BNSW Schools Tournament

The BNSW School Tournaments consist of regional tournaments for both Primary and Secondary Schools.

What is the Schools Tournament?

The BNSW School Tournaments consist of regional tournaments for both Primary and Secondary Schools. These tournaments culminate in the top teams from each region competing at the State Championships where the best team from NSW will be crowned. These tournaments are open to all New South Wales schools.

2024 BNSW School Tournaments Information Guide

BNSW Schools Tournament By Laws

Opens Nomination Form

2024 Locations

The tournaments will be held regionally at various venues across multiple days. Leading to the culminating event, State Championships held at Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre (30 Herbert Street, Cambridge Park NSW 2747).

Under 16s

All players must be under the age of the nominated age group as at December 31, in that year i.e., cannot turn 16 in 2024.

Dates and Venues of Tournaments:
Tournaments were held in May 2024.

Opens

Dates and Venues of Tournaments:
Tournament were held in june 2024.

Primary

Players must be a minimum of eight (8) years of age prior to participating in the Primary Tournament.

Dates and Venues of Tournaments:
• 5th & 6th November 2024 at PCYC Wagga Wagga, Wagga Wagga, Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre, Cambridge Park & Sportz Central, Coffs Harbour
• 7th & 8th November 2024 at The Snakepit Stadium, Gwynneville (Beaton Park Stadium)
• 12th & 13th November 2024 at Griffith Regional Sports Centre, Griffith & Newcastle Basketball Stadium, Broadmeadow
• 14th & 15th November 2024 at Bathurst Indoor Sports Stadium, West Bathurst & Sutherland Basketball Stadium, Sutherland
• 26th & 27th November 2024 – State Championships at Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre, Cambridge Park

2024 Nominations Dates

2024 Nomination Dates for each age group. Note nominations may close earlier if positions are filled before the closing.

Under 16s :
Closed: 1st March

Opens: 
Closed: 28th March

Primary: 
Open: 29th July
Close: 30th August

Entry Fees
BNSW imposes a fee per team for entry into the tournament. The fee includes referee costs, court hire and administration costs. Note teams are not required to bring any fees with them on the day. BNSW will invoice all participating schools after the close of nominations and teams are confirmed.

2024 Nomination –  Fee (per team)
Regional Tournaments $180 (exc. GST)
State Championships $200 (exc. GST)

2025 DATES WILL BE RELEASED IN OCTOBER 2024