Pioneer Basketball Club's Miniball Competition is for kids who are Year 4 and below. It is held in Terms 1 and 4 and each team plays 6 games per competition.

Mouthguards are compulsory: No mouthguard No play. Policy set by BBNZ. We will have these for sale $5 each at competition night.


2022 - Term 4

Our miniball is amodified version of regular basketball. Teams play 4v4 on smaller hoops with smaller balls. We also use coloured wristbands to encourage defensive development among other modified rules. 

Details for term 4 Miniball will be released in term 3.


  • Dates: TBC
  • Time: TBC


  • Dates: TBC
  • Time: TBC

Location: Pioneer Stadium, 75 Lyttelton St, Somerfield


  • Every school should aim for at least one team in A grade. 
  • B Grade is for kids who have a little bit of experience or who have played before.
  • C Grade is for kids who are playing for the first time or beginners.
  • If your team won in Term 1 and majority are returning we suggest to go up a grade please. ​​​​​​​


Individual registration - TBC

Team Registration - TBC

Email with any questions.