Home team is listed first on the schedule (light jerseys if available)
Each team MUST provide one adult scorekeeper/clock operator for their games. The scorekeeper will receive free admission to the event.
Two 18-minute halves, 2 minutes for halftime
Continuous clock until the final two minutes of the game (Clock will run if point differential is +15)
3 – 45 second time outs per game. Clock stops during all time outs.
Overtime – 1 minute (clock will stop). If a second overtime is played, this game will be sudden death (first team to score wins). One time out per team in overtime
3 point shot scored in all divisions
All grades will use 28.5″ ball
Full court press allowed UNLESS team ahead by 15 or more points (See 3rd/4th grade specific rules below)
Players must be all in same grade level or below
Players must be from the same school district, no all-star teams
Players may play on only one team per age group/division
If a team uses an ineligible player, ALL past games are forfeited that they played
10′ hoops for all divisions
Games will start on time or up to 5 minutes early if running ahead of schedule
Should a coach or player receive 2 technical fouls in a game he/she will leave the gym and lose the privilege of participating in the tournament
All rules not covered here will follow the Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IHSAA & IGHSAU)
3rd and 4th grade rules only
– No zone defense — double teaming, help defense IS allowed
– No full court press allowed except for the 5 minutes of the game and during one minute of overtime
– Stealing allowed at half court
All divisions will play an 8-team championship/consolation bracket. If a division does not have 8 teams, pool play will be used and may include a championship round. Pool play tiebreakers are listed below.
Head to head
Points differential (Max +15, Min -15)
1st and 2nd place in each bracket
–– All fans, coaches, and players are responsible for displaying good sportsmanship, which includes respect for the officials. We have a zero tolerance policy for poor sportsmanship. Coaches are responsible for the conduct of their players and fans.
– Ankeny Centennial Basketball Club reserves the right to modify schedule in case of inclement weather.
Ankeny Centennial Basketball Club reserves the right to qualify the rules at the tournament at their discretion.