REPRESENTATIVE TRIALS 2021

Next session date/time/venue will be provided on the team squad list. Players may be cut from the squad at any time during trial period.  Squad lists will be posted on the TEAM SQUAD LIST by Tuesday 5pm following each trial. Those listed will be required to attend the following trial.


IMPORTANT

Unfortunately due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will NOT be allowing spectators to attend trials. While we understand this decision will disappoint some people, expected numbers are such that it would be difficult to maintain mandated measures including social distancing and enhanced hygiene within the stadium.

At this stage, these measures will be taken for all 2021 Representative trials, both boys & girls. Please see our updated COVID-19 page for more information on drop off and pick up procedures. 

TRIAL PROCESS

  1. Players MUST register online and pay a one off $30 fee for the trial. Must be paid at least 48 hours prior to Trial.
  2. Players may be cut from the squad at any time during trial period. 
  3. Squad lists will be posted on the website by Tuesday afternoon following each trial. Those listed will be required to attend the following trial.
  4. Players who withdrew from a 2020 Hornets team after teams were announced will not be considered for selection for 12 months.
  5. Players are asked to wear a light/dark reversible singlet to trials.
  6. Athletes & parents are required to read the Hornets Handbook prior to attending trials.
  7. All trials are held at the Hills Basketball Stadium, Fred Caterson Reserve, Castle Hill. 
  8. All selected players and a parent will be required to attend the compulsory team meeting. Day & time to be confirmed. 

TRIAL DATES/TIMES


STEP 1 | PRE-TRIALS | Local Competition Players (non-rep players) / External Representative Players

Due to the number of male athletes trialing for Hornets Representative teams and to ensure all athletes are given careful consideration, PRE-TRIALS have been introduced for local competition athletes (non-rep) and external representative players to trial and gain entry to the Hornets Representative Trials (Step 2). 

Under 12 Boys – Born 2010, 2011, 2012 | Sunday 8 November | 8am-10am

Under 14 Boys – Born 2008 & 2009 | Sunday 8 November | 10am-12n

Under 16 Boys – Born 2006 & 2007 | Sunday 8 November  | 12n-2pm

Under 18 Boys – Born 2004 & 2005 | Sunday 8 November | 2pm-4pm


STEP 2 | HORNETS REPRESENTATIVE TRIALS

BOYS – Athletes selected from Step 1 and Hornets Representative players from 2020 can attend.

GIRLS – Any athlete wishing to trial for the 2021 season may attend.

Under 12 Boys – Born 2010, 2011, 2012

Sun 15, 22, 29  Nov (8am-10am), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC). 

Under 12 Girls – Born 2010, 2011, 2012

Sun 15, 22, 29  Nov (8am-10am), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC). 

Under 14 Boys – Born 2008 & 2009

Sun 15 Nov (10am-12n), Sat 21 Nov (5.30-7.30pm) Sat 28 Nov (5.30-7.30pm), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC).  

Under 14 Girls – Born 2008 & 2009

Sun 15 Nov (10am-12n), Sat 21 Nov (5.30-7.30pm) Sat 28 Nov (5.30-7.30pm), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC).  

Under 16 Boys – Born 2006 & 2007

Sat 14 Nov (5.30-7.30pm), Sun 22 Nov (10am-12n), Sun 29 Nov (10am-12n), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC). 

Under 16 Girls – Born 2006 & 2007

Sat 14 Nov (5.30-7.30pm), Sun 22 Nov (10am-12n), Sun 29 Nov (10am-12n), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC). 

Under 18 Boys – Born 2004 & 2005

Sun 15 Nov (12n-2pm), Sat 21 Nov (7.30-9.30pm), Sat 28 Nov (7.30-9.30pm), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC). 

Under 18 Girls – Born 2004 & 2005

Sun 15 Nov (12n-2pm), Sat 21 Nov (7.30-9.30pm), Sat 28 Nov (7.30-9.30pm), Sat 30 Jan (times TBC) & Sun 31 Jan (times TBC). 

* At the conclusion of November trial dates a representative squad will be named for each age group. Squads will be required to attend sessions on Saturday 30th January (times TBC) and Sunday 31st January (times TBC) for final team placement (as a full player or development player).

TRIAL DATES/TIMES

Youth League Women – U23 / Senior Women | Sunday 15, 22, 29 November & 6 December 2020 | 3pm-5pm

Youth League Men – U23 / Senior Men | Sunday 15, 22, 29 November & 6 December 2020 | 3pm-5pm | Sunday 17 January 2pm – 4pm


2021 Senior Men Scrimmages

Sun 1st Nov – 2-4pm

Sat 7th Nov – CANCELLED

2021 Senior Coaches will be in attendance!

Hills Representative Program will accept a maximum of two transfers per junior age group from other Representative Associations competing in the Waratah Junior Metro League. Players who have moved into The Hills Council region are not classified as transfers.

Players looking to trial from another Club must complete the attached ‘Permission to Trial’ form & submit prior to trialling. Click here to download a Permission to Trial Form.

NSW CLEARANCE FORM | If selected in a Hills Hornets Representative team player clearance will be processed by Hills Basketball Association online with the previous Association. Please note that clearances can be blocked due to outstanding monies or clothing to the Association the play is leaving from.

INTERSTATE CLEARANCE FORM | If selected in a Hills Hornets Representative teams interstate players must complete an Interstate Clearance Form. Click here to download an Interstate Clearance Form.

If you wish to be considered for any representative team and you are injured or unwell to trial you need to email christie@hillshornets.com.au and inform the nature of your issue accompanied with Medical Certificate.

  • Premier Division, Division 1 and 2 – allowed one transfer per team.
  • Players who were not named in any team and did not play in Pre-Season or the regular Season in the previous season will be classified as a “free” transfer if playing in Division 2 or below. They will still require a clearance to be processed.  
  • Where a player has moved into the Hills Shire, special conditions may apply.

For further information please contact Christie Graham 9894-8944 (ext 3)  or christie@hillshornets.com.au

For further information please contact Christie Graham 9894-8944 (ext 3)  or christie@hillshornets.com.au

2021 TRIAL LISTS

Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to progress into the next round of Hills Hornets Representative Trials.

UNDER 12 GIRLS | Born 2010, 2011 & 2012 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

UNDER 12 BOYS | Born 2010, 2011 & 2012 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

UNDER 14 GIRLS | Born 2008 & 2009 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

UNDER 14 BOYS | Born 2008 & 2009 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

UNDER 16 GIRLS | Born 2006 & 2007 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

UNDER 16 BOYS | Born 2006 & 2007 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

UNDER 18 GIRLS | Born 2004 & 2005 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

UNDER 18 BOYS | Born 2004 & 2005 | Available 5pm 24/11/20

SENIOR WOMEN | Available 5pm 24/11/20

SENIOR MEN| Available 5pm 24/11/20