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Official Rules/Regulations - 2005

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If you arrive late, then the games you missed will be automatically added into your Loss column, and the team you were supposed to play, will get a free Win. If you are not at the gym by 11 am, you forfeit the tournament completely.  


Deposits are non-refundable.

Regular Season Format:

Each team will play a total of 6 games, which are 20 minutes each, with a 2 minute half time, and with 2, 30 second timeouts per team.

1st Round Playoff Format:

The top 4 teams advance to the playoffs based on their regular season records.  The 1st round games will be 20 minutes long, with a 2 minute halftime, and 2, 30 second timeouts.

The Final (Championship) Format & Rules:

The Championship game will be 24 minutes long, with a 3 minute halftime, and 2, one minute timeouts per team.


As previously stated, in the regular season, each team gets 2, one minute timeout per game.  In the first round of the playoffs, both teams get 2 timeouts.

If you don’t use your timeout in one half, you lose it, it doesn’t carry over, except in the championship game.


Subs can only go in on dead balls, and they have to be at the scorers table.  Subs cannot walk from the players bench to the court.


A total of 4 fouls per player, in the regular season. 

In the 1st round of the playoffs, it's 5 fouls per player.

In the final, it's 5 fouls per player.  

****If you exceed your foul limit, you are out for the game.****

Cause for Ejection/Removal from the 2005 BSC:

Any player/coach/fan that conducts him or herself in a manner deemed unseemly with the organized nature of this basketball tournament, will be asked to leave.    

The official Referees have been given jurisdiction and full authority in this matter.


Official Refs -   Will be officiating the entire event.  So please be aware of the appropriate basketball rules such as 3 second violations, back court, etc, etc….  

Free Throws & 3 point shots:

In the regular season, if you accumulate 4 fouls, you are out for the game.  Free throws will be applied during both the regular and post-season.


If 2 teams have the same record at the end of the regular season, the team that won the match-up during the regular season, will get the higher seed.

1.    In the regular season, if at the end of the game, there is a tie, there will be a jump ball.  Sudden death applies.

2.       Playoff Tie-Breakers: 

A.    First Round:  3 minute tie breaker.

B.    Championship:  5 minute tie breaker.

Please Note:  For the First Round and the Final, all additional overtimes after the first overtime will be 2 minutes long.

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