Tauranga City Basketball will run 2 Little League Competitions:
Little League Term 2 - Monday 15th May - Monday 26th June (6 weeks)
Little League Term 3 - Monday 17th July - Monday 28th August (7 weeks)
Tremains Little league games are 22 minutes long and played on half a basketball court. To ensure players get to handle the ball there are only four players from each team on the court. Games are scheduled between 4:00pm and 5:30pm.
The primary objective of the league is for players to have fun, whilst learning the concept of a team game and developing basic basketball skills in a safe environment. This league is controlled by the Coaches of each team to ensure that each player gets develop with oncourt coaching/upskilling. The Coach is expected to assist both teams to ensure all players enjoy their game.
This league is about participation and enjoyment of the game. It is expected that all players have fun while learning the fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting in a game situation. All players need to feel that they are contributing to the game in a safe, encouraging and positive environment. With that in mind it is expected that the coach or parent from each team are on the court assisting the players to learn.