Youth Rules

Central Montana Wild West Hoopfest
Youth 3 on 3 Rules  
April 1, 2018  ●  Stanford Gym
The Youth 3 on 3 Rules will be posted at the gym on the day of the tournament.
Youth 3 on 3 Rules ►
Youth 3 on 3 Rules
  • Teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games.
  • All games will begin at the same time.
  • Minimum 3 players and max 5 players to a team.
  • Basketball or Gym shoes will be required at all times while out on the floor. No street shoes.
  • Game length:  15 minutes or 21 points whichever comes first. 
  • Running clock with automatic timeout at 5 minutes. 
  • If the game is tied at the end of regulation, an alternating team free throw shootout will determine the winner until the tie is broken.
  • The court will have a 3-point line. 
  • A standard goal will be scored one point; a goal made outside the 3-point line will be scored two points.
  • Possession will change after each made basket.
  • Players cannot steal the ball out of the hands of the opposing team after checking in.
  • Players must allow a three foot halo around the player for pass entry.  Players must make one pass before they are able to score.
  • Free throws will be awarded after each foul.  All fouls are shooting fouls.
  • Flagrant or intentional fouls will result in 1 penalty point and the offensive team will retain possession of the ball.
  • Jump balls are determined by alternating possession arrow.
  • Check ball with official or opponent on dead ball change of possession.
  • A referee will be assigned to each court and have the authority to rule on points. As with most tournaments, referees are volunteers. Spectators are asked to respect the officials, the game and the players.
  • In the event that a member of your team is unable to attend, you may make a substitution, as long that individual is in the same grade bracket and brings all necessary documentation for registration. Teams with only two available players will be asked to forfeit. No refunds.
● These Rules and Regulations will be available at the gym on the day of the tournament.
● Concessions stand services will be available throughout the tournament. No coolers.
● Entry Fees: All team entry fees must be received and paid prior to event participation.
● Basketball or Gym shoes will be required at all times while out on the floor. No street shoes.
● No charge for visitor admission during the tournament. All welcomed.
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