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Capitol City Hoop Classic
Capitol City Hoop Classic

Capitol City Hoop Classic

Rules

GAME BALL:

  • The official game size basketball for 8u, 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u & all girls divisions is 28.5
  • The official game size basketball for 13u, 14u, 15u, 16u & 17u and up is 29.5

COACHES ONLY 1 BASKETBALL PER TEAM WILL BE ALLOWED INTO GYM SITES. THE BALL MUST BE INSIDE OF THE COACH’S BAG PRIOR TO WARM UPS AND AFTER WARM UPS. CCHC WILL PROVIDE ALL GAME BALLS. ABSOLUTELY NO DRIBBLING OF BASKETBALLS  IN THE GYM. CCHC WANTS TO PROVIDE A SAFE AND PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL THE STUDENT ATHLETES. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

GAME DURATION:

  • All 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th & up division games will be 16 minute running clock halves.  Last 2 minutes of each half will be stopped clock
  • All 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th grade division games will be 14 minute running clock halves. Last 2 minutes of the game will be stop clock.
  • All 2nd & 3rd grade division games will play 12 minute running clock halves. Last 2 minutes of the game will be stop clock.
  • All  Games/All Grades, clock stops on free throws.

TIME OUTS & 0VERTIME:
Each team will be given TWO (2) full and TWO (2) thirty second timeouts per game. In the event of OVERTIME; There will be NO CARRY OVER of timeouts. First OT session will be 2 minutes running time; Additional overtime sessions will be 1 minute running time. The clock will stop for shooting fouls and timeouts only. THERE WILL BE ONE (1) THIRTY SECOND TIMEOUT AWARDED PER OVERTIME PERIOD.

WARM UP:
There will be a five (5) minute pre game warm up session. There will be a two (2) minute half time session. CCHC reserves the right to adjust the time for each session based on need.

MERCY RULE:

Mercy Rule will be enforced anytime a team falls behind by 20 or more points.  Meaning that a running clock will be enforced until the point difference is reduced below 20 points.  If the point difference is reduced below 20 points, then the regular rules for that specific age group will be returned immediately.

Any Team down 20 or more points with 2 minutes or less left in the game, the game will be stopped. 

FOULS:
1 AND 1 bonus will be reached on the 7th team foul. Double bonus will be reached on the 10th team foul. Players will be disqualified on the 5th foul. Two technical fouls will disqualify any coach or player and the individual will be ejected. Technical fouls will count as personal foul. Coaches will not be allowed to stand during games after the first technical foul.  In the event of any ejection (coach, player, fan) the individual must leave the gym and is disqualified for the next game. No exceptions.

TEAMS:
Rosters must consist of a minimum of 5 players and all games must start with 5 players on the court. If a player is disqualified for any reason, the team must finish the game with the remaining players. The disqualified player cannot continue to play. Two (2) coaches, One (1) team administrator and 10 players on the submitted roster at time of registration will be allowed free admission. Exceptions will be handled on a ad hoc basis. ALL OTHER MEMBERS OF THE PROGRAM MUST PAY THE ADMISSION FEE.  ALL COACHES MUST BE ABLE TO VERIFY THE AGE OF ALL PLAYERS ON THE TEAM IF CHALLENGED (Birth Certificates or School report cards apply).  IF A COACH IS UNABLE TO DO SO, THE PLAYER WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.  ALL FINAL DECISIONS WILL BE MADE BY THE SITE CAPTAIN.

ATTIRE & BEHAVIOR:
COACHES AND ADMINISTRATORS MUST WEAR THEIR OFFICIAL CCHC ID BADGE. NO EXCEPTIONS. NO BADGE YOU MUST PAY TO ENTER THE SITE. POLO STYLE (COLLARED SHIRT) AND KHAKI PANTS OR DRESS SLACKS ARE MANDATORY. NO EXCEPTIONS. ONLY COACHES ON THE OFFICIAL ROSTER SUBMITTED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION ARE ALLOWED TO SIT ON THE BENCH.

PLAYER RESTRICTION:
A player may only play for one team per age/grade division. A player may play up a grade/division but it must be with the same organization. 

SCORE TABLE:
If needed, CCHC will require the home team to provide someone to do the scorebook and the guest team to do the clock.

ELIGIBILITY & PROTEST:
ALL PROTEST MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING WITH $100 CASH. THE MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED TO THE PROTESTING TEAM IN THE EVENT THAT THE PROTEST IS UPHELD AND FORFIETED IF THE PROTEST IS NOT UPHELD. TEAMS BEING PROTESTED MUST PROVIDE A LEGAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND A CURRENT YEAR REPORT CARD FOR THE PLAYER IN QUESTION. THIS MUST BE DONE ON THE SPOT!!! THE FINAL DECISION WILL BE MADE BY THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR/SITE CAPTAIN AND WILL NOT BE SUBJECT TO FURTHER DISCUSSION. ELIGIBILITY: PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY (BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND CURRRENT YEAR REPORT CARD) MUST BE PRODUCED IN THE EVENT OF A PROTEST.

ANY VIOLENCE OR ACTS OF EXTREME AGGRESSION WILL NOT BE TOLERATED (I.E. EXTREME YELLING, VERBAL THREATS OR GESTURES & OTHER ACTS OF THIS NATUTRE).  IN THE EVENT OF THESE SITUATIONS THE TEAM CHARGED WITH THIS BEHAVIOR WILL BE ELIMINATED FROM THE TOURNAMENT IMMEDIATELY AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT WILL BE NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY.  REFUSAL TO LEAVE THE PROPERTY WHEN ASKED OR IF EJECTED WILL ALSO RESULT IN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS BEING NOTIFIED.

GAME CANCELLATIONS:
IT IS CCHC’S INTENTION THAT ALL GAMES BE PLAYED. HOWEVER, AS ALWAYS GAME TIME IS GAME TIME. A FIVE POINT PER MINUTE PENALTY WILL BE ASSESSED TO THE LATE TEAM THRU 50% OF THE FIRST HALF. FOLLOWING THIS TIMING THE GAME IS AN OFFICIAL FORFEIT. IF THE LATE ARRIVAL OF A TEAM IS THE FAULT OF CCHC, ALL EFFORTS WILL BE MADE TO RECTIFY THE SITUATION SO THE GAME CAN BE PLAYED.