Rules: Section 7.2 U13 Modifications


7.2 U-13 Rule Modifications (Boys and Girls)

7.2.1. Ball size 6 (28.5) both boys and girls

7.2.2. Games shall consist of four (4) Ten (10) minute quarters

7.2.2.1. Eight (8) minutes running time and two (2) minutes stop time at the end of each quarter.

7.2.2.2. There shall be a three (3) minute half time break.

7.2.2.3. The clock shall be stopped for time outs and injuries.

7.2.3. Foul line: 16ft from base line. (or 2 feet closer from regular foul line)

7.2.4. Each team shall have two (2) time-outs in the first half and two (2) time-outs in the second half - No Carry Over

7.2.5. All U-13 divisions must employ person-to-person defense.

7.2.6. Any player without the ball cannot be double teamed

7.2.7. Triple teaming the ball carrier in the front court is deemed to be a zone defense (illegal defense) and is not allowed in the U-13 Age Group

7.2.8. Full court press: Person-to-person full court press will be allowed in the following divisions

  • U-13 Boy Division 1,2 & 3
  • U-13 Girls Division 1 & 2

7.2.8.1. U-13 Divisions allowed in rule 7.2.9, may only employ a person-to-person defense, however double teaming the ball carrier will be allowed once in play.

7.2.8.2. Full court press will no longer be permitted once a team has reached a lead of twenty (20) points or more.

7.2.8.3. Should teams continue to full court press when ahead twenty (20) points or more, they will be issued a warning. If teams disregard the warning a technical foul will be assessed.

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