HAWKSBASKETBALL LEAGUE RULES

All league play is governed by NJSIAA State HS rules.
No exceptions unless mentioned below.

Regular Season Rules

A) Game Clock: Clock will be running time - 20 Minute Halves. Clock stops last 1 minute of first half and last 2 minutes of second half.
B) Fouls: Foul shots will be administered after the 10th team foul. All will be one and one. No two shot fouls except when fouled while shooting or technical fouls.
C) Overtime: Overtime will be 3 minutes - 1st - 2nd and thereafter 1 minute.
D) Time Outs: Each team will receive 4 (30) second time outs per game. If there is an overtime, an additional time out will be granted for each overtime.
E) Grace Period: Each team will have a 10 minute grace period and 5 minutes will be deducted from the game clock in each half to make up that time. If a team comes later than that and the opposing team still wishes to play instead of taking the forfeit, then the game will be started minus the late minutes.
F) No team may start the game with less than 5 players. No exceptions!
G) Uniforms: All players must wear their HAWKSBASKETBALL uniforms or their own matching uniforms or the offending team will be assessed a technical foul to start the game. (Playoffs Only)
H) Game Decisions: All game decisions by HAWKSBASKETBALL referees are final. Any concerns or comments should be directed to the Director by e-mail.
G) Forfeits: Any team that Forfeits two (2) games without contacting HAWKSBASKETBALL prior to the games will be dropped from the league. This is not negotiable! Any team that Forfeits two (2) games and appropriately contacts HAWKSBASKETBALL will be able to finish the regular season but will not be eligible for the Playoffs.

Playoffs

A) Game Clock: Clock will be running time - 20 Minute Halves. Clock stops last 1 minute of first half and last 3 minutes of second half.
B) Fouls: Regulation High School rules will be followed.
C) Overtime: Overtime will be 3 minutes - 1st - 2nd and thereafter 1 minute.
D) Time Outs: Each team will receive 4 (30) second time out per game. If there is an overtime, an additional time out will be granted for each overtime.

Finals

Regulation High School game rules will be followed.

FIGHTING AND VERBAL ABUSE

Notice to all players and coaches!

Any player or coach ejected from a game for fighting or verbally abusing another player, scorekeeper/timekeeper, coach or official, will be suspended for (at least) one game. Length of suspension will be subject to the Directors discretion and the severity of the offense. Any second offense will be subject to league suspension for the rest of the season.

All suspensions will carry over to playoffs!

This rule is not negotiable!

EJECTIONS

Any player or coach ejected for any reason will be subject to a one (1) game suspension. Length of suspension will be subject to the Directors discretion. Any second offense will be subject to league suspension for the rest of the season.

All suspensions will carry over to playoffs!

This rule is not negotiable!


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Spring-SlamFest Info
Reg. Deadline April 15!
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Summer-SlamFest Info
Reg. Deadline May 15!
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Reg. Deadline: Aug 15

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