2022 Primary School Challenge

Cessnock Basketball’s Primary School Challenge is a one-day tournament open to students from Year 3 to Year 6. We encourage all schools in the Cessnock area to enter a mixed junior, and senior girls and boys teams as part of the competition.

Date & Time

Wednesday the 17th of August 2022. Please arrive at 8:45 am. Games commence at 9 am and conclude at 3:30 pm.

Rules & Draw


  • Senior Girls
  • Senior Boys
  • Junior Mixed

The Senior Girls and Senior Boys divisions are targeted at girls and boys in Year 5 and Year 6, as well as younger children currently playing in our Super 12s Competition (or equivalent).

The Junior Mixed division is for younger children in Year 3 and Year 4. Junior Mixed will use lowered hoops and size 5 basketballs to allow younger kids to participate at their current skill level.

Team Manager & Scoring Duty

  • A teacher or approved parent must manage/coach each team.
  • Each team must provide a person to help with score bench duty.
  • Referees will be provided for each game.

Equipment & Uniforms

  • Basketballs will be supplied.
  • Teams must be in matching uniforms, with numbers clearly marked. School sports uniform is acceptable with numbered bib or player number drawn on arm in black marker.

Team Nomination

Nominations are now closed.