Rules for 5/6 Rec BasketballUpdated Tuesday January 2, 2018 by USR Basketball Association.
Saddle River Valley Basketball
5th and 6th Grade Basketball Rules
the game when clock stops on all whistles.
Either coach can send game results to Brian Deane at (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please give your team’s name, opponent’s team name, grade level, date and score. Please report forfeits as well.
Each team should provide a parent to either run the scoreboard or keep the scorebook.
Gym time is at a premium. If a team cannot field 5 players at the start of a game, a forfeit will be declared. In a situation where a team only has 5 players and one or more player’s fouls out, the player(s) will be allowed to remain in the game so the team has 5 players on the court. Any subsequent fouls after the fifth foul will result in a technical foul – 2 free throws and the team fouled retains possession of the ball. If it is known in advance that a team cannot play, please call your grade commissioner so we can inform the referees.
If a team knows it will only have 5 or fewer players, it may call up a player(s) so that the team will have 6 players available. 5th-6th grade teams may only call-up 4th grade players. The called up player(s) must play at least half the game but cannot play more than regular team members. You
cannot use a player from another team in your age group.
Please try to keep all the kids in the gym during games. We want to avoid any mischief or vandalism in the schools. Make sure all clothing, water bottles, etc. are removed from the gym after games and practices. Be cooperative with the referees. For the most part they are high school and college kids and they will make their share of mistakes. Good luck and enjoy the season.
If a player receives a technical foul, they will get a warning. After a second technical foul, that player will be suspended from the next game.