Spring Rules


Printable Spring Rule Modifications

Club Divisions

Rules of Play - Regular Season CMBA Rules will be in effect with the following modifications:

  • U13 A/B will play 4 - 9 minute stop time quarters with a 2-minute half time break.
  • U13 can play full court person to person defence (no full or half-court zone defence will be permitted) In the Club Division No team will press with a lead of more than 30 points.
  • U15 and U18
    • U15 and U18 will play 4 - 10 minute stop time quarters with a 2-minute half time break.
    • U15 and U18 will play full FIBA rules with pressing rule modification. Please see bottom of this page.
  • Each team will have 2 timeouts in the first half and 3 timeouts in the second.
  • Overtime in the regular season of play and playoffs will start with a jump ball. The first team to score 4 points or the team leading at the end of a 3 minute stop time period is the victor, whichever comes first. If the game remains tied at the end of 3 minutes, the second overtime period will begin immediately with a jump ball and the winner will be determined by the first team to score a point.  This includes any type of point scored including a single foul shot.
  • There will be no timeouts in OT
  • In the Club Division No team will press with a lead of more than 30 points.

 

 

Saturday Recreational Divisions

Rules of Play - Regular Season CMBA Rules will be in effect with the following modifications:

  • 40-point mercy rule is in effect in ALL CMBA Community Divisions
  • Overtime in the regular season of play and playoffs will start with a jump ball. The first team to score 4 points or the team leading at the end of a 3 minute stop time period is the victor, whichever comes first. If the game remains tied at the end of 3 minutes, the second overtime period will begin immediately with a jump ball and the winner will be determined by the first team to score a point.  This includes any type of point scored including a single foul shot
  • There will be no timeouts in OT
  • In Community/Recreational Divisions No team will press with a lead of more than 20 points. (U13 - U18 Divisions)

 

U11 Division

  • U11Division will play 4 on 4 (As per Canada Basketball’s developmental model)
  • Games shall consist of two (2) halves of twenty three (23) minutes.
  • Twenty two (22) minutes running time and one (1) minute stop time at the end of each half.
  • There shall be a two (2) minute half time break.
  • The clock shall be stopped for time outs and injuries.
  • There is no screening on or off the ball in U11
  • U11 teamsmust play man to man defence, they cannot press, and they may double the ball handler once the ball crosses half court.
  • Bonus occurs on the 8 Team foul in each playing half

 

U13 Division

  • U13 A/B will play 4 - 9 minute stop time quarters with a 2-minute half time break.
  • U13 teamsmust play man-to-man defence only in full court and half court, they can full court press in man to man and can double team the ballhandler in full court and half court. (Follows Canada Basketball Learn to Train Stage (L2T) Chapter 7 page 37)

 

U15 Division

  • U15 A/B and U18 A/B will play 4 - 10 minute stop time quarters with a 2-minute half time break.
  • Each team will have 2 timeouts in the first half and 3 timeouts in the second.
  • U15 teams may play full court zone defence at any time until the ball crosses the half court line and then must revert to man to man defence; double teaming of the ballhandler is allowed in the full court and half court.

U18 teams will play full FIBA rules

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