Tournament Rules
Game Length
  • U15/U16/U17 - 16 minute halves  |  U13/U14 - 14 minute halves
  • Clock stops on all normal whistles
  • Mercy Rule: if a team has a 20 point lead or more there will be a running clock during the last 8 minutes of the game
  • 5 minutes long
  • 5 minutes long (minimum)
Time Outs
  • Each team is given three (45 second) timeouts per game
  • No carryover in overtime
  • Each time is allowed one timeout per overtime session
  • 2 minutes in length
  • Team fouls will begin on the 8th foul of the half (all 1 and 1 fouls thereafter)
  • Double bonus on the 11th 
  • 6 personal fouls per player

Definition of a Prospect
A prospective student-athlete is a student who has started classes for the ninth grade. In addition, a student who has not started classes for the ninth grade becomes a prospective student-athlete if the institution provides such an individual (or the individual's relatives or friends) any financial assistance or other benefits that the institution does not provide to prospective students generally. An individual remains a prospective student-athlete until one of the following occurs (whichever is earlier):

(a) The individual officially registers and enrolls in a minimum full-time program of studies and attends classes in any term of a four-year collegiate institution's regular academic year (excluding summer); or
(b) The individual participates in a regular squad practice or competition at a four-year collegiate institution that occurs before the beginning of any term; or (Revised: 1/11/89, 1/10/90)
(c) The individual officially registers and enrolls and attends classes during the summer prior to initial enrollment. (Adopted: 4/28/05, Revised: 1/17/09)

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