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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 Saturday mornings from 8:00am – 9.30am (for 4 to 7 year olds).

Junior Competitions
Tiny Taipans Registration for
2024 winter season – NOW OPEN

Registration for 2024 Winter season

Rookies 4–5-Year-olds 8.00am – 8.45am
Veterans 6–7-Year-olds 8.45am – 9.30am

BQ Membership = $6.38
CBI Fee’s = $140 + GST
Total = $160.38

Hosted on Court 2
Rookies -Will focus on fundamental skills development, learning rules and court familiarization.
Veterans – Will focus on live game play to continue their development and transition into the Cairns Basketball under-10 club system.

Come and Try:
1 session only at $10 – Pay on arrival.


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.

Competitions Manager

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 Trinity Ford Stadium, 289 Aumuller Street, Manunda on 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.

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