Day 2: January 5, 2020 Venue: David Braley Athletic Centre
1. Introduction The rules for gameplay will follow standard Basketball Ontario rules, while observing the below amendments: For reference, Basketball Ontario 2019-2020: https://volleyball.ca/uploads/Development/Referee/Rules/Rulebook_Files/Current_Year/2019-20_VC_Rulebook_En_FINAL_v2.pdf
2. Amendments and Key Considerations 1. At least two female players and two male players must be on the court at the start of each set.
2. Games will be 20 minutes running time (2 x 10 minute halves). a. 2-minute break between each half
3. If the game is tied at the end of regular play, a free throw “shoot out” will begin immediately. a. 3 players from each team, 1 free throw each, back and forth until a team wins or each of the 6 players have taken their free throw, whichever happens first. i. Pick your players ahead of time to avoid a delay of game infraction. If teams are untimely, they will receive a delay of game infraction at the discretion of the ref. This can impact standings in round robin. b. If still tied, continue 1 v. 1 free throws with a new player each time until a team wins.
4. 1-minute timeout allowed per team, per game. Captain must notify the ref of when they would like to take a timeout and at next stop in game the timeout can begin.
3. Official MBA Games Basketball Rules Rules 1. Ontario Basketball Association Rulebook will be applied, which adheres to FIBA Official Basketball rules. a. Amendments noted in Section 2 will also be observed. Code of Conduct 1. All teams, players, participants, referees, and spectators must adhere to the code of conduct as described in the Code of Conduct below. a. Referees may reasonably give warnings and/or penalties for infractions of the Code of Conduct.
4. Code of Conduct Every player, coach, referee, and any other participant is expected to act with sportspersonship and conduct that upholds the integrity of the game. They are prohibited from the following:
Fighting, attempting to assault another participant, or any uninvited physical contact
Discriminatory comments on a person’s sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, creed, ethnicity, age, or any form of discrimination
Excessive taunting or unsportspersonlike actions
Intentionally inflicting pain is unacceptable
Excessive use of foul language
Purposely causing distraction to players on the court
Kicking or spiking the ball
A team is accountable for the actions of their team supporters and spectators. If a team believes that their opponent or their supporters are unfairly interfering with the game, such team’s captain may request that the referees issue a warning to the opposing team to discontinue the interfering behavior. If the behavior continues, the interfering team may be subject to penalty. The referees shall have discretion as to whether the behavior does amount to interference and as to the appropriate penalty in the event a warning is issued but not heeded.
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