Hope Basketball League Rules

Rules for Under 5 and Under 6 teams participating in the Sunday afternoon Kindergarten Development League.

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Scott McClain
Updated Nov 7

Purpose:

• Teach Basics: dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and defense
• Develop Sportsmanship between teammates and other players
• Encourage all players in a positive & Christian environment for learning

Game Overview

  1. Start Times: 1:00 / 2:15
  2. Players on the Court: Under 5: 4 ON 4 --- Under 6: 5 ON 5
  3. Game Length: Under (4) 10-min. quarters with a running clock
  4. Substitutions: Around 5:00 min each half
  5. Free Throws: 2 per player during halftime
  6. Defense Zone: U5: Free Throw SEMI-CIRCLE -- U6: MARKED Lane
  7. One Official will monitor the game
  8. One Score Keeper will work the table keeping score and time

League Rules:

  1. Each game will begin with a PRAYER and then a JUMP BALL
  2. Each player shall Play 50% of each game
  3. Each quarter will begin with ALTERNATING POSSESSION
  4. NO PENALTY FOR double dribbling or traveling
  5. NO BLOCKING SHOTS OR STEALING THE BALL
  6. NO CONTACT is allowed, and fouls are not kept
  7. Two Parent Coaches, one on each end of the floor are needed
  8. The Defense will stand on the RED LINES inside of the Defensive Zone
  9. A DEFENSIVE COACH keeps players inside the Defensive Zone for rebounding
  10. The Offense will stand on the BLUE LINES to pass and shooting
  11. An OFFENSIVE COACH instructs players to Pass and to SHOOT
  12. Parents are asked to NOT instruct the players on shooting or passing
  13. Every player plenty of shot opportunities during the game
  14. Each player shoots (2) Free Throws at Halftime
  15. After a made basket, (1) U5 player will walk the ball down the court in transition
  16. For the U6 division, (2) players will inbound the ball after each made basket
  17. Score will be kept, but we encouraging PERFORMANCEof scoring baskets over the outcome of a win/loss
  18. Following the game, TEAMS will line up in front of table, shake hands and congratulate each other with Good Game
  19. Players will Run the Tunnel formed at mid-court by parents and fans
  20. One (1) family will provide Snacks for each game

PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MINUTES EARLY FOR WARMUPS, GAME TIME IS GAME TIME

Waivers
Documents
Hope Jr. Grizzlies Basketball Under 5 through Under 18 team practice schedule.
Uploaded Nov 7
Small hope athletics ministry memphis
Hope Church Memphis
Athletics Ministry