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GAME RULES | 2013 SEASON

ALL AGE DIVISIONS

★ Four 8 minute quarters with running clock. Automatic referee time out at 4:00 minute mark of each quarter for substitutes. Benches are cleared at each 4:00 minute mark.
★ Each game will start with a jump ball. Subsequent periods will be started with a change of possession.
★ 3 timeouts per game. Each time out is 1 minute. Only a player on the court or the Head Coach can ask for a timeout.
★ Each player must sit out at least 1 four minute period.
★ Half time is 2 minutes.

 

1st & 2nd GRADE DIVISION

★ Backcourt defense is not allowed.
★ Defense must stay inside the key Week 1 - Week 2. Week 3 - 4 defense can have one foot in the key and 1 foot outside the key. Week 5 through end of Season the key is widened and players can have one foot inside and one foot outside the widened key.
★ Any loose balls may be recovered by the defense outside of the key.
★ Passes made by the Offense that go through the key may be intercepted by the Defense.
★ No free-throws
★ 3 seconds in the key is NOT called.
★ Score is not kept

 

3rd & 4th GRADE DIVISION

★ Backcourt defense is not allowed except for the last 2 minutes of the 4th quarter and entire Overtime periods.
★ Week 1 – Week 3, Zone Defense may not extend above the free-throw line with the free-throw line extended to the sidelines.
★ Week 4 through end of Season, Zone Defense may not extend above the top of the 3-point line extended to the sidelines.
★ Teams will shoot a one-and-one on the 7th team foul, and teams will shoot two free throws on the 10th foul for both the first and second half.
★ 3 seconds in the key is called.
★ 3 point shots are allowed.
★ Score is kept
★ Coaches can substitute freely only the last 2 minutes of each game.
★ A player is removed from the game after receiving their 5th personal foul or second technical foul.
★ Technical fouls count as a personal and a team foul.
★ Overtime is 2 minutes and each subsequent Overtime period required is 1 minute.

 

5th & 6th GRADE DIVISION

★ All the above 3rd/4th Grade Division rules apply except for the Man to Man Defense can extend to half court all Season.
★ Week 1 – Week 2 Defense cannot deny the pass to the player 1 pass away. Only the player with the ball can be defended man to man. The other 4 defensive players are to be in help-side defensive position.
★ If the above rule is violated, play stops and the Offense takes the ball out on the sideline, above the free throw line extended.
★ Week 3 through the end of Season the pass to the player 1 pass away can be denied.
★ No zone defenses are allowed.

Revision 3: January 2, 2012


 

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