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Rules & Regulations

Updated on 1/1/22




GAMES:

1. All games will be comprised of 2 halves of 18 minutes each. The clock stays running throughout the entirety of the 1st half with the exception of time-outs or injury. The clock will run until the last 2 minutes of the second half. During the last 2 minutes of the second half, the clock will stop on all referee’s whistles (foul, foul shot, time-out, etc.) 

2. In the event of a tie game at the end of regulation time, a 3 minute overtime period will be played. In the event of a tie game at the end of the first overtime period, a second 3 minute overtime period will be played. In the event of a tie at the end of the second overtime period the game shall be over and will be entered as a tie for each team in the league standings. (Exception: playoff games—no ties). During the overtime period(s) the clock will be stopped on all referee's whistles.  This rule is made for those gyms that have several games and are in jeopardy of being backed up.  If there is time and the coaches agree, the tie can be settled.

3. Each team will be allotted a total of 3 timeouts per game during regulation time. One (1) timeout will be allotted per overtime period. Timeouts not used during regulation time can not be carried over to the overtime period(s). All timeouts will be 1 minute in duration.

4.  A player will be disqualified from a game after he/she is assessed his/her 5th personal foul during a game (overtime(s) included).

5.  A coach or player will be disqualified from a game and asked to leave the gymnasium after he/she receives his/her 2nd technical foul during a game (overtime(s) included).

6. Any situation involving disqualification, from a game, for other than exceeding the maximum number of allowable personal fouls, will result in the automatic suspension, from the next scheduled league game, of the player/coach involved. All such incidents will be subject to further review, for possible additional disciplinary action, by the league's executive committee. Any player/coach involved in 2 such incidents, in a single season (playoffs included), will be suspended for the remainder of that season (including any payoffs/postseason tournaments). 

7. Ten foot (regulation height) baskets will be used for all grade/age groups in both divisions.

8. In the 3rd grade divisions, foul shots can be taken with the shooter starting with his/her heels on the foul line. In all other grade/age groups foul shots will be taken from the regulation distance of 15 ft.

9. All teams in the girls division and in the 3-4 boys grade/age group will use a women's regulation size (28.5) ball for all games.

10. All teams in the boys 5-6 and 7-8 grade/age groups will use a men's regulation size ball for all games.

11. Home teams must supply a game ball in "good" condition. 

12. All players, on the same team, must have game shirts which match in color and lettering. All game shirts must have a number on the front or back. Exceptions can be agreed upon, between the coaches along with the consent of the referee(s), prior to the start of the game.

13. Normal substitution rules will be employed for all games. 

14. Teams may start a game with 4 players. Upon arrival, the 5th player may enter the game at the next whistle stopping play. The opposing team has the discretion of starting with 4 or 5 players in such a situation.

15. Peak Skills will be responsible for providing a properly functioning game clock and scoreboard for each game. "Flip" type scoreboards are permissible.

16. Peak Skills will provide a separate scorekeeper and timekeeper for each game.

17. Peak Skills will be responsible for providing a score book for each game.

18. Team rosters must be entered into the score book prior to the start of the game.

19. Pressing….. You do not have to let the dribbler cross half court.

20. In the boys and girls 7-8 grade/age group, full court defense is permitted only in the last 2 minutes of the 2nd and 4th quarters. In overtime, full court defense is permitted in the last minute of the game.

21.   A player can be called for a foul in the back court.  If a player tries to steal the ball in the back court and commits a foul, a foul will be called.

22. 3-point shots are permitted at every level with the exception of 

23.  Lane violations.  The 4th grade division will have 5 seconds.  5th -8th grade divisions will use regular 3 seconds.



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Phone: 856-753-7325
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1039 Industrial Drive 
West Berlin, New Jersey 08091

Phone: 856-753-7325
Email: [email protected]
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