2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival

Welcome to the 2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival

This page contains details about the 2019 Bearcats Midyear Junior Basketball Carnival. Please read the information relevant to your age group below. 

  • Carnival Dates: Thursday 11 July 2019 to Sunday 14 July 2019 (middle of July School Holidays)
  • Games Played: Thursday (from 6pm), Friday (from 6pm), Saturday & Sunday (from 8am)
  • Age Groups: U8 / U10 / U12 / U14 / U16 / U18
  • Venues: Port Adelaide, St Clair, Lefevre Community Stadium, Parafield Gardens, The Parks & Wayville
  • Nominations closed: Nominations are now closed

  • Fixture: The fixture for the carnival can be found here: 
    http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-10803-0-0-0&assoc=10803 

  • Carnival Rules are available below (game length, timeouts etc)

All enquiries should be made via email to: westbearcats.carnival@gmail.com 

UNDER 8 

  • Under 8 players are those born in 2012 or later

  • All U8 Divisions will be mixed (boys & girls)

  • No player registered to play District Basketball is eligible to play in the Under 8s (they can play U10s)

  • There is no requirement for a certain number of either boys or girls that need to be on the court at any one time 

  • All players in the Under 8s will receive a participation medal (up to 9 trophies or medals will be provided for each team; if extra medals are required the Team Manager needs to advise the Carnival Committee by email prior to the completion of the Carnival)

PLEASE NOTE:  As we have no knowledge available to grade the Under 8 teams, our finals structure will be decided based upon the number of nominations received. This will result in one of the following outcomes:  
1.   No Finals; or  
2.   Splitting the teams into an A & B Grade following the completion of the Minor Round, and then having finals for each grade; or  
3.   Splitting the teams prior to the Minor Round 
 

  • Special presentations will be made to all Under 8 teams not competing in Grand Finals following the completion of the Minor Round games (time of Presentation to be advised – but will be early Saturday evening

  • If Finals are played for this Grade all Grand Final Winners and Runner-ups will have their trophies and medals presented immediately following their Grand Final game 

  • Special Requests must be submitted at the time of entering your nomination. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request, however we cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled

  • Carnival rules are available here: 2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival Rules

UNDER 10

  • Under 10 players are those born in 2010 or 2011 (or later)

  • There will be separate girls and boys competitions, with the number of Divisions guided by the number of team registrations

  • There is no restriction on District Basketballers playing in this age group

  • Division 1 U10 District teams can enter

  • All players in the Under 10s will receive a participation medal (up to 9 trophies or medals will be provided for each team; if extra medals are required the Team Manager needs to advise the Carnival Committee by email prior to the completion of the Carnival) 

  • Special presentations will be made to all Under 10 teams not competing in Grand Finals following the completion of the Minor Round Games (time of Presentation to be advised – but will be early Saturday evening) 

  • All Grand Final Winners and Runner-ups will have their trophies and medals presented immediately following their Grand Final game

  • Special Requests must be submitted at the time of entering your nomination. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request, however we cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled

  • Carnival rules are available here: 2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival Rules

UNDER 12 

  • Under 12 players are those born in 2008 or 2009

  • There will be separate girls and boys competitions, with the number of Divisions guided by the number of team registrations

  • This age group is for Division 2 District Basketball teams or below (Division 1 U12 District teams may enter the U14 competition)

  • Teams in this age group will not be granted permission to play any Division 1 U12 player in their team (a player is regarded as a Division 1 player if they have played Division 1 in any game 4 weeks prior to the Carnival. If a team includes a Div 1 player in their team the game will be forfeited by the offending team. Division 1 players can play up an age group)

  • Grand final teams (winners and runner-up) will have their trophies and medals presented immediately following their Grand Final game (up to 9 trophies or medals will be provided for each team; if extra medals are required the Team Manager needs to advise the Carnival Committee by email prior to the completion of the Carnival)

  • Special Requests must be submitted at the time of entering your nomination. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request, however we cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled

  • Carnival rules are available here: 2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival Rules

UNDER 14 

  • Under 14 players are those born in 2006 or 2007

  • There will be separate girls and boys competitions, with the number of Divisions guided by the number of team registrations

  • This age group is for Division 2 District Basketball teams or below (Division 1 U14 District teams may enter the U16 competition)

  • Teams in this age group will not be granted permission to play any Division 1 U14 player in their team (a player is regarded as a Division 1 player if they have played Division 1 in any game 4 weeks prior to the Carnival. If a team includes a Div 1 player in their team the game will be forfeited by the offending team. Division 1 players can play up an age group)

  • Grand final teams (winners and runner-up) will have their trophies and medals presented immediately following their Grand Final game (up to 9 trophies or medals will be provided for each team; if extra medals are required the Team Manager needs to advise the Carnival Committee by email prior to the completion of the Carnival)

  • Special Requests must be submitted at the time of entering your nomination. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request, however we cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled

  • Carnival rules are available here: 2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival Rules

UNDER 16 

  • Under 16 players are those born in 2004 or 2005

  • There will be separate girls and boys competitions, with the number of Divisions guided by the number of team registrations

  • This age group is for Division 2 District Basketball teams or below (Division 1 U16 District teams may enter the U18 competition)

  • Teams in this age group will not be granted permission to play any U16 Division 1 player in their team (a player is regarded as a Division 1 player if they have played Division 1 in any game 4 weeks prior to the Carnival. If a team includes a Div 1 player in their team the game will be forfeited by the offending team. Division 1 players can play up an age group)

  • Grand final teams (winners and runner-up) will have their trophies and medals presented immediately following their Grand Final game (up to 9 trophies or medals will be provided for each team; if extra medals are required the Team Manager needs to advise the Carnival Committee by email prior to the completion of the Carnival)

  • Special Requests must be submitted at the time of entering your nomination. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request, however we cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled

  • Carnival rules are available here: 2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival Rules

UNDER 18 

  • Under 18 players are those born in 2002 or 2003

  • There will be separate girls and boys competitions, with the number of Divisions guided by the number of team registrations

  • This age group is for Division 2 District Basketball teams or below (Division 1 U18 District teams and players cannot enter the Bearcats Carnival)

  • Teams in this age group will not be granted permission to play any U18 Division 1 player in their team (a player is regarded as a Division 1 U18 player if they have played Division 1 in any game 4 weeks prior to the Carnival. If a team includes a Div 1 player in their team the game will be forfeited by the offending team)

  • Grand final teams (winners and runner-up) will have their trophies and medals presented immediately following their Grand Final game (up to 9 trophies or medals will be provided for each team; if extra medals are required the Team Manager needs to advise the Carnival Committee by email prior to the completion of the Carnival)

  • Special Requests must be submitted at the time of entering your nomination. Every effort will be made to accommodate your request, however we cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled

  • Carnival rules are available here: 2019 Bearcats Midyear Carnival Rules