- Premier: this grade is for teams consisting of players with international or national experience. At least two players should have international experience (played for their country). The other team members are expected to be at a state/ province/ elite Club player level.
- Competitive: this grade is for those players who compete in a high standard of domestic level basketball, such as A Grade in their local competition, and players who have represented their club or town in state/ province competition.
- Recreational: this grade is for those players who participate in non-competitive and/or lower grade leagues and for social and casual players.
The Basketball Organizing Committee reserves the right to move teams between grades. Note: there will be only one grade recreational for the 70+ age category.
Men/Women: 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+.
The age of the youngest player on the team will determine the team’s age category.
There will be no mixed competition. Competitors can only compete in one team and one age category.