Tournament Rules
  
Conduct Code of Ethics and Game Rules
916 Flight Elite - Basketball Officials Form

Age/Grade Divisions:

10u/4th grade: An athlete can be no older than 10 on August 31, 2017.
Grade exception: An athlete who is in the 4th grade as of October 1, 2016 and who is no older than 11 on August 31, 2017 is eligible to play in the 10u/4th grade division

11u/5th grade: An athlete can be no older than 11 on August 31, 2017.
Grade exception: An athlete who is in the 5th grade as of October 1, 2016 and who is no older than 12 on August 31, 2017 is eligible to play in the 11u/5th grade division

12u/6th grade: An athlete can be no older than 12 on August 31, 2017.
Grade exception: An athlete who is in the 6th grade as of October 1, 2016 and who is no older than 13 on August 31, 2017 is eligible to play in the 12u/6th grade division

13u/7th grade: An athlete can be no older than 13 on August 31, 2017.
Grade exception: An athlete who is in the 7th grade as of October 1, 2016 and who is no older than 14 on August 31, 2017 is eligible to play in the 13u/7th grade division

14u/8th grade: An athlete can be no older than 14 on August 31, 2017.
Grade exception: An athlete who is in the 8th grade as of October 1, 2016 and who is no older than 15 on August 31, 2017 is eligible to play in the 14u/8th grade division

All Coaches, Team coordinators should have players birth certificates and or proof of grade with them at the tournament. In the event of a protest, you must be able to provide proof of age/grade at the event.

National Federation of State High School Association Rules Apply
High School Boy Rules Apply for Boys
(Exceptions) These exceptions apply for both Boys and Girls.

Ball size:  28.5 Boys 10u/4th thru 12u/6th and Boys 13u/7th thru 14u/8th use Men's Regulation Size
Jersey color. It is not mandatory that all teams have (2) color jerseys. (light and dark) However, it is highly recommended to avoid teams wearing the same color at the same time. When possible the home team will wear light, and visitors wear dark. Coaches should work this out diplomatically before game time.

No shot clock. 10 second back court violation in effect.
Press Rule

For 10u/4th grade and older:
Teams ahead by 30 points or more at any point in the second half must play defense behind their three-point arc. First offense: Warning, Second and all additional offenses: 2 shot technical.

On all free throws, players shall enter lane on release of ball.
Technical fouls result in (2) shots and the ball.

No jewelry, plastic bracelets, ear rings, etc... shall be worn by players.
Team may start game with 4 players.

(2) 20 minute halves running clock. Last 2 minutes of 2nd half is stop clock.
Time outs: 2 per half, No carry overs to 2nd half.
Tie breaker determined by, #1 Head to Head, #2 points (max. 15 points per game) #3 total points #4 points allowed.

Running clock in 2nd half only if 20-point differential.
Overtime: 2 minutes. There will only be 1 timeout for each team during overtime play!

Protest requires $100.00 cash at the time of the protest.
Any team that does not show up for any scheduled game, will be financially responsible for each game missed. ($100.00)

Game time is game time. (exception) If a team shows up 10 minutes late, the opposing team has the decision on claiming a victory by forfeit or playing the game with an adjustment to the clock. If a team is more than 10 minutes late, the game is a forfeit. In addition, the game may start earlier than scheduled time, only if both coaches agree to start early (Administrator has final say).

There may be unforeseen circumstances that may require site director to make changes concerning the manner in which the clock is being run. Once the tournament has been determined to be back on time, normal clock may continue.
916 Flight Elite Disruptive Threatening Behavior / Fighting Policy
Any abuse of officials is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

Head Coach is ultimately responsible for the actions of their team. (assistant coaches, athletes, team members, parents, guardians and family members). Any inappropriate behavior from any of the above listed persons could lead to adverse action against the team including forfeiting of the game. Absolutely no profanity from spectators, players or coaches allowed. Any spectator causing a problem shall be asked to leave the gym by lead official, site director or tournament director. (away from any entrance of gym) Lead Official, Site Director and Tournament Director have the right to ask any person to leave the gym site. If that person does not leave immediately, 911 shall be called. That spectator shall be allowed back to future games. Any player or coach involved in fighting, spitting, threatening or provoking behavior towards any person, on or off the court, during a 916 Flight Elite Event, shall be suspended for all remaining games and shall not be allowed to participate in the following tournament. Any spectator involved in fighting (physical contact with another), spitting, or provoking or threatening behavior towards another person during a 916 Flight Elite Event, shall not be allowed in or around any gym of the event being held. In addition, this person shall not be allowed back to future events until tournament director allows.

Admission Saturday Tournament (All Day) General $10.00 Youth 6-11 $5.00 5U