2022 season

Your child may still be able to join a team provided there is room in a suitable team in your child’s age group. All late registration requests will be put on a waiting list.  Please email the Operations Coordinator with your child’s DOB and previous basketball experience.

Please note that all efforts will be made to place players that register late in a team of appropriate skill level. Players may be required to play in a lower graded team if a place is not available for them. Efforts will be made to meet training availability requests, but cannot be guaranteed. Friendship requests will not be considered.

Age Groups for Summer 2021/22 Season – Term 4 2021 & Term 1 2022

EDJBA’s Age Group Overview
Under 8: Born from July 2013 or later (minimum age is 6yo)
Under 10: Born from July 2011 to June 2013
Under 12: Born from July 2009 to June 2011
Under 14: Born from July 2007 to June 2009
Under 16: Born from July 2005 to June 2007
Under 18: Born from July 2003 to June 2005
Under 21: Born from July 2000 to June 2003

Hawks Refund Policy:

We understand sometimes you may need to withdraw your child from playing basketball with the Hawks due to player illness/injury or because you family has moved out of the Banyule area. Please read and become aware of our Refund Policy which applies to all Hawks player registrations.


Uniforms can be ordered online from Fiddes Sport via this link or email
The store is located at 15/24 Brand Drive Thomastown – please contact Fiddes for current opening hours.
If you need to collect an order or if you need to visit the Fiddes store to try on a uniform then members are advised to call in advance 9464 1721. Please be aware that Fiddes only has a small shop front and under their COVID safe plan will only be able to allow one family at a time into the shop.
Special orders for a specific uniform number can still be placed however no time guarantee will be given as the sport returns to “COVID normal”.

Summer 2021/22 Season dates (dependent on COVID restrictions):

– Registration window ends 10th September
– 4th October – 2nd April (Terms 4 & 1) TBC
– Semi Finals 19th March
– Preliminary Finals 26th March
– Grand Finals 2nd April
EDJBA Summer season dates

Hawks Team Selection:

When registering your child, please provide any necessary information to assist in team selection, including your accurate training availability. Please see the Team Selection Policy for further details.

Selection and placement

Team Selectors will seek feedback from coaches and observe player performance to make decisions regarding team selection. There are many factors involved in placing teams, including coach availability, player training availability, player skill and development, participation in training and games and friendship requests. Selectors will also look to create balanced teams so looking at a player’s scoring during a season will not give you an indication of which team they will be selected for. Ball handling, defensive skill, court and play awareness and a range of other skills are considered in obtaining a good balance (you cannot have a team full of ball handlers and no rebounders).

Friendship request

Players may nominate up to three friendship requests. Please put the full names of the requests on the registration formto assit the team selectors. The club will endeavour to meet at least one of the nominated friendship requests, provided it is reciprocal and both players have similar training availability, however, this cannot be guaranteed.
Teams will move from season to season and it is a great opportunity for players to widen their friendship groups and meet new people.

Training availability

While we understand that players have a range of other commitments, please be aware that training availability has a significant impact on team composition. The more available you are, the more likely you are to be placed in a team of similar skill and with known players. While every request will be made to allocate you to training time that suits, this is not always possible.

Feedback on team selection

When you receive your team sheet, you will have one week to make requests for changes. Please do not contact the club directly with your change requests. All change requests should be made through the online form link which was included in the email sent out with team sheets. An outcome will be provided within the first week of grading. The outcome will be final and no further changes will be considered. Please note that while every effort will be made to accommodate requests, movement of one player can have an impact on a number of teams and may not be possible.