South Australia boasts a vibrant school basketball program at both primary and secondary school level.

South Australia boasts a vibrant school basketball program at both primary and secondary school level. 

Basketball SA encourages participation in these programs as an integral part of our basketball community. 

The bodies responsible for the school programs, including inter-school competitions and representative programs are SAPSASA (Primary School Sport), Secondary School Sport SA and Sports Association for Adelaide Schools.

Miniball

Miniball is a fun, social competition for primary school aged children and is the next step up from Aussie Hoops. Schools generally offer miniball as a sports option for children and create teams to play in their local centre. This is often the first time parents or care givers are introduced to the sport and is a great time to begin getting involved in coaching.

Miniball is run at all Basketball SA venues, as well as Basketball SA's affiliate, STARplex. Please contact your local basketball centre for more information.

SAPSASA

South Australian Primary Schools Amateur Sports Association (SAPSASA) works within the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) to provide primary school aged children with opportunities to participate in a range of sporting activities including basketball.

SAPSASA works in consultation with Secondary School Sport SA (SSSSA) to conduct school sport programs from R-12 within DECD, Catholic and Independent Schools.  

Basketball SA works closely with SAPSASA to support the annual primary schools knockout basketball tournament.

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SASSSA

South Australian Secondary Schools Sports Association (SASSSA) works within the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) to provide secondary school aged children with the opportunity to participate in a range of sporting activities including basketball.

SASSSA works in consultation with Primary Schools Amateur Sports Association (SAPSASA) to conduct school sport programs from R-12 within DECD, Catholic and Independent Schools.  

Basketball SA works closely with SASSSA to support the annual secondary schools knockout basketball tournament.

Click here for more information.

SAAS

The Sports Association for Adelaide Schools is an association of independent schools dedicated to the provision of competitive sport between member schools in South Australia.

Aim of SAAS:

  • To provide an educational purpose and value through sporting activities between member schools.
  • To provide and encourage fellowship and interaction between member schools through sport.
  • To promote and manage sporting engagements when member schools field combined teams for competition to represent the Association.

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