Basketball

Townsville

Social Sport
JCUSA Sport offers Social Sport every semester over a ten week period (weather permitting).  Social Sport begins in week three of each semester.  Basketball (6-a-side) is one 5 sports offered to students on the Townsville Campus.  Basketball is also part of the rounders competition where students play a different sport each week. 

Social Sport co-ed (mixed competition) and is also open the general public (along with students). 

Basketball Social Sport will begin on Monday March 7 in semester 1 with Social Sport in Semester 2 to begin on Monday August 8. 

For more information about Social Sport as well as how to register to play, click on the following link HERE

Winna Shield
Winna Shield is a year long inter-college sporting competition in Townsville for JCU residential college students.  It comprises of 10 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights on campus!  Basketball is one of 10 sports held during the Winna Shield calendar with the event having a men’s and women’s competition. 

The basketball event will be held over two weeks with the event beginning on Tuesday March 22. 

For more information about Winna Shield, click on the following link HERE

Interfaculty Sport
Interfaculty Sport is a FREE sports program in Townsville where students are eligible to play/represent their enrolled faculty.  Interfaculty Sport comprises of 6 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights amongst faculties!  Basketball is one of 6 sports held during the Interfaculty Sport calendar with the event having a men’s and women’s competition. 

The basketball event will be held over two weeks with the event beginning on Tuesday August 9. 

For more information about Interfaculty Shield, click on the following link HERE

Uni v Army
Each year JCU competes against the Army in a variety of sports in a one day effort in an effort to strengthen the bonds between the University and Army communities.  The event is also known as ‘Battle of the Icons’, features men’s basketball (to be played at either Townsville Stadium or Townsville Basketball Stadium) as part of the schedule. 

The event date is still to be confirmed however the event will most likely to occur in September/October. 

Facilities
The Townsville Campus has two multipurpose outdoors courts to play basketball.  These courts are free to use for students throughout the semester from 6am-6pm 7 days a week (as long as there is not an event already booked). 

Cairns

Social Sport
JCUSA Sport offers Social Sport every semester over a ten week period (weather permitting).  Social Sport begins in week three of each semester.  3x3 basketball is one 4 sports offered to students on the Cairns Campus. 

Social Sport co-ed (mixed competition) and is also open the general public (along with students). 

3x3 basketball Social Sport will begin on Wednesday March 9 in semester 1 with Social Sport in Semester 2 to begin on Wednesday August 10. 

For more information about Social Sport as well as how to register to play, click on the following link HERE

Gunyarra Cup
The Gunyarra Cup is a year long inter-college sporting competition in Cairns for JCU residential college students.  It comprises of 6 sports; and is the ultimate case for bragging rights on campus!  3x3 Basketball is one of 6 sports held during the Gunyarra Cup calendar with the event holding a mixed competition. 

The 3x3 basketball event will be held over three weeks with the event beginning on Wednesday March 16. 

For more information about Gunyarra Cup, click on the following link HERE

Interfaculty Sport

Interfaculty Sport in Cairns is a free program, which consists of 5 sports played on a one day event held each semester between 4 faculty teams.

The program was introduced in 2022 with the intention of growing sport on the Cairns Campus as well as creating friendly rivalry amongst faculties.

The Interfaculty Sport event will be held on Saturday August 13. 

For more information about Interfaculty Sport, click on the following link HERE

Facilities
The Cairns Campus has a brand new half-basketball court located outside building A24.  This court are free to use for students throughout the semester.  No booking is required to use the facility. 

 

Clubs

Townsville

There is currently no basketball club existing on the Townsville Campus.  If you are interested in helping to start a club up on campus, please email [email protected] as well as [email protected]

To join a basketball club in the Townsville region, click on the following link HERE

Cairns

There is currently no basketball club existing on the Cairns Campus.  If you are interested in helping to start a club up on campus, please email [email protected] as well as [email protected]

To join a basketball club in the Cairns region, click on the following link HERE

 

JCU Representation

Each year JCU sends teams to compete at UniSport Nationals.  The UniSport Nationals provide an opportunity for students at 43 member universities from across Australia (including JCU) to compete head to head in a number of national standard sporting competitions.  UniSport Nationals is the largest multi-sporting event held in Australia every year with its flagship event Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 hosting up to 10,000 students each year. 

This year the basketball event will be held from September 25 – October 1 in Perth.  If you are interested in competing in the basketball event, click on the following link HERE and register your interest today.  For more information in regards to the event, click on the following link HERE

 

In addition to the basketball competition at Div 1 and Div 2, UniSport Australia will also be hosting a standalone event in Hobart from April 20-22.  For more information in regards to the event, click on the following link HERE

If you are interested in competing at this event, email [email protected]

jcu

The James Cook University Student Association works closely with the James Cook University. Please visit www.jcu.edu.au to find out more.