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8 March, 2021

Mackay to host under 20 Australian Junior and Ivor Burge Basketball Championships for the first time

FOR THE first time in Mackay's history, it will host the under 20 Australian Junior and Ivor Burge Basketball Championships.

By Andrew Sorensen

This is part of a two-year agreement between Basketball Australia (BA), Tourism and Events Queensland and Mackay Regional Council.

The 2021 event will see a men’s and women’s division contested in both Championships and will be held from Monday, May 3 until Friday, May 7 at the McDonalds Mackay Multi-Sport Stadium.

The Under 20 Australian Junior Championships sees teams representing each state and territory compete for the title of Under 20s national champions.

The Ivor Burge Championships is for open-age players with an intellectual disability and dates back to 1995 when the inaugural tournament was held.

The fixture and ticketing information for the event will be announced in time.



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