NBL in Ballarat
Melbourne United took on the Illawarra Hawks in a pre-season game at the Ballarat Sports Events Centre in what was the centre's first major event. The game came close to a sell-out crowd and gave fans a look out our brand new stadium.
WNBL in Ballarat
Ballarat hosted it's first-ever in-season Women's National Basketball League game as the Ballarat Sports and Events Centre on December 6, 2019. The match featured was a high profile clash between the Bendigo Spirit and the reigning WNBL premiers Canberra Capitals.