COVID-19 Update

updated as at 15/7/2021

Dear Member,

As you may already be aware, today, the Victorian Government announced a snap lockdown due to the current outbreak.
As a result, this means that from 11:59pm tonight, all competitions,  programs and trainings will be cancelled until further notice.

However, all competitions, programs and training scheduled for today (Thursday, 15th July), will run as per their fixture.

Please note: Office staff will be working from home from the 16th July, until lockdown is complete. If you need to contact the office, please do so via email.
If you are unsure who to email, please contact info@caseybasketball.com.au

We hope you all stay healthy in this time and we look forward to having you back on court as soon as it is deemed safe to do so.

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association


updated as at 8/7/2021

Dear Member,

This week, the Victorian Government took some small additional steps forward in regards to the easing of restrictions. This included bringing the entire state under the same level of restrictions.

Unfortunately, there was no change to the current rules for indoor community sport and therefore the following restrictions still apply:

  • All patrons must check-in using the QR code.
  • All patrons must wear a mask whenever they are not actively participating in the game and do not have a medical exemption.
  • All patrons must follow any instruction provided by CBA staff.
  • 1 spectator (plus dependants) are permitted per participant. This is to ensure that the density quotients will be met.

The Victorian Government has stated that it is likely that the current restrictions will remain in place for 14 days. If there are any changes, we will communicate these as quickly as possible.

We appreciate your continued understanding and support and look forward to seeing everyone on the courts!

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association


updated as at 23/6/2021

Dear Member,

First and foremost, basketball is back!

The Victorian Government has taken another step in easing restrictions in Metropolitan Melbourne, this allows for 300 people per indoor space.

This means the following will now take place:

  • All junior and senior basketball competitions and programs will commence as per fixturing from Friday, 25th June.
    • All patrons must check-in using the QR code.
    • All patrons must wear a mask whenever they are not actively participating in the game and do not have a medical exemption.
    • All patrons must follow any instruction provided by CBA staff.
    • 1 spectator (plus dependants) are permitted per participant. This is to ensure that the density quotients will be met.

We hope you all continue to stay safe and healthy, and we look forward to seeing you back on the court once it is deemed safe to do so.

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association


updated as at 16/6/2021

Dear Member,

The Victorian Government has taken another step in easing restrictions in Metropolitan Melbourne, unfortunately the Association is restricted to 50 people per venue at any one time, therefore limiting the number of competitions and programs that can recommence.

This means the following will now take place:

  • All junior basketball competitions cannot recommence in any capacity. This includes the CBA domestic competition and the VJBL competition.
  • Monday senior competitions played at Kambrya are able to recommence starting from Monday 21st June.
    • All patrons must check-in using the QR code.
    • All patrons must wear a mask whenever they are not actively participating in the game and do not have a medical exemption.
    • All patrons must follow any instruction provided by CBA staff.
    • NO spectators are permitted. Only players, coaches, scorers, referees and staff are permitted.
  • No other senior competitions are able to resume due to the venue restriction of 50 people.
    • This means that there will be no games on Tuesday or Thursday next week.
  • Junior Cavalier training will recommence on-court starting Sunday 20th June– The schedule for this will be released on TeamApp as soon as it is finalised.
    • All patrons must check-in using the QR code.
    • All patrons must wear a mask whenever they are not actively participating in the game and do not have a medical exemption.
    • All patrons must follow any instruction provided by CBA staff.
    • NO spectators are permitted. Only players, coaches and staff are permitted.

This is a very complicated time for basketball and we appreciate your understanding and support during this time.

With any luck, we will be back on court in a much greater capacity toward the end of next week.

We hope you all continue to stay safe and healthy, and we look forward to seeing you back on the court once it is deemed safe to do so.

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association


updated as at 9/6/2021

Dear Member,

Today, the Victorian Government have taken the first step in easing restrictions in Metropolitan Melbourne.

Unfortunately this first step does not include the recommencement of any basketball activities (other than online) at this stage. We anticipate the next step will see us recommence in some capacity.

  • All Casey Basketball competition games will be abandoned and not replayed from the 27/05/21 – 18/06/21.
    • These games will all be listed as draws.
  • VJBL matches for 11/6 have been cancelled and will not be replayed.
    • These games will all be listed as draws.
  • Big V games continue to be postponed.

We are hopeful that we will be able to resume soon and will keep everyone updated with the latest information as it becomes available.

We hope you all continue to have a safe and healthy lockdown and we look forward to seeing you back on the court once it is deemed safe to do so.

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association

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updated as at 2/6/2021

Dear Member,

Another brief update to keep all members in the loop.
As per the Victorian Government restrictions, all basketball competitions and programs remain cancelled until the lockdown has been lifted and it is deemed safe to return to the court.

We understand that many people are looking for ways to keep active during this time. Please click here to check out the online player portal. This portal has heaps of user friendly basketball resources to help you work on your game at home.

We hope you all continue to have a safe and healthy lockdown and we look forward to seeing you back on the court once it is deemed safe to do so.

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association

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updated as at 1/6/2021
Dear Member,
This is a brief update to notify members that VJBL have cancelled games in the upcoming round on Friday, June 4th. These games will not be replayed at a later time.
Big V games for this weekend have been postponed. The league will provide information on games being rescheduled at a later time.
The Association is currently awaiting direction from the Victorian Government to make a final decision about domestic competitions this weekend.
More information about this will be shared with members once the Victorian Government makes an announcement regarding restrictions moving forward.
We hope you all stay healthy in this time and we look forward to having you back on court as soon as it is deemed safe to do so.
Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association
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updated as at 27/5/2021
Dear Member,
As you may already be aware, this morning the Victorian Government announced further restrictions due to the current outbreak.
As a result, this means that until further notice, all competitions and programs have been cancelled effective immediately. This includes any competitions and programs scheduled to run today (27/5/2021).
Please note: Office staff will be working from home for this period. If you need to contact the office, please do so via email.
If you are unsure who to email, please contact info@caseybasketball.com.au
We hope you all stay healthy in this time and we look forward to having you back on court as soon as it is deemed safe to do so.
Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association

updated as at 25/5/2021

Dear Member,

In light of recent announcements from the Victorian Government regarding increased restrictions, Casey Stadium has confirmed that the following is now required when attending indoor facilities from 6pm tonight:

  • Basketball games and programs will continue as scheduled.
  • The following mask rules apply:
    • All patrons aged 12+ must wear a mask at all times within the venue unless medically exempt.
    • Players and referees are not required to wear a mask when participating in the game.
    • Participating players must wear a mask if they leave the court (e.g. to use the bathroom).
    • Coaches and spectators must wear a mask at all times.
  • All patrons must check-in at the venue via the QR code provided.
  • It is highly recommended that patrons use the hand sanitiser provided at venue.

We thank you for your understanding during this time and we hope this is only for a short time.
We will provided additional updates as they become available.

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association


updated as at 26/2/2021

Dear Member,

We are pleased to inform you that the following changes will take place from 11:59pm on Friday, 26th February.

As per current Government restrictions, masks are no longer required to be worn within facilities. However, you are still required to carry one at all times and it is recommended that it is worn wherever social distancing cannot be maintained.

At Casey Stadium, YMCA are strongly recommending patrons continue to wear a face mask due to high traffic volumes and challenges with being able to maintain social distancing.

Contact tracing is still in place and it is required that all patrons entering facilities complete the QR code check-in prior to entering and show your completed check-in to staff upon entering.

As always, we ask that you follow any instructions given by staff or supervisors during this time.

Thank you for your complete cooperation and please remember to stay safe!

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association


Dear Member,

We are pleased to inform you that all competitions, programs and training will resume on Thursday, 18th February 2021.

As per current Government restrictions, masks MUST be worn as follows:

  • By all patrons aged 12+ within the facility unless medically exempt.
  • Only players and referees during their game may not wear their mask, all other patrons (including coaches) must continue to wear their mask.

Please also note that the City of Casey recommend and encourage the following:

  • 1 spectator per player for Junior games and programs. (Max 50 per court)
  • Spectators are discouraged for senior competitions.
  • Players are not to arrive prior to 10 minutes before games.
  • Patrons must leave immediately after their game is completed, so cleaning can be done prior to the next game.

As always, we ask that you follow any instructions given by staff or supervisors during this time.

Thank you for your complete cooperation and please remember to stay safe!

We look forward to seeing you back on the courts tomorrow!

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association


 

Dear Member,

Due to the recent Victorian Government announcement, all basketball competitions, programs and training have been suspended until at least 11:59pm Wednesday 17th February.

This includes:

  • Domestic Competitions
  • Aussie Hoops
  • Domestic Academy
  • Domestic Training
  • Junior Cavalier Training

Casey stadium will be closed from tonight until at least Thursday 18th February.

Basketball Victoria have made the decision to postpone VJBL games for tonight.
We will contact all of our Junior Cavalier teams via Teamapp.

Once any additional information becomes available, we will communicate it as soon as possible. Please stay safe and we look forward to hopefully having you back on the court by the end of next week!

Should you wish to contact us, please email info@caseybasketball.com.au

Kind Regards,
Tammy Bower
Casey Basketball Association

Posted on Monday 12th July, 2021