Basketball Manitoba has released the schedule for the upcoming Canada Quest 3x3 Manitoba Men's Qualifier tournament that will take place this Saturday (June 25, 2022) at Sport Manitoba.    The event will begin on Saturday at 9:00 am and be completed by 5:30 pm the same day.  

All teams are asked to arrive 30 minutes before their first game to check in and pick up their tournament t-shirts at the main entrance door to the gymnasium.  The event schedules can be found on the FIBA 3x3 website or found down below.



WEEKEND OVERVIEW

SATURDAY JUNE 25, 2022

  • 9:00 am - Tournament begins - refer to your specific schedule for your game times
  • 2:40 pm - Pool Play ends / Knock Out Round begins
  • 4:40 pm - Dr. Dish 3-point Shoot Out Finals - Top 3 (qualifying occurs from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)
  • 5:00 pm - Championship Final begins
  • 5:30 pm - Qualifying Tournament ends

3x3 RULES

Please review the FIBA 3x3 Tournament Rules & Eligibility pages and video.

  1. VIEW RULES PAGE (1 PAGE)
  2. VIEW RULES VIDEO (7 minutes)
  3. CANADA QUEST TEAM ELIGIBILITY RULES

Some points of emphasis include…

  • The play remains ‘live’ after every score, and NO checking of the ball is performed after made baskets, including FT.
  • Games are played to 21 points or 10 minutes stopped time clock and a 12-second shot clock.
  • A coin toss will determine the possession of each game.  The coin toss winner will decide to begin the game with possession of the ball or in a potential overtime.  
  • Shots made inside the arc are worth 1 point, and attempts made outside the arc are worth 2 points.  All made FT are 1 point.
  • All violations, out of bounds and non-shooting fouls will result in the ball being ‘checked’ at the top of the arc by the opposing team.
  • The ball needs to be ‘cleared’ past the 2-point arc on every change of possession, including made baskets.  
  • A penalty of 2 free throws will be awarded at the 7, 8, and 9 team foul, and two free throws and possession of the ball will occur on the 10th and subsequent team foul per game.
  • If overtime is required after regulation time expires, the team who scores the first 2 points will win the game.  Overtime possession will be awarded to the team that did not begin the game in possession of the ball.
  • Defaulted games will be scored 21-0 in favour of the non-defaulting team.
  • Teams cannot add or change their roster with new players once their first game begins, including the reason for injuries-related issues.  
MORE INFO...

  • CANADA QUEST QUALIFICATION.  This event is an official qualification tournament for the Canada Basketball ‘Canada Quest 3x3 National Championships’ occurring in Toronto as part of the Globl Jam event on July 8-9BONUS NEWS: Basketball Manitoba has confirmed with Canada Basketball that the TOP TWO finishing teams from the Manitoba qualifier will each receive an automatic berth into the National Championships, which will include the following…
    • Team flights to and from Winnipeg and Toronto on July 7 & 10, 2022
    • Accommodations while in Toronto
    • National Championship Tournament entry fee to the Canada Quest National Championships on July 8-9, 2022
    • The winning National Championship team will receive $15,000 in prize money from Canada Basketball and move on with a direct entry into the Montreal World Tour event on September 3-4, 2022.   
  • LIVE STREAMING.  Basketball Manitoba will live stream all the games on the LiveBasketball.ca network - http://www.livebasketball.ca  or at https://www.youtube.com/c/basketballmanitoba
  • DR. DISH 3-POINT SHOOTOUT.  Beginning at 10:00 am through to 3:00 pm on Saturday, come by the Dr. Dish 3-Point ShootOut Court and take 15 shots from behind the arc. The Top 3 finishers in the qualifiers will meet just before the Championship Final to battle it out for the top shooter title!  A $250 cash prize is up for grabs to the top shooter!  
  • BASKETBALL CONNECT 4. Between games, come try a great mash-up of the classic “Connect 4” board game and basketball!  Go back and forth with another person in a game of skill and strategy and line up four of your coloured basketballs (vertically, horizontally or diagonally) before they do!
  • REFEREES. Basketball Manitoba and Canada Basketball will take a zero-tolerance approach to any verbal or physical abuse towards any official or volunteer.  We reserve the right to remove any player or team from the event at the sole discretion of the event organizers.
  • SPORTSMANSHIP. All players and spectators are expected to conduct themselves properly and respectfully at all times.  Those found not adhering to this will be removed from the event with no refunds offered. Keep the day fun for all!
  • FIRST AID / MEDICAL. The Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association (MATA) will be set up on Court 1 and will be able to assist you with any first-aid needs.  The St. Boniface Hospital and Health Sciences Centre are an 8-10 min drive away from Sport Manitoba.   
  • INSURANCE.  All participants are covered under the Basketball Manitoba accident and liability insurance coverage.  More information can be found at http://insurance.basketballmanitoba.ca
  • UNIFORMS & BASKETBALLS. Teams are to provide their own uniforms.  Basketball Manitoba will provide the Wilson 3x3 basketball for all games and warm-ups.  
  • GET SOCIAL!  We will use the “#mbhoops” hashtag and update news and photos on our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages at @basketballmb.  Share your experiences with us!
  • WASHROOMS. Washrooms are located in the northeast corner of the gym area and by the main floor reception desk in the Sport Manitoba building.  
  • CHANGEROOMS. Change rooms are located just outside the gym at the water fountain door.  Feel free to use but don't leave items behind as it's not a locked space.  
  • WATER. There will be water available near the main court and water fountains throughout the complex.  Go green and bring your water bottle!
  • PARKING & TRANSPORTATION. There is FREE 2-hour parking on all city streets on Saturday.  There is underground parking under the Sport Manitoba Courts (using the Alexander Street entrance) for $2.00 an hour. More at https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/facility-services/parking.  
    • Please be aware of any posted parking restrictions as Basketball Manitoba is not responsible for parking violations.  There is a loading zone across the street at 145 Pacific Ave that you can use to drop off or pick up people.  
    • The Sport Manitoba facility is on a major Winnipeg Transit bus stop hub with over 15 different routes passing by the Centre at 145 Pacific Ave.  Plan your route at http://winnipegtransit.com/en/navigo
  • COMMUNICATIONS. There is free “Shaw Guest / Shaw Open” wifi in the Canada Games Centre.  Follow the prompts to connect on-site.
  • RESULTS.  All results will be posted at the gym entrance after each game and online on the FIBA 3x3 website.  
  • FOOD.  The onsite Colosimo Cafe has sandwiches, pastries, drinks and other items for sale and is located at the main doors of Sport Manitoba.  Please note that they close Saturdays after 1:00 pm.  There is a vending machine located in the basement of the Sport Manitoba building right below the main entrance to the building.  There are other food options in the Exchange area as well.
  • EQUIPMENT RECYCLING.  Bring a used basketball or a pair of used basketball shoes to our bin at the main gym doors next to the elevator to help a kid get involved in the game!

 

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