About Phillip Island Rips

About Phillip Island Rips

Phillip Island Rips is representative level basketball. It is a higher standard than domestic, with different objectives and a higher level of commitment required from both players and parents.

In addition to improved skill development, players will enjoy the experience of working as part of a team over an extended period of time, and playing against varied and challenging opposition, as well as learning from our most experienced local coaches.

There are many other positive outcomes including the social opportunities with other players and families, travelling to other basketball centres, and belonging within a family-friendly, positive environment.

It is expected that players will take pride in representing Phillip Island basketball and work hard to help their team achieve the best results possible.

Important Documents

It is important that all players and families read the below codes of conduct documents.

Age Groups

Each season PIDBA aims to have Phillip Island Rips teams in the following age groups.

  • U10 boys and girls
  • U12 boys and girls
  • U14 boys and girls
  • U16 boys and girls
  • U18 boys and girls

However, if we are unable to secure an experienced coach or enough players within an age group (minimum 8 players) then an age group may not proceed.

Coach Selections

Expressions of interest are sent out in April/May and coaches announced in June.


Phillip Island Rips team tryouts are held between late July to early September.


The season runs from October to March and for U12s until early April.


All Teams participate in the following tournaments:

  • Korumburra - October
  • Warragul - February
  • BV Country Champs
    • U12 boys and girls (early April)
    • U14 boys and girls (Qualifiers in November & if successful Country Champs in late March)
    • U16/18 boys and girls (Div 1 & 2 mid February or Div 3 & 4 mid March)

Other tournaments may include:

  • Southern Peninsula - November
  • Churchill - December
  • Eltham/Dandenong - Australia Day long weekend in January
  • Traralgon - March long weekend
  • South Eastern (Casey) - March long weekend



For further information about the Phillip Island Rips representative basketball season, please email branca@phillipislandbasketball.org


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