Rules and Regulations of Basketball Tournament
a. To be eligible to participate in this tournament, a player must be a resident of the Purok he represent for no less than six (6) months prior to the opening date and duly certified by the Designated Kagawad.
b. He must not be a present member of any of country’s National Basketball Leagues (PBA, MBA, PBL). Former or current school varsitarians may join the competition if given permission by the school he is a player at.
c. AGE REQUIREMENTS
· MINI-MIDGET CATEGORY
ü Must born after December 31, 1995 (15 years old below)
· JUNIOR CATEGORY
ü Must born after December 31, 1992 (18 years old below)
· OPEN-AGE CATEGORY
ü No age limit
d. He is required to submit the eligibility form with the “2X2” picture, before March 06, 2010 and attested by the Kagawad in charge of each Purok.
e. OPEN CATEGORY
Three (3) imports allowed but only (2) to import can be fielded-in at any given time
f. JUNIORS & MIDGET CATEGORY
All players must be certified by their designated kagawad, if any player is found to be unqualified or over aged, the whole team will be disqualified from the tournament
II. Team composition
a. Participating teams may have fifteen (15) players and all fifteen (15) players will be allowed to play in any game.
a. No Team/Player shall be allowed to play without wearing the proper uniform (identical).
b. The official number of the players begins from number 1 following by 2, 3, and 4 up to the last number of players.
IV. Duties and responsibility
a. Both coaches of the playing team should know the rules and regulations of the game and must see to it that they are in total control of their players and their benches.
b. Only the coaches of the playing team are allowed to stand and make necessary verifications/complaints during the progress of the game.
V. Team discipline and conduct of players
a. A team must be present at the playing court fifteen (15) minutes before the scheduled match. In case a team will not show up after a grace period of fifteen (15) minutes given will lose by forfeiture
b. Any team who commits two (2) consecutive game defaults will be withdrawn from the tournament without prior notice.
c. Any player, coach or manager who commits any of the enumerated acts of violence or un-sportsman-like conduct shall be penalized with a technical foul and or a suspension in the game depending upon the gravity of the violation/situation.
d. Players who are under the influents of liquor or any prohibited substance are not allowed to play.
VI. Game stop procedure
a. If a game is stopped due to unavoidable circumstances like power failure, bad weather condition and render the court is not unplayable.
i. If the match is in progress is stopped in the 1st or 2nd period, the game shall be reset to a new game with another playing date. The score will be back to zero and the time will be reset.
ii. In the game was stopped in the 3rd, 4th or overtime period, the game will be resumed to another playing date adopting the score and the remaining time of the game when it was stopped.
VII. Breaking of ties
a. In case of double tie “WIN OVER OTHER” system shall be used to break the tie, there will be no play-off
b. In case of triple tie or multiple ties, the goal average or quotient system shall be used to break the tie; there will be no play-off.
VIII. Protest procedure
a. All protest concerning the eligibility of the players shall be done in written form and be submitted to the technical committee within forty-eight (48) hours (office hours) before or after the game. NO-PROTEST AFTER ELIMINATION ROUND
IX. Supplemental rules
a. The committee officials’ and referees’ decision is final.
b. The 2000-2001 FIBA Rules and Regulations shall govern this tournament.
a. Any player who is found out using other’s identity shall be suspended and automatically be blacklisted in any basketball competition as sanctioned by the Cutcut Barangay Council, and all the game/s he played by the team he represents shall be declared lost and the team shall be automatically out from the league.
A). Midget Division: and Senior Division:
I. Participating Teams shall be divided in two groups A&B each group shall play
A single round robin for elimination round .
II. after the elimination round the No. 1 team in each group shall bye, then the No. 2 in group a meet the No. 3 in group 3, then the No.3 in Group-A meet the No.2 in Group-B, Knock-out system. Then the winners shall advance for semi-final will join the two No.1 teams another round robin fro the top 4 teams then after the semi-final the No.1 team meet the No. 2 team for championship, then the No.3 meet the No.4 team for 2nd runner-up.
B) Junior Division:
I. All participating team shall play a single round robin series for elimination round, after the elimination the top 4 teams shall advance for the semi-final round another round robin, series. After the semi final the No.1 team meet the No.2 team for championship. The No.3 meet the No.4 team for 2nd runner-up.
C. Senior Division:
Single round robin series for the elimination round after the elimination round.
- After the elimination round the No.1 meet the No.4 team for semi-final. Knock-out system however if the No.1 team has no lose record shall beat twice of the No. 4 team. Then the No.2 team meet the No.3 knock-out system, then the winners shall play for the championship best of three series, then the looser shall play for the 3rd place, one game only.
“Any rule, which is not covered by this undertaking, shall be announced by the organizer as soon as the need arises.”