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Youth Basketball League- Ages 5-15 (Winter 2017-2018)  Basketball · Co-Ed Intermediate-Advance

Season:
Winter 2018
Starts:
2018-01-06 00:00:00.0
Ends:
2018-03-10 00:00:00.0
Registration Dates:
2017-10-07 – Sun Dec 10 23:59:59 EST 2017 early bird
Mon Dec 11 00:00:00 EST 2017 – 2018-02-03 regular
Location:
Dempsey Center Gym-3rd Floor
Minimum age:
5 years old
Maximum age:
15 years old
Age as of:
2018-01-06 00:00:00.0
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun 12:00pm to 3:00pm

5x5 Full Court

Player Fees
Early Bird 225.0
Regular 275.0

The youth league takes place during the Fall, Winter, and Spring months.  The season kicks off in September and takes place for up to 8 weeks per Season (3 Weeks of practice)+ (5 regular season games). The first 3 weeks of the league is geared towards practice. Divisions are broken up by ages 5-15. Teams will be grouped according to age or skill level (NIT,5-9, NCAA,10-12, NBA 13-15) .  The current eligible participants are boys and girls ages 5-15.  All participants must be in this age category to participate in the league. Participants are placed on teams randomly upon registration.  If you would like to be placed on a team with a teammate or sibling email us at info@breakawayhoops.com.

The youth league is a full court 5 on 5 league following middle school modified rules.  All games include coaches, referees, and scorekeeper. Each team will have a maximum of 10 players per team.  Reversible jerseys with the Breakaway Hoops logo will be provided to each new participant and must be worn for each game and will provided prior to the first assigned game.

WHAT TO BRING: Functional Basketball Sneakers, Water Bottle, extra t-shirt.
*Non basketball glasses are not to be worn at any point on the basketball court.

Skill Level: League is geared for  Intermediate  and Advance level players
Goal of League: The goal of the league are for all players to gain new friendships, valuable in game playing time, and continue to sharpen their basketball skills.  

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Game DaysSaturdays or Sundays chosen during registration. Registrants play on the same day for the entire season.                     
Practice Schedule: Emailed by Thursday of first week of the season.

Practice Duration: First 3 weeks of league, 1 hour per week. 

Times:  Saturdays-12pm-1pm (Ages 5-9), 1pm-2pm (Ages 10-12), 2p-3pm (Ages 13-15)

             Sundays-  12pm-1pm (Ages 5-9),  1pm-2pm (Ages 10-12) 

Duration of Games: 1 hour, different games are played every hour.

Arrival Time: 30 Minutes before scheduled game

Uniform: Breakaway Hoops Reversible Jerseys are given to each new participant.

Schedule: League schedule is provided online Thursday prior to the start of the regular Season.

Prize: Scrimmage/ Fan Tunnel during the Columbia vs Princeton game on 2/17 at Columbia University
Entry Deadline:January 5, 2017 
Start Date: January  6, 2017 (Orientation & First Practice)
End DateApproximately, March 10

Pricing

Early Bird Cost: $225 before December 10

Regular Cost:   $275  after   December 10

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All other procedures, restrictions, and exceptions are explained below.

General: All parents or guardians who participate in the league agree to and must sign the Breakaway Hoops, LLC Waiver.

Warm up: Each team will receive 5:00 minutes of warm-up before each game and two minutes break during half (depending on time).

Clock: Games are played in FOUR 8-MINUTE QUARTERS with running time. The clock will start at the jump ball or when a player begins to shoot pre-game technical foul shots. Technical fouls assessed prior to the start of a game will not result in loss of possession of the ball. Every game will begin with a jump ball. The clock will stop during the last minute of the first, second, and third quarters. The clock will stop the last 2 minutes of the fourth quarter..

Pressing: Pressing allowed in the 5-9 year old division during second half of game play.

Time-outs: Each team will receive three thirty-second (30) time-outs each half (which do not carry over) during regulation play and one (1) 30-second-out during overtime and sudden death play. If play is interrupted by an injury to a player or the loss of a contact lens, the referee may, in his discretion, stop the clock but in that event shall assess a time-out to the team responsible for the delay in play.

Overtime: In the event of a tie at the end of the second half, an overtime period of three minutes shall be played with stop-time occurring in the last minute of play. If, at the end of the overtime period, the score is still tied, the first team to score (1) point or greater shall be awarded the victory (sudden death). During playoff games there will not be Sudden death.

Rosters: A team may start and finish a game with four (4) players. If a team has four (4) players at the scheduled start time, they must start the game at the scheduled start time, a 5th player can be added when he arrives. It is highly suggested player arrive at least thirty (30) minutes prior to their scheduled game.

If a team does not have minimum of four (4) players at the scheduled start time, they will be afforded a fifteen (15) minute grace period. After the fifteen (15) minute grace period it will be considered a forfetied game for the team without the minimum number of players. Two or more forfeits by a team will make them ineligible for the playoffs.

Mercy Rule: In respect to everyone involved, if there is a 20 point (or greater) margin with less than 2 minutes left in the game, the game will be stopped.

Fouls: Each participating player receives a maximum of five (5) personal fouls. A player shall be disqualified upon committing his sixth foul of any type (including technical fouls), or his second technical foul.  Each participating team is allowed seven (7) team fouls before 1-AND-1 bonus against the offended team. At the ten (10) team fouls will result in a double bonus where the offended player shoots two (2) free throws attempts. Technical fouls count has personal fouls and will result in two (2) free throws and possession of the ball.

Any flagrant (discretion of officials), unsportsmanlike foul shall result in two free throws, automatic ejection and loss of possession. A player disqualified as a result of unsportsmanlike conduct shall promptly leave the vicinity of the gymnasium. His failure to do so shall result in automatic forfeiture by his team, in addition to disciplinary against player and / or his team (at the discretion of the Commissioner).

The use of profanity, vulgarity, taunting and verbal abuse of players and officials will not be tolerated at Breakaway Hoops. Any such incidents will be penalized with a technical foul.  Fighting will absolutely not be tolerated. Any player who throws a punch in aggression on in defense will be ejected for the league for on (1) season, including playoffs. It will be the official(s) discretion to end the game if any player is in danger or teams are playing overly aggressive.

Dress Code: No jewelry is permitted to be worn during the game. Any jewelry which cannot be removed will be reviewed by the referee(s) and the referee(s) will decide if the player can play in the game.

Participants must wear Breakaway Hoops reversible jerseys . Any player not wearing official Breakaway Hoops jersey or appropriate matching and non-repeating number t-shirt at the opening tip-off will be issued a technical foul. The Commissioner can make an exception on a season-by season basis.

Championship Rules & Regulations:  Standings are based on the number of total teams. All game rules during the regular season apply for playoffs, with the exception of overtime games which will be played to the final buzzer at referee(s) discretion.

Teams will be seeded by their overall regular season record. Tie-breakers are as follows:
Head-to-Head Record: Tie goes to the team who has won more H2H match-ups
Points scored
Points allowed (least)

Breakaway Hoops has the right to add, delete or amend the rules and regulations at any time for the betterment of the program.

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