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2021 RULES

 


 

 EVENT PLAYING RULES

1. National High School Federation rules will be followed with the few exceptions listed below.

2. All games will be played in two (2) twenty (20) minute halves. All games will be running time with the exception of the last 2 minutes of each half. 

3. Teams will be allowed to call two (2) full timeouts and one (1) thirty-second timeout during the regulation game.

4. Overtime periods will be two (2) minutes (stop time) in length. There will be 1 thirty-second timeout in overtime with no carryovers for each team. Each extra overtime period is 2 minutes with no timeouts allowed.

5. There will be a three (3) minute rest period between halves.

6. Each player will be allowed a total of six (6) fouls before being disqualified.

7. Teams reach the “1-and-1” bonus free-throw situation on the 10th team foul of the opposing team each half. All other non-shooting fouls there-after will be “1-and-1” bonus free-throw situations. There will be NO double-bonus in any game.

8. There will be a minimum five (5) minute warm-up period between games. There will be no dunking allowed in warm-ups.

9. No game will begin before the time listed on the official game schedule.

10. The team listed on the left side on the tourney schedule will be designated as the home team and will sit to the left of the scorers table.

11. All teams are expected to arrive for games prior to the scheduled start times. The amount of grace time that a team will be allowed and not have to forfeit their assigned game when they are not prepared to play at game time will be determined by the tournament director based on all information available. If a team knowingly cannot play their game, they must notify the Tournament Director in advance.

12. Teams must fill-out their team’s score sheet and submit to scorer’s table at least 10 minutes prior to each game played.

13. All players must be the required age or grade of the division they are playing in. 

* 6th Grade / 12U – An athlete must be in the 6th grade or below for the 2020-21 school year or cannot turn 13 prior to September 1, 2021.

* 7th Grade / 13U – An athlete must be in the 7th grade or below for the 2020-21 school year or cannot turn 14 prior to September 1, 2021.

8th Grade / 14U – An athlete must be in the 8th grade or below for the 2020-21 school year or cannot turn 15 prior to September 1, 2021.

If a dispute arises, the team making the allegation will be required to state in writing the nature of the complaint and the alleged team and/or player may be required to provide documentation to show they are in compliance.  The tourney director will make the final decision as to any complaint. 

14. A player can only play on one team within the same age division. Any team that violates this rule will have to forfeit all games the ineligible player participated in. A player can play in multiple age groups within the same organization provided he is eligible age/grade-wise to do so. 

15. Teams need to bring their own warm-up balls. Tourney will supply the game ball.

16.   A certified trainer will be on site to attend to all injury issues


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