BQ Welcomes Return to Play Funding

  BQ Welcomes Return to Play Funding   Basketball Queensland (BQ) welcomes the Queensland Government’s Sport and Recreation COVID SAFE Restart Plan, as basketball across the state prepares to return after an almost three (3) month standstill.   Under the Return to Play plan, the state government has committed $51.3 million for a COVID SAFE recovery package to support community sports in preparation for the resumption…

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Introducing QLD’s New Basketball Statisticians

  Introducing QLD’s New Basketball Statisticians   Basketball Queensland is pleased to introduce the state’s newest Basketball Statisticians, after 27 up-and-coming technical officials received their Level 1 accreditation in May. With Stage 1 COVID-19 restrictions in place, the Queensland Basketball Statisticians Group hosted the Level 1 accreditation course online, giving the entire basketball community an…

BQNBA2K Round 1 Wrap

BQNBA2K Round 1 Wrap   The first round of the BQNBA2K Online Tournament came to a close last night as some of our competitors got off to a cracking start. Toowoomba Basketball have set themselves up nicely in the Senior Rep (XBOX) division, claiming three out of four possible wins, while Sunshine Coast Phoenix are…

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State Championships Postponed

State Championships Postponed Following the release of the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to Easing Restrictions, Basketball Queensland (BQ) can now confirm that the Under 12, Under 14 and Under 16 State Championships will no longer be able to proceed in July as originally hoped.  With Queensland not due to enter Stage 3 of easing restrictions until July 10, our focus for the next…

NBA2K Round One Preview

  NBA2K Round One Preview   REMINDER: Please set your profiles to PUBLIC, so your opponents can easily find your Gamertag/PSN ID and arrange games.   The Phase 1 of the inaugural Basketball Queensland (BQ) NBA2K Online Tournament tips off today, with 424 participants competing across eight (8) divisions set to showcase some of the…

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COVID-19 Update: 15 May 2020

COVID-19 Update: 15 May 2020 Basketball Queensland welcomes the Queensland Government’s Roadmap to easing Restrictions guidelines, with Stage 1 set to take place from 11:59pm tonight (Friday, 15 May 2020).   The easing of restrictions now means Queenslanders have more opportunities to go outside with gatherings of up to 10 people at any one time, however this does not include…

Queensland’s Newest Basketball Statisticians

  Queensland’s Newest Basketball Statisticians   Earlier this year the Queensland Basketball Statisticians Group hosted a Level 1 Statistician Accreditation course for up and coming officials. The Level 1 course is the first step towards becoming an accredited Statistician and is recognised across Australia. Participants gained valuable insight into the theory of basketball statistics as well…