TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS

In all games played rules and regulations from the Norwegian Basketball Association applies with the exception of the following:

  

FORMAT

U9 and U10: results will not be registered.

U9-U11: there will be no play off games (only pool play). All teams are guaranteed 4-5 games. You may play against teams in other pools depending on the number of registered teams.

U12-U19, senior and wheel chair: there will be 3-4 teams in each pool, followed by play off/elimination play. All teams will move on to the play offs, and all teams are guaranteed at least 3 games.

 

GAME LENGTH

U15-U19, wheel chair and senior: 2x12 min effective playing time. 3 min half time break.

U14: 4x6 min effective playing time. 1+3+1 min break between each period.

U13: 6x4 min effective playing time. 1 min break between each period.

U11 and U12: 6x4 min ineffective playing time. 1 min break between each period.

U9 and U10: 4x5 min ineffective playing time. 1 min break between each period.

  

PERSONAL FOULS

U14-U19, wheel chair and senior: a player will foul out after 4 personal fouls.

 

TEAM FOULS

U15-U19, wheel chair and senior: two bonus shots will be awarded on the 8th team foul.

 

TIME-OUT

U15-U19, wheel chair and senior: 1 time-out allowed per half.
U14: 1 time-out allowed in the 1st or 2nd period, and 1 time-out in the 3rd or 4th period.

 

OVERTIME

A game cannot end in a tie. The teams play 3 min overtime periods until a winner is decided. Each team is allowed 1 time-out per period.

 

SHOT CLOCK

24-second shot clock. The officials will be in charge of the shot clock.

  

ELIGIBILITY TO PLAY

A player can only play for one team in the same age group (even if the club participates with multiple teams in that age group). It is allowed to play for multiple teams in other (older) age groups, but the game schedule will not take this into consideration. Senior and wheel chair teams are allowed to have guest player(s), but a written application must take place and be approved in order for that player to participate.

 

TEAM ROSTER

A team roster must be handed to the main secretary at the gym no later than 20 min before the first game of the tournament. For the rest of the games the same team roster will be applicable. If you would like to change your team roster this has to be done no later than 20 min before game time.

 

PROTESTS

For a protest to be effective the team captain has to sign the game sheet immediately after the game ends. A written protest must be handed to the main secretary at the gym no later than 20 min after the game ends. A fee of 1000,- NOK will be refunded if the protest goes through. The jury’s decision is final and cannot be appealed.