For Kids

Aussie Hooper of the Month

We're always on the look-out for determined and enthusiastic Aussie Hoopers to be our Aussie Hooper of the Month. Each recipient is awarded a $50 voucher to their nearest Vicinity Centre, and enters the draw to be our Vicinity Centres Aussie Hooper of the Year!

December 2016

Congratulations to Max from Broadmeadows Aussie Hoops, you've received a $50 voucher to Broadmeadows Shopping Centre!

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Signature Skill: Through-the-legs dribble

What do you love about Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops: You get to learn, have lots of fun and make heaps of friends.

What do you like about basketball?  I got to meet Matthew Dellavedova at Federation Square with the NBA Championship Trophy.

From the Coach: Max is one of only two participants who have participated in Aussie Hoops every term this year at Broadmeadows Aussie Hoops. His skills have improved immensely throughout the year, he can now dribble like Steph Curry (literally – he can dribble between his legs and around his back) and can hit the long shot!

November 2016

Congratulations to Millie from Dominoes Aussie Hoops in Hobart, you've received a $50 voucher to Eastlands!

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Signature Skill: Passing and Dribbling

What do you love about Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops: I love playing new games, learning new skills and making new friends!

What do you like about basketball? My dad played basketball so I like getting out and having a go myself!

From the Coach: Millie is very enthusiastic, friendly towards the other participants and has a great smile while playing.

September 2016

Congratulations to Benjamin from Queanbeyan Aussie Hoops, you've received a $50 voucher to Riverside Plaza!

Signature Skill: Shooting

What do you love about Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops: Shooting hoops, having dribbling races and playing with friends.

What do you like about basketball? Dribbling and playing with other kids.

From the Coach: Benjamin enjoys each session and laughs a lot during races and games.

 

August 2016

Congratulations to Leila from Basketball ACT Aussie Hoops, you've received a $50 voucher to Hyperdome Shopping Centre!

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Signature Skill: Dribbling & Shooting

What do you love about Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops: The coaches, and my singlet! I wore it to school on a non-uniform day.

What do you like about basketball? I can practice any time, and it's great exercise and fun with friends.

From the Coach: Leila is extremely enthusiastic in everything that she does each session.

May 2016

Congratulations to Jackson from Bathurst Aussie Hoops, you've received a $50 voucher to Bathurst City Centre!

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Signature Skill: Shooting

What do you love about Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops: It's lots of fun, meeting new people and learning new skills.

What do you like about basketball? I can practice any time, and it's great exercise and fun with friends.

From the Coach: Jackson listens well to instructions and is improving every week!

April 2016

Congratulations to Jack from Ballarat Aussie Hoops, you've received a $50 Rebel Sport voucher!

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Signature Skill: Shooting

What do you love about Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops: I like pretending that I play for Australia with my (participant) pack at home.

What do you like about basketball? I always wanted to play basketball and love scoring goals. 

From the Coach: Jack is a fantastic student who listens hard and always tries his best.

March 2016

Congratulations Aiden from Ingle Farm Aussie Hoops, you’ve received a $50 voucher to Elizabeth Shopping Centre!

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Signature Skill: Shooting & Dribbling

What do you love about Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops: Learning how to play basketball, having fun and the coaches.

What do you like about basketball? Everything!

From the Coach: Aiden is very eager and enthusiastic learner. His parents registered him into Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops at Ingle Farm because he really wanted to participate with his brother.