MODE AND RULES
The preliminaries will be played in groups, all play all. Points are awarded as follows:
Then follow the playoffs with the 1st of the group playing against the 2nd, the 3rd against the 4th and so on...
In case of a draw after the regular playing time, extra time of 1x3 minutes, and subsequently sudden death rounds determine the winner (exception finals and semi finals: extra time, three minutes at a time, is given until decision).
BALL SIZE AND UNIFORMS
|Boys U16 & U18:||size 7|
|Boys U14 & U12:||size 6|
|all girl classes:||size 6|
Teams must bring two differently coloured sets of uniforms in order to ensure a clear distinction between teams and avoid confusion due to similar uniforms in a game.
Penalties and disqualifications
5 personal or 2 technical fouls (the second technical foul against a player or coach being disqualifying)
Disciplinary fouls: the player is suspended from the next game by default. The tournament committee can extend the suspension according to the severity of the foul.
After 8 team fouls per half time, fouls will be penalised with free throws, except for team control fouls.
- One time out in the 1st half, two in the 2nd half
- One 60 second time out during extra time or
- 24 second rule at the discretion of the referee
- A sudden death period begins with a jump ball, all others according to Possession Arrow
- U14 play with head-to-head defence.
The tournament will be held according to the official rules of the international basketball federation FIBA.
Due to varying cut-off dates among national Basketball associations, there are certain exceptions. Applications for exceptions must be directed to the tournament committee in writing. Players must be less than 6 months too old; there are only two exceptions per team.
General tournament rules
Next to the official rules, the general tournament rules apply to Basketball too. You can read up on them