Come and Qualify for KB Sports National Championship July 1-3, 2022 National Championship Rings/Crystal Basketball Trophy 1st/2nd Place Awards for Gold & Silver winners, All Tournament Player, Tournament MVP.. KB Sports basketball tournaments offered to all levels of travel teams in the Southeast Region. Teams will compete in excellent local facilities, against a range of teams and levels, in a well organized, family friendly environment for affordable prices for both teams and spectators.
- All teams
- Boys & Girls
- Ability: Elite/Competitive
- $225.00 entry fee
- 3 game guarantee
- Exposure Certified
KB Sports - RULES CHECK-IN 2 COACHES BANDS WILL BE PROVIDED DURING THE CHECK IN PROCESS. THESE BANDS MUST BE WORN THROUGHOUT THE TOURNAMENT. IF BANDS ARE MISPLACED COACHES WILL HAVE TO PAY ENTRY FEE.
ALL teams must check in before their first game. Scoresheets will be provided (TOP TEAM ON THE SCHEDULE IS HOME) (Home team is responsible for the game ball) Please have team books available at all times throughout the tournament. Books should have proof of age ie, include birth certificate or state ID, and report card, or National Sports ID. Each team will receive free entry for the two coaches and players listed on the roster only. Players must have on full uniform to receive free entry to tournament.
BENCH PERSONNEL/DRESS CODE A team may have on its bench only the eligible persons listed on its official roster, including (e) non-players (coaches, scorekeepers, etc.) All coaches must wear a khaki pants, polo styled or collared shirt and no hats. No jeans,sweat pants. Due to the number of teams, and in consideration of all teams, players, coaches, and staff It is imperative that all coaches, players, and parents make the proper arrangements to arrive on time for all games.
TEAM ROSTERS Team rosters must be provided prior to the start of the first game. Rosters must be either pre-printed or it can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. All teams must bring eligibility documents for each player on the team. If you are challenged the eligibility of a player, you must produce a birth certificate and current report card. If you cannot provide these documents prior to the next game, all games played with the ineligible player will result in a forfeit.
Rules & Playing Time Division: 2 Half – clock stops on dead balls and free throws.
Elementry School 2nd Grade - 5th Grade 12 Min Half
Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade 14 Min Half
High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade 16 Min Half
Warmup – 5 minutes - 3 minutes halftime – 3 minutes halftime - overtime three minutes.
Forfit: There is a 10 min grace period. Game time is game time. If you are not on the court at your designated start time, run the risk of a forfeit. There will be no exception to this rule.
TIME OUTS Each team shall receive 4 timeouts per game (2 Per Half No Carry Over) Overtime allows 1 full time no carryovers.
PERSONAL FOULS Each player is given 5 personal fouls before fouling out.
Bonus Foul Shots 7-10 Double Bonus 10+
Technical Foul Any coach that receives a technical foul will have to remain seated for the remainder of the game Any coach or players that receives 2 technical fouls will be removed for the remainder of the game All technical fouls given to players will count against the personal foul count.
MERCY RULE Teams winning by more than 20 points the clock will continue to run. Clock will only stop for timeouts. Clock will stop once the score is less than 20 points.
TIE BREAKERS Any tie after pool play will be broken using head to head winner. In the case of no head game or any three or more way ties, the following tie-breaking methods will be used: 1. Score differential up to maximum of 15 points per game (Pool Games Only) 2. Least points allowed
Referees control the game fully. All referee calls must be honored. There will be no meetings, discussion, etc. regarding referees. They have full control of the game.
PROTEST FEE $100.00 cash. If you win the protest, the cash will be returned. However, if you lose, you protest money is donated to the tournament host.
BASKETBALL SIZE The home team must provide the game ball. The ball MUST be in new condition.
6 th grade and below divisions shall use the 28.5 circumference basketball
7 th grade and above divisions shall use the 29.5 circumference basketball
UNIFORMS Player’s jersey must have numbers on both the front and back. Numbers can be 00-99 Home wears white/light colored jerseys and Visitors wear dark jerseys
EJECTIONS Any coach ejected for fighting will be removed for the remainder of the tournament Any player ejected for fighting will be prohibited from playing in the remainder of the tournament
SPORTSMANSHIP It is the obligation of coaches, players, administrators, volunteers, and other representatives to practice the highest principles of sportsmanship and to observe the ethics of the competition. Good sportsmanship is defined as qualities of behavior, which are characterized by courtesy and genuine concern for others. The display of good sportsmanship is a statement of the individual’s understanding and commitment to fair play, ethical behavior and integrity. All coaches should observe the following ethical guidelines: The coach shall never place the value of winning above the value of instilling the highest desirable ideals of character. The coach must always consider the personal safety of the athlete. The coach shall be thoroughly acquainted with the rules and regulations of competition, and shall be responsible for their interpretation to team members. The coach shall not try to seek an advantage by circumventing the spirit or letter of the rules. Game officials shall have the respect and support of the coach. The coach shall not indulge in conduct that will incite the players or spectators against the officials. Public criticism of the officials or players is unethical. The coach should respect his opponents, display gracious behavior during the competition and require his players to conduct themselves in similar fashion. Before and after the contest, rival coaches should exchange friendly greetings to set the correct tone for the event. Coaches shall actively use their influence to enhance sportsmanship by spectators.
GRADE BASED COMPETITION RULES
2nd Grade An athlete must be in the 2 nd grade or below as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 9 on or before August 31, 2022
3rd Grade An athlete must be in the 3 rd grade or below as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 10 on or before August 31, 2022
4th Grade An athlete must be in the 4 th grade or below as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 11 on or before August 31, 2022
5th Grade An athlete must be in the 5th grade or below as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 12 on or before August 31, 2022
6th Grade An athlete must be in the 6th grade or below as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 13 on or before August 31, 2022
7th Grade An athlete must be in the 7th grade or below as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 14 on or before August 31, 2022
8th Grade An athlete must be in the 8th grade or below as of October 1, 2021 and can be no older than 15 on or before August 31, 2022.
15U/9th Grade Division An athlete can be no older than 15 on or before August 31, 2021. Grade Policy: An athlete who is in the 9th grade as of October 1, 2021 and who is no older than 16 on or before August 31, 2022 is eligible to play in the 15U/9th grade division.
16U/10th Grade Division An athlete can be no older than 16 on or before August 31, 2021. Grade Policy: An athlete who is in the 10th grade as of October 1, 2021 and who is no older than 17 on or before August 31, 2022 is eligible to play in the 16U/10th grade division.
17U/11th Grade Division 10/31/2020 An athlete can be no older than 17 on or before August 31, 2021. Grade Policy: An athlete who is in the 11th grade as of October 1, 2021 and who is no older than 18 on or before August 31, 2022 is eligible to play in the 17U/11th grade division
USA Tournament Alliance
The USA Basketball Tournament Alliance is a network of tournaments recognized by USA Basketball for their commitment to youth basketball standards and guidelines. Any 5x5 youth basketball tournament in the United States is welcome to apply to join the tournament alliance.
USA Basketball Tournament Alliance Requirements
- Tournament primary contact and on - site tournament director must obtain a USA Basketball Coach License(either Gold or Associate license) prior to submitting application and maintain good standing throughout the tournament.
- Agree to abide by USA Basketball/NBA playing standards and guidelines
- Require all coaches and bench personnel at tournament to obtain a USA Basketball Coach License (either Gold or Associate license)
- Participate on conference calls and communicate with USA Basketball, as needed.
- Submit a $1000 placeholder fee, which is fully refundable after successful completion of tournament under agreed upon standards.
- Full list of standards and requirements detailed in application and requires acknowledgement by signature.
Jr. NBA Member
The Jr. NBA is the official youth basketball participation program of the NBA. The Jr. NBA includes a free, membership-based program for existing youth basketball leagues/organizations. The membership is to help encourage and support youth basketball participation at the grassroots level and improve the overall youth basketball experience for all participants. The Jr. NBA aims to develop a lifelong passion for the game of basketball in boys and girls ages 6-14 by teaching them the fundamentals of the sport while instilling core values including teamwork, respect and sportsmanship.
THE JR. NBA, NBA, AND NBA PROPERTIES DO NOT IN ANY WAY CONTROL OR OPERATE THE ACTIVITIES OF ANY JR. NBA LEAGUE OR TEAM.
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