Return to Sport Update – 20 July

The Victorian Government, on the advice from the Department of Health, has extended Victoria’s state-wide lockdown by seven days as of Thursday 20 July, 11.59pm. 

In line with Victorian Government health directives, basketball in Victoria will be remain under the RED-0 REACTIVATION LEVEL until Tuesday 27 July.   

This lockdown will affect both Greater Melbourne and Regional Victoria, with all information as follows applying state-wide. 

The VJBL round scheduled for Friday 23 July has been cancelled. Unfortunately, games cannot be caught up due to previous restrictions, there are currently no allocated spare weekends.  

There will be no Big V games for the weekend of Friday 23 July – Sunday 25 July. Further information on Big V competition dates will be announced as soon as possible. 

Round 14 for the weekend of Friday 23 July – Sunday 25 July has been postponed. Further information on rescheduled NBL1 South competition dates will be announced as soon as possible.  

At this stage, the National Junior Classic is still planned for the weekend of Saturday 18 September – Monday 20 September in Victoria. We will continue to monitor the situation and will make a final decision by August 13 as to whether the tournament will proceed in 2021.  


Click here to download the latest version of Basketball Victoria’s Return to Sport Guidelines – Version 17 (20 July 2021).