As Hoopfest approaches, make sure you read up on the rules of the game! A complete rule book is available online at spokanehoopfest.net or on the Hoopfest App.
NEW RULES FOR 2015:
-All Elite players MUST have photo ID on them and present it at the Pre-Game Check-In. Court Monitors will be checking these prior to each game.
-Elite teams must bring two sets of jerseys (or a reversible jersey).
-Dunking is now allowed on Nike Center Court ONLY.
-Two technical fouls received in the same game will result in player ejection for that game and will be reviewed by tournament officials.
Additional rules to note:
-Baskets count as one point. Shots made outside the arc count as two points.
-One free throw will be shot for each foul called.
-The first team to 20 points wins the game. (There is a 25-minute time limit for all non-elite divisions).
-The tournament is double elimination, with a consolation bracket for teams that lose their first two games.
-Third and fourth grade teams will play on 8-foot baskets.
-Court monitors call fouls for third through ninth grade teams and elite divisions. In all other divisions, players will be expected to call their own fouls.
-A team more than five minutes late to a game will be forced to forfeit.
-Each team is allowed a single one minute time-out per game.
Players are responsible for knowing the rules of the games, so make sure your teammates and players are all in the know!