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TOURNAMENT RULES & INFO

tournament info

  • If you choose to pay "Offline" All Checks should be made payable to "Overtime" and sent to the address below:

                 10725 N Executive CT
                 Mequon, WI 53092

  • Teams choosing to cancel must notify (info@otbasketball.com) 30 days before the tournament otherwise no refund will be awarded 

  • the schedule for the tournament will be emailed to each coach on the Monday before the tournament begins

  • (3) games guaranteed for single-day tournaments

  • (4) games guaranteed for two-day tournaments

  • Winning teams will receive medals (Maximum of 12)

  • Each team must provide a scorekeeper

  • Only one coach may stand during the game

  • If you did not receive a confirmation receipt upon registering for one of our events, please check your junk mail or shoot us an email (info@otbasketball.com)

POINT SYSTEM – POOL PLAY (1 Day Events)

  • Overall record

  • Head to head

  • Most points earned (all 3 games)

    • Winning team = Gets amount of points won by (Max of 15)

    • Losing team = Gets subtracted points (Max of 15)

  • Least amount of points given up (all 3 games)

  • Back to head to head

  • Free-Throw shoot out

    • 3 girls shoot from each team

      • Most free-throws made wins

Regular Game Rules

 

  • (2) 18-minute halves

 

  • Clock will only stop the final (1) minute of each half

 

  • Half-time will be 2 minutes or less depending on game schedule adherence

 

  • Warm-ups will be 3 minutes or less depending on game schedule adherence

 

  • Overtime will be sudden death (First team to score a point wins)

  

  • Five (5) personal fouls per individual player will be allowed before disqualification

 

  • Technical fouls will result in 2 points and possession of the ball

 

  • Flagrant or Intentional fouls will result in 2 points and possession of the ball

 

  • After 2nd technical foul participant will be ejected from the game

 

  • Game ejection will result in a suspension of the following game

 

  • On the 7th team foul per half, teams will shoot single bonus free throws (No double bonus will be used)

 

  • A total of (3) timeouts will be awarded for the game. (1) Timeout can be used in the 1st half and (2) timeouts can be used in the 2nd half. There will be no additional timeouts provided for overtime. 2nd half timeouts will carry over into overtime if they have not been used already

 

  • Mercy Rule: If at any point in the game a team is leading by 15 points or more, the clock will run through any dead ball, except for timeouts

 

  • Once a team is up by 20, no full-court press will be allowed

 

  • No press or zone allowed for grades 3rd - 5th, Full court press will be allowed for these ages the final 2 minutes of the 2nd half

 

ELAM ENDING RULES (Only for Elam Ending Tournaments)

  • A target score will be determined after the first dead ball stoppage under 4 minutes in the second half

  • The target score is the leading team's score after the first dead ball under 4 minutes plus 8 points added on to that score

  • Whichever team reaches the target score first is the winner of the game

  • Fouls and timeouts remain the same for the Elam Ending

    • Each team gets two (2) timeouts per half​

    • On the 7th team foul per half, teams will shoot single bonus free throws (No double bonus will be used)