Game Format
  • All games are played on 8' hoops. 3rd grade games are played on 10' hoops.
  • There are five 8-minute periods of play.
  • Players will rotate at the end of each period.
  • No score is kept.
  • Each player is matched up by height with their opponent and will wear a color-coordinated wristband to teach the concept of man-to-man defense.
  • Game play will be half-court, man-to-man defense; no pressing; no double teams.
  • No stealing off the dribble or out of another player's hands.
  • Coaches will serve as refs on the court.
  • Coaches will be liberal in enforcing violations suchs as double dribbles, traveling, etc.
  • No free throws - inbound all fouls from the nearest point of contact.