This week, budding young athletes have been battling it out on the court around the country as part of Basketball New Zealand's U13 regional championships. In Tauranga, 41 teams consisting of more than 400 players are playing over four days, ending today. With Basketball New Zealand talent scouts on hand throughout the tournament, it's a chance for budding basketballers to get noticed. But what does a player need to stand out? Kristin Macfarlane finds out.

The Under 13 age group is one that young basketball players can really start to get noticed in their sport.

It may be the entry-level

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