COVID-19 Virus Update 14/03/20

Updated: Mar 16, 2020

Dear Keilor Basketball Community,

As we are all aware the rapidly evolving circumstances requires that we all undertake suitable actions to ensure the health and well of our community.

After considering advice from government/medical authorities, Basketball Victoria (BV), Basketball Australia (BA)- Keilor Basketball Association (KBA) has decided to take the actions detailed below.

These decisions are not taken lightly and are considered to be in the best interests of the KBA community.

Please note that updates and amendments will be advised as appropriate to meet the constantly changing situation.

Junior Domestic (KBAJ)

The finals series for this summer season has been cancelled.

Teams finishing first and second on the ladder after round 13 on 22nd February are deemed to be the premiers and runner-up for the season. No trophies will be issued.

Planning and preparations for Winter 2020 Season will continue and cut-off times still apply.

KBA Office will structure the competition and allocate teams as deemed appropriate.

Senior Domestic

All competitions are suspended for the next week, Monday 16th– Thursday 19th (inclusive).

This is being reviewed weekly and any changes will be advised by midday (12:00pm) on Fridays.

Mini Thunder

This program is suspended until further notice.

Basketball Victoria Programs

As advised by BV all competitions & programs are suspended until further notice.

This includes VJL (Junior Rep) and BigV (Senior Rep)

Junior Rep (VJL) & Senior Rep (BigV) Training

All training scheduled for Sunday 15th March is cancelled

Usual training schedule is reinstated as at Monday 16th March with the following stipulations:

-It is recommended that only players, coaches and essential team staff attend

-Players may choose not to attend training, without prejudice, as they deem appropriate in the circumstances

-Coaches may choose to cancel their individual training sessions as they deem appropriate

(please advise the KBA Office if you chose to do so)

Also, be mindful of team members’ concerns and not prejudice the individual, should they choose not to attend.

Holiday Programs/Camps

The situation is under review and advice will be provided by midday (12:00pm) on Friday 27th March

At this point, this means that the Junior Domestic Finals, VJL (Junior Rep) training will not take place this weekend. Keilor

Albert Pellizzer

President, Keilor Basketball Association

Further Information & Advice:

BV Statement- COVID-19

BA Statement Regarding Coronavirus Precautionary Measures

DHHS- coronavirus

You may also contact KBA if you have any further questions.

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