Start at 5 minutes past the hour (teams unable to field a team by this time must forfeit)
No substitutions during quarters 1 - 3, except for injury, or for a player who has lost control(see below).
Substitution permitted in the 4th quarter, at the 4 minute mark ONLY.
For teams with 9 players - everyone must sit out one quarter and play at least 1 full quarter
For teams with 8 players - everyone has to play 2 full quarters
For teams with 6 or 7 players - everyone has to sit out one quarter and play at least 2 full quarters.
For teams with 5 players - everyone has to play three full quarters
For teams with 4 players – need I explain?!!
For teams with 3 or fewer – Sorry, but it’s a forfeit. Borrow a couple of players and have a scrimmage
Players arriving after halftime (by 4 minutes left in the 3rd quarter) must play one full quarter
Players arriving later than this are at the discretion of the coach for playing time, no minimum required
NOTE: Coaches must exercise good judgment to pull a player who is getting out of control (physically aggressive to other players), even if it brings them shy of their minimum playing time. Make every attempt to calm the player and get them back on the court.
Two coaches permitted to be with the team on the sideline
ONE person designated head coach and may speak to the referee
Each team gets 2 per game
Each timeout is 30 seconds – clock stops
May only be called by the head coach
1 minute rest at conclusion of game
Shoot at same basket as the second half
3 minute quarter (maximum of 1)
1 timeout per team – clock stops
If still tied after OT, sudden death (start with jump ball), first basket wins