Playing Time Rules:
*Exceptions: Player injury or player absence.
Defense & Pressing Rules:
(Head to head record will be the deciding factor in the event of a tie)
*If a player receives 3 technical fouls they will be served with a 3 game suspension.
Basketball Tournament Rules and Regulations
Each coach is to inform their players of the rules and regulations of the tournament
Each team must furnish someone to keep the scorebook or run the clock.
Good sportsmanship from coaches, players, parents, and fans is expected.
Tournament will begin at 8:00 a.m. All teams must check in thirty (30) minutes
prior to start of their scheduled game.
Admission is $5.00 for adults, $1.00 for children (excluding coaches and players),
and children under 5 will be admitted free.
A Team Waiver and Liability Form must be filled out completely for each team.
Each participating team must have an coach on the bench.
Tournament will be pool play with single elimination in the winning bracket.
Teams will be drawn at random for the first pool.
After first (1st) pool of play, times will be approximate thereafter.
Basketball shoes must be worn. No street shoes.
Teams will have five (5) minutes to warm-up before each game.
Teams must furnish warm up balls, towels, and individual water battles for their team.
games will consist of two (2) twenty (20) minute halves with three
(3) two (2) minute timeouts per half. The clock will run continuously except for:
Timeouts, injuries, and free throws.
Substitutes must report to the scorer's table to enter the game, and then wait for the official to signal to enter.
There will be 5 (five) minutes between the halves of each game.
In bound balls will be passed in timely matter. A five (5) second rule will apply.
In case of a jump ball, alternate possession rules apply.
Made free throws will be counted as 1 point.
Technical fouls may also be awarded in the case of unsportsmanlike conduct towards
another player or an official. Technical fouls may also be awarded in the case of
unsportsmanlike behavior of the parents, guardians, and fans of the opposing team.
Overtime will consist of five (5) minute periods until the game is decided.
Guidelines for Spectators:
The Rich City League Spectator Pledge
Positive comments to the coaches, referees, umpires, players and or the director are always welcome. I will respect the officials and their authority during games and will never question, discuss, or confront officials at the games. Negative or inappropriate comments such a booing and taunting, or refusing to shake hands, or profane language or gestures will not be tolerated. The emphasis at Rich City League games is not on winning, but rather on creating an environment in which each player will have fun and will grow & develop his/her abilities in each sport as he/she may desire. Rich City League wishes each sporting event to be an encouragement towards physical fitness, improvement for human relationships and sportsmanship, and equal participation. I will demand a sports environment that is free from drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and the use of them discouraged at all sports events.
I acknowledge that if my behavior is not encouraging or appropriate, I may be asked to leave the field or court. Repeat occurrences could lead to permanent dismissals.
Any suggestions, comments, or complaints can be brought to the attention of a Rich City League board member, the RCL administrator, or RCL staff.
The RCL board and, or, administrator reserve the right to alter rules, regulations, and bracket structure as needed.