Coed 5 on 5 Basketball Rules

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Coed 5 on 5 Basketball Rules

Coed 5 on 5 Basketball Rules

Co-ed Basketball Rules: All Ontario Amateur Basketball Association rules apply, with the following modifications.

  1. Only the captain will be allowed to discuss any matters during the game with the referee.
  2. Only players whose names are on the eligibility sheet are allowed to participate. NO STUDENT I.D, NO PLAY!
  3. Co-ed basketball will be five on five. Each team must have at least two of each gender on the court at all times. Failure to do so will result in Default. Two Defaults and the team will be eliminated from the league. (Note- if you only sign up 5 people, and one gets injured or fouls out, your team will default)
  4. Foul language will NOT BE TOLERATED.
  5. Abusive language toward officials WILL NOT BE TOLERATED. The result is a technical foul and immediate ejection from the game, of the offending player. If the technical foul occurs in the last 5 minutes of the game, a mandatory 1-game suspension will occur (the next game). A technical foul is also counted as a personal foul.
  6. Fighting will result in immediate ejection of that or those individuals from the game and carries a 3-game suspension. A second offense results in removal from the league. Any team displaying constant rough type of play may be ejected from the league as a whole.
  7. Seven fouls per team allowed in each half, after which a bonus will be in effect.
  8. There are shooting fouls. Once a player has 5 fouls, they are out of the game.
  9. Fouls will be noted and the ball will be taken out of bounds by the offended team.
  10. Technical shots will be taken. Two technical fouls allowed to each individual per game.
  11. At 10 fouls, it is an automatic 2 shots.
  12. Males may not initiate a jump for a rebound or shot inside the key area. They may jump outside the key and finish inside the key only.
  13. Each team will be allowed one 30 second time-out which can be taken anytime throughout the game.
  14. The last 2 minutes in the 2nd half will be stop time.
  15. In the playoffs, the clock will stop during time-outs!
  16. No jewelry, hats or bandannas (over the whole head) are allowed to be worn during any games.
  17. All players must have the same colour jersey with numbers on them.  Pinnies can be taken out at the cage.
  18. There will be a three point line
  19. All referees' decisions are final!

Default Score is 16-0