Each team will receive a bulletin of the tournament´s regulations and games schedule after its arrival at the tournament office.

Basketball Summer Cup 2020. is a youth international tournament designated for boys and girls in the following age categories:

  • Boys 2004.
  • Boys 2005
  • Boys 2006.
  • Boys 2007.

 

  • Girls 2005/06.
  • Girls 2007/08.

Participation of younger players is allowed in the respective category. It is strictly forbidden to participate in respective category for older players (outside the age limit).

In case of violation of this tournament rule, the team will lose the game by walk over the result.

The second violation of this tournament rule will result in disqualification of the team from the tournament.

All team results will be walked over.

Each player can be part of only one team in his own category.

Clubs, school teams, regional teams or national teams are welcome to take part in the tournament.

The tournament matches are played only in indoor halls with a playing court of 28m x 15m.

The tournament follows the international rules approved by FIBA and with some small amendments.

More information can be found in the tournament’s bulletin.

  • Boys 2004 play with size 7
  • Boys 2005 play with size 7
  • Boys 2006 play with size 7
  • Boys 2007 play with size 6

 

  • Girls 2005/06. play with size 6
  • Girls 2007/08. play with size 6

The team listed as the first one in the official match timetable has to provide a perfectly clear regular playing ball of the above-mentioned dimensions for the match.

The organizer has the right to provide game balls for matches’ eventually game balls from our sponsors and partners.

Game time:

Categories play 4×8 minutes running time except for the last 3:00 minutes of the second half and overtime periods when stop time will be applied. During stop time the clock will be stopped both if the game is stopped by a referee and if a team scores. The clock will NOT be stopped at 3:00 if the game is stopped by the referee or if a team scores with more than 3:00 minutes remaining.

Throughout the game the clock will always be stopped if a player receives a fourth foul and if for any reason the referee signals for it.

Other regulations:

  • 2 minutes break for changing the sides, 1 minute break after quarters (1’-2’-1’).
  • There is four team time-out during all match – 2 in the first half and 2 in the second half (30 seconds).
  • The time-out from the first half may not be transferred to the second half. In the case of overtime, no new time-outs are given but if you haven’t used the one from the second half you may use it during overtime.
  • Substitutions may only be done during a dead ball situation. When the ball is dead the substitute will call for the player he is substituting. Once that player has left the court the substitute may enter the court and become a player. The referee will not call for a substitution, nor hold the ball or delay the game during substitutions.
  • Penalty for incorrect substitution: First time official warning, second time B-technical foul.
  • Five personal fouls are allowed. When a player receives a fourth foul the game clock should be stopped until the player has been substituted.
  • Team fouls are penalized on the 4th foul in each quarter.
  • Any disqualified player, team member or coach may not participate in the next game.
  • The shot clock is unobserved but the referee or record table can signal for 10 seconds left of the offense.
  • If both teams play in the same color it is up to Team B to change their uniforms. If, by any instance, the team cannot change and Team A instead have to change the team will start with a 10-0 advantage.
  • All games will be led by 1 or 2 official referees.
  • A maximum of 15 players can be nominated for the match, all of them have to be listed on the official Match protocol.
  • There has to be listed minimally one leader and maximally four leaders from one team.

Overtime periods:

Regulation ties are decided by overtime played 1 x 3 minutes until the winner of the game is decided. The overtime period is regarded as a prolonging of the second half meaning all fouls committed during the second half will count as team fouls also during overtime. No new timeouts are given but if you haven’t used the one from the second half you may use it during overtime. The possession arrow is applied and the clock will be stopped according to the rules of the 3 last minutes of the second half.

A team is guaranteed to play between 4 to 6 matches.

There are preliminary round groups of a minimum of 4 teams or a maximum of 6 ones. The preliminary round groups are based on the robin round system.

Every team plays a minimum of 3 matches and a maximum of 5 matches in the preliminary round group. Preliminary round group final rankings determine each team´s qualification for the placement games.

Competition format for each category depends on number of participating teams.

The organizer has the right to make changes in it.

The final version of competition format will be published in tournament bulletin.

Play-off matches

The teams ranked 1. and 2. in their preliminary round group will qualify for next stage.

Next stage is based on the knock-out system.

The winners will play matches for the tournament trophy, and defeated teams will play matches for final placement.

Placement matches

The teams ranked 3, 4, 5 or 6 position after the group phase will play placement matches.

The teams will be ranked according to the first possible of the following:

  • the total number of points won in the group
  • the interior duel two teams
  • the mutual basket difference two teams
  • the total basket difference of teams

All players are obligated to prove their identity with passport, photo ID card or players card if requested.

Due to checkups we would like to ask the participants to always carry one of the documents with them.

The organizer does not control the pertinence of the player to each club according to legislative rules of relevant federation.

If a team uses an unqualified player they will be excluded from the tournament.

Each club must prior to the arrival (or the latest in the day of the arrival) fill in a list of all participating teams.

The roster contains the names of all players, who are according to the tournament rules allowed to play for particular teams of the registered club.

The team roster should also contain at least one name of a team leader.

The organizer would like to point out that all participants take part in the tournament at their own risk.

Medical staff will be present in every hall in case of emergency or to treat minor injuries.

In case of an injury that requires hospitalization, the participants are responsible themselves for the costs of the treatment or hospitalization charges.

For hospital treatment is necessary to carry with you all the time your health insurance card or prove of travel insurance.

The jury will deal with all cases that are not stated in the FIBA rules or in the official tournament regulations and also with any objections, complain or appeals that may occur during the tournament.

If there is any protest – must be notified within 15 minutes to the tournament jury on the playing court after the actual game is finished.

Then within 60 minutes the protest must be handed in to the Tournament office by the team manager.

The protest fee (100 Euro) has to be paid at the same time.

It will be returned if the protest is accepted.

Awards to best teams

The organizer awards with prizes the most successful teams of the tournament which means teams placed on first,

second and third position in each category. These teams will receive a prize – original cup with logo of

Basketball Summer Cup. Teams placed on first, second and third positron will receive medals.

The number of medals will be equal to the number of players in team /maximal number of 18 medals per team. Prize award ceremony of best teams in final will occur as part of the program of the last final day in prize winning ceremonies.

Awards to best players

Based on the game performance in every single match a specially appointed jury will select the best player of the match. Best players will receive small plaque with Basketball Summer Cup logo.

The award ceremony of best players will occur as part of final day program in the award winning ceremonies together with best teams award ceremonies. These best players will receive plaque with Basketball Summer Cup logo and gifts from tournament partners.

  • MVP of the tournament
  • The best scorer of the tournament

Regulations

Each team will receive a bulletin of the tournament´s regulations and games schedule after its arrival at the tournament office.

1. Age categories

Basketball Summer Cup 2020. is a youth international tournament designated for boys and girls in the following age categories:

  • Boys 2004.
  • Boys 2005.
  • Boys 2006.
  • Boys 2007.

 

  • Girls 2005/06.
  • Girls 2007/08.

Participation of younger players is allowed in the respective category. It is strictly forbidden to participate in respective category for older players (outside the age limit).

In case of violation of this tournament rule, the team will lose the game by walk over the result.

The second violation of this tournament rule will result in disqualification of the team from the tournament.

All team results will be walked over.

Each player can be part of only one team in his own category.

Clubs, school teams, regional teams or national teams are welcome to take part in the tournament.

2. Playing courts

The tournament matches are played only in indoor halls with a playing court of 28m x 15m.

3. Tournament rules

The tournament follows the international rules approved by FIBA and with some small amendments.

More information can be found in the tournament’s bulletin.

4. Basketball balls

    • Boys 2004 play with size 7
    • Boys 2005 play with size 7
    • Boys 2006 play with size 7
    • Boys 2007 play with size 6

     

    • Girls 2005/06. play with size 6
    • Girls 2007/08. play with size 6

The team listed as the first one in the official match timetable has to provide a perfectly clear regular playing ball of the above-mentioned dimensions for the match.

The organizer has the right to provide game balls for matches’ eventually game balls from our sponsors and partners.

5. Matches

Game time:

Categories play 4×8 minutes running time except for the last 3:00 minutes of the second half and overtime periods when stop time will be applied. During stop time the clock will be stopped both if the game is stopped by a referee and if a team scores. The clock will NOT be stopped at 3:00 if the game is stopped by the referee or if a team scores with more than 3:00 minutes remaining.

Throughout the game the clock will always be stopped if a player receives a fourth foul and if for any reason the referee signals for it.

Other regulations:

  • 2 minutes break for changing the sides, 1 minute break after quarters (1’-2’-1’).
  • There is four team time-out during all match – 2 in the first half and 2 in the second half (30 seconds).
  • The time-out from the first half may not be transferred to the second half. In the case of overtime, no new time-outs are given but if you haven’t used the one from the second half you may use it during overtime.
  • Substitutions may only be done during a dead ball situation. When the ball is dead the substitute will call for the player he is substituting. Once that player has left the court the substitute may enter the court and become a player. The referee will not call for a substitution, nor hold the ball or delay the game during substitutions.
  • Penalty for incorrect substitution: First time official warning, second time B-technical foul.
  • Four personal fouls are allowed. When a player receives a fourth foul the game clock should be stopped until the player has been substituted.
  • Team fouls are penalized on the 4th foul in each quarter.
  • Any disqualified player, team member or coach may not participate in the next game.
  • The shot clock is unobserved but the referee or record table can signal for 10 seconds left of the offense.
  • If both teams play in the same color it is up to Team B to change their uniforms. If, by any instance, the team cannot change and Team A instead have to change the team will start with a 10-0 advantage.
  • All games will be led by 1 or 2 official referees.
  • A maximum of 15 players can be nominated for the match, all of them have to be listed on the official Match protocol.
  • There has to be listed minimally one leader and maximally four leaders from one team.

Overtime periods:

Regulation ties are decided by overtime played 1 x 3 minutes until the winner of the game is decided. The overtime period is regarded as a prolonging of the second half meaning all fouls committed during the second half will count as team fouls also during overtime. No new timeouts are given but if you haven’t used the one from the second half you may use it during overtime. The possession arrow is applied and the clock will be stopped according to the rules of the 3 last minutes of the second half.

6. Playing system

A team is guaranteed to play between 4 to 6 matches.

There are preliminary round groups of a minimum of 4 teams or a maximum of 6 ones. The preliminary round groups are based on the robin round system.

Every team plays a minimum of 3 matches and a maximum of 5 matches in the preliminary round group. Preliminary round group final rankings determine each team´s qualification for the placement games.

Competition format for each category depends on number of participating teams.

The organizer has the right to make changes in it.

The final version of competition format will be published in tournament bulletin.

Play-off matches

The teams ranked 1. and 2. in their preliminary round group will qualify for next stage.

Next stage is based on the knock-out system.

The winners will play matches for the tournament trophy, and defeated teams will play matches for final placement.

Placement matches

The teams ranked 3, 4, 5 or 6 position after the group phase will play placement matches.

7. Ranking of teams

The teams will be ranked according to the first possible of the following:

  • the total number of points won in the group
  • the interior duel two teams
  • the mutual basket difference two teams
  • the total basket difference of teams

8. Age indentification

All players are obligated to prove their identity with passport, photo ID card or players card if requested.

Due to checkups we would like to ask the participants to always carry one of the documents with them.

The organizer does not control the pertinence of the player to each club according to legislative rules of relevant federation.

If a team uses an unqualified player they will be excluded from the tournament.

9. The roster / Listing of players

Each club must prior to the arrival (or the latest in the day of the arrival) fill in a list of all participating teams.

The roster contains the names of all players, who are according to the tournament rules allowed to play for particular teams of the registered club.

The team roster should also contain at least one name of a team leader.

10. Medical facility at the tournament

The organizer would like to point out that all participants take part in the tournament at their own risk.

Medical staff will be present in every hall in case of emergency or to treat minor injuries.

In case of an injury that requires hospitalization, the participants are responsible themselves for the costs of the treatment or hospitalization charges.

For hospital treatment is necessary to carry with you all the time your health insurance card or prove of travel insurance.

11. Tournaments jury

The jury will deal with all cases that are not stated in the FIBA rules or in the official tournament regulations and also with any objections, complain or appeals that may occur during the tournament.

If there is any protest – must be notified within 15 minutes to the tournament jury on the playing court after the actual game is finished.

Then within 60 minutes the protest must be handed in to the Tournament office by the team manager.

The protest fee (100 Euro) has to be paid at the same time.

It will be returned if the protest is accepted.

12. Awards

Awards to best teams

The organizer awards with prizes the most successful teams of the tournament which means teams placed on first,

second and third position in each category. These teams will receive a prize – original cup with logo of

Basketball Summer Cup. Teams placed on first, second and third positron will receive medals.

The number of medals will be equal to the number of players in team /maximal number of 18 medals per team. Prize award ceremony of best teams in final will occur as part of the program of the last final day in prize winning ceremonies.

Awards to best players

Based on the game performance in every single match a specially appointed jury will select the best player of the match. Best players will receive small plaque with Basketball Summer Cup logo.

The award ceremony of best players will occur as part of final day program in the award winning ceremonies together with best teams award ceremonies. These best players will receive plaque with Basketball Summer Cup logo and gifts from tournament partners.

  • MVP of the tournament
  • The best scorer of the tournament