Breadcrumbs

Basketball

Basketball Waikato University Basketball Club Newly formed in 2016, the Waikato University Basketball club was established to enhance the basketball opportunities for students at the University of Waikato. Now open to both student and community members (non-students), the club is quickly growing in numbers. Catering for both competitive and social players, the club will enter at least seven teams into various basketball competitions in the Waikato. The club currently has two women’s teams competing in the St Peter’s Women’s League and has five men’s teams scheduled to play in the Waikato Basketball Men’s League starting in June. All teams have weekly training sessions at UniRec (the University of Waikato’s on campus fitness and recreation centre), and all competitive teams have dedicated coaches appointed for the season. Contact: uowbbclub@gmail.com More Information: Facebook [LINK - https://www.facebook.com/WaikatoUniversityBasketballClub/] Tertiary Events National Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships University of Waikato students have the opportunity to represent Team Waikato at the National Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships, a pathway tournament to the World University 3x3 Championships. Held on campus earlier this year, the university entered three teams into the event. The men’s A and B team finished second and fourth, while the women’s team finished in third place. National Tertiary Basketball Championships Join Team Waikato and represent the university at the National Tertiary Basketball Championships which are set to take place 26-28 August in Auckland.  For more information about this and other upcoming sports events, click here [LINK – Events page] High Performance The University of Waikato works in partnership with Waikato Basketball [LINK -  http://www.waikatobasketball.co.nz /] to support talented basketball players. For more information about how the University provides athlete support, click here [LINK – High Performance page]

The University of Waikato Basketball Club

Newly formed in 2016, The University of Waikato Basketball club was established to enhance the basketball opportunities for students at the University of Waikato. Now open to both students and community members, the club is quickly growing in numbers.

Catering for both competitive and social players, the club entered seven teams into the Waikato Basketball Men’s and Mixed Leagues in 2017 which started in June.

All teams had their weekly training sessions at the Faculty of Education (FOE) Gym.

2017 TRIALS will be held in late April/ early May, join the Facebook page below to stay up to date with the latest info!

Contact: uowbbclub@gmail.com

More Information: Facebook

Tertiary Events

National Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships

University of Waikato students have the opportunity to represent Team Waikato at the National Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships, a pathway tournament to the World University 3x3 Championships.

Held in Christchurch in April 2017, the university entered a men's and women's team into the event. The men’s team finished third, while the women’s team finished in forth place.

National Tertiary Basketball Championships

Join Team Waikato and represent the university at the National Tertiary Basketball Championships which are set to take place 25-27 September in Christchurch.

For more information about this and other upcoming sports events, click here

Social Basketball

UniRec, the University of Waikato's on-campus fitness and recreation centre, offers free social basketball every Friday from 7.00pm - 8.00pm. All equipment is provided - just drop in and play.

High Performance

The University of Waikato works in partnership with Waikato Basketball to support talented basketball players. For more information about how the University provides athlete support, click here