Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Western branch have released the calendar of events for this season. The season opens with a four-day coaching and officiating clinic at St. Peter's Mumias Boys High School on Tuesday.
Participant are required to carry own stationery, some blank CDs, sporting gear for practical sessions and meet his or her won expenses for meals and accommodation. "This year, the beginners will have a separate program from the veterans.
Written, video and fitness test will be administered at end of clinic for certification," said branch secretary Ken Egovua. Referees' who hope to officiate national school games and other tournaments have been asked to attend the clinic.
Participation fee is Sh2,000 per participant. The clinic will be followed immediately with the New Era tournament on Friday and Saturday next week at Kakamega Police Canteen.
The annual Mike Arunga (Makambo) tournament is scheduled for January 25-26 at St. Peters' Mumias while Nzoia Open tournament will be staged on February 1-2 at St. Brigid's Girls, Kiminini and Kitale Technical.
Champions' Cup will be next on line at Mundika Boys (Feb 8-9) while Inter final edition will wind uop the season in December at Kakamega Police Canteen.