HW Cup - Basketball

Tournament Schedule
4th November, Sunday
Venue: TBD
Rules & Regulations

General Provisions and Equipment

1. Team Requirements

  • Man Basketball ( 5 vs 5 )- FULL COURT

    • A team consists of maximum eight players, five players on the court and 3 players as substitute.

    • Substitutions may enter the game only when the official acknowledges them.

    • Spectators are not permitted in a team’s bench area. Each team will be allowed to have two coaches in the bench area.

  • Woman Basketball (3 on 3)- HALF COURT

    • A team consist of maximum four players, three players on the court and one players as substitute.

    • Substitutions may enter the game only when the official acknowledges them.

    •  Spectators are not permitted in a team’s bench area. Each team will be allowed to have two coaches in the bench area.

 

2. Equipments (Apply for Both Man and Woman basketball)

  • Every player must wear the house t shirt from each houses, with a short sport bottom and proper sport shoes, Slippers is not allowed.

  • The official shall not permit any player to wear equipment that, in his or her judgement, is dangerous to other players. Jewelry, including rings, bracelets, necklaces, watches, earrings, hats and other hard substances or any other item judged to be dangerous.

 

The Game, Time-outs

1. Game Structure

  • Man Basketball ( 5 vs 5 )

    • There will be two 10 minutes halves of continuous running time. Clock stops for time outs or official time outs. Clock is not stopped for violations. The clock will stop during the final 1 minute of the second half for all dead ball situations.

    • There will be an one-minute intermission between halves.

    • If there is a tie, there will be 2 minutes extra time. The possession will go to the team that has the possession before the extra time. In the event of another tie after extra time, another 2 minutes of extra time will be played. 

  • Woman Basketball (3 on 3)

    • There will be two 6 minutes halves of continuous running time.

    • There will be an one-minute intermission between halves.

    • Any ball scored, dead ball or ball out of bounds, will started from middle of half court.

    • Every change of ball possession means bringing your whole body and the ball behind the three point line.

    • Any violations or foul will result a turnover, no free throw will be given. 

    • If there is a tie, there will be 2 minutes extra time. The possession will go to the team that has the possession before the extra time. In the event of another tie after extra time, another 2 minutes of extra time will be played. 

2. Time-outs (Apply for Men Basketball only)

  • Each team will have two time outs each half. (One 30 sec time out and one 1 min time out)

  • Time-outs may only called by the team with possession of the ball or during a dead ball situation. Only players that are in the game may signal to officials for a timeout, and it is the official’s call whether to do so. Bench players may not call time-out unless it’s the captain of the team. After a time-out the ball will be in-bounded closest to the spot where the ball was when the timeout was called. 

  • Teams will have to inform the official the duration of the time out that they intend to call. If no information is given to the officials. It will be assumed that the a 30 sec time out is called.

 

Stopping the Game Clock

  • The Game Clock will be stop when there is any disruption on the court. Disruptions includes but are not limited to fouls and goals.

  • The Game Clock will be resumed when play continues on the court. 

  • Intentional time-wasting will not be allowed even if the Game Clock is stopped.

Violations

1. On-Court Violations (Apply for Men Basketball only)

  • Back-court : Teams may not be in continuous control of a ball in their backcourt. Once the ball has been established across the half-court line, it is a violation to cross back over into the back-court.

  • Three Seconds : An offensive player cannot be inside of or in contact with the free throw lane for more than three seconds while ball is in his/her team’s front-court.

  • Eight Seconds : If a player is closely guarded in the front-court and holds the ball for more than eight seconds then a violation will be called.

  • Kicking : it is violation to intentionally strike the ball with any part of the leg or foot, accidentally striking the ball with the foot or leg is not a violation.

  • Elbowing : Swinging of the elbows while in possession of the ball without pivoting either foot will result in an offensive foul.

2. Throw-In Violations (Apply for both Man and Woman basketball)

  • The thrower shall not leave the designated throw-in spot until the ball has crossed the plane of the boundary.

  • The thrower must pass the ball into the court within five seconds of the start of a throwing.

  • The opponent of the thrower cannot reach through the throw-in boundary plane and foul the thrower

  • The opponent of the thrower cannot reach through the throw-in boundary plane and touch or dislodge the ball.

Fouls

  • A personal foul involves illegal contact with an opponent while the ball is live, which hinders an opponent from performing normal defensive and offensive movements

  • An intentional foul is a personal or technical foul designed to stop or keep the clock from starting, to neutralize an opponent’s obvious advantageous position, and contact away from the ball or when not playing the ball. Contacting the arm or ball of an inbounding player behind the imaginary line shall result in an intentional foul.

  • A flagrant foul may be a personal or technical foul of a violent or savage nature or a technical non-contact foul, which displays unacceptable conduct. If a flagrant foul occurs the player is ejected from the game. The offending team shall receive 2 shots and possession of the ball at the spot closest to where the foul occurred. Official will decide whether turnover or free throw.

  • A player shall be allowed 5 personal fouls per game. On the fifth personal, that player shall be removed from the game.

  • When a player control (charging) foul is committed, no points can be scored and no free throws will be shot.

Free Throws

  • A player will receive the one-and-one bonus after the offending team has accumulated 7 fouls each half. This rule applies to all fouls except shooting, player control, technical, intentional or flagrant.

  • Players will be allowed two free throws and possession of the ball for all technical, intentional or flagrant fouls.

  • Players will be allowed two free throws when fouled in the act of shooting. If the basket is made, then it counts and the player is allowed one free throw.

  • Any shooting foul committed behind the three-point line, on a missed shot, will merit three free throws. If a player is fouled, in the act of shooting, behind the three-point line, and makes the shot, one shot will be awarded.

  • The first marked lane spaces (ones adjacent to the end line) shall be occupied by opponents of the free-throw shooter, unless the resuming of play procedure is in effect. The second marked lane spaces on each side may be occupied by teammates of the free-throw shooter, and the third marked lane spaces may be occupied by opponents of the shooter. The total number of players permitted on marked lane spaces are six (not including the shooter) four defensive and two offensives. The offense may have no more than two players and the defense can have as little as two and as many as four. The lane spaces closest to the free-throw line (and the shooter) must remain vacant.

  • During free-throw attempts all players may attempt a rebound when the ball makes contact with the rim.

  • Failure to cause the ball to touch the rim will result in a dead ball. a. In a one and one situation this will result in a turnover. b. If this occurs on the first attempt of a two shot foul, the first shot is void and the second will be administered. c. If this occurs on the second attempt of a two shot foul, it will result in a turnover.

Men's Basketball Format & Pairings
5 v 5 with three substitution
Qualifiers: League Format 
Third Placing Match & Finals will be conduced during the HW Cup Finale
Court 1 (Group A)
Court 2 (Group B)
QualifierMatch 1
Qualifier
Match 2
Qualifier
Match 3
Qualifier Match 4
Qualifier Match 5
Qualifier Match 6
B
Men's Qualifiers Results
Group A
Champion
Group B
Champion
1st Runner Up
1st Runner Up
2nd Runner Up
2nd Runner Up
3rd Runner Up
3rd Runner Up
*Qualifiers Result will determine pairing for finals and semi-finals match
A
B

Final

Third Placing Match

A
Men's Teams
Team Lineup will be posted one week before the tournament
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
B
Women's Basketball Format & Pairings
3 v 3 with 1 substitution
Qualifiers: League Format 
Third Placing Match & Finals will be conduced during the HW Cup Finale
Qualifier Match 1
B
Qualifier Match 2
Qualifier Match 3
Qualifier Match 4
Qualifier Match 5
Qualifier Match 6
Women's Qualifiers Results
Champion
1st Runner Up
2nd Runner Up
3rd Runner Up
*Qualifier Results will determine pairing for finals and third placing match
Third Placing Match
Finals Match
vs
vs
Women's Teams
Team Lineup will be posted one week before the tournament