What is WABL & State Champs?

WABL – The WA Basketball League (WABL) is WA’s representative junior basketball competition. Basketball associations (clubs) from Perth, the Hills, Rockingham, Mandurah, and Bunbury field teams in this competition.

Each club is invited to enter up to four teams (10 players per team) in each of the following age categories, boys and girls for 2024:

  • U12 (players born in 2014/2015)
  • U14 (players born in 2012/2013)
  • U16 (players born in 2010/2011)
  • U18 (players born in 2008/2009)
  • U20 (boys only – players born in 2006/2007)
  • U21 (girls only – players born in 2005/2006/2007)


STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS -The Basketball WA State Championships is a series of carnivals that run over five weekends from the end of November through to mid-December.

Every Perth-based and country-based basketball association (club) is invited to enter in each of the following age groups, girls and boys.

  • U11 (players born in 2014/2015)
  • U13 (players born in 2012/2013)
  • U15 (players born in 2010/2011)
  • U17 (players born in 2008/2009)
  • U19 (players born in 2006/2007) BOYS
  • U20 (players born in 2005/2006/2007) GIRLS

Hawks use State Championships as part of the WABL Team Selection process for the upcoming year.

We ask that you please do not nominate your child for selection in a 2024 Hawks State Champs team if you are not also intending to play WABL in 2024.


Posted on Wednesday 15th September, 2021