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VJBL Tryouts

Lions tryouts 2024 VJBL squad basketball season.

View the image below to see the dates and times for tryouts for the 2024 Championship Season. We will send reminders about tryouts in the lead up to them being held, and send out season information to registered tryout participants in the week prior to tryouts.

Players must be registered to attend tryouts. (Link to Register above).

Players who have previously played for another VJBL squad team (not a domestic team) MUST complete a Permission to Train form. This will also apply to Lions players trying out at other associations as well.

3rd – 15th October – Lions tryouts
18th October – teams announced
22nd October – Lions training begins
17th November – VJBL grading begins

Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for any last minute changes.

Note that there have already been some changes indicated in orange.

For more information, contact: Dave Champness
(Note that many details for the season are still to be determined)

Tryout Schedule

Tryouts 2024.V2


Please arrive 15 - 20 minutes before your tryout to check in and get your tryout number.

What to bring

BBasketball (must be named!), Drink bottle, and Reversible dark/light singlet or dark/light coloured t-shirts.

Viewing tryouts?

No parents are able to stay for the tryouts.

Coming from another Association?

You MUST have Permission To Train from your previous association. Click here to initiate the process (Instructions are on the online form).

Lions Head Coaches for 1st teams

Coaching groups have also been published on Facebook.

U12.1 Boys – Mathew Canty
U12.1 Girls – James Reeves
U14.1 Boys – Danny Psaila
U14.1  Girls – Wayne Slack
U16.1 Boys – Marty Weaver
U16.1 Girls – Matt White
U18.1 Boys – TBC
U18 Girls – Dylan Tunn
U20 Boys – TBC
U20 Girls – TBC

Congratulations to the coaches and we thank them for putting up their hand to allow our players to participate in this higher level of basketball competition.

How many teams will we have in each age group?

This will depend on tryout numbers, skill level of players and availability of suitable coaches.

Season Costs

Details about cost and other important information will be sent out in the lead-up to tryouts.


Any Questions?

Please email:

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