Index / Tourney Recaps
26-27 Schedule of Events
Introduction - Late Entry:
If you arrive late,
then the games you miss 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 1 pm,
you forfeit the
If you don't
bring all your players on time for the games, your opposing team
has the right to force a forfeit, giving them a free win.
It is up to the team with all their players in attendance, if any
adjustments are warranted such as allowing the short handed team
to pick up a few players. The team that brought all their
players is in the lead position here.
No Ringer Policy:
As of 2008, the
No-Ringer policy has been finalized and there are no if, ands,
or buts about it. If a player is brought that is not on a
team roster, that player will not be allowed to participate in
the BSC. If a player is a blatant ringer, he will not be
allowed to play. End of discussion. Teams have to go
through a lot to abide by the tournament rules, and we won't
allow disruption. Appreciate your cooperation.
Each team will play a total
of 5 games
(4 on Friday and 1 on Saturday).
The games will
be 22 minutes each (two 11 minute quarters), with a 2 minute
half time, and with 2, 30 second timeouts per team, meaning one
1st & 2nd
Round Playoff Format:
top 6 teams advance to the playoffs based on their regular
season records. The #1 and 2 seeds get a bye in the first
round while the #3 - 6 seeds duke it out.
The 1st & 2nd round games will be 24 minutes
long (12 minute halves), with a 2 minute halftime, and 4 timeouts allotted.
Two in the first half, and two in the second half. They
will be 30 second timeout's.
Final (Championship) Format:
Championship game will
between the remaining two teams.
Championship game will
be 24 minutes
a 3 minute half time. Both teams will be allotted a total of
4 timeouts. Two
A total of 4 fouls per
player, on your 5th foul, you foul out in the regular season.
In the 1st & 2nd rounds
of the playoffs, and the championship, it's 5 fouls per player,
on your 6th foul, you foul out.
you exceed your foul limit, you are out for the game.****
Free throws will be applied during both the
regular and post-seasons.
Each personal foul counts towards a team foul.
When a team commits a total of 6 teams fouls in a half,
the opposition shoots a free throw. (Single Bonus). If the free
throw is made, another one is awarded. If the free throw is
missed, play resumes as normal. Once a team reaches 8 total
teams fouls in a half, all fouls committed from that point
forward during the remainder of the game result in two free
throws being awarded to the opposition. (Double Bonus)
The exception to this is if an offensive foul or a shooting
If an offensive foul is committed, there is only a change
of possession (no free-throws).
If a shooting foul is committed (player fouled in the act of
shooting), 2 free-throws are automatically awarded no matter how
many team fouls exist.
The Clock will only stop for the following instances:
3) Free Throw
4) The last 2 minutes
of the second half of all games, for all calls/fouls/dead
balls/out of bounds plays.
Other than those instances, the clock will be continuously
table is authorized to take a table time-out to correct an error
by the refs who misunderstood or did not get right one of the
rules for this event. Such as if a player has fouled out and the
refs didn't hear it, and therefore the clock will need to be
reset and/or any points that fouled out player scored removed.
If the ref does
not concur, the tournament administrator can be called over to
clarify and back up the scoring table.
Refs - Will be officiating the
entire event. So please be aware of the appropriate
basketball rules such as 3 second violations, back court, etc,
All calls are FINAL.
****The only instance in which a referee's call isn't final is
if there is a scoring table issue, see the rule directly above
Cause for Ejection/Removal from the 2011 BSC:
unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated from players,
coaches or fans. If in the Event Administrators’ opinion, any
player, coach or fan who engages in any evidence of harassment,
intimidation, taunting, arguing, physical altercation or
violence, offensive words, destruction of property or any
criminal activity that could compromise or affect the
administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct
of the IPF Sports Tournament, the IPF Administrator has sole
discretion and reserves the right to eject or ban any individual
who disrupts any part of the Event.
This will be based on the following:
1. If an
Instigator is clearly established by any Tournament
Official (Referee, Gym Administrator or Event Administrators),
then he or she will be immediately ejected for the remainder of
the tournament and NOT be allowed entry in the following year’s
tournament as well.
2. If a
Retaliator is clearly established by any Tournament Official
(Referee, Gym Administrator or Event Administrators), then he or
she will be immediately ejected for the remainder of the
3. If it
is determined by a Tournament Official (Referee, Gym
Administrator or Event Administrators), that the 2nd party
did not retaliate, then he or she will be allowed to remain
in the Event.
4. If it
is not possible to determine who the Instigator or
Retaliator was, both will be ejected for the remainder of
the tournament and the consecutive year as well.
5. Any 3rd
person (s) that involvethemselves in any unsportsmanlike
conduct, including players, coaches or fans will be ejected from
that year's Event immediately.
player, coach or fan that has to be ejected twice will be
permanently banned from all future IPF Events. Any player, coach
or fan in violation of any of the above, must leave the venue
immediately and may not return for the duration of the Event.If
said individual(s) do not leave the venue immediately, local
authorities will be contacted if necessary.
If any other cause or person (s) not
listed above but still threatening the stability of the
tournament, their ejection will be at the Administrators’ sole
When a team forfeits a
game, the team they were scheduled to play gets an automatic
win. If playoff seeding comes into play a forfeited game will
give a zero point total.
The teams with the best records will advance.
If 2 teams have the same record at the end of the regular
season, the team that defeated the other team in the regular
season will advance.
3. If the two teams
have the same record and never played each
other in the regular season, point differential will be tallied
up for the regular season, for both teams. The team with
the higher number will advance. This applies if there are
more than 2 teams with the same record.
Now if 2 teams never played each other in the regular
season, have the same record, AND have the same point
differential. They will play a mandatory 8 minute tie
breaker game, with one allotted 30 second timeout per team.
Regular Season Overtime Rules:
If at the end of a game, there is
a tie, there will be a jump ball and 2 minutes of Overtime.
These 2 minute overtimes will continue until there is a winner.
There are no timeouts. An un-used timeout from the 2nd
half DOES CARRY OVER.
Playoff Overtime Rules:
A. First Round/Second Round: 3 minute tie breaker.
One 30 second timeout per team. These overtimes continue
until there is a winner.
B. Championship: 5 minute tie breaker.
One 1 minute timeout per team. These overtimes continue
until there is a winner.
Timeouts from the 2nd half carry over into overtime for both the
regular season and the playoffs.
Contest will take place on Saturday, August 27th, and will be as
Each player will
get 2 practice shots.
1. Each team needs to select 2 shooters. These
shooters will get 2 shots from each of the 5 points around the
3-point arc, at the designated time.
2. The top 4 shooters (meaning from the entire
3-point shooter lineup) with the most points, will duke it
out on Saturday, prior to the championship game.
BSC Fan Challenge:
pleasing event will take place prior to the Championship game.
Contestants will line up and have a total of 3 shot attempts.
The person who makes the most shots wins the trophy. Fans
will get 2 practice shots prior to their 3 shot attempts.
All Star Selection:
The All Stars
for the 2011 BSC will be chosen by the team captains. Each
team head will fill out a sheet at the conclusion of the 1st/2nd
round of the playoffs in which they'll list the top five 1st team team
players from all teams. The players with the most votes at
each position will be selected. Trophies will then be
cannot select members from their own teams.