A basketball uniform is a crucial element for not only identifying who is on your team but portraying the image of who you are playing for. Having a matching team set shows that from the get-go your team is professional and is ready to play against the opposition. The colours on the uniform reflect the area you are playing for, and the design of the uniform is unique for every team. Time must be spent on making the right choices when designing the teams basketball uniform, the players need to feel comfortable when playing and not restrict them in any way whilst playing.
Requirements for Basketball Uniform Design
A standard basketball uniform has 2-3 colours and a printed two-digit number on the back. If your team is playing in a higher grade of basketball the numbers on the singlets are essential. Other than that, the design of the uniform is really unlimited, and you can go as far as designing your logo and images to be printed on the uniform (for instance, a team mascot). To make sure your design be allowed, it is suggested you contact the organiser of the basketball competition. The main focus point will be the style and colour of the singlet and shorts.
How to Buy a Basketball Uniform
There are many stores and websites where you are able to design your own basketball uniform, some in which you can completely design your uniform from scratch, deciding on the colour, style and even smaller features like the logo and length. This option is great when creating a team’s basketball uniform or if you are interested in designing your own unique uniform or singlet for yourself. It is important to remember that when designing your basketball uniform the online colour and/or size may be different to what you actually get, so it is important that you ask for a sample first being making a large order on colour might turn out to look different once you receive them.
Ultimately it is a lot cheaper to buy your basketball uniforms off a website and more functional, meaning you are able to quickly navigate through colours/designs and manipulate your sample, but purchasing online is less reliable. Entering a physical store means you can hold, feel and try on your potential design, with the disadvantage being it is unlikely you will see the finished design until they are all made.
There are many aspects to look at when designing a basketball uniform, the most important being the players feeling comfortable when wearing it. So when designing the uniform feedback from the team players may help you decide.
Creating your own basketball uniforms has become a lot easier to conduct but it there are many guidelines that must be followed to ensure it makes it on the court.