GAME RULES

  • “Be at your court 30 minutes ahead of schedule”
  • We will start games ahead of schedule within a 30 minute window of game time if your court is ahead of schedule.
  • GAME TIME IS YOUR SCHEDULED TIME. THERE IS A GRACE PERIOD OF 10 MINS. IF YOUR TEAM IS NOT PRESENT AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 10 MIN GRACE PERIOD IT WILL RESULT IN A FORFEIT. THE GRACE PERIOD WILL RUN DOWN ON THE CLOCK DISPLAY.
  •  WARM-UP is 5 minutes.
  • On the schedule: The Top team is the home team and the Bottom team is the away team. Homes team are white or light colored uniforms and the away teams are dark colored uniforms. During bracket play the higher seeded team is home and the lower seeded team is away.

Teams are responsible for wearing the correct uniforms during games. Failure to adhere to uniform rules could result in a team technical foul prior to the start of the game.

***** STANDARD STYLE GAME RULES *****

  • Standard High School Rules
  • 14-minutes Halves- Standard Clock Stoppage (3rd-6thGrade)   
  • 16 minutes Halves- Standard Clock Stoppage (7th-12thGrade)
  • 1st Overtime Standard 1 min
  • 2nd Overtime Sudden Death 1st to score wins untimed
  • 3-minute Half Time
  • 3 Total Full timeout per game  
  • 7 team fouls per half per team (1&1)
  • Players and Coaches are allotted 3 total technical fouls for the tournament – anyone who receives a 4thtechnical will be ineligible to participate for the remainder of the tournament. 2 technical fouls in one game will result in being thrown out for the remainder of that game.
  • Double Bonus 10 team fouls per half per team (2 shots)
  • 5 Personal Fouls (Disqualified)
  • 20 Points down initiates a running clock (10 points differential will stop the clock again)

Team with 20 point lead cannot press and cannot initiate defense above half court.


REFEREE POINT OF EMPHASIZES -

  • TECHNICAL FOULS ASSESED FOR LANGUAGE - Players are allowed to express themselves as part of the game. However, we will not allow players to curse on court or use any racial slurs. REFEES WILL PROVIDE ONE WARNING ISSUED TO THE ENTIRE TEAM. ANY ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE WILL BE ASSESSED A 2 SHOT TECHNICAL FOUL.

****SCRIMMAGE STYLE GAME RULES****

  • Standard High School Rules
  • 20-minutes Halves- Running Clock  (3rd-6thGrade)   
  • 22 minutes Halves- Running Clock  (7th-12thGrade)
  • Clock Stops Last 2 Minutes of Second Half & all Time Outs
  • 1st Overtime Standard 2 mins
  • 2nd Overtime Sudden Death 1st to score wins 2 mins
  • 3-minute Half Time
  • 3 Total  Full timeouts per game  
  • 7 team fouls per half per team (1 shot for 2 points)
  • Players and Coaches are allotted 3 total technical fouls for the tournament – anyone who receives a 4thtechnical will be ineligible to participate for the remainder of the tournament. 2 technical fouls in one game will result in being thrown out for the remainder of that game.
  • Double Bonus 10 team fouls per half per team (1 shot for 2 points)
  • No Personal Fouls only  Team Fouls 
  • 20 Points down initiates a running clock (10 points differential will stop the clock again)

Team with 25 point lead cannot press and cannot initiate defense above half court.