CYAS 3v3 Street Basketball Rules
©2018 Catholic Young Adult Sports, All
Rights Reserved. (Last rev. 10-25-18)
League communications will happen via the bluesombrero
In the event of inclement weather all players will be
messaged through that system. So be sure to register.
Any rules not explicitly
stated here will be governed by the IAABO rule book.
GENERAL LEAGUE RULES
CODE OF CONDUCT
is required in this league. Such as:
before and after games (optional if not Catholic), and shake hands after games
conscious of who you are guarding so as to avoid injury
and engage players that are not as athletic/skilled, these are rec. leagues!
conduct will not be tolerated and may result in ejection from games or the
league. This includes:
stacked teams (in casual leagues) & running up the score
language (including the Lord’s name taken in vain), racial slurs and verbal
roughness and/or physical abuse
out of anger, including throwing equipment or personal items
with staff, participants, or fans
of the honor system
good sportsmanship whether victory or defeat
the integrity and judgment of CYAS representatives and be responsible for your
ALL TEAMS WILL BE
GIVEN SPORTSMANSHIP RATINGS AFTER EACH GAME - CAPTAINS MUST SIGN OFF ON THEIR
Rating will be added into the league standings. The end of the season
tournament standings are determined on the point system that a win is worth 6
points, a tie is worth 3 points, and a loss is worth 0 points. With the
sportsmanship rating, during each game, every team is able to receive a maximum
of 10 points per game.
Policy: Teams will be given a sportsmanship rating by the officials &
commissioner after each game. The scores are determined as follows:
4 - Excellent
Conduct and Sportsmanship – Players cooperate fully with the officials and the
opposing team’s members. The captain calmly converses with officials about
rule interpretations and calls. The captain also has full control of his/her
3 – Good Conduct
and Sportsmanship – Team members verbally complain about some decisions made by
the officials and/or show minor dissension. Teams that receive 1 severe
behavioral penalty will receive no higher than a 3.0 rating.
2 - Average Conduct
and Sportsmanship – Team shows verbal dissent towards officials and/or the
opposing team. Captain exhibits minor control over his/her teammates, but is
in control of their own temper. Teams receiving multiple behavior fouls
will receive no higher than a 2.0 rating.
1 – Below Average
Conduct and Sportsmanship – Teams constantly comment to the officials and/or
the opposing team from the field and/or sidelines. The team captain exhibits
little or no control over teammates and/or himself/herself. A team which
receives an ejection can receive no higher than a 1.0 rating.
0 – Poor Conduct
and Sportsmanship – Team is completely uncooperative. Captain has no control
over teammates, and/or their own temper. Any team causing a game to be
forfeited, other than by not showing, or receives multiple ejections shall
receive a 0.0 rating.
A team that
receives a 0.0 rating must have their captain meet with a CYAS representative
before they are eligible to play their next contest.
A team winning a
contest by Forfeit or Honest Effort Forfeit will receive a 4.0 rating
Team Substitutions- If a team does not have enough
players to field a team, they may get a substitute:
From another team
(a “League Registrant”), if the game is not a tournament game.
From outside the
league, but they must sign a liability waiver (even if they have played in
substitute is from outside the league they may only play in two (2) regular
season games without registering on a team’s roster. An outside player must
register and officially join the team roster online in order to play in any
tournament game, and they must have played in at least one (1) season game (as
evidenced by having a sub waiver on file).
order to exhibit respect for the spirit of the game and fellow players,
protesting after a call is not allowed. Captains are encouraged to email the
commissioner and/or CYAS staff after the games to voice complaints/suggestions
are the only team personnel who can dispute the rules / fouls with a CYAS
facilitator. Please note that arguing or expressing aggressive behavior towards
a ruling / call is subject to a technical foul.
GAME SPECIFIC RULES
shoes or athletic shoes shall be worn by all players.
must be removed or taped (for bracelets, rings, earrings) prior to
participation. Players on the court with illegal uniform/jewelry will be
assessed a technical foul penalty (2 shots and the ball).
articles not part of the uniform must be removed such as towels, baseball caps,
etc. Equipment used to hold or tie the hair must be soft. No hard barrettes,
combs, etc. will be permitted.
men’s size basketball will be used for all games. CYAS will have a gameball for
use on site
cargo shorts. PLEASE WEAR ATHLETIC SHORTS OR PANTS without pockets to help
of the Game, Number of Players, Coed-Rules
will be a five (5) minute grace period for teams unprepared to play, but one
(1) point will be deducted from their sportsmanship score. After 5 minutes the
unprepared team will lose a game point for every minute of waiting for players,
up to 10 minutes total at which point the unprepared team will take a forfeit.
(3) players shall constitute a team, one (1) minimum of either gender. Two (2)
players is the minimum for a game to start. Teams are encouraged to have a
total of 5-6 players for subs.
● 3v3 Basketball will be played with
no referee. Each team will keep their own score and call their own fouls.
● Each game is played on a half
● 1st possession of the ball is
decided by free-throw shots. Home team will pick their best shooter. If he/she
misses, it is the other team's ball.
● If the ball is stolen, hits the
rim, or is air-balled, the opposing team must take it back to the top of the
3-point line before proceeding to shoot.
may be made in dead ball situations only.
Time, Play Clock and Time Outs
● Each game will be played to 21
points, with a water break taking place after a team makes it to 11 points. “3
point shots” will be scored as 2 points and “2 point shots” shall be regarded
as 1 point.
● 1 time-out is given to each team
per game. An additional time-out may be given when injury presents itself.
must win by a difference of at least 2 points.
player shall not remain for more than three seconds in his/her own free throw
lane with both feet while the ball is in control of the player's team in
his/her own front court. Allowance shall be made for a player who, having been
in the restricted area for less than three seconds, dribbles or moves in to try
for a goal. If the player passes off after the dribble it is a violation.
player shall not excessively swing his/her arms or elbows, even though there is
no contact with an opponent. If swinging results in contact with an opponent,
it is of course, a foul regardless of the force with which the arms and elbows
is a violation for a closely guarded player (opponent defending him/her within
five feet) anywhere in his/her front court to hold the ball for five seconds.
will be NO DUNKING or RIM GRABBING allowed at any point including warm-ups.
Technical Fouls shall be assessed to players violating this policy.
more than three players participating simultaneously.
granted excessive timeouts without penalty.
in an unsafe or inhospitable manner that is disruptive to the recreational
nature of play.
FOR TECHNICAL FOULS:
TECHNICAL FOULS WILL RESULT IN IN AN AWARD OF 1 POINT + POSSESSION OF THE BALL
FOR THE OPPONENT.
flagrant or intentional foul is treated as a technical foul.
player who receives 2 technical fouls shall be disqualified from game play that
day, required to leave the venue immediately, and their ability to return will
be determined and communicated by the commissioner later that week.
individual who commits four technical fouls during the season will be suspended
indefinitely. They will then need to submit a letter to CYAS requesting to
be reinstated and explaining why they should be allowed to continue.
team (which includes their fans) who commits 3 technical fouls in the same game
shall immediately lose, receive a 0 sportsmanship, and be required to leave the
team (including spectators) which commits five technical fouls during the
season will be dropped from the league.