Game Rules

Each team needs to provide an adult (18+) to keep score. Only one person per team at the score table!

 

Scorekeeper Instructions

 

Each team will submit a score sheet, which must contain the following instructions

·         Team Name—Jersey Color—Coach Name—Division

·         Date—Time—Site—Court

·         Player Names (First/Last Name)—Player Numbers

 

Scorekeeper must keep trach of ALL of the following on the sheet:

·         1st/2nd Half Scoring—Running Score

·         Player Fouls—Team Fouls—Technical Fouls—Timeouts

 

PLEASE WRITE THE FINAL SCORE BIG AND BOLD ON THE SHEET

*After the game is over, the officials will immediately take both score sheets to Gym Supervisor to post score

 

Clock Keeper Instructions

 

Clock Keeper needs to put 2 minutes on the clock for halftime and start it immediately following the first half

Clock Keeper needs to put at least 5 minutes on the clock for warm-up and start it immediately following game

 

GAMES MAY NOT START MORE THAN 5 MINUTES EARLY (AND ONLY IF BOTH COACHES AGREE)

IF YOU ENCOUNTER ANY PROBLEMS—STOP THE CLOCK, BUZZ THE HORN, CALL THE REFS OVER

 

NFHS Rules Apply With The Following Exceptions

 

Length of Game

·         Two 20 minute halves—Running Clock

·         Stop clock last four minutes of 2nd half, unless point spread is at 15+ points

·         Halftime = 2 minutes

·         Overtime (as needed) = 2 minutes each, stop clock

 

Time Outs

·         Each team will have two full timeouts per half—no carryover

·         One full timeout per overtime period—no carryover

 

Full Court Pressing

·         5th grade and below may not press if they lead by 15+ points

·         We encourage no full court pressing if leading by 15+ points for grades 6th and up

 

Ball Size

·         All girls and 6th grade and below will use the 28.5” ball

·         7th grade boys will use the 29.5” ball unless both coaches agree to use the 28.5” ball