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5th Grade


Bergen Travel Basketball League Rules
5th Grade

 

                        Bergen Travel Basketball League Rules        

                                                2015   

 

Division: Fifth (5th Grade)

 

BTBL will adhere to High School Basketball Rules with the following exceptions:

 

Basketball Size = 28.5” ball.

Time = 7 minute quarters; 3 minute Overtime; No running time

Roster Size = 15 Maximum*

Playing Time = no mandated playing time

Foul line = Girls - May go over line except to gain rebounding advantage   

Fouls – Regular = 5 and out

            Technical = 2 and out

Fighting and/or use of profanity – see general rules

Bonus = in effect on the 7th team foul

Fouling out = upon 5th individual foul including technical fouls

3 point shot = Yes, where applicable.

No defense allowed in backcourt. After second warning of defense in backcourt results in a technical foul.

Full court press = Final four (4) minutes of 4th quarter and overtime.

Mercy Rule = no full court press by winning team if up by 10 points.

Time Outs = 4 full one minute, no 30 second time outs

Overtime = 3 minutes; repeat as necessary

Coaches on Bench = 2 maximum

Playoffs = Top 4 teams.

 

* Playing more than 15 players or playing a non roster player will result in a forfeit of the game, however, this type of forfeit will not be grounds to be expelled from the league but it will hurt your chances to make the playoffs.

 

 

REFEREES SHOULD REVIEW ALL RULES PRIOR TO GAME WITH BOTH TEAMS.

             

 

 

                                                                                    Updated 10/1/14