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    January 2, 2014

    Club Basketball Championships - Rules & Regulations



    Official Tournament Rules

    All games will be played under the current FIBA rule system.

    VIEW MASTER RULE MODIFICATION CHART
    1. The 24 second shot clock for 19U, 17U and 16U divisions and 30 second shot clock for ages 15U and under, which will be kept by the officials.
    2. 13U, 14U and 15U Games will consist of 4 - 8 minute periods with a five (5) minute halftime.  16U, 17U, and 19U games will consist of 4 – 10 minute periods with a five (5) minute halftime. Overtime periods will consist of four (4) minutes each.
    3. Zone defenses of any kind are NOT permitted at the 13U, 14U and 15U age levels, however, double teaming on the ball ONLY is permitted. Any style of defense can be played at the 16U, 17U and 19U age levels. 
    4. The marked 2008 FIBA trapezoid key will be used throughout the tournament. 
    5. The marked FIBA three-point line (6.25m) will be used throughout the tournament applicable 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U and 19U age divisions.The 3 point line will not be used at the 13U level.  
    6. Each team will be allowed two (2) timeouts in the first half and three (3) timeouts in the second half of sixty (60) seconds each.  Each overtime period will see one (1) timeout per team (no carryovers between halves or into the OT).  Timeouts must be requested through the score table and will be granted at the next stoppage in play. 
    7. Team rosters become "frozen" after the start of a team's first game. New players are NOT permitted to be added after this point. NO EXCEPTIONS.
    8. Teams will not be penalized for "illegal jerseys", but all attempts to have the same color jerseys for the games must be made.
    9. The Wilson Evolution will be the official tournament game ball.  The Size 6 basketball will be used for all female categories as well as 13U and 14U male. 15U, 16U, 17U and 19U males will use the Size 7 basketball.
    10. Teams are to provide their own warm-up balls for the games.
    11. Basketball Manitoba reserves the right to change a game to 'running time' format in the 4th period if there is a difference in score of 30 points or more.  
    Tie Breaking Format
    The final pool standings are to be determined by the best win / loss records of the teams. If the teams are tied, the tie will be broken by:
    1. The results from the HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPETITION BETWEEN THE TIED TEAMS.
    2. The POINTS FOR / AGAINST RATIO BETWEEN THE TIED TEAMS;
    3. Formula - ([total points FOR with tied teams] - [total points AGAINST with tied teams]) = X (the team with the higher number will advance)
    4. If still tied, the TOTAL POINTS FOR, ONLY IN THOSE GAMES BETWEEN THE TIED TEAMS
    5. If still tied, the TOTAL POINTS FOR, IN ALL TOURNAMENT GAMES
    6. If still tied a coin toss.


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