National Federation High School rules will be in play with the following exceptions:

 

1. A 3-minute guranteed warm-up time will be given between games.

 

2. Players are allowed 6 fouls.

 

3. The tournament directors have the right to forfeit a game if a team does not have its starting 5 ready to play at the scheduled tip-off time or after the guaranteed warm-up time. There will be a 10 minute grace period. You must have a minimum of 5 players to avoid a forfeit. 

 

4. Each team has 2 full timeouts and two 30 second timeouts per game.

 

5. Free Substitution.

 

6. There will be a 3-minute halftime.

 

7. Division for 12U and below will use a 28.5 ball and 14U and above will use a regulation 29.5 ball.

 

8. If the lead is under 10 points during the last 2 minutes of ANY game the clock will stop for time-outs, fouls, free throws, injuries or during any dead ball plays. If the lead reaches 20 points or more at anytime during the full game the clock will be nonstop with the exception of time-outs and injuries onlyNo full court press allowed at anytime after the lead reaches 25 points or more for any age group.

 

9. There will be one 3 minutes overtime period and each team will receive 1 additional timeout. After the 1st Overtime period, if the game is still tied (unless it's the championship game), there will be sudden death meaning the first team to score wins. During sudden death, all foul shots are one shot only.

 

10. 3 Game Guarantee for Weekend Games. ALL Games that involves opposing teams forfeiting counts as a played game No matter what. Our Shoot 4 Da Stars CURRENT CHAMPIONS are automatically the HIGHER SEED during BRACKET PLAY ON CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY and automatically plays on Championship Sunday. If there are NO Shoot 4 Da Stars Current Champion for that SPECIFIC Age and Gender Division during BRACKET PLAY ON CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY those teams will then be chosen RANDOMLY by the tournament director in regards to which team is the HIGHER SEED during BRACKET PLAY ON CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY and which teams are chosen to play on CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY.

 

11. Free-throws: Bonus 1 and 1 will be awarded on the 8th foul. 2 shots will be awarded on the tenth or more team foul.

 

12. Game Length Schedule 

8U (12 minute halves)

10U (12 minute halves)

12U (12 minute halves)

14U (14 minute halves)

 

13. Only TWO Coaches allowed on bench. Only ONE Coach allowed to stand at a time.

 

14. ANY TEAM THAT DROPS OUT OF THE TOURNAMENT THE SAME WEEK AS TOURNAMENT WILL BE CHARGED A $200 TEAM REGISTRATION FEE PER TEAM THAT DROPPED OUT. THIS $200 TEAM REGISTRATION FEE WILL NEED TO BE PAID BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF OUR FUTURE FREE TEAM REGISTRATION TOURNAMENTS EVER AGAIN.

 

15. NO FIGHTING. ANY KID(S) OR ADULT(S) INVOLVED IN ANY PHYSICAL FIGHTS WILL BE EJECTED AND ESCORTED FROM THE FACILITIES FOR THE WHOLE WEEKEND.THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. IF EJECTED NO ADMISSION REFUNDS.

 

PLEASE NOTE: For scoreboard purposes the team in light colored jerseys will be the home team and will sit to the right of the scorer's table (when facing the court). On our Schedules (Sat.) page, the  team listed first from left to right is the home team. The team listed second from left to right is the visitor team. The visitor team will wear dark colored jerseys. Each team is responsible for their own jerseys...bring 2 different colored jerseys or reversible 2-colored jerseys with you to each game. Each team must provide their own warm-up balls. The home team provides the game ball and the home team will be the official scorer (will use our Shoot 4 Da Stars basketball score sheets only). The visiting team will provide the clock keeper (will operate the facilty's score clock). 

 

Please stay clear of the court if your team is NOT currently playing thank you so much.