Youth Basketball Events

Youth basketball Tournaments

 

Playing Times: All Games Use Stop Clocks:

8U Division - 2 (12 Minute Halves)
9U Division – 2 (12 Minute Halves)

10U Division – 2 (12 Minute Halves)

11U / 5th Grade Division- 2 (14 Minute Halves)

12U / 6th Grade Division- 2 (14 Minute Halves)

13U / 7th Grade Division- 2 (15 Minute Halves)

14U / 8th Grade Division- 2 (15 Minute Halves)

15U Division- 2 (15 Minute Halves)
16U Division- 2 (15 Minute Halves)
17U Division- 2 (15 Minute Halves) 

Overtime – 3 Minutes

Double Overtime - 2 Minutes 

Fouls:

Player Fouls Out- 5 Fouls

1-1 Bonus- 10th Fouls

Double Bonus- 12th Fouls

Game Time and Grace Period:

Each Team is responsible of being at the gym at least 30 minutes before their scheduled game. There will be a 5 minute grace period allowed for any games.  At least 5 players & a coach must be present to start a game.  There will only be a 5 minute warm up time before the game and 2 minutes at halftime.

 

Time Outs:

Two Full Timeouts per half (No timeouts from the 1st half can carry over to the 2nd half). One Timeout in Overtime

 

Game Ball size:

The 28.5 official game basketball size for 9u, 10u, 11u, & 12u

The 29.5 official game basketball size for 13u, 14u, 15u, 16u & 17u

 

Uniforms:

Each team must have a Home & Away jersey (light and dark).

 

Mercy Rule:

If a team is ahead by 20 points or more the clock will turn into a running clock. If the lead drops below 15 points normal rules (stopped clock) will resume.  All games will be completely played out no matter the score

 

Pre-Game:

Each team will be given 5 minutes to warm up before each game. Home team is responsible for supplying the game ball. Each team is responsible for cleaning the bench area after the game has ended.

 

Technical Fouls & Player Ejections:

Any player receiving two technical fouls will be ejected from the game and will be suspended the very next game (NO Exceptions). Any player(s) involved in or ejected for fighting will be suspended the remainder of the tournament.

 

Birth Certificates or ID:

All teams must have each players birth certificate or identification card with them during the entire tournament for both safety & 

 

Challenges & Protests:

A protest of a particular player must be made by the opposing team before the start of the game. Teams must submit a protest fee of $100. The $100 will be refunded if the protest is upheld and forfeited if the protest is not upheld. Teams being protested must produce a legal birth certificate and/or form of ID showing the players date of birth. Failure to produce the proper documents will result in an automatic player disqualification for that particular player from any further games within the tournament.

NOTE: No player may be allowed to play on two separate teams/organization and participate in the same event.  A player that plays on two teams within the same organization can only play up in another age division.  A player that plays on the two teams for the same organization (within the same age group) is not allowed.

 

Tie Breaker Criteria (In Order):

1. Won-Loss Record

2. Head to Head Competition

3. Point System (Margin Of Victory…plus/minus)- Any team winning by more than 15 points will only be rewarded 15 points for the victory. For example, if your team wins by 22 points you still will be rewarded only 15 points.

4. Least Amount of Points allowed in Pool Play

5. Coin Flip

 

Attention: Any team that doesn't complete the tournament including 3rd Place games will be subject to be omitted from future Premier 1 Events Tournaments.

After Each Game:

Each team is fully responsible to clean their own bench upon the completion of the game.

 

 ***In all other situations, high school federation rules apply.

Age/Grade Requirement Rules Division:

8 & Under: A player can be no older than 8 on June 1, 2019 or later

9 & Under: A player can not turn 10 until June 1, 2019 or later

10 & Under: A player can not turn 11 until June 1, 2019 or later

11 & Under: A player can not turn 12 until June 1, 2019 or later

12 & Under: A player can not turn 13 until June 1, 2019 or later For A/Elite Grade Division: A player must be in 6th grade as of October 1, 2018 and can be no older than 13 on August, 31, 2019

13 & Under: A player can not turn 14 until June 1, 2019 or later For A/Elite Grade Division: A player must be in 7th grade as of October 1, 2018 and can be no older than 14 on August 31, 2019

14 & Under: A player can not turn 15 until June 1, 2019 or later For A/Elite Grade Division: A player must be in 8th grade as of October 1, 2018 and can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2019

9th Grade: A player can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2019 Grade Exception: A player who is in 9th grade as of Oct. 1, 2018 and is no older than 16 on August 31, 2019 is eligible to play in 15U/9th Grade Division

10th Grade: A player can be no older than 16 on August 31, 2019 Grade Exception: A player who is in 10th grade as of Oct. 1, 2018 and is no older than 17 on August 31, 2019 is eligible to play in 16U/10th Grade Division

11th Grade: A player can be no older than 17 on August 31, 2019 Grade Exception: A player who is in 11th grade as of Oct. 1, 2018 and is no older than 18 on August 31, 2019 is eligible to play in 17U/11 Grade Division