Children aged 4-10 years old learn the fundamental skills of basketball in weekly, 45-minute sessions over a minimum 12-week programme. Sessions are held at the Fish Tank on Friday afternoons from 4:00pm to 5:00pm (for 7 to 10 year olds) and Saturday mornings from 8:00am – 9.30am (for 4 to 7 year olds).
Tiny Taipans Registration for
2023 Term 4 and 2024 Term 1 – NOW OPEN
Registration for 2023 term 4 and 2024 Term 1
“Elite” 4:00pm – 5:00pm on Friday afternoons for 7- to 10-year-olds will focus on live game play to continue their development and transition into the Cairns Basketball under-10 club system.
“Rookies” 8.00am – 8.45am on Saturday mornings for 4 and 5-year-olds will focus on fundamental skills development, learning rules and court familiarization.
“Veterans” 8.45am – 9.30am on Saturday mornings for 6 and 7-year-olds: will focus on live game play to continue their development and transition into the Cairns Basketball under-10 club system.
The cost of the 2023 Term 4 to Term 1 2024 Tiny Taipans program is $130.00 per participant.
The calendar for the six-week Term 3 program is set out below:
Tiny Taipans features a Tiny Taipans achievement poster to hang up in your bedroom, and weekly skill development stickers to place on your poster each week. For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration for 2023 Term 4 and 2024 term 1 is AVAILABLE online
Please use the button below to register
Tiny Taipans uniform
You can purchase a Tiny Taipans Singlet either online at the time of registration or, in person from the Cairns Basketball office. Purchase of these singlets is not compulsory.
For information on Tiny Taipans please contact:
Phone: 4041 2145
More about Tiny Taipans
This program is specifically designed to have high-profile coaches and players instructing the correct fundamental techniques required to play basketball. It is a goal of the CQ University Cairns Taipans to be in touch with basketball participation at the grass-roots level, by providing a strong foundation of skill development to kids as the progress through the sports development pathway.
Children aged 4 - 10 years old learn the fundamental skills of basketball in weekly, 45-minute sessions over a minimum 6-week program. Sessions are held at the Early Settler Stadium, 289 Aumuller Street, Manunda on Friday afternoons from 4:00pm to 5:00pm or Saturday mornings from 8am – 9.30am.
The Tiny Taipans program is the perfect way for new players to learn the skills required for a life-long association with the game from experienced high-level players coaches.
Tiny Taipans is core to the CQ University Cairns Taipans’ commitment to development at the grass-roots level. It’s the club’s hope that by teaching kids the correct fundamentals early on, it may help create Taipans players in the future right in our own backyard.