D1 Nation presents

Memorial Day Classic powered by D1 Nation/BallerTv Teams

May 28-30, 2021
Suwanee, Georgia

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Coaches:

Please be advised.... We will be checking in coaches and players at the same time. We will verifiy players on the roster , no other players can be added to the roster once it has been submitted. If you we do not have your roster via the roster management form , you must provide one at time of check-in. EACH PLAYER WILL RECIEVE AN EVENT WRISTBAND WHICH MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. UNIFORMS MUST BE ON PRIOR TO ENTRY . EACH TEAM WILL RECEIVE 2 COACHES WRISTBANDS. Team entrance is at the rear of SSA

GAME TIME IS GAME TIME

RULES

8th– HS - 16 minute halves - Clock stops , One and One on 7 fouls , 5 time outs per game
6th -7th - 14 minute halves - Clock stops , One and One on 7 fouls , 5 time outs per game

Elementary (1st- 5th) - 12 minute halves- Clock stops, 1 and 1 on 7 fouls , 5 time outs

Georgia High School rules are in affect

GENERAL RULES
All Divisions
• Teams must provide their own warm up balls
• Home team wears light colored uniforms (top of bracket)
• Visitor team wears dark colored uniforms
• Home team sits to the left of scorers table
• Visitor teams sits to the right of scorers table
• Each team will warm up on the end opposite its bench
• Twenty (20) point second half mercy rule
• Two man referee crews
• Players foul out of the game on their 5th foul
• No 1 and 1 foul shots, two (2) foul shots on the 7th foul of each half
• Overtime Rules - All Divisions
• Two (2) minute running clock
• Clock stops only on shooting fouls and timeouts
• One (1) timeout in overtime-timeouts do not carry over into overtime

TIEBREAKER RULE
All Divisions 1) If two teams are tied, the tiebreaker is decided by head-to- head competition. 2) If more than two teams are tied, the tiebreaker is decided by the point differentials of only the teams involved (15 point cap per game). The highest number receives the higher seed and the second highest will receive the next lower seed, ect. 3) If more than two are tied after using the above tiebreaker formula, the point differential of the teams not involved in the tie are added and recalculated (15 point cap per game).

GRADE BASED COMPETITION RULES

6TH GRADE – An athlete must be in the 6th grade or below as of October 1, 2020 and can be no older than 13 on August 31, 2021.

7TH GRADE – An athlete must be in the 7th grade or below as of October 1, 2020 and can be no older than 14 on August 31, 2021.

8TH GRADE – An athlete must be in the 8th grade or below as of October 1, 2020 and can be no older than 15 on August 31, 2021.

HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION RULES

15U/9TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 16 on August 31, 2021. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 9th Grade as of October 1, 2020 and can be no older than 16 on August 31, 2021.

16U/10TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 17 on August 31, 2021. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 10th Grade as of October 1, 2020 and can be no older than 17 on August 31, 2021.

17U/11TH GRADE – An athlete can be no older than 18 on August 31, 2028. Grade Exception: An athlete who is in the 11th Grade as of October 1, 2020 and can be no older than 18 on August 31, 2021.

5/28/2021 2:15 PM


FINAL SCHEDULE IS NOW POSTED - CLICK HERE NO FURTHER CHANGES WILL BE MADE. PLEASE CHECK YOUR BRACKETS - SOME DIVISIONS HAVE BRACKET GAMES ON SATURDAY ....Please download the app

Venue: Suwanee Sports Academy - 3640 Burnette Road , Suwanee , GA 30024

TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE - NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED ON SITE- CLICK HERE

5/27/2021 9:02 AM

Parents

TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE - THERE WILL BE NO CASH ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR. - CLICK HERE

Admission to the event:

Friday:

Free for toddlers 6 & under
$10 for youth 7-14 pays for all games
$20 for all others pays for all games


Saturday:

Free for toddlers 6 & under
$10 for youth 7-14 pays for all games
$20 for all others pays for all games

Sunday:

Free for toddlers 6 & under
$10 for youth 7-14 pays for all games
$20 for all others pays for all games

5/26/2021 1:13 PM

Coaches/Parents

Welcome to the 14th Annual Memorial Day Classic presented by D1 Nation Basketball , this a COVID Responsible Event -Safety First! D1 Nation would like to thank all the great youth basketball programs that are participating in this D1 Nation sanctioned event & for choosing us for your youth basketball experience. We look forward to providing your organization with an excellent weekend of exciting & competitive youth basketball! We wish good luck this weekend to all teams!

SCHEDULE IS NOW POSTED - CLICK HERE All changes will be made on the app. Please download the app

Venue: Suwanee Sports Academy - 3640 Burnette Road , Suwanee , GA 30024

TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE - NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED ON SITE- CLICK HERE

Admission to the event:

Friday:
Free for toddlers 6 & under
$10 for youth 7-14 pays for all games
$20 for all others pays for all games


Saturday:
Free for toddlers 6 & under
$10 for youth 7-14 pays for all games
$20 for all others pays for all games

Sunday:
Free for toddlers 6 & under
$10 for youth 7-14 pays for all games
$20 for all others pays for all games

Game Rules:

Game Rules for D1 Nation Basketball Tournaments

Note: The National High School Federation Rules & Regulations will apply to all D1 Nation games with the following exceptions:

1. 8th– HS - 16 minute halves- Clock stops , One and One on 7 fouls , 5 time outs per game
6th -7th - 14 minute halves- Clock stops , One and One on 7 fouls , 5 time outs per game
Elementary (1st- 5th) - 12 minute halves - Clock stops, 1 and 1 on 7 fouls , 5 time outs

Boys 2nd-6th Grade and all girls teams will play with the 28.5 intermediate basketball

2. 5 minutes will be allotted for pre-game warm up time and halftime. This time may be adjusted at the discretion of the gym director. Games may start ahead of schedule if agreed upon by both head coaches.

3. 5 Timeouts per game (3 Full, 2 30-sec). One additional timeout per team will be allowed for each overtime period. There will be no carry over of timeouts to the two-minute overtime period.

4. Two direct technical fouls on any player, coach, or team representative will result in an immediate ejection from the facility and disqualification for the following game.

5. D1 Nation will provide book & clock operators at all sites,

6. If a team has a 20-point lead at any point in the game, the clock will run continuously except during a timeout. To resume normal clock operation, the trailing team must shrink the deficit to under 20 points in the first 3 quarters. To resume normal clock operation, the trailing team must shrink the deficit to under 10 points in the 4 quarter. A team with a 30-point lead is not permitted to press full court.


7. Each Overtime period will be 2 minutes. Each team will receive one time out


8. Each team is responsible for their own warm-up basketballs and game basketballs and/or any other items brought to game. The designated home team will provide the game basketball.


9. If a team forfeits two or more pool play games for a given tournament, the team will be disqualified from the event and cannot participate in the tournament rounds of competition for that event. A forfeit for any reason will result in a 15-0 win for the non-forfeited team. All decisions in this matter are at the discretion of the tournament director.


10. A 10-minute grace period will be extended for late-arriving teams, a forfeit will occur after this point.


11. Coaches must have coach’s band placed on wrist at all times, lost passes will need to be purchased.

Roster Rules for D1 Nation Basketball Tournaments

1. Boys participate at current grade level (age limits apply)
2. Girls participate at current grade level (age limits apply)
3. Proof of age and grade is required.
a. Acceptable Proof of Age: clean photocopies of birth certificates, state-issued ID, adoption documentation, immigration documentation, school documentation, or passport.
b. Acceptable Proof of Grade: clean copy of school issued report card/progress report from current calendar year/semester.
Note: Teams are required to have proof of age/grade upon tournament check-in.
4. Players can play up in grade level, but not down.
5. Players must remain on one roster and cannot participate on two different teams in the same grade level (regardless if team is in same organization).
6. No roster additions will be permitted after the team has begun play of its first game.
7. Any team violating roster or team rules will be disqualified.
8. Eligibility Protests: Only head coaches are allowed to challenge the legitimacy or eligibility of an opposing player. Fans, parents, and assistant coaches are not allowed to make an official challenge. Challenges must be made immediately after the game, no challenge can be made after 15 minutes. See tournament director for challenge cost.
9. Players who are found to be illegal will result in an automatic loss for that team & player disqualification from the event; please ensure all players are compliant with the eligibility criteria. If no documents are present for proof of identity, the player in question is disqualified!
10. All Decisions in ALL matters made for the event are at the discretion of the tournament director at the facility in question.

If you have any more questions please see the official tournament rules located at the scores table or contact one of our tournament directors Harold Thompson 404-454-2919

A COVID Responsible Event -Safety First

Building Entry Procedure

COVID-19 requirements for all attendees:

Staff member requirements:

*each staff member will be screened (temp check & questions)
*each staff member will be required to wear a mask
*each staff member will have options to wear gloves

Player requirements:

*each player MUST be in uniform before entering the venue
*each player MUST be screened (temp check & questions) before entering the venue
*each player MUST use hand sanitizer before each game/after each halftime

Coach requirements:

*each Coach MUST be in proper coaching attire before entering the venue
*each Coach MUST be screened (temp check & questions) before entering the venue
*each Coach MUST use hand sanitizer before each game/after each halftime

Patron requirements:

*each patron MUST be screened (temp check & questions) to before entering the venue
*each patron is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to wear a mask

Everyone is required to practice social distancing as much as possible.

Spectator Seating

• We will attempt to place seating based on social distancing
• Hand sanitation stations are set up throughout the facility

Game Play

•All Game balls will be wiped down with germ sanitizing solutions prior to warmups /2nd half
• Each bench chair will be sanitized prior to each game
• Hand sanitizer will be available at each scorers table for athletes to use at their discretion
• Balls may only be used for game play and warm up. Balls will not be allowed to be dribbled or handled outside the court area. NO DRIBBLING IN COMMON AREAS

Teams are strongly encouraged to refrain from entering the facilities until 10-15 minutes before your game times to help with social distancing.

We will be cognitive of all CDC guidelines

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5/26/2021 12:34 PM

The following teams are officially participating in the Memorial Day Classic powered by D1 Nation/BallerTv.
Please note some teams may not be present yet. Click on the team to view more details.


All event related questions should be directed to Harold Thompson at d1spects@yahoo.com or call 404-454-2919.