PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND

The Emerging Talent Program (ETP) identifies and develops players, coaches, umpires and selectors across Queensland through the delivery of clinics and activities by Netball Queensland staff or representatives.  Building on the 2017 Emerging Talent Program a number of enhancements will be made in 2018 to ensure maximum uptake of willing participants and to integrate the Emerging Talent Program with the 16U State Titles.

The ETP forms a key part of the process in selecting the teams to compete at the 16U State Titles. The purpose of the 16U State Titles is to provide an opportunity for the best players (turning 15 and 16), coaches and umpires from across Qld to compete against each other in a high quality competition.  It also provides players with a shared platform to compete for selection in the QLD 17U Squad for the following year.  Importantly, this competition also serves as a transition point from Association based netball (State Age, QPL) into regional representative netball aligned with QSNL licensees to assist in optimising the transition rates into the State League competition. For more information on the program please click on the link below.

2018-Update-Emerging-Talent-Program

 

EMERGING TALENT CLINICS

PHASE 1 CLINICS: NQ will conduct 24 ETP clinics across Queensland on the following dates. In most cases the clinics are likely to be single day events; however, the weekend has been listed here and maybe used if the host or participation numbers require two days.

·        Feb 24 & 25 – Cairns, Mackay, Wide Bay

·        March 3 & 4 – Townsville, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast

·        March 10 & 11 – Toowoomba, Brisbane North, Brisbane South

·        March 17 & 18 – Gold Coast, Brisbane East, Brisbane West

PHASE 2 CLINICS: Netball Queensland will conduct a second round of ETP clinics on the following dates, replicating the Phase 1 program.

·        July 14 & 15 – Cairns, Mackay, Wide Bay

·        July 21 & 22 – Townsville, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast

·        July 28 & 29 – Darling Downs, Brisbane North, Brisbane South

·        Aug 4 & 5 – Gold Coast, Brisbane East, Brisbane West

 

TIMES AND LOCATIONS

The Emerging Talent Clinics will be conducted at the following venues with specific times indicated.

DAY DATE VENUE TIME
Sat

 

24 Feb

 

Bundaberg

Shalom College

10am-4pm
Sun

 

25 Feb

 

Cairns,

PCYC, Edmonton

9am-4pm
Sat & Sun

 

24 & 25 Feb

 

Mackay

Victoria Park State School

9-3pm
Sat & Sun

 

3&4 Mar

 

Townsville

Townsville Stadium

Sat – 11:45am-5pm and Sun 9am-3pm
Sat & Sun

 

3&4 Mar

 

Rockhampton

The Cathederal College

Sat & Sun 9am to 3pm
Sun

 

 

4 Mar

 

 

Sunshine Coast,

St Andrews Anglican College,

Peregian Springs

9am-4pm
Sun

 

11 Mar

 

Darling Downs,

USQ  -West St, Darling Heights

9am-3pm
Sun

 

11 Mar

 

Brisbane North,

Genesis Christian College,Warner

9am to 4pm
TBA

 

11 Mar

 

Brisbane South

John Paul College,

9am to 4pm
Sun

 

18 Mar

 

Brisbane East,

Wellington Point State School (Hall)

12pm – 6pm
Sun

 

18 Mar

 

Golden South,

Coomera Anglican College

9.00am – 3.00pm
Sun

 

18 Mar

 

Brisbane West,

Ipswich Girls Grammar

8am-4pm

 

PLAYERS

Players who would like to be considered for selection in their respective 16U State Titles team, must self-nominate to attend the local Emerging Talent Clinic (ETC).   Please note this program is run by Netball Queensland, not by your local Association or region, even though the program name may be similar.   To help you work out if you should attend the Emerging Talent Clinics or not, please use the following as a guide. If you can answer “yes” to any of the following questions, you should attend:
1.      Have you played State Age Championships for your Association?, or
2.      Have you represented your regional school zone in netball at secondary school level?, or
3.      Have you represented Queensland (or another State) in a different sport?

Players who answered “yes” to any of the following questions should click on this link to register for the Emerging Talent Clinic in their area.

COACHES AND UMPIRES

If you are a Development Accredited level coach or a C Badge level umpire and would like to attend the Emerging Talent Clinic please click on this link to register.