A 5 minute guaranteed warm-up time will be given between games.
Players are allowed 6 fouls.
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.
Each team has 2 full timeouts and two 30 second timeouts per game.
There will be a 3-minute halftime.
Division for 6th grade and below will use a 28.5 ball and 7th grade and above will use a regulation 29.5 ball.
As long as a team remains twenty (20) or more points ahead of its opponent during the last 5 minutes of the game, the clock will run except for time-outs, technical fouls, and injuries. As long as a team remains thirty (30) or more points ahead of its opponent during the last 10 minutes of the game, the clock will run except for time-outs, technical fouls, and injuries. No full court press allowed after the lead reaches 25 points.
There will be one 3 minutes overtime period and each team will receive 1 additional timeout. After the 1 overtime period, if the game is still tied, there will be a sudden death, the first team to score wins. During sudden death, all foul shots are one shot only.
Tie-breaking procedures for pool play or to award trophies are as follows: 1st criteria is head to head competition between teams involved in the tie. If head to head cannot break the tie, then point differential between the teams that are tied is used for all pool games. A margin of up to 15 points max per game between the teams involved in the tie will determine winner or seeding. If point differential does not break the tie, then total points allowed from all games within the pool will be used to determine winner or seed.
Free-throws Bonus- 1 and 1 will be awarded on the 8th foul. 2 shots will be awarded on the tenth foul.
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