About U16


The 2021 Australian Under-16 Junior Championships will be held from Sunday 27th September to Sunday 3rd October 2021 in Darwin, NT.

Sunday 26th Sept: Opening Ceremony + One Game
Monday 27th Sept: Pool Games
Tuesday 28th Sept: Pool Games
Wednesday 29th Sept: Pool Games
Thursday 30th Sept: Day Off for all teams
Friday 1st Oct: Quarter Finals & Classification
Saturday 2nd Oct: Semi Finals & Classification
Sunday 3rd Oct: Grand Final, Play Offs & Closing Ceremony

Your Host

The 2021 Australian Under-16 Junior Championships will be hosted by Darwin Basketball Association


The 2021 Australian Under-16 Junior Championships will be held at:

Darwin Basketball Stadium – 220 Abala Road, Marrara, NT 0812

Marrara Indoor Sports Stadium – 10 Abala Road, Marrara, NT 0812


View the full fixture here.

Official Program

Click here to download.

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony will take place prior to the commencement of games on Sunday 26th September at 4:00pm ACST.

All family, friends and spectators are invited to attend.

Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony and all medal presentations will take place following the Grand Final games on Sunday 3rd October, 2021.


Tickets are now available for purchase online here


Official Championship Merchandise will be available for purchase at the venue each day from our partners at iAthletic. Pre-orders are also available for pick up at the event via www.iathletic.com.au

Camera & Video Passes

With the protection and privacy of our participants and vision rights partners in mind, anyone wanting to use a camera or take video is required to have a CAMERA/VIDEO PASS during the Championships. All cameras are required to be signed in at the front desk on arrival and agree to the Photography policy. Click here to view full policy.

All video cameras are to be used the area provided in the stadiums for filming.  No flash photography is allowed, and Basketball Australia requests no photography from the baseline.

Note: No attendee is permitted to video full games or use tripods, monopods, gimbles or similar devices.

Media & Scouting Accreditation

With the protection and privacy of our participants in mind, all media and scouts must be signed in and accredited with Basketball Australia. To apply for media accreditation please contact digital@basketball.net.au, to apply for scout accreditation please contact sarah.monck@oldsite.australia.basketball