Chaska Basketball Tournament Rules
High school basketball rules will be followed except as noted:
A 5 minute warm-up is allowed before the game.
Teams will be given a 5 minute grace period if not present at the scheduled game
time. Teams that are not ready to play at the end of the grace period, with a
minimum of 5 players, will forfeit the game.
No game will be started more than 10 minutes ahead of the scheduled time.
The halftime is 3 minutes.
For all grades, 14 minute stop time halves will be played with running time in the
last 7 minutes when one team is up by 20 or more points. Running time in the last
7 minutes will continue until the lead is cut to 15 points.
Each team is allowed 3 time outs per game. Time outs cannot be carried over into
overtime. One time out is allowed if the game goes into overtime. No time outs
are allowed in the second overtime.
Overtime: The first overtime will be 2 minutes. If the game is still tied at the end
of 2 minutes, the second overtime will be sudden victory-the first to score wins.
A player will compete on only one team during the tournament.
A small-size ball (27.5) will be used for 4th grade. A junior-size ball (28.5) will be
used for 5th and 6th grade. Full-size balls (29.5") will be used for 7th and 8th grade.
The home team (team listed first on the schedule) will supply the game ball.
The home team will supply the official scorekeeper. Home team is the Top Team in
the Bracket or the First Team listed in Pool Play.
Three point shots will be counted only where there is a three point line on the gym
floor. If the gym floor does not have a three point line, all shots from the field will
count as 2 points.
The alternate possession rule will be used in all jump ball situations, with the
exceptions of the beginning of the game and the beginning of each overtime.
Please refrain from shooting baskets during timeouts and half time, unless you are
one of the two teams on the court.
12 foot free throw line for 4th graders. Player is not allowed to cross the 12 foot
All types of defensive play allowed for 6th-8th grade.
5th Grade: All types of half-court defense allowed the entire game. Full court
pressing allowed in the last two minutes of each half.
4th Grade: No full-court or half-court zone defense allowed. Trapping man-to-man
defense is allowed in the half court. Full court man-to-man pressing allowed in the
final minute of the game only.
If team is ahead by 20 points or more, they may not press during this time. The
team that is behind can press.
Beginning with the 7th team foul of each half, free throws are one and one. On the
10th team foul of each half, a player will shoot two free throws.
Technical fouls are an automatic two points and possession of the ball. Technical
fouls are counted as both individual fouls and team fouls.
Tie breakers for pool play:
1. Win/loss record
2. Head to head record
3. Point Differential (max 15 pts/game)
4. Coin toss
If a multi-team tie exists, determine the first winning team, then repeat tiebreaker
process until all subsequent ties are decided.
Coaches are responsible for the actions of themselves, their players and their fans.
Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Unsportsmanlike conduct may result
in game and/or tournament forfeiture (tournament fees will not be refunded).
Tournament directors reserve the right to refuse admission or remove from the
tournament premises, any individual displaying inappropriate behavior.
Thank you for participating in the 2018 Chaska Classic Boys Basketball Tournament