What to expect for the Indigenous Round game

November 1, 2019 | UC Capitals news

Replica Indigenous Jerseys

You will be able to purchase replica Indigenous jerseys from the merchandise stand during Saturday’s game at AIS Arena. The merchandise stand is located inside the Arena on the ground floor by the entrance to the court.

$10 from every jersey will go towards the Indigenous Basketball Scholarship the UC Capitals recently launched.

Purchases can be made from 4pm (one hour before tip-off) and throughout the rest of the game. There are a limited number available, so get in quick to guarantee yours. If you prefer a customised jersey, you will need to submit an order form to uccaps@canberra.edu.au by Friday, 8 November. Download the order form here. 

  • Non-customised jerseys – $90
  • Customised jerseys – $110

Wiradjuri Echoes half-time performance

The Wiradjuri Echoes have been a prominent presence in Canberra and surrounding communities, showcasing and teaching Wiradjuri Dances. They have performed for the likes of the Prime Minster of Australia, Prince William and Princess Kate and the King and Queen of Sweden.

They performed a half-time dance and crowd-engagement piece with all kids on court during last season’s Indigenous Round game.

Sydney Uni Flames Indigenous jersey exchange

The Sydney Uni Flames held their inaugural Indigenous Round during Round 3 of the WNBL season as they played the UC Capitals and took home their first win of the season.

The Flames will also be wearing their Indigenous Uniforms for this rematch as both clubs have worked together in delivering meaningful Indigenous Rounds.

To celebrate this collaboration, the UC Capitals’ Abby Cubillo and Sydney Uni Flames’ Alex Wilson will partake in a jersey exchange before tip-off.

Welcome to Country

The Welcome to Country will be performed by Ngunnawal elder, Aunty Violet Sheridan, before tip-off to welcome people and shows respect for the traditional custodians of their land.

Pop up outdoor basketball court

Next Step Basketball will provide a pop-up court out the front of the AIS Arena from 4pm. All fans are welcome to shoot around before the game.

For the younger ones, Peoplecare will also have their inflatable hoops.

PLAY Dance Agency

Our official dance partner, PLAY, will be back with their junior crew for a quarter time hip-hop performance.