Good Afternoon All,

That time is here, the RBRA 2020/2021 Summer Season.

Season dates will be Tuesday 13th October 2020 to 1st April 2021- Finals will be played in the last two weeks, with Friday games played on Thursday 1st April.

SEASON START – 13th Oct 2020 SEASON END – 19th Mar 2021
SEMI FINALS – 23rd – 26th Mar 2021 GRAND FINALS – 30th Mar – 1st Apr 2021

Please note due to Covid-19 and the restrictions in place with number of people allowed in the stadium, spectators MAY still be limited this season, we will continue to update you as we receive advice from associated bodies.

Please be patient with all involved as these changes are new to us all and we are all doing our best to ensure that the safety of all our members and staff.

The season will run as a 19 week season with the Christmas break in the middle. Semi Finals will be held in week 18 and Finals in week 19. Players will need to have played 10 games to qualify for the Grand Final. We will return to the normal grading process this season which will take place in weeks 1-3.

 

Ages per Grade:

Competition Grade Year Born Game Day
U8’s 2014/2015 Tuesday
U10’s 2012/2013 Friday
U12’s 2010/2011 Thursday
U14’s 2008/2009 Friday
U16’s 2006/2007 Thursday
U18’s 2004/2005 Tuesday
Seniors 2003 and earlier Tuesday

Junior teams will receive trophies or medals (including U8 / U10) as per normal for Grand Finals. We will be doing All Star 5 and MVP Awards. The winner of the Senior Grand Finals will receive a $200 voucher and runners up will receive $100 towards Winter 2021 Season registration.

Any Questions regards Summer 2020/21 please email - [email protected].

Summer 2020/21 Fees

Individual membership payments are as normal of $50 per player to paid upon registration, please note some members may need to renew their BWA membership of $30.

Team Fees

$1,500 per team (Senior and Junior) to be made in two payments.

$400 when registering and $1,100 by 9th November (teams will not take the court the following week if payment has not been made)

ALL PAYMENTS MUST GO THROUGH SPORTS TG UNLESS AN ARRANGEMENT HAS BEEN MADE WITH THE BOOKKEEPER.

Please note that no Byes will be paid out for the Summer season, however, we will try to minimise them as much as possible. Unfortunately, this is just part of the domestic season and cannot be avoided completely.

Kidsport

Anyone wanting to use Kidsport MUST let their team manager know and must also forward the code to [email protected]

Any team that is using Kidsport vouchers MUST contact the bookkeeper PRIOR to making the second payment.Please note that no Byes will be paid out for the Summer season, however, we will try to minimise them as much as possible. Unfortunately, this is just part of the domestic season and cannot be avoided completely.

WABL

The WABL Player rules this season will be –

3 x WABL players per team

2 x WABL players per team playing up an age group

Senior Bonds

Senior bonds will still be $200 per team, with $100 being forfeited each time an individual is ejected or found guilty at tribunal. Please note once your bond has been forfeited another will need to be paid before your team can retake the court again.

Bonds ONLY (no other payments) are to be paid into

ANZ RBRA
BSB : 016010
ACC: 308119593

Teams must email [email protected] if they wish to request a return of their bond at the end of season. Bonds will be rolled over to the next season unless a return is requested.

Team Nominations will be open from Friday 4th September to Friday 25th September inclusive.

Player registrations will remain open for the season. Please note we will be introducing a $100 yearly RBRA membership option that will cover the Summer and Winter season membership, if you wish to take up this option it will be available to select upon registration.

IMPORTANT DATES
TEAM NOMINATIONS OPEN Friday 4th September 2020
TEAM NOMINATIONS CLOSE Friday 25th September 2020
COACHNG COURSE TBC
LEVEL 0 REF COURSE 14th & 21st October
CHRISTMAS BREAK 21st Dec – 1st Feb 2021
START DATE TERM 1 2021 Tuesday 2nd February 2021
MELBOURNE CUP DAY BYES Tuesday 3rd November 2020