Frog Rock Youth Basketball Division I Playing Rules
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
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