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Frog Rock Youth Basketball Division I Playing Rules


Primary objectives:

Provide players with the opportunity to develop fundamental basketball skills


Provide players opportunity to grow basketball and social skills in a team-oriented, supportive and fun culture


Emphasize double goal winning- in life and on court


Primary rules:


Ball size: 27.5


Lane Violations: 5 seconds


Basket height: 8 feet


Fouls Allowed: 5


Free throw distance: regulation


Defenses: all types of half-court defense allowed beginning at top of the key


Quarters: 4 ten minute running time, the score is kept


Tipoff: 1st and 3rd quarters


Jump ball: alternating possessions


Timeouts: 3 per half per team, 1 per overtime


Three-pointers: not counted


Foul shots: shooting fouls if in act of shooting.


Possession with exception of last two minutes of quarters 2,4 when it is 1 and 1.


Violations are reshot on defense or no basket, change in possession on offense.


Jewelry: removed prior to the game


Offensive teams have 10 seconds to cross midcourt or lose possession


Technical foul violation is 2 shots plus ball

Equal playing time will be the norm for all players on all teams


Coaches are to be PCA trained (sportsmanship and double goal coaching) prior to starting in the league


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