8’s & Under (Ring Height = 8 Foot/2.43m)

The 8’s & Under games will consist of:

  • skills training with coach participation in the first half and
  • a modified full court man-on-man game in the second half

Modified full court man-on-man means standard full court man-on-man basketball rules with the following amendments:

  • Free throws will be taken from the broken line
  • defence players can change (or switch) from one player to another
  • defence players must only play one-on-one with no double teaming
  • defence players cannot play zone defence
  • defence teams cannot set traps and
  • offensive teams cannot set screens

10’s & Under (Ring Height = 8 Foot/2.43m) Please note the ring height may be reassessed after the Christmas Break.

The 10’s & Under games will be a Modified full court man-on-man game at all times.

Modified full court man-on-man means standard full court man-on-man basketball rules with the following amendments:

  • free throws will be taken from the normal free throw line
  • defence players can change (or switch) from one player to another
  • defence players must only play one-on-one with no double teaming
  • defence players cannot play zone defence
  • defence teams cannot set traps and
  • offensive teams cannot set screens

12’s & Under and 14’s & Under (Ring Height = 10 Foot/3.04m)

The 12’s & Under and the 14’s & Under games will be Standard full court man-on-man basketball rules at all times. This means:

  • defensive double teaming is permitted
  • defensive traps are permitted
  • defensive switching of players is permitted
  • offensive screens are permitted
  • all offensive and defensive man-on-man team plays are permitted
  • sagging man-on-man defence (sagging back to a zone) is not permitted and zone defence or other part zone / part man-on-man defences are not permitted