2014 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
building 10 sports court
may 28, 2014
- All players must present a current NIH Identification Card at the time of check-in to participate in the 3-on-3 tournament.
- Players may not play for more than one team.
- Players may only play in one tournament.
- Participation is completely voluntary.
- All participants must sign a waiver form before the event.
- For safety reasons, all jewelry must be removed, e.g. watches, wedding bands, bracelets, piercings and neck chains. (An exception will be made for medical ID bracelets or chain.) The staff will not be responsible for jewelry.
- A start time will be assigned to each team. Team members must arrive 15 minutes before the assigned start of their game.
- Forfeit: The game will be forfeited if a minimum of 3 players has not arrived at the assigned game time. The opposing team will automatically advance to the next round.
- Teams: Up to five players per team (which includes two substitutes).
- Players: Each team must have at least one female player on the court at all times.
- Game Length: 20 minutes running clock per game with a 2-minute warning or the first team that reaches 21 points. Time outs will only be taken for injured players.
- Scoring: All baskets are worth 2 points (no 3 pointers). Free throws are worth 1 point.
- Overtime:If the score is tied at the end of regulation, teams will play one two (2) minute running clock overtime period
- Substitutions: Unlimited substitutions can be made after a basket, a foul shot, or any stoppage of play. Substitution will be permitted only when the ball is out of play.
- Possession: The official will conduct a coin toss to determine which team has first possession. Ball possession changes hands after each basket, unless a foul is awarded. The team on defense gets possession of the ball, but has to check the ball at the top of the key.
- On defensive rebounds or steals, the ball must be returned to the check line, and the player in possession of the ball may maintain control and attempt to score. Any change of possession will result in the return of the ball to the check line.
- Dunking is not permitted.
The game will end if a team goes ahead by 10 or more points with two minutes or less remaining in the game.
- All personal and technical fouls will count toward a team total. An individual player cannot foul out of a game, but may be ejected at the official's judgment.
- After the fourth team foul, the offended team will shoot a one
and one. After seven team fouls, the offended team will shoot
two free throws.
- The duties of the officials shall include scoring, timekeeping, and calling fouls. The officials shall conduct the game in accordance with the official rules. The officials shall penalize any player, substitute player, or coach for unsportsmanlike conduct by immediate ejection and banishment from the playing area.
- Prior to the game, the referee shall perform a coin toss to determine ball possession.
- The referee shall signal the ball in play, free throw attempts, and any violations.
- The referee shall have the power to make decisions on any point not specifically covered in the rules.