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RULES

Registration

  1. (Spring) Age Verification. Coaches MUST CHECK-IN 30 minutes prior to their first game and if there are any age challenges BEFORE a game then age verification will need to be presented. (2 players max)

  2. Players cannot play for more than one team in the same age division/pool

  3. Payments due no later than one week prior to event

Game Rules

  1. Time Rules:

    1. 9u-11u Grade: 14 minutes stop time.

    2. 12u-Varsity: 16 minutes stop time.

  2. 2- 4 minutes warm-up time.

  3. All teams must be ready to play no later than 10 minutes prior to their game time. If the court is available VH can begin games 6 minutes prior to posted times.

  4. Pressing Rule (9u-11u) only

    1. Teams can press in the first half until they are up by 10 or more points.

    2. Teams can press in the second half until there are up by 20 or more points.

  5. 6 fouls = player disqualification

  6. 10 team fouls = 1 & 1 (No two shot fouls unless in act of shooting regardless of number of team fouls)

  7. Three full timeouts per team.

  8. Overtime 2 minutes.

  9. Technical Fouls / Flagrant Fouls

    1. Two Technical Fouls = Ejection for remainder of tournament (Coach or Player)

    2. Flagrant Fouls = College Rules - click here

    3. Fighting = technical foul and removal from remainder of tournament

AGE Requirements


AGE BASED COMPETITION RULES (Spring)

7U – An athlete can be no older than 7 on or before June 16, 2019.

8U – An athlete can be no older than 8 on or before June 16, 2019.

9U  – An athlete can be no older than 9 on or before June 16, 2019.

10U – An athlete can be no older than 10 on or before June 16, 2019.

11U – An athlete can be no older than 11 on or before June 16, 2019.

12U – An athlete can be no older than 12 on or before June 16, 2019.

13U – An athlete can be no older than 13 on or before June 16, 2019.

14U – An athlete can be no older than 14 on or before June 16, 2019.

HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION RULES

15U/9TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 15 on or before June 16, 2018. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 9thGrade as of October 1, 2018 and who is no older than 16 on or before June 16, 2019

16U/10TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 16 on or before June 16, 2018. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 10thGrade as of October 1, 2018 and who is no older than 17 on or before June 16, 2019.

Varsity – An athlete can be no older than 19 on August 31, 2019. An athlete must also currently be enrolled at an accredited high school or preparatory school. 

2018 ELIGIBILITY MATERIAL OPTIONS 

1. BIRTH CERTIFICATE

2. Valid Passport (Meets age and photo ID requirements)

3. Valid Driver’s License or Learner’s Permit (Meets age and photo ID requirements)

4. Military ID card (Meets age and photo ID requirements)

5. Dept. of Motor Vehicles State Identification card (Meets age and photo ID requirements)

*Players are allowed to play up in age but are not allowed to play for multiple teams in the same division.

Violation of age requirements will result in a forfeited game. 

Program Conduct

  1. Parents, fans, coaches, and players are all expected to conduct themselves appropriately. Swearing at or excessive yelling at refs, opposing players, or other fans will result in removal from the facility.

  2. All teams must provide a contact person who is reachable during the tournament.